In this issue:
- 50 years of Chicago NOW
To celebrate the Chicago chapter’s anniversary, Visiting Lecturer for Special Collections and University Archives David Greenstein has curated “Don’t Iron While the Strike is Hot: Chicago NOW’s fight for Equality,” an exhibit in UIC’s Richard J. Daley Library that documents the local group’s fight for gender equality.
- American Friends Service Committee: Overcoming Injustice and Violence
The UIC Library has recently made available the collection of the American Friends Service Committee. These records detail the organization’s contributions to the peace and civil rights movements as well as its programs addressing poverty and underprivileged groups in Chicago and its suburbs, parts of Indiana and Wisconsin.
- Library Fellowship Program
In May 2017, the UIC Library granted granted fellowships to six scholars to further their research using the holdings of Special Collections and University Archives at the Richard J. Daley Library and the Library of the Health Sciences – Chicago.
- Regina Dominican student wins Richard J. Daley in the Public Sphere History Award
Emily McNaughton of Regina Dominican High School was awarded the 2017 Richard J. Daley Leadership in the Public Sphere History Award for her project, “Mary Bartelme: The Woman Who Changed the Lives of Young Girls,” presented during the Chicago Metro History Fair ceremony.
- New awards recognize outstanding student library research
Congratulations to the first recipients of the UIC Library Research Awards. The winners each received awards of $300 for their outstanding research completed using Library collections and research tools.
- The Image of Research turns 10
This year marks the 10th anniversary of The Image of Research at UIC. An awards reception featuring the winners and the finalists for the exhibition took place at Gallery 400 on October 24, 2017.
- The Food’s the Show
Join us for an exhibition of photographs, memorabilia and other materials from Don Roth’s Blackhawk Restaurants. Now on exhibit through December 22, 2017.
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