College of Arts and Sciences

Four New Roosevelt Graduates Selected for Public Relations Internships


Recent participants in the prestigious Al Golin Fellowship were placed in paid internships with Chicago-area companies, including Golin, McDonald’s, and IPG agencies Current and Weber Shandwick.
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Four New Roosevelt Graduates Selected for Public Relations Internships


Recent participants in the prestigious Al Golin Fellowship were placed in paid internships with Chicago-area companies, including Golin, McDonald’s, and IPG agencies Current and Weber Shandwick.
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Roosevelt Public Administration Alumna Appointed President & CEO of Arts Center


After a competitive national search, Jennifer Turner (MPA, ’12) was named the next president and CEO of the nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center. She was previously the chief operating officer of the Auditorium Theatre.
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McHenry High School Freshmen Visit Chicago Campus


80 first-year AP Human Geography students Schools made their annual visit to Roosevelt’s campus. The high school students took a campus tour and spoke with Roosevelt students and staff about college life.
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McHenry High School Freshmen Visit Chicago Campus


80 first-year AP Human Geography students Schools made their annual visit to Roosevelt’s campus. The high school students took a campus tour and spoke with Roosevelt students and staff about college life.
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Veteran TV Journalist Speaks at Roosevelt’s May 10 Graduation


One of Chicagoland’s best-known TV anchors, Robert H. Jordan Jr. (BA General Studies, ’77) returned to his alma mater to share wisdom and advice with graduating students. Jordan also received an honorary doctorate.
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Roosevelt Economist Leads Revolution on Statistics


As reports of contaminated consumer products mount, people worldwide are taking issue with statistical significance testing. Roosevelt economist and professor Stephen T. Ziliak is credited with starting the movement.
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Roosevelt Economist Leads Revolution on Statistics


As reports of contaminated consumer products mount, people worldwide are taking issue with statistical significance testing. Roosevelt economist and professor Stephen T. Ziliak is credited with starting the movement.
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Roosevelt Fiscal Policy Professor Weighs in on Illinois Budget


Leading policy expert Ralph Martire believes a graduated rate income tax is a sound and fair solution to some of the state’s significant fiscal problems.
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Pulitzer Prize Winner James Forman Jr. Gives Mansfield Lecture


Forman Jr. discussed Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America and addressed the history behind our nation’s war on crime.
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(Photo Credit: Image courtesy of The74Million.org)

Pulitzer Prize Winner James Forman Jr. Gives Mansfield Lecture


Forman Jr. discussed Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America and addressed the history behind our nation’s war on crime.
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PsyD Program Marks 9th Consecutive Year of 100 Percent Internship Match Rate


All 15 students in Roosevelt’s Doctorate in Clinical Psychology program that applied for clinical internships were successfully matched to accredited sites.
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Science Programs at Schaumburg Campus Engage Local Community


The program regularly partners with the industry and scientific community to promote the sciences. This spring, Roosevelt students volunteered at events for K-12 students, and for girls in STEM, in a variety of programs.
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Science Programs at Schaumburg Campus Engage Local Community


The program regularly partners with the industry and scientific community to promote the sciences. This spring, Roosevelt students volunteered at events for K-12 students, and for girls in STEM, in a variety of programs.
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Matthew Freeman Social Justice Award Honors Current Student and Alumna


Roosevelt recognized student Beckett Costello (BA Political Science with Honors, ’19) and alumna Gina Ramirez (MA Sociology, ’14) for positively influencing their communities with their work in social justice.
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Ever Adaptable: Ron Kubit, Roosevelt’s New Board of Trustees Member


In the mid-1980s, Ron Kubit noticed that computers were taking off. Kubit “wasn’t about to let the world pass him by,” and enrolled in Roosevelt’s Computer Science program.
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Ever Adaptable: Ron Kubit, Roosevelt’s New Board of Trustees Member


In the mid-1980s, Ron Kubit noticed that computers were taking off. Kubit “wasn’t about to let the world pass him by,” and enrolled in Roosevelt’s Computer Science program.
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Roosevelt Hosts STEM Education Conference at Schaumburg Campus


Roosevelt hosted a conference for high school, college and university science educators on current trends in STEM education reform.
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College of Arts and Sciences Student Leaders Launch Undergraduate Student Blog


The new blog will be written by students, many of whom are members of the College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Council (CASSAC).
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College of Arts and Sciences Student Leaders Launch Undergraduate Student Blog


The new blog will be written by students, many of whom are members of the College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Council (CASSAC).
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Creative Writing Professor Wins 2019 Bridge Eight Fiction Prize


Christian TeBordo, director of Roosevelt’s Creative Writing program, won the first Bridge Eight Fiction Prize for his short story collection Ghost Engine. Bridge Eight describes the book as “both funny and dark, absurd and strikingly real.”
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Science Alumni and Students Earn Prestigious Placements


Roosevelt alumni were accepted into competitive master’s and doctoral degree programs in medicine and research, including the nation’s top-ranked podiatry school.
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Science Alumni and Students Earn Prestigious Placements


Roosevelt alumni were accepted into competitive master’s and doctoral degree programs in medicine and research, including the nation’s top-ranked podiatry school.
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Roosevelt Hosts Traveling Exhibit About Holocaust, Wannsee Conference


As part of the University’s commitment to social justice, Roosevelt hosted “The Wannsee Conference and the Persecution and Murder of the European Jews,” which documents how Nazi bureaucracy planned the Holocaust.
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Criminal Justice Professor Wins 2018 Distinguished PhD Alumni Award


Dr. LaDonna Long received the award from the University of Illinois at Chicago for her unique multimethod study of African American women sexual assault survivors in Chicago, titled Black Women’s Experiences with Multiple Sexual Victimization.
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Criminal Justice Professor Wins 2018 Distinguished PhD Alumni Award


Dr. LaDonna Long received the award from the University of Illinois at Chicago for her unique multimethod study of African American women sexual assault survivors in Chicago, titled Black Women’s Experiences with Multiple Sexual Victimization.
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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.

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.

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