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.
March 14, 2012UIC Police First Fully Accredited University Force in Ill.
The UIC Police became the first university police force in Illinois to receive full accreditation from the Commission for the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, a national credentialing authority for municipal, county and state agencies.
February 17, 2012Economist to Discuss Diversity in Talk at UIC Feb. 21
The University of Illinois at Chicago will present a talk on “The Value of Diversity in a Complex World” by Scott E. Page, the Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science and Economics at the University of Michigan and 2011 inductee of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
February 1, 2012Five UIC Students Win Gilman Study Abroad Awards
Five University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduates have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships for study abroad opportunities during the 2012 spring semester. Since 2006, UIC students have received 54 Gilman scholarships totaling $224,500.
January 23, 2012Trustees Set Tuition for New Students
Guaranteed four-year tuition for incoming U of I students next fall will increase by 4.8 percent, or the equivalent of 1.9 percent per year during the four-year guarantee. The Board of Trustees passed the proposal, which ties tuition increases to the rate of inflation, at its meeting on campus Thursday.
January 20, 2012Marine Corps Jazz Band Joins UIC Faculty in Free Concert
The 18-member Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band will join UIC faculty jazz artists to perform a variety of jazz standards at a free concert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.