Universidad de San Andrés Professor of Law María Gracia Andía (PhD, Northeastern University) is an author in the new book edited by Professors Jason Pierceson (University of Illinois Springfield), Adriana Piatti-Crocker (University of Illinois Springfield) and Shawn Schulenberg (Marshall University), Same-Sex Marriage in Latin America: Promise and Resistance. Chapters explore the role of public opinion, political parties, courts» Continue Reading
Tuesday, October 23 | 4:00 – 5:00pm | Forsyth Hall, Room 242 | RSVP
What is citation management software and how can it enhance your research and writing?Over the past several years, new technology has emerged to help manage, organize and prepare all of your research materials: articles, books, etc.Citation management software is your personal collection of reference materials (think iTunes for research materials). The tool allows you to add notes, produce annotated bibliographies, seamlessly insert references into your papers, and instantly produce properly formatted bibliographies at the end. As with the adoption of any new tool, it
Decoding the Presidential Management Fellows Application Process
Tuesday, October 16 | 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Registration Required
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is frequently cited as a highly prestigious program in the federal government. The fellowship is for graduate students and this webinar teaches students how to submit a strong application, explains how the program has changed with the implementation of the Pathways Programs, and provides insight into what happens after your application is submitted.
By Alejandra Cancino | Chicago Tribune | September 28, 2012
A rail manufacturer based in Illinois is in the final rounds of bidding to build 130 high-speed passenger rail cars for use on Amtrak routes in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and California.
The order would total $352.3 million.
The bid was submitted by Sumitomo Corp. of America and Nippon Sharyo U.S.A., which opened a $35 million passenger rail car plant in Rochelle in July.
The Rochelle plant is also making 160 "Highliner" rail cars for Metra Electric line customers in the Chicago
Joan Fitzgerald recently spoke on a panel at the Inner City Economic Summit, put on by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). “Cities across the country are creating innovative models and collaborative partnerships to lay the groundwork for sustainable economic development. By identifying industry strengths and then connecting capital, land use and business» Continue Reading
Mahfuzul Chowdhury, PhD ’92 has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Dr. Chowdhury is a professor of political science and director of the Social Science Research Institute at the University of Chittagong in Bangladesh. He will begin his term as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in October, joining the Department of Political Science at Duke University for» Continue Reading