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Roosevelt University announces $25-million gift, largest in the university’s history

Roosevelt University announced today that it has been designated to receive a bequest in the approximate amount of $25-million, the largest gift in the University’s history.

The bequest is from the estate of Rosaline Cohn of Chicago, who died in 2010 at the age of 97, and from the estate of Mrs. Cohn’s daughter, Marcia Cohn, who died last year.

“This magnificent gift will be used to support student scholarships, in accordance with Mrs. Rosaline Cohn’s wis...


Increasing deportation of largely male black and Latino immigrants from the United States will be the topic of Roosevelt University’s annual Matthew Freeman lecture by author Tanya Golash-Boza at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at the University, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.


The public will get a rare look at green roofs in Chicago and beyond when photographer Brad Temkin’s Rooftop: Second Nature opens Thursday, Feb. 9 at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery, 18. S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.


When Venita Murray crossed the Auditorium Theatre stage for her college diploma in December, her favorite Roosevelt University professor, Jin-Ah Kim, was there to cheer.

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