June 18, 2012Distinguished Engineer-Physicist Named UIC Vice Chancellor for Research
Mitra Dutta, distinguished professor and head of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a former senior executive with the U.S. Army Research Office, has been named vice chancellor for research at UIC, pending approval of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.
June 7, 2012UIC Ranked 11th of World’s Best Young Universities
The University of Illinois at Chicago is ranked 11th on a list of the world’s best young universities published by Times Higher Education of the U.K.
May 24, 2012U of I Foundation Closes Campaign, Tops Goal with $2.4 Billion
The University of Illinois closed out its eight-year Brilliant Futures Campaign with gifts and pledges of nearly $2.43 billion — 8 percent more than the $2.25 billion goal.
May 9, 2012UIC Bioengineering Doctoral Student Receives FMC Fellowship
Christopher Knowlton, a University of Illinois at Chicago doctoral student in bioengineering, is among four University of Illinois Ph.D. students who received $20,000 FMC Technologies, Inc., Fellowships for the 2012-2013 academic year.
May 9, 2012Four UIC Students Win Brundage Scholarships
Fourteen University of Illinois students from the Chicago, Springfield and Urbana-Champaign campuses have been awarded Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Four of the winners attend UIC.
May 7, 2012Labor Secretary Hilda Solis at UIC Tuesday to Discuss Challenges, Opportunities Facing Grads
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis will sit down with college students and recent graduates at the University of Illinois at Chicago on Tuesday to discuss the challenges and opportunities they face as they enter the workforce.
May 1, 2012Commencement at UIC
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz, Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard K. Koh, and other civic and business leaders are the featured speakers at college commencements at the University of Illinois at Chicago May 2-6.
April 26, 2012Two UIC Students Recognized by Goldwater Foundation
Two University of Illinois at Chicago students who plan medical careers have been recognized by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence Foundation for their academic achievement. Both plan to earn joint M.D./Ph.D. degrees to become physician-researchers.
April 17, 2012Students, Grads to Lobby for State Support of U. of I., Higher Education
On Wednesday, April 18, more than 200 University of Illinois alumni and students from the university’s three campuses will be in Springfield to meet with legislators as part of the fourth annual “University of Illinois Day at the Capitol” lobby effort.
April 10, 2012UIC Named ‘Tree Campus USA’ by Arbor Day Foundation
The University of Illinois at Chicago has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. UIC has 5,376 trees of 101 different species on its 250-acre urban campus on the near-west side of Chicago.