Driving Discovery

We deliver real solutions to the world's most crucial challenges.

Honoring alumni for service, achievement

Three outstanding UIC alumni will be honored Thursday during the UIC Alumni Awards Luncheon in Student Center East. Howard Kaufman (BA ’82, LAS) and Jean Ragalie-Carr (BS ’83, AHS) will receive the Alumni…

$5M gift to expand nursing school’s simulation lab

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing has received a $5 million donation from M. Christine Schwartz to expand upon an existing simulation laboratory that bears her name. The new center…

Turning Brownfields into "Greenfields"

Repurposing formerly unproductive land for renewable energy provides surrounding communities with a sustainable, clean energy source, and creates new opportunities in low-income, urban areas. Undergraduate public health students have been working with Bruce…

World Traveling Woman Gives Back

Having traveled to all seven continents, Donna Farley, PhD, MS, (MPH ’75) has seen first-hand the value of global public health

An Incredible Life Serving the Public and Giving Back

After completing an undergraduate science degree in Florida and working summers at the Manatee Reservoir water treatment plant as a field sampler and lab analyst, Robert Kay, DrPH, (MPH ’78) was hired as…

Impassioned Medicine: Medical Student Alex Cano

Born in Mexico and raised in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, medical student Alexandra Cano wants to apply everything she’s learned at the University of Illinois College of Medicine to improve the health of…

Innovative Medicine: Professor K. Luan Phan, MD

Dr. Luan Phan has tremendous hope for military veterans suffering from PTSD. As the director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders clinical and research programs at the University of Illinois College of Medicine,…

Work Begins on Surgical, Robotic Training Center

The UIC department of surgery, in partnership with the department of neurosurgery, broke ground Dec. 12 on a new expanded surgical and robotic surgery training center. Both departments are well-known innovators in surgical…

Sharper view of eye surgery

Imagine needing to perform a surgery looking through the tunnel of a microscope. You need to manipulate your surgical tools within the space of a pea or less, and there’s no tactile feedback.…