Latest News and Announcements

Chicago Studies Undergraduate Research Prize: Apply Now

The College is excited to announce the new Chicago Studies Undergraduate Research Prize for the outstanding BA thesis or independent research project from 2018 that takes the city or region of Chicago as its primary subject of inquiry. Students from all academic disciplines in the College are eligible to submit their Chicago-focused research for review by a faculty committee. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2018. Find out more here

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PGE Director Sabina Shaikh publishes paper in Current Diabetes Report

Congratulations to PGE Director, Dr. Sabina Shaikh, on recently publishing a paper in Current Diabetes Reports with former Frizzell keynote speaker Rob Sargis, UIC professor Jyotsna Jagai, and two UChicago Harris students Colette Ashley and Shuhan Zhou! The paper, entitled "Underutilized and Under Threat: Environmental Policy as a Tool to Address Diabetes Risk" discusses the policy implications of endocrine disrupting environmental chemicals on diabetes risk. Check out the paper here!

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Lisa Schonberg and Secret Drum Band at International House: Event Recap

Didn't get a chance to make it to International house on March 29 for Lisa Schonberg's lecture and Secret Drum Band performance? Check out the event recap and photos here!

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Meet PGE Alumni!

Check out our new series where we profile Program on the Global Environment alumni! This week, meet Frederic Repond, an Environmental Studies and Economics double-major who graduated in 2015. See what he has been working on since graduating!

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