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Students and members of the Asian American Resource and Cultural

April 27, 2022

Asian American Resource and Cultural Center opens in new home

AARCC celebrates its 17th year with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new center

Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez, Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Illinois Chicago, Department of History

March 24, 2022

Bridge to the Faculty scholar earns prestigious dissertation award

Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez is a member of the Bridge to the Faculty 2021 cohort

Community activist Rodolfo "Rudy" Lozano who attended University

March 3, 2022

Library exhibit highlights Latinx activist ‘Rudy’ Lozano

The exhibit, “A Search for Unity: Rudy Lozano and the Coalition Building in Chicago,” will run until the fall

Jocelyn Reaves, 28 Days of Black Excellence

February 28, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Jocelyn Reaves
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Jocelyn Reaves is a health care executive turned serial entrepreneur who has a passion for helping people actualize their potential. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Yolanda A Coleman

February 27, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Yolanda Coleman
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Yolanda Coleman earned her PhD in the UIC College of Nursing and is the UIC Nursing Alumni Associate Board President. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Karia Coleman

February 26, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Karia Coleman
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UIC alumnus Karia Coleman has created a successful business providing exercise interventions for people with chronic health conditions Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Al Riley

February 26, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Al Riley
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UIC alumnus and former State Representative Al Riley discusses his efforts to lead policy, infrastructure and mass transit improvements in Illinois.

28 Days of Black Excellence, Rasheedah Shahid-Tezak

February 24, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Rasheedah Shahid-Tezak
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“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

28 Days of Black Excellence, Gerald Smith

February 23, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Gerald Smith
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Equity and inclusion program director says ‘just a little nudge, it makes a huge difference’ when it comes to supporting students, colleagues. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Desiree Stepteau

February 22, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Desiree Stepteau-Watson
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Stepteau-Watson earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at UIC. Transcript

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