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 23, 2012Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate to Speak at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a talk by Iranian human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Laureate.
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 to Host Global Activism Expo
Hundreds of Chicago-area activists will gather at the University of Illinois at Chicago for the fifth annual Global Activism Expo on April 28, hosted by UIC’s Social Justice Initiative and presented by Chicago Public Media, WBEZ 91.5 FM.
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.
April 2, 2012NBC Star and Chicago Native to Speak at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a talk by Danny Pudi, actor from NBC’s comedy “Community.”
March 26, 2012Asian American Awareness Month at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates Asian American Awareness Month with cultural events, performances, lectures and presentations. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
March 23, 2012UIC Theatre Presents Brechtian ‘Full Circle’
Chicago- and Los Angeles-based performer Dado will direct acting students at the University of Illinois at Chicago as they present Charles Mee’s “Full Circle,” based on Bertolt Brecht’s “The Caucasian Chalk Circle.”
March 20, 2012UIC Hosts Congo Conference and Cultural Events
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s past and present politics, art, economics, civil society and law will be the focus of a conference, “The Congo: Reclaiming Its Destiny,” presented by the University of Illinois at Chicago along with cultural events and a banquet.