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Alumni Appreciation Day at the Field Museum in Chicago

On Saturday, August 24, thanks to the generous support of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Department of French and Francophone Studies held its first Alumni Appreciation Day at the Field…

Suzanne Oskouie Awarded a Fulbright Research Grant

Suzanne Oskouie, a 2013 Honors College graduate, has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to study neural progenitor cell migration and differentiation at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. Her fellowship will last…

Yann Robert awarded 2013-14 Mellon Foundation Fellowship

Yann Robert, Assistant Professor in the Department of French and Francophone Studies, was awarded a 2013-2014 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship at the Newberry Library. Professor Robert will spend one year in residence…

Morgan-Short, Taboada, Weber receive teaching awards

Professors Kara Morgan-Short and Inma Taboada of the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies and Elizabeth Dolly Weber of the Department of French and Francophone Studies are among the recipients of the 2012-2013…

French majors/minors receive $18,250 in study abroad funding

Congratulations to the following French majors and minors! Annayeli Munoz will be going to study in Senegal in the Spring.  She won three awards totaling $9,250, including the Gilman International Scholarship.  She is…

Yann Robert discusses politics in Tribune article

Yann Robert, assistant professor of French and Francophone studies,  discusses the French Revolution-based origins of the political terms “left” and “right” in an article from the Chicago Tribune. You can read the article…

French major wins Iranian-American Scholarship

Suzanne Oskouie, a neuroscience and French major in the Honors College, won an Iranian-American Scholarship Fund award. She was also a Highly Commended entrant in the Undergraduate Awards program, an Ireland-based organization that…

Kristan Karinen receives Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Kristan Karinen, a senior French and Francophone Studies major from Novato, California, is one of nine UIC undergraduates awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for study abroad. She will spend a year in…