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Cover Letters and Professional Correspondence

Do I really need a cover letter? Do I have to send a thank you note after an interview? Attend this workshop to find out the answers to these questions and learn how to professionally correspond with potential employers. Tuesday, March 31, 2018 3:00- 4:00 pm AUD 414 Contact: kswims@roosevelt.edu

Title IX Professional in the Workplace

Come join Alice Jones, Roosevelt’s Title IX Coordinator, and learn about your rights in the workplace. As an employee you have protected rights, in this program you will learn how to professionally conduct yourself in the workplace and how to stand up for your rights as well. This presentation will be packed with useful information…

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Jobs for English Majors Panel & Discussion

Want some guidance on turning your degree into an internship, or a job? Of course you do! All majors welcome to attend the annual Jobs Panel for English Majors! Illustrious alums will tell us how they got their current gigs, and what you can do to follow in their footsteps. Monday, March 19 from 5-6…

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WGS “13th” Documentary Screening

Join the WGS Advisory Board for a screening of the documentary, “13th” followed with a discussion lead by Dr. Stephanie Farmer. Wednesday February, 28th at 4:45 in AUD 614! Contact: eharmon@mail.roosevelt.edu

[#RULakerLife Blog Post] 7 Unique Chicago Restaurants That Fit a College Budget

Sick of cafeteria food but live on a college budget? Take your taste buds on a joyride at these 7 restaurants that won’t break the bank! Read More Contact: socialmedia@roosevelt.edu

Civic Tech + Civic Data with Soren Spicknall

Interested in improving government infrastructure and enhancing citizen communications through engagement of the public?? Come in learn how Civic technology can generally improve the public good. Soren Spicknall is a Chicago-based civic technologist and a Microsoft Civic Tech Fellow. He explores the possibilities and the pitfalls of new technologies by conducting pilot programs with nonprofits,…

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FREE Summer & Smoke This Weekend

Come witness Summer and Smoke.  FREE w/RU ID!  Profoundly affecting, Summer and Smoke is a simple love story of a somewhat puritanical Southern girl and an unpuritanical young doctor. Performances will take place in the Patrick O’Malley Theatre Friday, February 23 – Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 25 at 2:00 p.m….

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[Dis]Ability in Action: Building Bridges toward Success

Latinx and other RU students, we want to hear from you! Join the Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation, Academic Success Center and Upward Bound on Tuesday, February 27, in AUD 244 at 12:30 pm, to discuss and identify challenges Latinx students and students with disabilities face daily. This will be an inclusive space…

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Nominations Call – Matthew Freeman Social Justice Award

The Matthew Freeman Lecture and Social Justice Award takes place on Monday, March 12, at 11 a.m. in the Sullivan Room. Please nominate your fellow students for the Matthew Freeman Social Justice Award. We are interested in students that live the mission of the University through their commitment to social justice work. During the Matthew Freeman Lecture,…

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Celebrate Mardi Gras with the Registrar’s Office

Let’s celebrate Fat Tuesday. Stop by the Registrar’s Office (WB 1M14) on Tuesday, February 13 from 12pm-1pm for free food, beads, and music. Contact: dalexand@roosevelt.edu

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