Category: Provost Communications

Campus Conversation Thursday, April 6

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

Next week we continue our yearlong Campus Conversation series with a panel discussion on The First Amendment and “Speech” on Campus: What’s Going on and Why, on Thursday, April 6, noon to 1:00 p.m. in Student Center West, Thompson Rooms A and B.

The panel members are:

Sheldon Nahmod, University Distinguished Professor of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago-Kent College…


Monthly Office Hours

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students,

Beginning this month, I will hold monthly office hours in my office, UH 2832. All faculty, student or staff members are welcome to drop in during the 90-minute time period to discuss whatever is on their mind. For this month, the office hours are on Monday, February 20th, 11:30 – 1:00. For the rest of the semester and through the summer,…


Reminder – Campus Conversation Feb. 1: A First Look at the Trump Administration: Immigration & Constitutional Law

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

This week we will continue our Campus Conversation entitled A First Look at the Trump Administration: Immigration & Constitutional Law. The first part, What’s Going On and Why? will occur tomorrow, Wednesday, February 1, noon to 1:00 p.m. in Student Center East, Illinois Rooms A & B, on the third floor.

The panelists are faculty from Northwestern Law School and the University of Chicago Law School: Daniel Rodriguez, Erin Delaney, and…


2017 Provost’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

It is my pleasure to announce the 2017 Provost’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award. This award was established in 2011 to recognize professional advisors who have demonstrated exemplary skill in academic advising and a commitment to student success at UIC.

I invite you to nominate an individual who has made a significant contribution to academic advising at UIC by completing the online form…


Campus Conversation Feb. 1, 2017 – A First Look at the Trump Administration: Immigration and Constitutional Law

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

We will continue our year-long Campus Conversation series this semester with a panel discussion titled, “What’s Going on and Why? A First Look at the Trump Administration: Immigration and Constitutional Law.” The panel discussion will take place on Wednesday, February 1, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Student Center East, in Illinois Rooms A&B on the third floor. The panel members…


Campus Conversation Series: Spring 2017

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

With the presidential election and its potential implications looming large in the news and in our lives, I would like to announce that we will continue our year-long Campus Conversation series in 2017. The first presentation will be a panel discussion titled, What’s Going on and Why? A First Look at the Trump Administration: Immigration and Constitutional Law.  The panel discussion will…


Campus Conversation series for November 2016

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

In November we continue our year-long Campus Conversation series with a two-part conversation on The World Around Us: Immigration, Migration & Displacement: Walls and Bridges.

Part one will be a panel discussion, What’s Going On and Why?, to be held on Wednesday,…


Campus Conversation Panel Discussion Oct. 5, 2016

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

Next week we continue our year-long Campus Conversation series with a panel discussion on The Election of 2016: Engagement, Conflict & the Common Good: What’s Going On and Why? The panel discussion will take place on Wednesday, October 5 from…


Campus Conversation series for September

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

This week, on Wednesday, we continue the new year-long Campus Conversations series with the first Open Forum, entitled The Summer of 2016: Race, Police and Violence: Can We Imagine a More Just Future?

Our monthly conversations focus on recent events in the news: violence, the role of police,…


Campus Conversation Reminder

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

Now that we are a few weeks into the new school year, I wanted to take the opportunity to remind you of our exciting new year-long Campus Conversation series.

The theme of the series for the year is What’s Going on and Why: How Can We Imagine a More Just Future?

Our monthly conversations will focus on recent events in the news: violence,…