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June 7, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

Four 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, 2012

Labor 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, 2012

Commencement 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, 2012

Two 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, 2012

Iranian 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, 2012

Students, 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, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

UIC 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.

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