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President Malekzadeh's Op-Ed on "The American Dream Reconsidered"

With Election Day fast approaching, politicians of all stripes are invoking the American Dream -- lamenting its passing or celebrating its vitality, praising its inclusivity or bemoaning its narrowness. It has become shorthand for virtually anything and so risks meaning nothing. That would be a terrible loss.

I have a very personal connection to the American Dream. I was born in Iran and came to the United States to go to college. When the Iranian Revolution occurred, I couldn't retur...


A quilting project that memorializes people killed by Chicago police will be on display in Roosevelt University’s 10th floor Murray-Green Library, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, beginning Monday, Oct. 17.


Daniel Saldaña París, an essayist, poet and novelist whose work includes the widely acclaimed novel Among Strange Victims will read from his latest work beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 in Roosevelt University’s Gage Building, Room 700, 18 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.


Woodrow W. Clark II, co-author of the new book Smart Green Cities, will discuss what global cities are doing, and must do, to be more sustainable at a Roosevelt University lecture on Monday, Sept. 26. 
“Cities are the most important accomplishment of the human race,” he says in the book.  “Today, over two-thirds of the world’s population lives in cities.  If humanity is going to stop global warming and environmental disaster, it has to be done in cities.”

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Thu, Nov 3, 2016
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
AUD 720
Thu, Nov 10, 2016
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Upcoming Performances

Sat, Oct 22, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
O'Malley Theatre, 430 S Michigan, 7th floor Chicago, IL 60605
Sun, Oct 23, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
O'Malley Theatre, 430 S Michigan, 7th floor Chicago, IL 60605
Sun, Oct 23, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Ganz Hall, 430 S Michigan Ave. 7th Floor Chicago, IL 60605
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