The Office of Alumnae/i Relations is currently planning for in-person events and activities. As the campus moves towards re-opening we will continue to follow State of Illinois guidance on the easing of mitigation measures, while still requiring the wearing of masks and social distancing, especially indoors. Learn more.

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Alumnae/i Weekend 2022

June 10–12, 2022
The Office of Alumnae/i Relations will work tirelessly to create opportunities to celebrate your milestone with special emphasis on reconnecting you with friends and classmates. Read more.

Faculty Presentation: Jake Bucher

Restorative Justice In Our Society
Jake Bucher, Founding Dean for the College of Applied Social Sciences, talks about his teaching of the Introduction to Sociology, Juvenile Justice, and Criminal Justice course that he delivers in the Inside-Out mode at Cook County Jail. Watch his full presentation

Faculty Presentation: Mickey Sweeney

Magic, Witches, and Women Who Know Too Much
Mickey Sweeney will reveal through imagery and the written word, insights into some of our most notable literary figures and draw through-lines to how women are portrayed today. Watch her full presentation.

Faculty Presentation: Dr. José Blanco F.

Redesigning Fashion: How the Pandemic Changed Fashion Week
Dr. José Blanco F. shares insights on how, in just a few months, COVID-19 upended the fashion show industry. Watch his full presentation.

Faculty Presentation: Drs. Irina Calin-Jageman and Robert Calin-Jageman

Why Do We Forget? Using Sea Slugs to Understand Memory and Memory Loss
Drs. Irina Calin-Jageman and Robert Calin-Jageman research Aplysia californica (i.e., sea slugs) to help determine why neural connections are lost and, in some cases, regained. Watch their full presentation