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Students in the iLead program put down the books, push away the desks and work on exercises to help them gain the confidence they need to be the leaders of tomorrow.

First Impressions

 Under Dean Michael Mikhail, the College of Business Administration is placing a greater emphasis on teaching students the soft skills needed to succeed

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 in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, to find the foods he grew up eating.

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…

Jamie Simone, MUPP ’04

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…

Gary Buslik teaching an English class

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…

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,…