Book celebrates Dentistry’s past

Patients at the dentistry clinic in the 1920s

Celebrating a Proud Past includes hundreds of photos from the College of Dentistry’s 100 years, including a clinic in the 1920s.

The College of Dentistry, which celebrated its centennial last year, has published a color, 226-page book about its history, Celebrating a Proud Past.

The book includes hundreds of photos, with sections on notable faculty of the past and current faculty, alumni and staff.

Articles cover changes in the college’s facilities, curriculum and research mission; social life and student organizations; minorities and women in the dental profession; and reflections from retired staff members.

Celebrating a Proud Past is available for $40, plus $4 for postage and handling per book. To purchase a copy, call 312-996-8495 or email


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