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Faculty Spotlight: Crossing Boundaries

David Faris, Associate Professor of Political Science
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How can we improve society? David Faris, associate professor of political science, believes it starts with instilling Roosevelt's values of social justice in the classroom. Here, we are creating the next generation of socially conscious leaders.

How can we improve society? David Faris, associate professor of political science, believes it starts with instilling Roosevelt's values of social justice in the classroom. Here, we are creating the next generation of socially conscious leaders.

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Social Justice in Action, Real World Experience, Roosevelt's Chicago, Current Students

Many creatures share space with us on our green planet. Their homes are the woodlands and prairies, the rivers and wetlands, and the many other diverse ecosystems that make up the planet that we call home. The Earth’s marvelous biodiversity — from rhododendrons to rhinos, to bees, bats and bacteria — is essential to the overall health of our planet. Now more than ever, it needs to be protected and conserved.

Performing Arts, Academic & Artistic Excellence, Alumni

Modic stepped onstage at the Marriott Theater outside of Chicago in October 2016 to perform in the musical Singin’ in the Rain, and she was ready.

Our Story, Social Justice in Action, Alumni

Howard Rosenberg stood patiently in line at Navy Pier in Chicago on a cold February day in 1947. A month removed from the U.S. Army, he awaited registration for the new (now defunct) branch of the University of Illinois at Navy Pier, ready to begin his education.