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UIC Celebrates National Constitution Day

UIC’s celebration of National Constitution Day 2015 was marked by voter’s registration, and a special guest lecture by Craig Mousin, JD, MDiv, who spoke on the topic of The Gift of the Immigrant: …

Humaa Siddiqi

Student Highlight: Humaa Siddiqi

Humaa plans to attend law school sometime in the near future but would like to travel somewhere abroad before that.  Humaa is currently interning for Rabya Khan, the lead attorney, at the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) office.

Fall 2015 Speaker Series Announced

Faculty and students are invited to a series of Wednesday talks near lunch hour, 11:30-12:30.  Sessions occur in Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) Room 1115 unless otherwise noted. Light refreshments provided. Benjamin I. Page,…

Graduate Student Research Prizes Offered

The UIC Department of Political Science is pleased to announce that it will award the following prizes to Political Science Graduate Students this year: The Milton Rakove Memorial Fund Award — Two awards…

Faculty in the News: Dick Simpson on Upcoming Elections, Emanuel

In recent media coverage, Political Science Professor Dick Simpson appeared as a panelist on the Sunday, Sept. 28th broadcast of WBBM Newsradio’s (780-AM/105.9-FM) “At Issue,” discussing political campaign ads and tactics this election cycle.…

Christian Science Monitor Quotes Professor McFarland

The Christian Science Monitor recently quoted Professor Andrew McFarland in an article about the Illinois governor’s race and the issue of offshore investments between both candidates. The full article can be read here on the newspaper’s website.

Professor Simpson quoted on local election

Dick Simpson, professor, in the Department of Political Science and former Chicago alderman, frequently appears as a featured expert in news stories covering state and city government, politics, and corruption. As an expert on Illinois…