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Alberto Barraza

Student Highlight: Alberto Barraza

Alberto A. Barraza, will be a UIC graduating senior on Mother’s Day weekend, May 2016.  Even before his high school graduation, he had his sights set on attending UIC for college.  Alberto admits that due to some setbacks, he was not very focused...

In the Media

May 31, 2016 Dick Simpson, UIC professor of political science, appeared on WTTW-TV’s “Chicago Tonight”  for a panel segment about his recent co-authored report on City Council voting patterns. Simpson was joined on the panel…

Scott Braam

Student Highlight: Scott Braam

He earned his BA in Fall of 2011, his Master’s degree in 2014, and he is now studying for doctoral preliminary exams scheduled for Fall 2016.  He will ultimately become a UIC trifecta alum!

Spring 2016 Speaker Series Announced

Faculty and students are invited to a series of Wednesday talks at lunch hour, 12:00-1:00. Sessions occur in Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) Room 1115 unless otherwise noted. Graduate students will get first crack in the Q…

Ifunanya Anikamadu

Student Highlight: Ifunanya Anikamadu

Ifunanya says, “Education extends from the classroom to the environment around you.  UIC 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.”  A junior, she...

Department hosts National Student Issues Convention

On October 30, 2015, more than 200 students gathered in the UIC Student Center East to discuss the issues they hope local, state, and federal representatives will address.  The National Student Issues Convention,…

Jayme Massion

Student Highlight: Jayme Massion

Jayme is a graduating senior, majoring in Political Science and Economics. She grew up in Carpentersville, Illinois, and attended Elgin Community College completing an Associate of Arts degree, before transferring to UIC.

Ruben Bautista

Student Highlight: Ruben Bautista

Ruben recently returned from studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).  As a student at the LSE he had the chance to take two courses: Development Economics 307 and Law 203—International Commercial Litigation...