UIC News profiles LAS Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice graduate student Georgina Enciso in an article regarding her research into the dynamic of interactions between young people of color and the police.
Issues of citizenship, immigration and belonging were addressed during a recent event presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center and the Futuro Media Group, producer of National Public Radio's "Latino USA."
Leon Fink, UIC distinguished professor of history, is interviewed in a story from Chicago Public Radio's "Curious City" series, which, in its latest installment, explores how the Haymarket Square Riot of 1886 impacted labor, politics and justice in Chicago.
Tyrone Forman, UIC vice provost for diversity and professor of African-American studies and sociology, recently discussed issues surrounding race relations in sports and society during a "Chicago Tonight" (WTTW-TV) panel segment on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who received a lifetime ban from the NBA after a recording of his racist remarks were made public.
During his four years at UIC, Hugh Vondracek got good grades, started a mens club soccer team, led a campus ministry program, guided students as a resident adviser and interned at the U.S. embassy in Turkey.
Seven faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are among the recipients of a 2014 Silver Service Award, which recognizes overall teaching excellence and are chosen by graduating seniors.
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.