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Kendal McGinnis, UIC graduate student.

July 19, 2023

UIC graduate student awarded State Department Critical Language Scholarship

Kendal McGinnis is one of 500 students selected from U.S. colleges and universities

A woman works on a laptop between two piles of books, one with a robot on top and one with a coffee cup on top.

June 22, 2023

AI in the classroom: opportunity instead of fear 

Instructors in the First-Year Writing program challenged their students to explore the benefits and limitations of language models

Margena Christian

June 2, 2022

UIC lecturer awarded fellowship from The HistoryMakers

Margena Christian to incorporate The HistoryMakers Digital Archive within English course

Playwright Luis Alfaro, (center) with Luis Alberto Urrea, UIC pr

April 18, 2022

Latinx authors share how their Mexican culture, family influences their work

Playwright Luis Alfaro and acclaimed novelist Luis Alberto Urrea exchange stories about their writing process during talk at UIC

28 Days of Black Excellence, Rasheedah Shahid-Tezak

February 24, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Rasheedah Shahid-Tezak
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence: Rasheedah Shahid-Tezak

“I was really inspired a lot by the teachers that I saw in the English department that looked like me,” says author Rasheedah Shahid-Tezak. Transcript

February 15, 2022

UIC English student shows work in London gallery

Madeline Zuzevich selected to show work she created for the Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar at the Holy Art Gallery in London

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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