Alumni News Alumni Yen Duong (PhD 2017, UIC) Selected as the 2018 AMS Mass Media Fellow for AAAS Thursday, March 22, 2018 Yen Duong, who completed her Ph.D. in the UIC Math, Statistics, and Computer Science department in fall 2017, will spend ten weeks this summer as a Mass Media Fellow (MMF) of the American… Alumna Erica Bernheim is Featured on the News Chief Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Erica Bernheim, who received a Doctorate in English and Creative Writing in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has brought attention to poets. Bernheim states, “I draw inspiration mainly from reading other… Professor Adam Khan is welcomed to the Board of Directors by the Chicago Council on Science and Technology Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Adam Khan, UIC alumni of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, joins Chicago Council on Science and Technology and the board of directors with Chicago civic leaders that represent research and academic… Work By Alumna Joanna Kurowska to Appear in Literary Journal Friday, April 29, 2016 The Chicago Tribune reports that the work of LAS alumna Joanna Kurowska, Ph.D. Literature and a former UIC instructor, will appear in the literary magazine Willow Review, a non-profit journal published by the… Creative Writing PhD Alumnus Jeffery Renard Allen Interviewed in UVAToday Friday, March 18, 2016 Jeffery Renard Allen, a 1992 Ph.D. alumnus in English-Creative Writing at UIC, was profiled in a UVAToday article entitled “From Amsterdam to Zanzibar: New UVA Professor Jeffery Allen on Writing.” The article touches… LAS Alum to Deliver Western Illinois Universtiy John Hallwas Liberal Arts Lecture Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Western Illinois University news reports that LAS physics department alum James Rabchuk will deliver the 12th annual John Hallwas Liberal Arts Lecture Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 10-11. Political Science Alum Wins American Bar Association Scholarship for Law School Monday, August 25, 2014 LAS Department of Political Science alumnus Jonathan Zarate (BA, 2013) is among the recipients of the 2014 American Bar Association (ABA) Legal Opportunity Scholarship, which grants financial assistance to incoming law students. LAS Alum Hugh Vondracek Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship Monday, July 14, 2014 LAS alum Hugh Vondracek (Political Science, 14) has been awarded a fellowship by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phithe nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Latest Novel by LAS English Alumnus Jeffery Renard Allen Featured on Cover of NYT Book Review Monday, June 23, 2014 The latest novel by LAS creative writing alumnus Jeffrey Renard Allen (PhD, 1992) has been reviewed on The New York Times Book Review. LAS Alumni Wins 2014 Golden Apple Award Wednesday, May 14, 2014 LAS Alumni Melissa Talaber Matwyshyn (biological sciences and chemistry 04) has received a 2014 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.