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Roosevelt University receives $1.16 million federal grant for McNair Scholars Program

Roosevelt University has been awarded a five-year $1.16 million grant for a new scholars program that will prepare students from underrepresented segments of society for graduate school and entry into PhD programs.

Beginning in the spring of 2018, Roosevelt’s new McNair Scholars Program will begin preparing 25 low-income, first-generation and traditionally underrepresented students annually through 2022 for advanced-degree studies ...

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Jill Coleman
10/16/2017

Jill Coleman, an associate professor of psychology and prolific researcher whose expertise is in stereotyping, prejudice and violence, is the winner of the University’s 2017 Frank Untermyer Teaching Award.

Pictured from left top row are Roosevelt student pianists Yuri Tanaka of Japan, Elider Di Paulia of Brazil,  Janna Williamson of West Chicago, Illinois, and  Luis Cruzaley of Mexico. In bottom row from left are:  Yifeng Zhang of China, Nicholas Ho of Singapore and Seungjin Han of South Korea.
10/16/2017

Roosevelt University students who won this year’s annual piano showcase competition hail from Singapore, Japan, South Korea, China, Brazil, Mexico and West Chicago, Illinois.

Dick Durbin at news conference
10/11/2017

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin argued Wednesday, Oct. 11 during a press conference at Roosevelt University in Chicago for a new federal law that would require completion of a background check prior to any gun sale.

 

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Laura Janota
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