Portrait of Jim Duignan by artist Jeff Zimmerman

The Interrupter

Artist and educator Jim Duignan’s practice gets marginalized students involved in their learning.

Thank you from Our Students

Your Impact, Our Gratitude

The UIC community raised nearly $200,000 to mitigate the impact of the current crisis in the lives of students who are working toward a better future through their education and ensure that our…

Monarch butterfly on flower

Saving the Monarch Butterfly

UIC has taken a lead role in the fight to save the monarch butterfly, which plays a vital role in global food production and whose population has seen a dramatic drop in the last two decades.

champions network


The CHAMPIONS NETWork is an initiative that promotes youth empowerment for health equity through health education, community engagement opportunities and career development programs.

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…