Undergraduate Faculty and Staff Awards Stories on award winners Heading link Copy link Faculty Honored with ASPPH's Undergraduate Education Award Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Karin Opacich earned the 2020 Riegelman Award for her efforts founding and leading the BA in Public Health program at the School of Public Health. Undergraduate Advisors Earns Campus Award Friday, March 13, 2020 Kevin Price, academic advisor with the undergraduate public health programs at SPH, earned the 2020 UIC Provost’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award. 2019 Silver Circle Award Winner: John Hermann '03 Friday, May 10, 2019 For the second time in four years, undergraduate public health professor John Hermann was recognized by UIC's graduating seniors as one of the university's best instructors. 2018 Silver Circle Award: Funmi Apantaku-Onayemi Tuesday, May 1, 2018 SPH's Funmi Apantaku-Onayemi, PhD, was recognized by the Class of 2018 graduating seniors as one of UIC's best teachers. 2017 Silver Circle Award Winner: Joseph Zanoni Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Joseph Zanoni works with small groups of public health students students to class partner with local community organizations to tackle a particular issue. 2016 Silver Circle Award Winner: Joanna Michel Thursday, April 21, 2016 Joanna Michel teaches Public Health 101, a course where students learn to find their own voices when it comes to speaking about social justice. 2015 Silver Circle Award Winner: Dr. Linda Rae Murray '80 Tuesday, April 28, 2015 As an alumna of SPH and faculty in the undergraduate public health programs, Murray was awarded UIC's highest recognition for excellence in teaching.