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October 14, 2021

Chicago Literary Hall of Fame to honor UIC’s Luis Alberto Urrea

Urrea will become the 11th Chicago author to receive the prestigious Fuller Award

September 30, 2020

A Feast of Serendib: A cookbook, cultural celebration and legacy

English professor Mary Anne Mohanraj creates cookbook born out of a love of food, culture and her battle with breast cancer

Adeline Barry Davee; Ruth Dunbar Davee

December 17, 2019

$3 million gift from The Davee Foundation to support English, history scholarships at UIC

Gift honors Adeline Barry Davee and Ruth Dunbar Davee

April 11, 2019

UIC professor, author awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Luis Alberto Urrea among select group of scholars, artists, writers

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April 10, 2019

What can I do with an English degree?

Alumni return to campus to give insights on careers

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April 6, 2017

UIC’s Urrea wins American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature

Writer joins previous winners Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lin-Manuel Miranda

Luis Urrea

March 10, 2016

UIC professor, author named finalist for top literary award

Urrea recognized for his short-story collection, “The Water Museum”