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UIC 2024 academic decathlon judges

Spring 2024 List of Accomplishments

Faculty Accomplishments Ralph Keen won the 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Catholic Historical Association. Malgorzata Fidelis’s 2022 book, Imagining the World from Behind the Iron Curtain: Youth and the Global Sixties…

Student accepts award

Congrats award winners

The Department of History held its annual Gilbert Osofsky Lecture and Ceremony on Wednesday, April 24 before one hundred some-odd guests in the Cardinal Room of Student Center East.  Barnard College’s Premilla Nadasen…

Premilla Nadasen

Premilla Nadasen speaking at annual end-of-year celebration

We’re delighted to invite you to this year’s Gilbert Osofsky Lecture, the Department of History’s annual end-of-year celebration, held on Wednesday, April 24 at 2:00 p.m.  This year, in addition to welcoming friends…

Keynote speaker Dr. Tikia K. Hamilton with UIC students and faculty

Grad Student Conference a Success

The UIC Department of History’s newly revived Graduate Student History Conference took place on Saturday, March 9, featuring conferees from all over the country on a delightfully wide range of topics.  Katy Evans,…

Undergraduate students inducted into Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society during Fall 2023

Fall 2023 List of Accomplishments

Student Accomplishments Graduate student Jeff Nichols worked as an archival researcher on an episode of WTTW’s “Chicago Stories,” titled “Angels Too Soon: The School Fire of ’58.” The episode focuses on a tragic…

Professors Quadri & Schultz with five student inductees

Students Inducted into History Honors Society

The UIC Department of History honored some of its best students on Wednesday, November 2, 2023, inducting 6 more students into the Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society during an afternoon ceremony. This…