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.
In Illinois, women make up 78% of the state’s public school educators but only 28% of its superintendents. Dr. Shelly Davis-Jones, Roosevelt alumna and superintendent of Dolton School District 149, is determined to change that.
Two Roosevelt Alumni found success in law and medical careers — as well as in their marriage — because of their journey together at Roosevelt University.
Kiss Me, Kate. The Tony Awards. The Lion King. 2019 has been an exciting, if not life-changing, year for Adrienne Walker (MM Vocal Performance, ’11).
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.
Vicki Fuller, the 2019 Executive-In-Residence for the Heller College of Business, credits her undergraduate studies at Roosevelt for laying the foundation for a successful career.
Whether earning their degrees on campus or online, Roosevelt’s alumni make their marks on the world.
Student, faculty and staff accomplishments in the Chicago College of Performing Arts.
Student, faculty and staff accomplishments in the College of Pharmacy.
Student, faculty and staff accomplishments in the College of Education.
The Auditorium Theatre’s 2019–20 season commemorates its 130th anniversary with exciting premieres, the return of favorite performers and more.
Student, faculty and staff accomplishments in the College of Business.
Highlights from an exciting 2019 season in Roosevelt athletics.
The Roosevelt University community extends its deepest sympathy to the loved ones of recently deceased alumni and friends.
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.
As a scholar of public rhetoric about women’s lives, I have studied the American abortion debate closely for decades. This summer, the debate has centered on Alabama and its exceptionally severe abortion ban.
Supporting the legacy of alum and public relations leader Al Golin, the fellowship prepares Roosevelt students for successful PR careers with workshops, networking events and paid internships.