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Roosevelt alumna who broke barriers as Librarian of Congress to speak at graduation

Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and first African American to lead the national library, will deliver Roosevelt University’s May 11 Commencement address and receive an honorary degree.

Nominated by President Barack Obama and sworn in as the 14th Librarian of Congress on Sept. 14, 2016, Hayden is a recognized and award-winning leader who began her library career in Chicago shortly after graduating from Roosevelt University with a Read Full Story

Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress and Roosevelt alumna
Dr. Meng Yu
5/31/2018

Meng Yu, PhD, has been named Roosevelt University’s Robert Miner Endowed Chair in Computer Science. He will assume this position on August 15, 2018.

Matthew Spahr and Ben Lanzerotti
5/30/2018

For the first time, Roosevelt University fielded a team of undergraduate students to compete in the 2018 GfK Next Generation (“NextGen”) Competition, now in its 7th year. The hands-on market research experience gives student researchers the chance to test their marketing and research knowledge, while learning from industry professionals.

Logan Fox
5/14/2018

On any day, Roosevelt University percussionist Logan Fox can be seen moving like lightning among his instruments, creating catchy melodies on the xylophone, thundering booms on drums, and even more nuanced rhythms using mallets, sticks and sometimes even his hands.

 

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Nicole Barron
VP of Marketing and Communications
nbarron03@roosevelt.edu
Phone: (312) 341-2114

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All calls and inquiries from the media should be directed to Nicole Barron at (312) 341-2114nbarron03@roosevelt.edu or to the University’s Office of Marketing and Public Relations at 312-341-2343.

Also contact the Office of Marketing and Public Relations at 312-341-3511 or 312-341-2343 in the event of filming or a request to do filming on campus, as prior approval is needed.