EVL Alumna Brenda López Silva Earns Fulbright Award for Research, Teaching

September 9th, 2020

Categories: Applications, Education, VR, VR Art


EVL alumna (MFA 2004) Brenda Lopez Silva is among four UIC faculty members who have been selected as Fulbright scholars for 2020-21. They are among 800 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the flagship international educational exchange sponsored by the U.S. government.

Brenda López Silva, a research and development specialist with the Learning Sciences Research Institute at UIC, will use her Fulbright award to teach in Portugal, where she will lead a course on problem-based learning for storytelling with the design of virtual reality environments. She is scheduled to teach at the Polytechnical Institute of Lisbon beginning in March 2021.

Join us in congratulating Brenda on this well-deserved recognition!

See the full article in UIC Today.