Extraordinary Alumni

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

Global grocer Boyede Sobitan

Grocery shopping has long meant a trek for Boyede Sobitan, ’03 NURS, MHA ’07. In college, it took him about 30 minutes to drive from UIC to Old World Market, an African shop…

The 606’s Trailblazer Jamie Simone

It was years and years in the works. Neighborhood groups squabbled with developers who argued with aldermen. Landscapers had issues with investors who argued with construction teams. The project languished and then picked…

Circling Back with Gary Buslik

Gary Buslik lied to his parents about his major up until graduation. He was undecided for a portion of his undergraduate career, using pre-law as a guise, even when he chose to become an…

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…

Golden Grads

More than 1,200 undergraduate and 933 graduate students received their degrees Dec. 10. Two ceremonies were held at the UIC Pavilion to recognize students who graduated after summer and fall semesters. Seventeen “Golden…

Celebrating the '66ers

Members of the Chicago Circle Campus Class of 1966 returned to campus June 18 for the reinstallation of a class gift on the 50th anniversary of their graduation. P As Chicago Circle Campus…

UIC Celebrates Alumni Achievement

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD M. Christine Schwartz, ’70 BSN M. Christine Schwartz For years, the lobby inside the UIC College of Nursing building on Damen Avenue was a tired, disjointed mess, punctuated by a…

UIC Alumni and Friends Unite to Shatter #GivingTuesday Record

UIC gathered on Tuesday, November 29 to recognize #GivingTuesday.  We raised more than $94,000 frm 722 donors; a record for UIC.  These fund directly support students, faculty, research and more at UIC.  Take a…