PhD Student Marissa Baker Awarded Dean's Scholar Fellowship!
The School of Art & Art History is very pleased to announce that MUSE student, Marissa Baker, has been awarded the Dean's Scholar Fellowship for her project titled The Nation Within: Chicago’s Black Arts Movement and the Figuration of Black Liberation
The Dean's Scholar Fellowship is a one-year, non-renewable award presented by the Dean of the Graduate College in recognition of a student's scholarly achievement. The award is intended to provide the most distinguished, advanced-level graduate students with a period of time dedicated solely to the completion of their programs. The Dean’s Scholar competition is open to doctoral students who have passed the Graduate College-required Preliminary Examination at the University of Illinois at Chicago and are well into their dissertation work, and also to MFA students who have passed second-semester review. Nominations must come from the program. A maximum of two (2) students may be nominated by each program. It is anticipated that 4-10 awards will be made for AY 2016-2017. Applications will be reviewed by the Graduate College Awards Committee at their April meeting.