Denise Howard Long has won the UIS Chapin Outstanding Master's Thesis award for the 2006-07 academic year. Her thesis – titled "The Breadwinner in Post-World War II American Literature: Constructing Masculinity at Midcentury" – was chosen from among eight theses and projects nominated by graduate departments at the university.
Mona Colburn, who earned a master of arts degree in Environmental Studies, and Michael Howard Kelley Jr., who earned a master of arts degree in History, received Special Merit Awards. Other students who were nominated are: Lisa M. Bosworth (Educational Leadership), Eugenio Fernandez (Management Information Systems), Teresa Sharp Holton (Individual Option), Dorothy L. Johnson (Human Services), and Vishal D. Parikh (Computer Science). Read more>>