UIC LAS Students and New Alumni Win Fulbright Grants for Research

Congratulations to UIC's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students and new alumni for winning the Fulbright grants:

1. Elsa Anderson, a doctoral student in biological sciences, was awarded a Fulbright grant to study how human activities influence plant and insect communities in Berlin, Germany.

2. Josephine Chaet, a graduate student in anthropology, will travel in September to Amman, Jordan, to conduct nine months of Fulbright-supported fieldwork for her project on four women's organizations in Jordan and the ways in which the women involved in those organizations work with and against state structures to advocate for legislative change throughout the country.

3. Kajal Sachdev, a 2018 UIC graduate in biological sciences and psychology, is headed to Maastricht University in the Netherlands where she will complete a master's degree in legal psychology during the 2018-19 academic year.

4. Sanjana Srinivasan, who received a bachelor's degree in neuroscience and minor in Spanish this month, will move to Pamplona, Spain, this fall for nine months of Fulbright-supported research at the University of Navarra.

5. Rigoberto Robles, who earned a 2012 bachelor's degree in graphic design and a 2014 master's degree in Latin American and Latino studies from UIC, will use his Fulbright grant in Colombia for an interdisciplinary research project entitled "Exploring Graffiti as an Expression of Urban Art." Robles, who applied for the Fulbright through UIC, will examine urban art and graffiti policy in Medellin.

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