News & Events

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...

Brian Geiger

Student Highlight: Brian Geiger

Brian is an Honors College student double majoring in Political Science and Criminology, Law & Justice.   He came to UIC as a transfer student and says his UIC experience has been both challenging and rewarding. Brian contributes one of his most...

Professors Filindra and Kaplan win National Award

Congratulations to Professors Alexandra Filindra and Noah Kaplan for receiving the Lucius Barker Award, to be presented at the MPSA–Great work, Alexandra and Noah! On behalf of the Midwest Political Science Association’s Lucius…

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.