Extraordinary Alumni

We are deeply proud of UIC alumni, who work hard, do good and give back every day.

Christopher A. Cali, BA '05, JD '09

Christopher Cali, JD has been awarded the 2020 Emerging Lawyer Award, an award given to the top 2% of lawyers under the age of 40 or that have been practicing less than 10…

UIC alumna Beth Gutelius, MUPP '09, PhD '16

Replaced by Robots? Not Yet

Alumna and Senior Research Specialist at UIC’s Great Cities Institute Beth Gutelius, MUPP ’09, PhD ’16, researches the impact of automation on warehouse workers, a hot topic that’s generating national headlines. Gutelius was…

Arnold Lee with Chicago Bulls player Wayne Selden Jr.

Dream Job

The Chicago Bulls will face the Charlotte Hornets tonight in their regular-season opener in North Carolina. UIC alumnus and Bulls Assistant Athletic Trainer Arnold Lee BS ’10 will be there, helping prepare them…

UIC alumnus and architect Kerl LaJeune (center) leading a group of runners

Respect the Distance

Running 32 marathons (18 in Chicago) has taught architect and UIC alumnus Kerl LaJeune BArch ‘92 to pace himself. “You have to respect the distance,” he says. When LaJeune first arrived in Chicago…

chancellor amiridis addresses audience at IGNITE campaign launch

UIC launches fundraising campaign to raise $750 million

The University of Illinois at Chicago launched “IGNITE: The Campaign for UIC,” on Saturday, October 28. Hundreds of friends, alumni and donors attended the kickoff rally and celebration to support the university’s strategic priorities…

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