Category Archives: Announcements


Lots of great news for this week’s installment: Curtis O’Dwyer, BS Biology S14, was accepted into Washington University’s Masters of Arts in Teaching. Not only was he accepted into this program, he was also given 100% FULL TUITION REMISSION! Please … Continue reading

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Chicago Fellows Teaching Opportunity for new grads

Hi All, Please see link for Chicago Teaching Fellows, an opportunity for some of you who are going to be graduating soon. Also an opportunity for those of you who are thinking of going into teaching. Please click on link … Continue reading

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Undergrads Now is the Time to Apply for Summer Research Programs

The National Science Foundation funds several universities across the country to host summer research programs. Go to this site: And select your field of choice and start applying!!!

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SCI Scholars–Summer 2014 Internships for Undergraduates

We are pleased to announce the fifth year of the summer internship program, SCI Scholars, for chemistry and chemical engineering undergraduates. The program is a joint effort of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) America International Group, the American Chemical … Continue reading

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RU Science LinkedIn Group

Are you interested in networking with other from Roosevelt Science? Maybe you are looking for a job? Maybe you want some career advice from someone working in industry? Join our LinkedIn Alumni Group and tell others.

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Paid Research Opportunity with Dr. Rosokha

Prof. Rosokha’s project “Halogen Bonding between Organic Acceptors and Transition-Metal Complexes” provides an opportunity for RU students to participate in fundamental research in chemistry with potential applications in material and pharmaceutical sciences. Research will be carried out on the Schaumburg … Continue reading

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New Environmental Internship Portal

Students. Looking for a summer internship? Visit to look through over 100 internships (and counting!) already uploaded to the platform. You can apply directly through the clearinghouse portal.

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News Feature on Roosevelt Wabash building

Roosevelt University’s New Vertical Campus It’s a big expansion for Roosevelt University, as a 21st century vertical campus opens in the Loop. But it’s left the college with some big financial challenges. We hear how the university is trying to … Continue reading

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Science programs win education award

Roosevelt University’s programs in science and math have received the highest award from SENCER, a national organization devoted to improving science education by focusing on real world problems. The William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science was … Continue reading

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Department Facebook Pages

Dept of BCPS now has facebook pages to get the latest news:

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Science labs in Wabash building are nearing completion

State-of-the-art science facilities in Roosevelt University’s new 32-story vertical campus are nearing completion – and just one look will convince most anyone that science education at Roosevelt’s Chicago Campus will be an intimate, cutting-edge experience. continue reading here:

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Do you have a long term schedule?

Now that advising has begun for the Fall 2012 semester, I am finding myself asking students if they have a long term schedule planned out. Who needs a long term schedule? Everyone eventually but it is very important for students … Continue reading

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New Cross Listing Status for Upper Level Biology Courses

Below is a table of the new cross-listing status of upper level biology and biochemistry courses effective Fall 2012. The Higher Learning Commission is requiring all of its accredited universities to reduce the number of cross listed courses in graduate … Continue reading

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Science and math students present at Argonne Symposium

On Friday, October 14th, 7 students and 3 professors traveled to Argonne National Laboratory’s 21st Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering and Mathematics in collaboration with The Central States Universities, Incorporated (CSUI) Research Conference. Talks included: “MICROWAVE ACID DIGESTION AND … Continue reading

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Alexian Brothers Hospital internship

There are still two (2) places available for this semester’s internship at Alexian Brothers Hospital. The internship meets MWF from 9 to 12 at the hospital. Please see if you can identify students who might be interested and have them … Continue reading

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Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG) internships

Last spring, Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG) interns at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign collected hundreds of petitions to defend the EPA’s ability to enforce the Clean Air Act; University of Arizona interns lobbied alongside Arizona PIRG advocates … Continue reading

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Dr. Rosokha receives NSF grant to study Halogen bonding

Assistant Professor Sergiy Rosokha received a $280,000 grant on August 11, 2011 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the Halogen bonding between organic acceptors and transition-metal complexes.

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Upward Bound Tutors Needed

Roosevelt University Upward Bound Math and Science Tutors Needed The Roosevelt University Upward Bound Program is looking for part time tutors to work with high school students from Social Justice High School, after school and on some weekends.

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Spring 2011 Graduates

Congratulations to our 2011 biology, chemistry, and biotechnology graduates:

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RU Science Alumni LinkedIn Group

If you have a LinkedIn account and want to get in touch with other alumni, please join our new group.

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Declare Your Pre-Professional Designation

Roosevelt students who intend to apply to a pre-professional program (medical, dental , veterinary , or pharmacy school) following their undergraduate work should submit the following form to the Office of the Registrar upon entering Roosevelt or as soon as … Continue reading

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