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4 Items to Help Simplify Dorm Life

The Wabash Building offers dorms with a great view of the city along with great amenities, but dorms are still dorms. There are little things you don’t find out until after you move in, like whether your roommate snores loudly through the night or your tv doesn’t fit where you thought it would. Here’s a…

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Mini Tour of the Wabash Dorms

Room selections for incoming Roosevelt University first year students open May 1st, here’s a breakdown of what it’s like to live in the Wabash Dorms. Spoiler: it’s awesome! Let’s start off with what kind of dorm is right for you: Dorm Styles: There are Single, Double, Triple, and Quad room types. They each come at…

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SPEED End of Year Social (4/30/19)

Join the SPEED Programming board for the last event of the semester. Come play some mini-golf, get a picture done with a caricaturist, a balloon from a balloon artist, and get some free food! The event will take place in the Auditorium Building – Ida B Wells Lounge (Congress Lounge) at 5:00pm-7:00pm. Free for all…

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Reading by Danish Author Dorthe Nors

The MFA in Creative Writing Program, Oyez Review, and the Department of Humanities are hosting a reading by Dorthe Nors on Wednesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, 425 S. Wabash Ave., Gage Gallery. Nors is the author of Mirror, Shoulder, Signal, a novel, and the collection Karate Chop, among others. Her…

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Free Late Night Breakfast (04/30/19)

All students are welcome to attend the FREE Late Night Breakfast. The event will take place in the WABASH Dining Center (2nd Floor) at 7:30pm-9:30pm. Raffle prize will be available! Contact: csi@roosevelt.edu

Roosevelt Lectures in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics, Economics and Actuarial Science is hosting the Roosevelt Lectures in Mathematics on Friday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, Wabash Building, room 1015. Prof. Calixto P. Calderón from the University of Illinois-Chicago will discuss “Fourier Series and Fourier Coefficients” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m….

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Sustainability Studies Student Symposium

Celebrate the work of our Sustainability Studies students at the student symposium on Wednesday, May 1 from 2-5 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, Wabash Building, room 1214. Hear from student teams as they describe their work on campus sustainability projects on bottled water, food waste reduction, rooftop gardening, residence hall recycling and solar energy production….

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Roosevelt University Then and Now

After the Board of Directors at Chicago’s YMCA College asked their president, Edward J. Sparling, to submit demographics of the student population, Sparling resigned. Several days later, so did over 60 faculty members. Sparling believed that the data collected would be used to impose quotas for students based on gender, race and religion- limiting the…

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Save The Date: Free Late Night Finals Breakfast

Save the Date: Free Late Night Finals Breakfast – April 30th, 7:30pm-9:30pm. All students are invited! Contact: csi@roosevelt.edu

Nancy Michaels: Restorative Justice

Tuesday, April 16, 3:30, WB 609 RU Criminal Justice Society and Psi Chi are presenting Nancy Michaels, Restorative Justice Community Court Coordinator Contact: dlasakova@mail.roosevelt.edu

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