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Honors College News

PAP Honors Student Heading to MIT

Alvaro Sahagun, a recipient of the President’s Award Program (PAP) Honors Scholarship, will head to MIT in the fall to pursue graduate study. Read about how he used multiple opportunities for experiential learning…

UIC Honors Student selected for a Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

Anis Barmada, a UIC Honors College senior majoring in biological sciences and chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was selected for a Gates-Cambridge Scholarship, a highly competitive selection award which…

UIC Honors student receives Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Lopa Bhatt, an Honors College junior majoring in physics and mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is the latest UIC student to receive the prominent $7,500 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship…

Honors Faculty in the News

Margena Christian, Honors College Instructor and UIC lecturer in English, is the author of a cover story for the upcoming March issue of Ebony magazine that profiles Tyler Perry, who heads the publication’s…

Four UIC researchers recognized as AAAS fellows

Honors College Faculty Fellows Thomas Park, professor of Biological Sciences, and Maria Varelas, professor of science education, were recently elected to the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Park has…

Student’s smile ‘could light up a room’

The UIC Honors College mourns the loss of Ruth George: student, classmate and friend. Ruthie was, in the words of her Honors College advisor, “friendly, passionate, and dedicated,” whose smile lit up the…