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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
Samuel Weiser
6/25/2018

Washington National Opera (WNO) announced the roster of emerging talent selected for the 17th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program (DCYAP), which begins in August 2018. Roosevelt University alumnus Samuel Weiser was chosen to be part of the program this year. With a formidably beautiful bass voice, Weiser has no lack of stage presence or ability to move a listener — watch him sing this aria from Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah.

Tania Castroverde Moskalenko
6/22/2018

John Svoboda, Chairman of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University’s Board of Directors, has announced that CEO Tania Castroverde Moskalenko will be departing the organization at the end of July to join Miami City Ballet as its executive director. She will remain on the theatre's Board of Directors until a new CEO is in place.

Kelly Wentz-Hunter
6/21/2018

Roosevelt University has been selected as one of 33 colleges and universities to participate in Howard Hughes Medical Institute's (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence Initiative, joining 24 schools selected in 2017, which aims to catalyze schools’ efforts to engage all students in science — regardless of background. Those students could include underrepresented ethnic minorities, first-generation college students, or working adults with families.

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