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Explore Chicago’s Summer Festivals and Earn Credits

This summer, attend some of Chicago’s most anticipated events while learning about their history and what it takes to produce them. Sounds of Summer, a one-week, multidisciplinary program, examines three aspects of Chicago summer festivals: hospitality and tourism management, history, and musicology. Gain a deeper understanding of the arts, tourism, history and politics of these popular…

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DuSable Museum Cultural Outing

Join us for a cultural outing to the DuSable Museum of African American History! We will be exploring the “Freedom, Resistance, and the Journey Toward Equality” exhibit. This will be self-guided, so you’ll be able to see more of the museum if you’d like. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP with us and…

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Chicago Fire FC Discounted Tickets for March 21 Opener at Soldier Field

Catch Major League Soccer less than two miles from Roosevelt University’s Chicago campus as Chicago Fire FC returns to Soldier Field to play home matches in 2020. The Fire’s home opener at Soldier Field is Saturday, March 21 against Atlanta United FC at 2:30 p.m. Roosevelt University students, faculty and staff can purchase tickets to…

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Jobs for English Majors Career Panel

The Department of Humanities is hosting its annual Jobs for English Majors Career Panel and Discussion on Monday, March 16 from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, Auditorium Building, 2nd floor Sullivan Lounge. The panel starts at 5 p.m. and features alumni from Roosevelt’s English program. Panelists will discuss their internships and diverse career paths….

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How to Submit Conference Proposals and Attend Professional Conferences

Are you planning to attend or present at the April 4 CAURS (Chicago Area Undergraduate Research) Conference at the Illinois Institute of Technology? Free registration and proposal submission closes on March 1 at www.caurs.com. Attend a free workshop on Wed. Feb. 26 at the Roosevelt Chicago Campus, AUD 614, from 5-6:30 p.m. to learn how…

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Free Show – Hiding Anne Frank: The Miep Gies Story

A one-person performance by Broadway & Hollywood Actress Prudence Wright Holmes with Q&A afterwards. This mesmerizing performance tells the true story of Miep Gies, the office secretary of Otto Frank who helps Anne, her family, and four others hide in an annex above Otto Frank’s business. Free admission; Friday, February 14 Doors open at 530PM, Performance…

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Explore Chicago’s History and Top Attractions This Summer

With our Chicago Summer Program, study Chicago through Roosevelt’s one- and two-week courses and explore city neighborhoods, historical landmarks and cultural attractions — all while getting closer to earning your degree. Featured Courses Sociology of Chicago Neighborhoods (June 29–July 11, no class July 3) Photography: Pinhole to Camera Phone (July 6–10) Urban Environmental Justice (June 29–July…

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Summer Internships at the Auditorium Theatre

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. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted on a rolling basis for Summer…

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Dress to Impress

Join Career Development in collaboration with the RU Career Closet as they present a “Dress to Impress” workshop.  See how you can strategically put together professional outfits from attire in the RU Career Closet, and get tips on how to look your best for the upcoming Spring 2020 Networking and Career Fair. Wednesday, March 4,…

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Join the Celebration: 2020 Al Golin Fellows Announcement

Come celebrate our new 2020 Al Golin Fellows and learn about the legacy of notable alum, Al Golin (BA ’50), a pioneer in the public relations industry and founder of the global agency, Golin. Special guest Fred Cook, a Golin chairman and USC Center public relations director, will also discuss core entrepreneurial principles from his…

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