Department Spotlight

Graduate and Undergraduate Student Award Winners for 2021

On behalf of the Department of Economics, we want to recognize the achievements of several of our most outstanding graduate and undergraduate students in the program. We are impressed by what you have accomplished in the classroom, in the UIC Community, and beyond, especially in the face of the challenging circumstances presented by the COVID – 19 pandemic.

Congratulations!

 

Sincerely,

Darren Lubotsky, Director of Graduate Studies

Marcus Casey, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Steven Rivkin, Department Head

 

 

 

Graduate Student Awards

 

James Doti Award – Outstanding Research Accomplishments

 Katherine McElroy

 

Winifred Geldard Memorial Award – Outstanding Third Year Paper

Meiqing Ren

           

Sylvia L. Saffrin Memorial Award – Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Miguel Andueza Purgimon

           

 Mitch Krask Award – Outstanding Performance in First and Second year coursework

Ann James and Mosaddek Hossain

 

 

Undergraduate Student Awards

 

For Outstanding Academic Achievement:

 

James Doti Award

Monay Zayed

 

Winifred Geldard Memorial Award

Hal Stadtwaldt & Rachel Berkey

 

Silvia Saffrin Memorial Award

Taylor Lenburg

 

Bassett, Chiswick, Kosobud, and Stokes Award

Dana Malo

 

Pitis – Diaz Memorial Award

Noor Al-Sheikh

 

Dr. Michele M. Thompson and Dr. H. Woods Bowman Scholarship

Karen John, Nominee

 

For Outstanding Service and Leadership:

 

Ronald Moses Memorial Award

Jocelyn Bravo