Extraordinary Alumni

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

Usama Ibrahim BS '17, BA '17

Usama Ibrahim (BS ’17, BA ’17) was awarded the Class of 2020 Courage Award and Theresa D. Cropper Diversity & Inclusion Award in Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. The Courage Award is…

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…

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…

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