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Honors College News

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Faculty Fellow Neiman Labs journalism prediction for 2023

Zizi Papacharissi’s journalism prediction for 2023 is published in Neiman Labs. Zizi Papacharissi is an Honors College fellow, professor and head of the Department of Communication. — Read full article here.

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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…