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  • Film explores history of AIDS fight in Africa Sep 17, 2014 5:01 PM
    Roosevelt University will screen the documentary film “Fire in the Blood” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 in Alumni Hall at its Schaumburg campus. The public is welcome to attend. The film explores how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs in Africa.

     
  • Current Roosevelt students can finish degrees in Schaumburg, officials say Sep 11, 2014 4:32 PM
    Roosevelt University students beginning degree programs at the Schaumburg campus this fall will be able to complete them there, despite the school’s plans to pull many of its programs out of the site, officials said Thursday. That commitment provides a level of certainty that initially seemed missing last month when news of the relocation was announced by university President Chuck Middleton.

     
  • Roosevelt move part of 'tectonic shift' in education Sep 1, 2014 7:40 AM
    The market forces prompting Roosevelt University to significantly scale back programming at its Schaumburg campus are being experienced throughout Illinois in higher education, experts say. “We're seeing a tectonic shift in higher education,” said James Applegate, executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. “The collar counties of Chicago are suffering a bit, but Chicago itself is on the upswing.”

     
  • The Soapbox Aug 23, 2014 5:01 AM
    Daily Herald editors praise two female sports role models, lament the troubles of a local university and sound off on a number of other suburban issues.

     
  • Harper, Roosevelt strike deal to cultivate pharmacy students Aug 18, 2014 4:22 PM
    An agreement signed Monday between Roosevelt University and Harper College creates a program grooming new Harper students for a spot in Roosevelt’s College of Pharmacy within two years. Elgin Community College recently reached a similar agreement with Roosevelt and Oakton Community College will soon do the same.

     
  • American dream inspired Roosevelt pharmacy grad May 22, 2014 5:26 AM
    After Gordana Milosevic's parents moved from war-torn Yugoslavia to the Northwest suburbs in 1993, they began instilling in their then 3-year-old daughter the importance of hard work in achieving the American dream they believed in so solidly. Their dream became hers, and the hard work had paid off as Thursday Milosevic will be part of the inaugural graduating class of Roosevelt University's College of Pharmacy in Schaumburg.

     
  • West Dundee native leads dorm with goal of inclusion Apr 6, 2014 6:30 AM
    Bullied as a kid growing up in West Dundee, Brandon Rohlwing thought about suicide. Now he is the leader of the new alternative gender floor of his dorm at Roosevelt University and a spokesman for a worldwide suicide-prevention group.

     
  • Roosevelt U. offers childhood literacy series Jan 5, 2014 4:19 PM
    Roosevelt University is starting a Saturday reading enrichment series in January at the Schaumburg campus to provide more opportunities for children in kindergarten through eighth grade to obtain the skills they need to excel in reading and writing.

     
  • EIU dispatches Roosevelt 89-67 Nov 23, 2013 11:09 PM
    Alex Austin scored 16 points, Keenan Anderson had 13 and Eastern Illinois rolled to an 89-67 victory Saturday night over Roosevelt.

     
  • Glenbard East grad star of Roosevelt University ad campaign Sep 26, 2013 3:33 PM
    Roosevelt University has launched a new ad campaign encouraging prospective students to follow their dreams, and Glendale Heights finance major Victoria Pena is one of its stars. Pena's ad in the “This Way Up” campaign portrays her in cap and gown at a graduation ceremony, under the tag line “Give the Status Quo a Status Update.”

     
  • Dual-degrees offered for Roosevelt pharmacy students Aug 29, 2013 3:57 PM
    Students at Roosevelt University’s College of Pharmacy in Schaumburg who are studying for the three-year Doctor of Pharmacy degree will have an opportunity beginning in the fall to simultaneously earn a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Elmhurst College.

     
  • Arlington Heights native pursues degree in Roosevelt program Aug 29, 2013 5:45 PM
    Kaite Engelhardt knew she wanted to sing, dance and act from the time she was 10 years old. Now the 20-year-old Arlington Heights native is taking a giant step toward making her dream a reality as a member of the inaugural class of a new musical theater program that emphasizes dance. “I’ve always wanted to be a performer and it is exciting for me to be a part of this new program that I believe will provide opportunities and open doors for me in performing arts in Chicago and beyond,” Engelhardt said.

     
  • Overdose rally in Schaumburg calls for action Aug 26, 2013 10:00 AM
    Patty Lynn's son has been clean almost six months, but the Villa Park woman is familiar with the always-looming threat of relapse. She attended a training class for the overdose drug Naxalone at Saturday's rally in Schaumburg to kick off International Overdose Awareness week. “I've known about it, but didn't know it was available to me,” Lynn said. “I can't explain what it means to have it. I'm just thankful. I don't want to find my son dead.”

     
  • Sponsors sign on for Roosevelt golf outing Jul 23, 2013 4:23 PM
    Two major sponsors have signed up for Roosevelt University’s 20th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing, which will be held Monday, Aug. 12 at the Schaumburg Golf Club & Academy. Proceeds from the outing will be used to support scholarships for deserving students at Roosevelt’s Schaumburg campus.

     
  • Relieving back-to-school stress Aug 19, 2013 6:20 PM
    Fingernail biting, sweaty palms and an elevated heart rate? It must be time to return to school, a ritual that can stress out even the coolest students and their parents. Virtually any task can set this stress-o-meter soaring: shopping for clothing and school supplies, making changes to bedtime hours, even worrying about new teachers, new classes and new friends.

     
  • Suburban ‘inspired madman’ marches to beat of his own drum May 28, 2013 4:51 AM
    Nobody suspected that Cary native Paul Wertico would grow up to become an international musician who would tour with the Pat Metheny Group from 1983 to 2001, win a kazillion music awards and become an assistant professor of jazz at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. Not bad for a guy who had to teach himself to play the drums and never earned a college degree.

     
  • COD paves new way to earn bachelor's degree May 20, 2013 4:20 PM
    Nine students will walk across the stage Sunday at Lewis University's commencement ceremony to receive bachelor's degrees in criminal justice. Yet, these students never took classes at the school's campus in Romeoville. Through a so-called 3+1 program partnership between Lewis and College of DuPage, the students earned their four-year degrees from Lewis by taking all their classes at COD's campus in Glen Ellyn.

     
  • Roosevelt’s Schaumburg garden a model of innovation, sustainability May 7, 2013 2:37 PM
    A community garden at Roosevelt University in Schaumburg is becoming a model and a city-suburban crossroad this growing season for regional environmental sustainability. "As an institution we're saying that it's not OK anymore to simply consume resources," said Paul Matthews, assistant vice president for campus planning and operations at Roosevelt, and the person in charge of green initiatives. "We've got to rebuild and reuse everything we can."

     
  • Roosevelt University wins Green Innovation Award Apr 21, 2013 12:22 PM
    Roosevelt University is a winner of a prestigious 2013 Emerald Award, given annually by the Illinois chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of those individuals, organizations and project judged to best advance sustainability across the state.

     
  • Roosevelt U. Schaumburg provost named executive director Mar 29, 2013 5:22 PM
    Douglas Knerr, provost of Roosevelt University's Schaumburg Campus since January 2011, has been appointed executive director and university provost of Roosevelt University, effective May 4. He succeeds James Gandre, who was appointed president of the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

     
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