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Hello, Political Science students, and welcome back! I just wanted to touch base with you briefly on a few quick points:
1. This is an unusual semester to say the least. Most of our courses are remote synchronous, and a few are fully online and asynchronous, and we are doing our absolute best to deliver the highest quality of education to you. We want you to get everything out of your courses that you would be getting if we were sitting in the classrooms together.
2. All the faculty and staff of the Political Science Department are here to help you, so don’t hesitate to contact us. We enjoy talking with students!
3. If you have any issues, concerns, or questions about a Political Science course that you want to share with me, you can send me an email at email@example.com, or call me at 312-413-3782, and I will try to help you with it.
Best wishes for a great Fall semester!
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“It wasn’t really that I immediately chose UIC, so much as UIC took the time and effort and sought out minority students from underrepresented counties in Illinois and had enough courage to believe in me. They also offered me a financial award that allowed me to receive a college education in the first place. This, to me, is what UIC’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is all about.”LAS 2017, Political Science Department, UIC|
“Education extends from the classroom to the environment around you. The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Political Science department challenges me to escape my comfort zone and learn from all of the diverse perspectives that I am exposed to on campus and the city around me.”LAS 2016, Political Science Department, UIC|
“My research, but more importantly, my development as a graduate student and emerging scholar, would not have been possible without the support from my advisors, UIC’s support and the research support of several national institutions. I was able to benefit from many departmental awards including Milton Rakove Memorial research and paper awards, and the Lynn Ragsdale Fellowship, which helped support my study of Hindi in Jaipur, India. I was able to learn Hindi and complete my initial research in India with the support of awards, like UIC’s Dean’s Scholar Award, and National-level awards, such as the Critical Language Scholarship, and a Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship. Not only did my advisors encourage and support me to pursue many research opportunities, but also we celebrated together as I found success in these awards. Probably the defining moment was at this past American Political Science Association conference (2015) where I received the Norton Long Young Scholar award in front of my main three advisors-Dr. Sultan Tepe, Dr. Dennis Judd, and Dr. Yue Zhang as well as a friend, former student, and now assistant professor, Dr. Annika Hinze. I’ve benefited immensely from the intellectually stimulating supportive environment that Chicago and UIC have provided.”PhD candidate, Political Science Department, UIC|
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# 81 in Political Science in the country according to USA News.
# 8 in standout colleges of America by Niche.