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English Alumna Named a Finalist for the National Book Award
Oct 19, 2017
Alumna Erica Bernheim is Featured on the News Chief
Jul 19, 2017
Professor Adam Khan is welcomed to the Board of Directors by the Chicago Council on Science and Technology
Jul 19, 2017
Work By Alumna Joanna Kurowska to Appear in Literary Journal
Apr 29, 2016
Creative Writing PhD Alumnus Jeffery Renard Allen Interviewed in UVAToday
Mar 18, 2016
LAS Alum to Deliver Western Illinois Universtiy John Hallwas Liberal Arts Lecture
Sep 03, 2014
Western Illinois University news reports that LAS physics department alum James Rabchuk will deliver the 12th annual John Hallwas Liberal Arts Lecture Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 10-11.
Political Science Alum Wins American Bar Association Scholarship for Law School
Aug 25, 2014
LAS Department of Political Science alumnus Jonathan Zarate (BA, 2013) is among the recipients of the 2014 American Bar Association (ABA) Legal Opportunity Scholarship, which grants financial assistance to incoming law students.
Latest Novel by LAS English Alumnus Jeffery Renard Allen Featured on Cover of NYT Book Review
Jun 23, 2014
The latest novel by LAS creative writing alumnus Jeffrey Renard Allen (PhD, 1992) has been reviewed on The New York Times Book Review.
UIC Economics Grad Makes Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 List
Jan 27, 2014
Michael Pesko, PhD graduate in Economics (PhD '12), is among Forbes Magazine’s 2014 30 Under 30 report for his work in the science and healthcare field. Pesko’s research focused on the behaviors of cigarette smokers.
LAS Alumna Leads the Fight for Probiotics
Nov 27, 2013
Psychology alumna and Lifeway Foods CEO Julie Smolyansky is a public health advocate and member of the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council
Ravenswood Resident Earns UIC Alumni Honor
Oct 28, 2013
Alison Perona, a 2003 master’s graduate in English department, has received the UIC City Partner Award for her contributions to the institution, Chicago, and the world.
UN Director: Supply Adequate Food or ‘Fail Humanity’
Oct 28, 2013
Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme and alumna ('79 criminal justice), spoke to a crowd at Student Center East on the importance of delivering food assistance to the world’s most vulnerable populations.
Alumnus Appointed District Court Judge
Sep 13, 2013
Alumnus Walter Kaminsky (criminal justice, '80) has been appointed District Court Judge in Elk Grove.The former Sherburne County attorney practices law with Lindell and Lavoie, LLP, where he practices personal injury litigation and criminal defense.
Alumna Selected as Project Access Fellow
Aug 30, 2013
Alumna Natalie McGathey ('11, PhD and '06, MS mathematics) has been chosen as a fellow of Project ACCESS (Advancing Community College Careers: Education, Scholarship and Service), a professional development initiative for two-year mathematics faculty. McGathey is an assistant professor of mathematics at Prairie State College, who released the news of her recent honor
Alumnus Presents Updated Version of 'An Inconvenient Truth'
Aug 30, 2013
The Chicago Tribune announced alumnus Paul Gulezian ('11, PhD, biological sciences), assistant professor of biology at Oakton Community College (OCC), presented “An Inconvenient Truth 2.0 Our Earth at its Tipping Point: It’s Not Too Late” on Aug. 27 at OCC in Skokie. Gulezian's talk updated former US Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore’s award-winning environmental film, "An Inconvenient Truth” that was released in 2006.
Five UIC Students, New Alumni Awarded Fulbrights
Aug 21, 2013
Five LAS students and recent graduates have received Fulbright grants to conduct research abroad for the 2013-14 academic year.
Alumnus Appointed to Vice President for Research & Economic Development at UNM
Aug 19, 2013
A press release from the University of New Mexico announced that Michael Dougher, alumnus of the Department of Psychology ('77 MA,'80 PhD), has been appointed to the Vice President for Research & Economic Development. Dougher joined the faculty at UNM in 1980 and, in addition to his new role, is currently serving as a professor of psychology and senior vice provost for academic affairs.
Alumnus Coordinates 'The Big Read'
Aug 19, 2013
The Courier-News announced that Hector Ocampo, LAS alumnus ('11, BA, criminology, law and justice) and U.S. Army Staff Specialist in Iraq, is coordinating The Big Read at the Gail Borden Public Library. Partially funded by the National Endowments for the Arts, The Big Read will start on September 8 and run until November 11. Tim O'Brian's The Things They Carried will be the main focus of this program.
Young Alumnus Honored by Illinois General Assembly
Aug 14, 2013
Lawndale News reported that alumnus Casimir Rodriguez (’13 political science) was honored by the Illinois General Assembly with a certificate recognizing his "dedication and hard work" as an intern on the staff of State Representative Lisa Hernandez
Alumnus Billy Branch Headlines Blues Festival
Aug 12, 2013
Alumnus Billy Branch (’74, political science) and The Windy City Harmonica Breakdown headlined the Fourth Annual Blues for the Zoo concert at the Swim Beach outdoor amphitheater Saturday, August 3 in Big Bear Lake, CA. Branch is an Emmy Award winner and three time Grammy Award nominee specializing in Chicago Blues
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