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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…

Alumni honorees: Jean Ragalie-Carr, Howard Kaufman and Daniel Laskin

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…

Chris Schwartz at Wall Breaking Ceremony

$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…

Students Jamie Danemayer and Feliciano Ocegueda prepare a map of vacant properties in the Bronzeville area.

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…

Donna Farley hanging out with lemurs in Madagascar.

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

Bob Kay and his wife.

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…

Medicine students practicing medicine.

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…

Dr. Luan Phan walking down a hallway.

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,…

gentlemen with shovels gather for surgical, robotic center groundbreaking

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…

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