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.
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.
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 Ali R. Malekzadeh reflects on Roosevelt University’s recent milestones.
Gina Narcisi capped her intercollegiate efforts as a two-time national qualifier, a multiple record-holder and on track to earn two Roosevelt degrees.
This June, Roosevelt’s Summer Reading Clinic welcomed over 50 youths to a program that encourages storytelling, writing and a real love of reading.