July 19, 2012U of I Board Seats Student Trustees
Kenneth Thomas, UIC Honors College senior majoring in political science, was among three students seated to serve on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees for 2012-13 at a ceremony Thursday at the board’s July meeting in Chicago.
July 11, 2012Chicago Employers Seek to Hire Vets, Spouses Thursday at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago and the 100,000 Jobs Mission host a major hiring event for U.S. military veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and military spouses.
June 27, 2012Gap Funding Helps UIC Professors Commercialize Discoveries
Four technologies being developed by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have been awarded the first UIC proof-of-concept gap funding grants, designed to help UIC faculty transition their inventions from the laboratory to the marketplace.
June 22, 2012UIC Police Arrest Suspects in Area Robberies
The Joint Robbery Task Force of the UIC Police and the Chicago Police Department’s 12th District and Area 4 Detectives has made an arrest leading to charges for a suspect in several robberies, including the April armed robbery of a UIC student in the 1000 block of South Loomis Street.
June 21, 2012Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Donates Archives to UIC
The Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, a group formed 36 years ago when the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Gregg v. Georgia reinstated the death penalty, has donated its archives to the UIC Library.
June 21, 2012UIC Bioengineering Students Win Whitaker International Study Grants
Two University of Illinois at Chicago students and one recent UIC graduate have been awarded funds from the Whitaker International Program to study abroad during the coming academic year.
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 14, 2012Five UIC Students Receive Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships
Five University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduates have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships for study abroad opportunities.
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 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.