The Inaugural Presidential Awards for Social Justice

In recognition of a culture that consistently advocates for positive change, Roosevelt University President Ali Malekzadeh rolled out the Presidential Awards for Social Justice, honoring the inaugural winners on Wednesday, March 27.

Award-Winning CCPA Student Gives Commencement Speech

When graduating musical arts major Alex Fruin took the stage at the Auditorium Theatre, he delivered a speech that was inspired in part by the memory of his late older brother.

Making Miracles Happen

Eighteen undergraduates in Roosevelt University’s new McNair Scholars Program already have received bachelor’s degrees, with all but one accepted so far into graduate and PhD programs. Twenty-eight scholars who are currently in the program also are now doing summer research, including 10 who are engaged in projects away from home, mainly at Big 10 schools across the nation.

President’s Perspective

President Ali R. Malekzadeh reflects on Roosevelt University’s recent milestones.

Victory Lap

Gina Narcisi capped her intercollegiate efforts as a two-time national qualifier, a multiple record-holder and on track to earn two Roosevelt degrees.

The Joy of Reading

This June, Roosevelt’s Summer Reading Clinic welcomed over 50 youths to a program that encourages storytelling, writing and a real love of reading.

College of Pharmacy: Andre Mashayekhi

College of Pharmacy: Andre Mashayekhi

During a hooding ceremony in Schaumburg, Andre Mashayekhi told fellow pharmacy graduates the inspiring story of his father, who fled the Iranian Revolution for America in 1975 and graduated with a Roosevelt accounting degree in 1978.

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Hearts to Art

Hearts to Art

Through the exploration of dance, theatre and music, Hearts to Art provides young people with a space to communicate, collaborate, grow and connect with others who have had similar life experiences.

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