All arts humanities

The Backward River Festival

October 5, 2021

Backward River Festival presents a celebration of water, art, activism

Hosted Oct. 16-17 by UIC’s Freshwater Lab

September 22, 2021

$5M Mellon Foundation grant to support a national initiative in Latino humanities studies

Features consortium with all 16 Hispanic-Serving Institutions in the country that have R1 designation

September 22, 2021

Subvención de $5 millones de la Fundación Mellon apoya iniciativa nacional en estudios de humanidades Latinas

Cuenta con un consorcio de las 16 instituciones en el país con la designación R1 sirviendo a los hispanos

Gallery 400 Art Opening - Tunji Adeniyi-Jones_Blue Dancer

August 26, 2021

‘Young, Gifted, and Black’: Nationally traveling exhibition reopens UIC’s Gallery 400

The exhibition runs from Sept. 2 through Dec. 11 with multiple events featuring ‘Young, Gifted, and Black’ artists

Fulbright logo

August 11, 2021

UIC announces students, alumni offered Fulbright awards for 2021-2022

Four offered the prestigious opportunity to study, conduct research and teach abroad

RHartshorne JPlunkard. Credit Nicholas James

July 28, 2021

Announcing the Hartshorne and Plunkard Fellowship in Architecture

HPA, an architecture, planning and interior design firm was founded in 1987 by UIC alums.

Critical Language Scholarship

July 26, 2021

UIC student, alumna selected for State Department Critical Language Scholarship

Award supports intensive study of Indonesian, Russian languages

Actor Stephanie Shum who plays Aya in "Hummingbird" navigates the virtual reality stage wearing a VR headset.

June 23, 2021

UIC’s ‘Hummingbird’ play a union between design, engineering and theater in virtual reality

Immersive play in UIC’s Electronic Visualization Lab shows how ‘technology can really tell a story’

Displacement-1090x595 Credit: Nidhi Sharma, research assistant for “Dis/Placements” project

June 16, 2021

UIC project details history of urban displacement in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood

Features walking tours, interactive 3-D timelines, podcasts, artwork, photo essays, and storymaps

Jane Addams Hull House

May 14, 2021

UIC’s Gallery 400 and Jane Addams Hull House Museum earn Terra Foundation grants for joint exhibit

The grants total over $50,000 for the research and development of a joint initiative as part of Art Design Chicago, a Terra Foundation initiative

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