by Dean Astrida Tantillo
Interaction between faculty and students and a commitment to excellence are key ingredients for engaged scholarship that will expand knowledge and serve the public good.
by Micki Leventhal
Professor Emeritus Victor Harnack discusses how the study of communication has changed over a generation—and why he is still investing in the discipline.
Mock Trial isn’t just for future attorneys—philosophers to physicians have sharpened their wits with this campus-wide program. Online extra: A slide show of Mock Trial in action.
Robert Klie and colleagues from several disciplines expand research horizons with UIC’s new Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope. Online extras: Event slide show, David Hofman’s remarks.
A national conference and exhibit on the Atlantic Slave Trade will bring academics and the general public together at UIC this fall. Online extras: the Rediscovery of the Sierra Leone Collection; UIC's Atlantic Slave Trade Collections.
by Jessica Galea
Galea, a Fulbright scholar and anthropology alumna, explains how studying 300-year-old British workers’ skulls can help her “pay it forward.” Online extra: A slide show of photos from Great Britain.
by Julianne Faust
Faust, a Fulbright scholar and psychology alumna, wants to help adolescents with eating disorders; she describes her work with family-based methods. Online extra: Diagnostic criteria for eating disorders.
LAS research scientists are contributing to the fight against maternal mortality, memory loss, cancer and more. They are also being recognized for their outstanding work.
Jeffrey Murer, an international terrorism expert and political science alumni, says that understanding the construction of political identity is essential to curbing the trend toward political violence.
The English department’s Alumni Reading and the 16th Annual LAS Recognition Dinner—plus an online-exclusive slide show.
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