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7 Free Things To Do Before October Ends

October is almost over. Here’s list of things you can do to make the last few days of October a little more exciting. Let’s try to enjoy the weather before we are ankle-deep in snow slush. 1. Watch Humans Play with Fire During the Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade: On Saturday, October 19, State…

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Exploring Chicago: West Loop

Located just west of the Chicago River, the West Loop neighborhood is where the infamous Chicago Fire of 1871 started. Legend says a cow kicked over a lantern and started the fire, but the true origin has never been confirmed. The fire caused about $200 million in damages and left Chicago devastated. West Loop is…

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Auditorium Theatre Seeking Fall Interns

The Auditorium Theatre is now seeking applicants for our Professional Intern Cohort! Interns gain hands-on arts administration experience in a professional environment, working side-by-side with industry professionals to apply knowledge from the classroom to real-world situations. Interns also receive a $500 stipend. Internships available in: Marketing and Publicity Internship The marketing internship provides interns with a…

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Fund your research and creative work with Office of Student Research Fellowships

The RU Office of Student Research is now accepting applications for research and scholarship fellowships, open to students from across the university. The deadline to apply is September. They include Exploratory Research and Scholarship Fellowships (up to $1,000) and Advanced Research and Scholarship Fellowships (up to $1,500). These stipends will allow students to conduct either original…

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Student Volunteers Needed

Great Service Opportunity! RU Student Volunteers needed for Breakthrough Annual Dinner on Friday, October 25, 2019. We are in need of 25+ volunteers to help with this year’s Annual Dinner in support of our community partner, Breakthrough. We support this event every year by providing student volunteers. They are in need of students to work…

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Immigration 101: Know Your Rights and Protect Your Rights

A Campus-wide Ally Training designed to inform and educate the RU community on the legal rights, community concerns, and available resources for students, allies, and advocates seeking information. Date: Wednesday September 18, 2019 Time: 3:30PM – 4:30PM  Location: WB 317  Contact: Multiculturalsvcs@roosevelt.edu

Campus Wide Ally Training

Immigration 101: Know Your Rights and Protect Your Rights Save the date for this campus wide Ally Training!  It is designed to inform and educate the RU Community on legal rights, community concerns and available resources for individuals impacted by recent policy changes and for allies/advocates seeking information September 18, 2019 3:30PM – 4:30PM Wabash…

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As a full/part time Roosevelt Student, you may be eligible for SNAP benefits!

As a full/part time Roosevelt student you may be eligible for SNAP benefits.  A representative from the Illinois Hunger Coalition (IHC) will be on campus to meet with students to help determine eligibility for SNAP (Food stamps/Link Card) and other public benefits, and to also provide assistance with the application process onsite. Stop by to see if you qualify….

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Discussion of Author Toni Morrison’s Life and Works

The Department of Humanities is hosting a discussion of the late author Toni Morrison’s life and works on Tuesday, September 17 from 3-5 p.m. in the Auditorium Building, Room 576. This event is open to all members of the Roosevelt community. For more information, contact Prof. Gina Buccola at rbuccola@roosevelt.edu.   Contact: jrowen@roosevelt.edu

Actuarial Science Networking and Career Event

Roosevelt students are welcome to attend the Roosevelt University Actuarial Science Networking and Career Event, sponsored by the Actuarial Science Program and the Office of Career Development, on Thursday, September 19 from 4-6 p.m. in the Auditorium Building, 2nd Floor Ida B. Wells Lounge. Dress professionally and bring copies of your resume. This event is…

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