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  • New HON 201 Available! Faculty-In-Residence course in JST: Engaging Ideas to Build Leaders and Scholars

    In partnership with Campus Housing, we are offering a section of HON 201 (Honors Seminar) on Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 8:00 in JST!  This course is titled “Engaging Ideas to Build Leaders and Scholars” and features the Faculty in Residence talking about their research or creative scholarship, from chemistry to criminal justice, family medicine to pharmacy practice.  It’s a wonderful chance to get to know more about the great faculty that live and work in the residence halls: from their specialties, to their hobbies, to ways to be more comfortable talking to faculty in general.

    If this sounds like a great idea, add HON 201 – CRN 21199 to your schedule.  This is a one-credit hour course, graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory.  But hurry! The deadline to change your schedule is September 2nd!

    (Note – this course is not limited to students who live on-campus!  All Honors College students are eligible to take this course – commuters, too!)

     

    Here is the full course description:

    HON 201 Faculty In Residence: Engaging Ideas to Build Leaders and Scholars – 1 hour

    21199                          7:00 - 7:50                   R                                  N. Ardinger

    This seminar brings the divergent expertise of campus housing Faculty in Residence (FIRs) to Honors College students. Faculty in Residence help realize a living-learning community by their presence at various sites in campus housing. This seminar will showcase select FIRs' research/creative scholarship and inter-professional collaborative education and practice, including chemistry, criminal justice, financial literacy, managerial studies, music, family medicine, and pharmacy practice, among others. Each FIR will engage students on issues of concern in specific areas of study and domains of work, emphasizing both theory and practice. Students will have opportunities to explore the range of scholarship/inter-professional education UIC has to offer, undergirded by a common core of eagerness to understand the experienced world.

  • New Hon 200 course: Considering Antiracism: Moving from Ideas to Action

  • Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar (Spring 2018) – Apply by 10/30

  • Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar on Resistance to Slavery, Deadline 11/2

    Dear UIC students,

    I am delighted to announce the topic for the Spring 2016 Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar:  Break the Chains:  Revolt, Rebellion, and Resistance in the World of Atlantic Slavery.  The Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar is a team-taught interdisciplinary course that is open to undergraduates from four Chicago-area universities (DePaul, Loyola, UIC, and Roosevelt).  The six-credit course provides undergraduate students an unparalleled opportunity to conduct archival research in one of the country's foremost public research libraries. This year the seminar will explore the many varieties of slave resistance in the Atlantic world, using primary documents from Europe, Africa, and especially the Caribbean. Topics will include revolt among maritime laborers; the creation of multicultural communities among enslaved Africans and Indigenous people; Caribbean slave revolts; the relationship between slave resistance and the abolitionist movement; slave conspiracies in the decades before the U. S. Civil War; and the influence of slave rebellions on the philosophy, music, and literature of the period.

    The course will meet at the Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, on Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00-5:00 (January 12-May 5) and will be taught by Professor John Donoghue, associate professor of history at Loyola University, and Professor Jeffrey Glover, associate professor of English at Loyola.

    Each student who is accepted into the seminar will be awarded a $250 scholarship to cover the cost of transportation and other research related expenses.  Any junior or senior at UIC is eligible to apply.

    To apply for the course, simply fill-out an application form and submit it electronically with the required materials to:  Professor Lisa A. Freeman, lfreeman@uic.edu.   The application deadline is Monday, November 2.

    If you have questions about the course, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am eager to ensure a strong contingent of students from UIC and would be more than happy to meet with you to discuss the course.

    Yours,

    Lisa A. Freeman
    Associate Professor and Associate Head
    Department of English

  • Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar: Exchange Before Orientalism: Asia and Europe 1500-1800, Info Session, Mon. 10/24

    Dear UIC Students,

    I am delighted to announce the topic for the Spring 2017 Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar:  Exchange before Orientalism: Asia and Europe 1500-1800.  The Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar is a team-taught interdisciplinary course that is open to undergraduates from four Chicago-area universities (DePaul, Loyola, UIC, and Roosevelt).  The six-credit course provides undergraduate students an unparalleled opportunity to conduct archival research in one of the country's foremost public research libraries. This year the seminar will explore the multiple exchanges—commercial, political, religious—between Asia and Europe during this fascinating period before European imperialism transformed an uncertain process of mutual familiarization into a struggle for dominance.

    The seminar will meet at the Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, on Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00-5:00 (January 17-May 4) and will be taught by Professor Laura Hostetler (History, UIC) and Professor Ellen McClure (French/History, UIC).

    Each student who is accepted into the seminar will be awarded a $250 scholarship to cover the cost of transportation and other research related expenses.  Any junior or senior at UIC is eligible to apply.  This potentially could serve as a Capstone project for Honors College students.

    An Info Session will be held on Monday, October 24 from 2 - 3pm in 114 Burnham Hall.

    To apply for the course, simply complete an application form and submit it electronically with the required materials to: Professor Lisa A. Freeman, lfreeman@uic.edu.   The application deadline is Monday, October 31.

    If you have questions about the course, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am eager to ensure a strong contingent of students from UIC and would be more than happy to meet with you to discuss the course.

     

    Yours,

    Lisa A. Freeman

    Professor

    Department of English

  • Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar: Applications due 10/18

  • New Art Education Undergraduate Major – Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2018

  • More Seats Available for Online PSCH 100 and HIST 105 in 8-Week Summer Session

  • Medicine in Art Course--Spring 2020

  • McGowan Institute – Regenerative Medicine Summer School 2017, Applications due 4/1

  • McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Summer School (Applications due 4/30)

  • Looking for an Honors Activity? Take an Honors Seminar!

    Seats are still available in a variety of exciting one-credit Honors Seminars for Fall 2014!  Take these courses to fulfill your Honors Activity for the semester, or for your own personal growth and enrichment!

    A select few HON 201 Seminars include the following.  Visit http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/courses2.shtml for a full course listing!

    HON 201 Think Global, Act Local: Global Health Service Learning Program
    Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:45 pm, Taught by Dr. Chamberlain, CRN: 32758

    Take this seminar to learning about global health issues AND begin to address them!  This special two-semester course sequence will focus on core global health concepts during the fall semester --- topics such as the global burden of disease, the intersection of global health and human rights, social determinants of health, and more.  Then, in the spring semester, students will work in partnership with a local community organization to implement a service learning project to address these issues.  Students will be expected to take both the fall and spring semester seminars; the fall seminar will be a pre-requisite for the spring seminar.

    Course Highlight: HON 201 Who Was Uncle Tom?
    Tuesdays, 2:00 - 2:50 pm, 1 credit hour, Taught by Professor Cirillo, CRN: 13763

    The Richard J. Daley Library houses three rare collections focused on the Atlantic slavery and the trade and these provided the materials for an exhibit mounted in 2012-13. This September, the Library will host an exhibit from the University of Birmingham, England, entitled, Visualizing Uncle Tom’s Cabin, using promotional materials from the 19th century of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel of 1852, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. This seminar will utilize the reading of Stowe’s novel and a supporting history of the slave trade, Marcus Rediker’s The Slave Ship, as well as visits to the Stowe exhibit and the documentary collection in the Daley Library. 

    HON 201 An Introduction to Faculty Research on Diversity
    Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:45 am, Taught by Dr. Lori Baptista, Director of the African American Cultural Center, CRN: 13770

    Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn about diversity from a variety of different perspectives!  The course will feature different faculty guest speakers from across campus who will share about their research on a variety of topics related to race, ethnicity, prejudice, discrimination, diversity, social identity, cultural understanding and diaspora, etc. 

    HON 201 Introduction to Research and Critical Thinking
    Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:45 am, Taught by Dr. McKirnan, CRN: 21199

    Interested in getting involved in undergraduate research in the future?  This course will help prepare students with a foundation in research.  It will help you understand various types of research and how to develop a strong research question.  You also will learn about how to seek out research, where to find funding, how to handle IRB issues, and more.  Note: This course will be a 2-credit hour blended module package with one Honors seminar and one online course.

  • Limited space available in HON 294: Leadership: A Skill to be Learned and Earned!

    HON 294: "Leadership: A Skill to be Learned and Earned" 

    --TR, 9:30-10:45 (3 hrs; CRN: 35117)

    **Leadership is one key to your success in life, and developing your leadership qualities constitutes an ever-important task, regardless of what career you choose.

    **You will meet local leaders from diverse industries to learn from their insight and experience. 

    **You will learn to integrate theories with practice from Prof. Bill Kohler, a great professor from Managerial Studies!

  • LAS Intercollege Transfer Process

  • LAS announces a new online LAS minor declaration form!

  • LAS 289 Fall Internship Proposal Form

    LAS 289 is a variable credit hour course.  For every 60 hours at your internship, you can earn 1 credit, 120 hours earns two credits and 180+ hours earns three credits.  There is also a monthly seminar attached to this course (syllabi attached). Ms. Robin B. Hursey will be offering the monthly seminars on Wednesday's on 9/21, 10/19 and 11/16 at 3-4:30pm OR on Thursday's on 9/22, 10/20 and11/17 at 3:30-5pm. There are only 20 seats available in each seminar, so you should submit your proposal as soon as possible.

    If you have secured a fall internship and would like to earn elective credit for your internship you will need to complete the form on-line (it must be typed), print and then call Ms. Hursey's office to schedule an appointment, 312-996-0425, for approval.

  • Kinesiology Intercollege Transfer Information Sessions

  • Juntos: Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Latinx Students, and the Future of Study Abroad Panel (10/2)

  • Info Session for HC/Roosevelt Exchange Collaboration (5/13)

  • Informational Session on the Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar – Wed. 10/25 at 3pm

  • Honors Courses still available!

  • Honors Core Courses still available for Fall 2022!

    As of this writing, several Honors Cores have seats remaining, including

    • HON 121: Music as a Tool for Environmentalism and Change (CRN 27313)
    • HON 122: Killing with Kindness: Humanitarianism and the Politics of "Doing Good" (CRN 45171)
    • HON 125: Rwandan Genocide Reinterpreted and Revised in its Historical and Global Context (CRN 37884)
    • HON 128: Musically Imagining America: ONCAM A Cultural History of Folk, Country, and Bluegrass Music (CRN 36639)
    • HON 131: Mathematics through Time (CRN 34822)
    • HON 133: Contemporary Evolution: Natural Selection (CRN 42169)
    • HON 142: The Real Made Magical: Strategies of Speculative Fiction and Poetry (CRN 36683)
    • HON 142: Realism, Satire, and Speculation: Reading Recent African American Cultural Production (CRN 43640)

    Each of these classes may fulfill general education requirements. First-years and new transfers can register immediately; other students are welcome to request permission at https://forms.uofi.uic.edu/sec/435427861. Requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Visit https://uofi.app.box.com/v/Fa2022HONCourses for full descriptions of Core classes and HON 200, 201, and 301 courses that might also have availability. Don’t forget non-course activity options including internship/professional development, research, service, and course supplements: https://honors.uic.edu/academics/honors-activity-options.

  • Honors Activity Still Available!

  • Honors Activity Option: Network, Lead, Succeed: HON 401

    HON 401 offers a fun and exciting line-up of speakers.  This is an excellent chance to pave a path to a success. The class will meet on Tu/Thursday mornings. Look for HON401 on the schedule of classes and sign up today.

    New speakers are still being added, so stay tuned! 

    The schedule currently includes: 

    • "Gender and Leadership." Emilia DiMenco, former Executive VP BMO Harris Bank, N.A., & current President/CEO Women’s Business Development Center
    • "Emotional Intelligence."  Cecelia Mazanke, Owner, Direct Connect Coaching
    • "Leading in International Contexts."  Donald Bielinski, former Chairman, Asia Pacific, Hudson Global, & current Managing Partner, SMB Interim Management, LLC
    • "Leadership and Creative Risk." Scott Dikkers, Founding Editor and Vice President for Creative Development of The Onion
  • Honors Activity Option: Discussing Current Events + Hard Topics

  • HON 201: Water: The Matrix of Life

    The properties of water, its fundamental structure, its behavior as a solvent, its importance in biological systems and some interesting physics. We will also examine societal concerns related to water and its chemistry.

    The class meets Thursdays from 2:00 - 3:00 pm and is taught by Professor Woodbury.  The class is one credit hour, graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.  View more details here: http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf

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    To view a full list of Honors Seminar offerings for Spring 2015, visit http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf.  We encourage Honors students to take Honors Seminars to fulfill your Honors Activity for Spring 2015 (for sophomores, juniors, and seniors not working on Capstones) or just to explore areas of interest and learn about new topics. 

  • HON 201: The Politics of Public Space

    Are all public spaces inclusive—that is, are they equally accessible to people of different race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, and ability? This course challenges students’ understanding of their environment by using the UIC Library as a site of analysis. This course will run in tandem with a course at Northwestern University as part of the new Chicago Local Online Collaborative Course project, an iteration of a Distributed Online Collaborative Course (DOCC) which is a feminist response to the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) model. In addition to communicating via online methods, students from both universities will come together at UIC at the end of the term to discuss their findings at each institution’s library. For more information on MOOCs and DOCCs, visit: http://femtechnet.newschool.edu/docc2013/ 

    The class meets Wednesdays from 10 - 10:50am and is taught by Professor Moreno.  The class is one credit hour, graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.  View more details here: http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf

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    All Honors students are encouraged to take Honors Seminars to explore areas of interest and learn about new topics. To view a full list of Honors Seminar offerings for Spring 2015, visit http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf.

  • HON 201: The Anthropocene and the Sixth Extinction: Human Impact on Earth’s Natural Systems

    With the dramatic increase of extinction rates among diverse groups of organisms, it has been suggested that we are now in a new part of the geological time scale, informally designated the Anthropocene. This seminar examines the arguments on Anthropocene with a particular focus on the Sixth Extinction, including a review of and comparison with of the “Big Five” extinctions of the fossil record. The class also examines the ethics and technology of “de-extinction” and efforts to protect endangered species.

    The class meets Wednesdays from 2:00 - 2:50 pm and is taught by Professor Plotnick.  The class is one credit hour, graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.  View more details here: http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf

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    To view a full list of Honors Seminar offerings for Spring 2015, visit http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf.  We encourage Honors students to take Honors Seminars to fulfill your Honors Activity for Spring 2015 (for sophomores, juniors, and seniors not working on Capstones) or just to explore areas of interest and learn about new topics. 

  • HON 201: Reform in Criminal Law, Police & Justice

    HON 201 Reform in Criminal Law, Police & Justice – 1 hour
    27560    Mondays, 4:00 – 4:50 PM     L. Robles

    The course explores incidents that warrant a change to specific areas of the current criminal justice system. The course will concentrate on specific events in recent history that have lead to the introduction of new policies. The topics are not an exhaustive list of the reasons that policy makers have demanded changes to criminal justice however; they are the events that have been the focus of attention in the media. We will first survey a general introduction to criminal law and the changing role of police in society. The first issue of discussion will concentrate on the increase in “Active Shooter” occurrences across the country such as Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. The class will then transition to the second amendment and tackle the issues behind gun purchase restrictions vs. the second amendment right to bear arms. In addition, the class will assess the use of deadly force by police and apply the law to the facts in the Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin cases. Students will then visit the Insanity Defense and apply the recent murder of American Sniper Chris Kyle. Finally, students will study the Boston Marathon Bombing trial.

    Interested? Register online. Want to see more options? View the full list of Honors courses for Fall 2015! Remember that taking an Honors course can fulfill your Honors Activity requirement. Or if you already have an idea about what to do for your Honors activity, consider taking these exciting courses for your personal growth and enrichment! 

  • HON 201: Race and Ethnicity on the American Stage

    How are issues of race and ethnicity represented on select theater performances from the Civil War era to the present? This seminar views theater as public form to examine how it addresses conflicts and cultural division and inspire responses.

    The class meets Tuesdays from 9:30 - 10:45 am and is taught by Professor McDermott.  The class is one credit hour, graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.  View more details here: http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf

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    To view a full list of Honors Seminar offerings for Spring 2015, visit http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf.  We encourage Honors students to take Honors Seminars to fulfill your Honors Activity for Spring 2015 (for sophomores, juniors, and seniors not working on Capstones) or just to explore areas of interest and learn about new topics. 

  • HON 201: Maximizing Individual and Organizational Effectiveness: The Human Side of Business

    Would you like to gain insight from an industry expert on human capital? This seminar discusses how an organization can maximize its employees—both individual contributors and formal leaders—to create value, including topics such as relationship building, leading diverse teams, human aspects of acquisitions, and geographic expansion and restructuring, among others.

    The class meets Wednesdays from 8:00 - 8:50 am and is taught by Professor Oliver.  The class is one credit hour, graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.  View more details here: http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf

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    To view a full list of Honors Seminar offerings for Spring 2015, visit http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf.  We encourage Honors students to take Honors Seminars to fulfill your Honors Activity for Spring 2015 (for sophomores, juniors, and seniors not working on Capstones) or just to explore areas of interest and learn about new topics. 

  • HON 201: Literary Hell: Comparative Narratives of Descent

    HON 201 Literary Hell: Comparative Narratives of Descent - 1 credit hour
    CRN: 13760,  3:00 – 3:50 Wednesdays, Taught by R. Ryder

    Representations of the underworld can be found throughout both Eastern and Western literary traditions, and not all of them conform to the typical notion of a place of torment and damnation, fire and brimstone. This course will focus on “underworld literature,” those texts that do not necessarily depict Hell – although some certainly do – but which are nevertheless deeply concerned with what lies under the surface of the Earth. Beginning with Plato’s cave, we will continue with different textual representations of the underworld, from the Orpheus myth and Dante’s Inferno to the texts of Milton, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Jules Verne, Dostoevsky, H. G. Wells and Sartre, among others. We will also consider the depiction of Hell and the underworld in films such as Scorsese’s Apocalypse Now and comics like Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman series. We will consider not only the ways in which the underworld is determined by the political, historical, and spiritual circumstances of this world, but also what promises and punishments the underworld has to offer beyond the world in which we live.

    Interested? Register online. Want to see more options? View the full list of Honors courses for Fall 2015! Remember that taking an Honors course can fulfill your Honors Activity requirement. Or if you already have an idea about what to do for your Honors activity, consider taking these exciting courses for your personal growth and enrichment! 

  • HON 201: Introduction to Research and Critical Thinking

    HON 201 Introduction to Research and Critical Thinking – 2 hours

    CRN: 21199,  12:00 - 12:50pm Mondays, Taught by Professor McKirnan
    (Note This course will be a 2-credit hour blended module package with one Honors seminar and one online course.)

    This course introduces research and critical thinking to Honors College students from any major, to prepare them for entering into research with faculty across campus. It covers the basics of research—how to conceive a research question, what are various types of research and their underlying principles, and so on; and also practical matters such as IRB issues, how to find a faculty member to work with, and where to look for undergraduate research funding, among others.

    Interested? Register online. Want to see more options? View the full list of Honors courses for Fall 2015! Remember that taking an Honors course can fulfill your Honors Activity requirement. Or if you already have an idea about what to do for your Honors activity, consider taking these exciting courses for your personal growth and enrichment! 

  • HON 201 Global Health Seminar

    HON 201: "Think Global, Act Local: Global Health Service Learning Program" 

         T 1:00 to 1:50; CRN: 15068

    The seminar is taught by Dr. Stacey Chamberlain at the Department of Emergency Medicine. She is also the Director of Humanitarian Service, UIC Center for Global Health. She will take students to local communities such as Lawndale Christian Health Center, Asian Human Services Family Health Center, Illinois Heart Rescue, ChildLink, and Casa Juan Diego, to implement service-learning projects to address identified health-related needs. Students will be working in teams to learn how global health concepts can be realized in local settings!

    There are only a few seats left, so move quickly if you want to seize the opportunity!

    A detailed description of the seminar follows below:

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    Think Global, Act Local: Global Health Service Learning Program

    Dr. Stacey Chamberlain

    The Global Health Service Learning Program spring seminar will engage students in a service learning project in conjunction with a local community organization. Students will apply global health concepts in local settings by working in teams with an organization to plan and implement a service learning project that addresses a health-related need identified by the community.  Students will gain real-life experience to enhance their understanding of global health concepts such as the burden of disease, health disparities, and social determinants of health, while building their competencies in cultural exchange, professionalism, communication, project planning and implementation, and teamwork.  Most importantly, through their projects, students will be actively contributing to improving health in Chicago neighborhoods.

    Students who have not taken the fall seminar classroom-based prerequisite course will be required to participate in a preparatory make-up session during the first two weeks of classes. 

  • HON 201: Foundations for the Future

    HON 201: Foundations for the Future - 1 hour
    13761     3:00 – 3:50 Wednesdays

    This is an important professional development course for juniors and sophomores that will give you tools to succeed at UIC and beyond. It will be required of all Honors students starting with the incoming freshman class, but existing students can now register for it too. Guiding you through the next steps in your academic and professional career, it will cover four major units—research and other forms of creative scholarship, major awards, career/internship/graduate school, and long-term future goals.  You’ll examine scholarly and practical issues to help you to get ready for the Honors Capstone; locate and apply for major awards and fellowships; discover post-baccalaureate, grad school, and career possibilities; polish networking and mentoring skills; and encourage life-long learning and financial literacy.  Class discussions and readings will be supplemented with interactive activities such as creating a resume and online persona, panel discussions with invited speakers, and mock interviews.

    Interested? Register online. Want to see more options? View the full list of Honors courses for Fall 2015! Remember that taking an Honors course can fulfill your Honors Activity requirement. Or if you already have an idea about what to do for your Honors activity, consider taking these exciting courses for your personal growth and enrichment! 

  • HON 201: Climate Change: Acceptance and Denial

    What risks does human-induced climate change bring to civilization and how people talk and conceive such risks? This seminar explores the realities and uncertainties of climate science by reading Mann’s book, and discusses plausible scientific, media, business and political critiques of climate-change research and its implications.

    The class meets Thursdays from 11 - 11:50am and is taught by Professor Howe.  The class is one credit hour, graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.  View more details here: http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf

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    To view a full list of Honors Seminar offerings for Spring 2015, visit http://www.uic.edu/honors/learning/documents/20151-CourseListWEB.pdf.  We encourage Honors students to take Honors Seminars to fulfill your Honors Activity for Spring 2015 (For sophomores, juniors, and seniors not working on Capstones) or just to explore areas of interest and learn about new topics. 

  • HON 201: Biomedical Discovery and the Media

    HON 201 Biomedical Discovery and the Media – 1 hour
    CRN: 13684,  1:00 – 1:50 pm on Fridays, Professor R. Debreuil

    We live in an era in which scientific discovery is happening at breakneck speed. Every day there are news stories that update and extend the material in our textbooks. For the layperson, there is a daunting assortment of new information to absorb. In this course, students will learn about connections between science and society by looking at how new discoveries in biomedical science are communicated to the general public. We will analyze current news stories as a reflection of what scientific advances have the greatest impact on society. At the same time we will have the opportunity to explore routes used to communicate scientific information to the public. In addition, there has been a fundamental change in the way that we access information. We will debate whether the change has made things better or worse, from the point of view of scientists. We will ask: How is scientific communication evolving, and what are the challenges for the future?

    Interested? Register online. Want to see more options? View the full list of Honors courses for Fall 2015! Remember that taking an Honors course can fulfill your Honors Activity requirement. Or if you already have an idea about what to do for your Honors activity, consider taking these exciting courses for your personal growth and enrichment! 

  • HON 201: An Introduction to Faculty Research on Diversity

    HON 201        An Introduction to Faculty Research on Diversity – 1 hour

    13770                    10:00 – 10:50      W                                            L. Baptista

    NOTE: This course will be held in 200 AH (The AACC Library)

    The Honors College embraces the university mission of supporting an understanding of diversity. As such, the College offers “An Introduction to Faculty Research on Diversity.” This seminar introduces students to the range of research conducted by UIC faculty members on topics related to race, ethnicity, prejudice, discrimination, diversity, social identity, cultural understanding and diaspora, etc. Faculty from colleges and disciplines across campus engage students in accessible and informative presentations that explore both the subject and methodology of their research.

    Interested? Register online. Want to see more options? View the full list of Honors courses for Fall 2015! Remember that taking an Honors course can fulfill your Honors Activity requirement. Or if you already have an idea about what to do for your Honors activity, consider taking these exciting courses for your personal growth and enrichment! 

  • HON 200 Internship Course

  • HON 200 – Honors Internship

  • HON 200 Course - Considering Antiracism: Moving from Ideas to Action - Seats still available!

    This course will explore the various ways in which we can ensure antiracist behaviors become part of our daily actions. Students will take ownership of these ideas and guiding our discussions. Largely dialogic, this course will offer opportunities for students to share insight, suggestions, and experiences. We’ll read articles and discuss how we can intentionally effect concrete change in our communities—on and off campus. We’ll also engage with these communities around us to further expand our reach.

    We look forward to working with you!

  • Global Health Course Offering in St. Kitts and Nevis in Summer 2020 (info session on 12/9)

  • Global Health Course Offering in St. Kitts and Nevis in Summer 2020 (Final deadline to Apply: 3/13)

  • Global Asian Studies Seminar with Internship Opportunity

  • Fulbright UK Summer Institutes for 1st and 2nd Year Students

  • Field Course in Computational Ecology (including fieldwork in Kenya), Info Session Mon. 10/20

    Announcing Field Computational Ecology course.
    Information meeting Monday, October 20, 6pm in 1127 SEO

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    Field Course in Computational Population Biology
    Spring 2015 (with preparation starting in November 2014)


    Instructors:
    Tanya Berger-Wolf (UIC),
    Daniel Rubenstein (Princeton),
    Iain Couzin (Max Planck Institute)

    A unique highly integrated field course is offered partially in Kenya (at the Mpala Research Centre) where biology and engineering students will work with faculty in both disciplines to learn how to ask questions, frame hypotheses and understand how and why the disciplines and cultures do this differently. The course will begin with background preparation in November-December where students learn the key concepts and approaches from biology, computer science and engineering. The initial interdisciplinary orientation will be followed by a research project in the field. The on-location course January 5-23 will be followed up throughout the semester culminating in a conference of student presentations.

    Fall lectures will cover a range of topics in computer science and ecology:
    *Introduction to population biology and ecology
    *Behavioral ecology and social interactions
    *Computational thinking
    *Data science
    *Network analysis

    The 2012 course is available at
    http://compbio.cs.uic.edu/~tanya/teaching/KenyaCourse.html

    The course is appropriate for upper level undergraduate students.
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    Dr. Tanya Berger-Wolf
    Department of Computer Science
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    compbio.cs.uic.edu/~tanya
    tanyabw@uic.edu 

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