Wilson Accepts Position as Dean of LAS

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Barbara Wilson will be the next Harry E. Preble Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Dr. Wilson is the current executive vice provost for faculty and academic affairs and the former head of the Department of Communication. Congratulations to Dr. Wilson on this tremendous accomplishment!

Tue, 13 May 2014

Illinois Tradition Award Winners

We recently celebrated our students’ achievements at the Illinois Tradition Awards. Here is a list of winners. Congratulations to all!

Undergraduate Student Awards:

The Richard Murphy Award (outstanding scholarly paper)
Tayana Panova

The Wayland Maxfield Parrish Award (highest GPA)
Emma Goodman

The King Broadrick-Allen Award (highest GPA in pre-law)
Colleen Couture

The Otto A. L. Dieter Award (outstanding service)
Natalie Arroyo

The Joe Wenzel Award
Julie Lanham

The Caterpillar Excellence Scholarships
Arissa Moore & Brea Thompson

The Bonita M. Whitlock Scholarship (outstanding academics and service)
Spencer Kennedy, Kaitlyn Taylor, & Eric Wiemer

Graduate Student Awards:

The Henry L. Mueller Award (outstanding new teaching assistant)
Christofer Skurka

The Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award (outstanding veteran teaching assistant)
Erin Basinger

The Karl R. Wallace Award (distinguished scholarship)
JiYoung Chae

The Ruth S. and Charles H. Bowman Award (outstanding teaching, service, and scholarship)
Elizabeth Carlson

Outstanding Article Award
Rohini Singh

The Stafford H. Thomas Award (outstanding service)
Nicole LaVoie

Ruth Anne Clark Scholarships (research awards)
Erin Basinger, Katie Irwin, Julius Riles, & Eric Wiemer (undergrad)

Tue, 13 May 2014

Bishop wins Provost Teaching Award!

Mardia Bishop has been selected to receive the campus Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Office of the Provost.  She will be recognized at the annual Celebration of Teaching Excellence on April 22.  Congratulations to Mardia on this well deserved honor!

Mon, 07 Apr 2014


Department Colloquium

10/3/2014 | 3:00 pm


Faculty Meeting

10/17/2014 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

4053 Lincoln Hall

NCA - Departmental Reception

11/21/2014 | 6:30 pm

Hilton Chicago - Continental Ballroom B

Last Day of Classes

12/10/2014 - All Day

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