Monthly archives: May, 2016

Thank you, and a Favor

Dear Colleagues,

As the semester draws to a close and we turn our attention to celebrating our students’ achievements at graduation, I want to pause for a moment to say thank you, and to ask for a favor.

First, thank you for making my first three months at UIC so wonderful.  All of the faculty and staff I have met have welcomed me warmly and I have…


Nikos Varelas Appointed Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs

I am delighted to announce that Dr. Nikos Varelas has accepted the position of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs, effective August 16, 2016, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Dr. Varelas is currently LAS Distinguished Professor in UIC’s Department of Physics and Associate Dean for Student Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. In his two decades as a…