- August 28 Following a fun-filled week of Orientation, the campus community cheerfully welcomed the Class of 2018 to campus during the official Matriculation Ceremony on August 27.
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- August 20 Lauren Sanford ’15 dove deep into the politics of Los Angeles County this summer.
- August 1 This summer, Trixie Orozco ’16, participated in a marine biology program with the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. The program included Saturday morning classes on marine biology and culminated in a class trip to the Bahamas.
- July 25
Daryn Cass ’10 is credited as the first author in an article—her ninth—published in May by the scientific research journal Molecular Psychiatry.
- July 24
Sometimes, a Richter Scholar research project doesn’t wrap up when the summer program ends.
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- July 22 Professor of Politics Ghada Talhami was interviewed on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight television show about the recent hostilities between Israel and Hamas.
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- July 8 Assistant Professor of Education Desmond Odugu, a Nigerian native, comments on his compatriots’ emotional connection to their national anthem during the FIFA World Cup.
- June 29 Professor Les Dlabay is co-author of the 11th edition of Personal Finance, a textbook that has been used at more than 900 colleges and universities.
- June 25 Students from the Latin American Global Business Senior Seminar attended two programs presented by the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago.
- June 20 Professor Amanda Felkey, who specializes in household economics, offered comments for this WalletHub study examining the best cities for families.
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- June 14 Fifteen students engaged in research this summer attended a regional pharmacology meeting and brought home recognition for the seventh straight year.
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- June 11 Summer is a fun time for students to explore Chicago and attractions in the surrounding area—and it’s all just a train ride away!
- June 10 Assistant Professor of Religion Ben Zeller comments on the controversial film Unmosqued, which depicts a younger generation of American Muslims drifting away from Islam.
- June 10 Have a question about the economic impact expected from the 2016 Democratic and Republican conventions? Ask Professor Rob Baade. The Columbus Dispatch did.
- June 3 These two Richter Scholars learned this summer that research isn’t all about the sciences; it’s necessary in all fields, including education.
- June 3 Marina Rawlings ’17 and Kevin Kupiec ’17 learned how to make letters of the alphabet this summer for their Richter Scholar project—only it wasn’t as easy as it sounds.
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Assistant Professor of Communication Elizabeth Benacka and her two Richter scholars are investigating Stephen Colbert’s use of satire as a rhetorical device.
- June 2 Associate Professor of English Joshua Corey saw the publication of his first novel, Beautiful Soul: An American Elegy this month.
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