The UIC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research is pleased to announce the 2016 UIC Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award program. The purpose of the Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award is to recognize and celebrate the efforts and commitment of those individuals who are advancing knowledge in their area of research and scholarship. These individuals inspire and promote continued excellence at UIC.
• The Distinguished Researcher award will be given to four UIC researchers who have demonstrated outstanding research achievements in their field of expertise.
• The Distinguished Scholar award will be given to one UIC scholar from the Arts, Architecture, Design or the Humanities who has demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievements in her/his field of expertise.
• The Rising Star Researcher award will be given to four UIC early career researchers who have demonstrated outstanding promise to become future leaders in their area of expertise.
• The Rising Star Scholar award will be given to one UIC scholar from the Arts, Architecture, Design or the Humanities who has demonstrated outstanding promise to become a future leader in her/his area of expertise
One Distinguished Researcher and one Rising Star Researcher award will be made in each of the following categories:
• Basic Life Sciences
• Clinical Sciences
• Natural Sciences & Engineering
• Social Sciences
One Distinguished Scholar and one Rising Star Scholar award will be made in the following category:
• Humanities, Art, Design, & Architecture
Nominations can be submitted by anyone from the UIC community who is knowledgeable about a successful UIC researcher. Self-nominations will be accepted.
Letter of Intent: Friday, October 21, 2016, Noon
Nomination: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, Noon
For additional information, including eligibility criteria, please go to http://research.uic.edu/funding-opportunities/faculty-awards/researcher-year-awards.
For questions, please contact Tony Halford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 6-7036.
CCTS Biomedical Health Informatics Colloquium
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
College of Medicine Research Building
909 S. Wolcott, 6th Floor, Conference Room 6175
"Institutional Policies around Research Data: Why we need them, what should be in them, why it isn't just IT security- but should include that"
Abigail Goben, Liaison Librarian, Assistant Professor, Library of the Health Sciences, UIC
Please register at http://bit.ly/2bGwKu5. A light lunch will be provided.
We simply could not let the 500th anniversary of the first publication of the book Utopia in 1516 by St. Thomas More go by without inviting a noted scholar and having a good discussion (with refreshments), all for free admission.
Therefore, you are cordially invited to the following:
Utopia 500: A Quincentenary Lecture / Discussion
St. Thomas More
Lawyer, Judge, Statesman
Prof. Gerard Wegemer
Professor of English & Founding Director of the Center for Thomas More Studies, University of Dallas, author, Young Thomas More and the Arts of Liberty, Cambridge U. Press; A Thomas More Sourcebook, Catholic U. Press; editorial board, Moreana, etc.
6:00 PM, Monday, 9/26/16, after the 5:15 Mass
St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center at UIC
700 S. Morgan, Chicago
St. Thomas More’s revolutionary work of Socratic irony and imaginative genius, Utopia, was first published in Latin in 1516. Hear one of the world’s leading More scholars lecture on More and his Utopia, especially Book I, and join in a freewheeling discussion marking the 500th anniversary of this celebrated work. Refreshments will be served.
This event is co-sponsored by the Thomas More Society, www.thomasmoresociety.org
The School of Catholic Thought, schoolofcatholicthought.org, @JP2_SCT, is a department of the St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center at UIC, located at 700 S. Morgan, and at Rm. 231 Student Center West, 828 S. Wolcott
School of Catholic Thought events since 2011 have been scheduled in cooperation with Catholic student and other organizations on the UIC campus.
Admission Free, but since space will be limited, RSVP REQUIRED:
Albert Schorsch, III
Director, Integritas Institute for Ethics
Integritas Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCewEohNbzS-6iqcJUqS7HIg
School of Catholic Thought
St. John Paul II Catholic Newman Center at the UIC campus
700 S. Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607-4217
West Campus Newman Chapel
Rm. 231, SCW
828 S. Wolcott
Facebook: St. John Paul II Newman Center - UIC
UIC campus mail code: M/C 317