Impact

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…

Margret Amatayakul, president of Margret\A Consulting and a UIC graduate and former faculty member.

Applied Health Sciences Graduate Gives Back

Margret Amatayakul believes that education and opportunities for advancement are vital to success. That is why Amatayakul, president of Margret\A Consulting and a University of Illinois at Chicago graduate and former faculty member,…

Chris Schwartz at Wall Breaking Ceremony

$5 Million 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…

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…