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7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Roosevelt move part of 'tectonic shift' in education

The market forces prompting Roosevelt University to significantly scale back its Schaumburg operation are the result of a "tectonic shift" in higher education in Illinois that is being felt by colleges throughout the state, experts say.


Related Topix: Schaumburg, IL, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL, North Central College

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chicago Reader

The Reader's guide to the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival

Thu 8/28 Noon-9 PM Chicago Cultural Center, Roosevelt University's Ganz Hall , and Pritzker Pavilion Fri 8/29 Noon-10 PM Millennium Park Sat 8/30 11:30 AM-10 PM Millennium Park Sun 8/31 11:30 AM-10 PM Millennium Park Millennium Park stages: Pritzker Pavilion, the Von Freeman Pavilion , the Jazz & Heritage Pavilion , and the Young Jazz Lions ... (more)


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Jazz, Theater, Arts, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Globe and Mail

Places of higher learning expand up, not out

For many years, stretching back to the 1950s, universities and colleges in this country and beyond were constrained by the notion that buildings of higher education could work only on three or fewer storeys.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

New minister brings music a " and large family a " to Bethesda Unitarian church

It's hard to pin down exactly what the Rev. Gregory L. Stewart's job is at Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, even when he tells you his title: Minister of Lifespan Religious Education.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, University of Chicago, Family, Kids

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Herald

Roosevelt in Northwest suburbs for nearly 40 years

The story of Roosevelt University began in Chicago at the end of World War II, but it wasn't long before the school reached out and found a home in the suburbs.


Related Topix: Libraries, Arlington Heights, IL, Schaumburg, IL

KWQC-TV Davenport

Roosevelt University to cut back suburban campus

In a letter to the university's board of trustees, President Chuck Middleton said the university is overcommitted in Schaumburg and will relocate some staff to Chicago.


Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary Gala Set for 12/14

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, "Living the History - 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre" on ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Symphony, Classical, Ballet

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Herald

Harper, Roosevelt strike deal to cultivate pharmacy students

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.


Glenview Announcements

Starting with possums and tadpoles, GBS science teacher lauded for accomplishments

"We were the house on the block that local kids brought animals to for help. Our family was like that," she said.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Mount Prospect, IL, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Vidette

Donahue elected to BOT Chair

Rocky Donahue, new chair of the Illinois State University Board of Trustees , believes ISU is heading in the right direction - and he could not be more pleased.


Related Topix: Illinois State University, Standardized Testing, Education

Fri Aug 15, 2014


There's a food mall outside Astoria Tower's apartments

If you rent at Astoria Tower and commute to the Loop via the CTA Red Line stop at Harrison, or attend Roosevelt University's nearby vertical campus , you'll pass a food mall along your 5-minute walk home.


Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Auditorium Theatre Selected as Fifth Star Honoree

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University , celebrating their 125th Anniversary Season, has been chosen as one of five honorees for the City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events inaugural Fifth Star Awards, celebrating the city's creativity through artists, arts advocates and cultural institutions.


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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Joffrey Ballet to Open 20th Chicago Anniversary Season with Stories in Motion, 9/18-21

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates its 20th anniversary of calling Chicago home in the 2014-15 season.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Chicago, IL