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Honors College News

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Honors College Dean emerita recognized with career research award

University of Illinois Chicago social psychologist and Honors College Dean emerita Bette Bottoms was named the inaugural recipient of the American Psychological Association’s 2023 Award for Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship. During her UIC…

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Honors Fellow quoted in Desert News

Barbara J. Risman, Sociology Professor and Faculty Fellow, is quoted in Desert News, Utah’s longest running news organization in an article titled “What family experts hope Congress will consider in ‘23“. — Read…

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Faculty Fellow a Soros Justice Fellowship

Nicole Nguyen will bring taboo conversations into the public space and inform abolitionist organizing. Nguyen is associate professor of educational policy studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research, teaching, and…

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Honors Fellow selected for Freedom Scholar social change award

University of Illinois Chicago professor Beth Richie is among a select group of 10 progressive academics to be named to the latest cohort of the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Freedom Scholars, a group of scholars leading…

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Honors Student featured on UIC Today 'Inspiring Grads'

UIC sociologist Amy Bailey describes Christine “CC” Hier as “intellectually fearless, deeply committed to using her scholarship for social justice and exceptionally focused on her academic pursuits.” Through her Honors College capstone project…