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  • Rooseveltís 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.

  • New Harper, Roosevelt partnership allows for student research Feb 14, 2013 11:04 AM
    Harper College has partnered with Roosevelt University to create an academic and research partnership that lets students earn a Harper associate degree in psychology and then seamlessly transfer to Roosevelt to earn a bachelorís or masterís degree.

  • Panel talks politics with Daily Herald subscribers Oct 17, 2012 11:58 PM
    A panel of political experts weighed in on topics ranging from media biases to why the suburbs are a major political battleground during a presentation Wednesday night at Roosevelt University in Schaumburg. The 2-hour event also featured a lot of storytelling, as panelists shared entertaining tales of their memorable moments and favorite interviews. The panel discussion was one in a series of Daily Herald Subscriber Total Access events which puts subscribers face-to-face with the columnists, writers, photographers and newsmakers they read about every day.

  • ECC partners with Roosevelt to simplify student transfers Sep 17, 2012 6:01 PM
    Elgin Community College has entered a partnership with Roosevelt University that will make it easier for students to transfer to the four-year institution.

  • Roosevelt University wins Conservation at Work award Sep 5, 2012 3:28 PM
    Roosevelt University's Schaumburg campus has received an inaugural Conservation at Work Award from the region's Conservation Foundation, which is considered to be a model for environmental excellence in the workplace.

  • Heroin use rises among young, whites in suburbs Sep 5, 2012 8:17 AM
    Heroin use is on the rise among young, white people in the suburbs, and the Chicago metropolitan area has more heroin-related emergency room visits than New York, Boston and Detroit, according to a study released today by Roosevelt University's Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy. "This trend is going to be long and pronounced, and we're still in the midst of it," says study co-author and consortium director Kathie Kane-Willis.

  • Families and friends light candles for overdose victims Aug 31, 2012 5:29 AM
    It was an event that, as a reporter, you would wish there was not one story to tell. Because it would mean there would be no life lost and no battle still to be fought. But on Thursday night, hundreds came to a candlelight vigil on the Schaumburg campus of Roosevelt University to raise awareness about the danger of drug overdose. And everyone — parents, brothers, sisters, relatives and friends — had a story to tell.

  • 17 groups unite for anti-drug vigil in Schaumburg Aug 30, 2012 2:03 PM
    They've each held small events around the suburbs for the past few years, but tonight, 17 suburban groups will unite for a candlelight vigil in Schaumburg to memorialize those who have died of drug overdoses and to advocate for lifesaving solutions. “I don't know if we can reach people, but I have to try. As a mother who lost a child, I just don't want his death to be in vain,” said Terri Dudar of Carpentersville.

  • Going extra mile to build athletics from scratch Aug 27, 2012 8:13 AM
    The latest in a series of temporary offices for Roosevelt University Athletic Director Mike Cassidy spills beyond the flimsy cubicle wall and onto the floor's worn carpet, where a black electrical cord winds its way to a portable, battery-operated scoreboard. “I'm charging it right now,” Cassidy says, leaping from his chair to demonstrate how he can operate the new device with a remote control. “To provide a college atmosphere, you need a scoreboard.”

  • Roosevelt University announces two major sponsors for Aug. 13 golf outing Aug 1, 2012 2:04 PM
    Two major sponsors have signed up for Roosevelt University's 19th annual Community Advisory Board Golf Outing, which will be held on Monday, Aug. 13 at the Schaumburg Golf Club & Academy.

  • Roosevelt's College of Pharmacy opens new research laboratories Jun 4, 2012 5:04 PM
    Starting this summer, students at Roosevelt University's College of Pharmacy (COP) will have the chance to do cutting-edge drug research alongside experienced faculty researchers in the University's new research laboratories located on the University's Schaumburg Campus.

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