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Interested in teaching, try this course

I know some of you are interested in becoming science teachers, or learning more about education. The College of Education has informed me that there is a course being offered this fall (see crn number and details below) that may … Continue reading

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Sustainability Studies Student Symposium (Apr 23)

Come celebrate Earth Week on April 23 by learning about the exciting research projects being undertaken by Sustainability Studies undergraduate interns/researchers this year. This spring’s Student Symposium will feature three presentations: – MaryBeth Radeck will describe her work on the … Continue reading

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Honors Research Day (Apr 25)

Friday, April 25 is Honors Research Day. Students who are completing their thesis projects for graduation this semester will share the work they have done in formal presentations. All members of the University community are invited to attend. The presentations … Continue reading

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Internship and Career Fair (Apr 10)

Please announce in your classes and encourage the students you come in contact with to attend this year’s Internship and Career Fair being held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 in the Goodman Center. A variety … Continue reading

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Schaumburg Poster Day (Apr 23)

As an end of semester gathering, on Wednesday, April 23rd from 4:30-6:00pm the Division of Professional Arts & Sciences will host a poster session in the corridor outside of room 600 at the Schaumburg campus. All interested students who may … Continue reading

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Science and Math Symposium (Apr 18)

The Annual Spring Science and Math Symposium Friday April 18, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Chicago Campus, Wabash Building, 4th and 6th floors The Symposium is open to faculty, students, and staff Register for the symposium at Eventbrite — … Continue reading

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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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Alumnus presents revolutionary findings on how spores in tropical lichens develop

Roosevelt alumnus, Garret Sweetwood, earned distinction as lead author on a groundbreaking scientific research article published in the February edition of the internationally renowned Cambridge Journals The Lichenologist. The research presents revolutionary findings on how spores in tropical lichens develop. The … Continue reading

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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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Dr. Voss contributes to paper on transcription factor structure

Using electron microscopy, the Dr. Kornberg lab published their findings along with the help of Roosevelt professor, Dr. Neil Voss on the subunit architecture of general transcription factor TFIIH. Transcription factor II H (TFIIH) is an important complex involved in … 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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ECC-RU Bridges Program summer success

The ECC-RU Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program welcomed ten Elgin Community College students to the Schaumburg campus this summer for a month-long, intensive internship program in biomedical science. Activities included discussions on current topics in science, student presentations on health … 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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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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