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Students listen during a panel discussion.

May 23, 2024

Education alums support 2024 graduates 

College of Education provides new grads with the opportunity to connect with alums

Wasan Kumar, a 2021 University of Illinois Chicago graduate, has been named a 2024 Knight-Hennessy Scholar.

May 7, 2024

UIC alumnus named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Wasan Kumar selected for Stanford-based program preparing a new generation of leaders

March 11, 2024

Engineering alumnus launches company for early cancer detection

Srikar Raman invents technology to detect liver cancer at an early stage

Michael Gross attending Theatre 421 class

October 31, 2023

UIC alumnus, ‘Family Ties’ actor Michael Gross donates papers

The television, film and theatrical actor graduated from UIC in 1970 and sponsors the Michael Gross Acting Award for UIC drama students

Three generations of one family celebrate attending University of Illinois Chicago. Grandparents, OIeh and Maria Sajewych (Oleh, class of 1969, Maria class of 1971) along with their daughter Oksana Shanley (class of 1998) and their granddaughter, Tatiana “Tania” Shanley (first year student 2023). Photography by Jenny Fontaine University of Illinois Chicago

August 28, 2023

For new student, UIC is a ‘family affair’

New CADA student follows in family’s UIC footsteps

April 26, 2023

UIC Alumni Association honors exemplary alumni

Awards honor humanitarian work, distinguished service and exceptional achievement

UIC alumnus Anis Barmada

April 13, 2022

UIC alumnus wins Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Anis Barmada is one of 30 fellows nationwide to earn the competitive postgraduate fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants

28 Days of Black Excellence, Jerry Watson

February 17, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Jerry Watson
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence: Jerry Watson

Social worker, scholar and activist talks about confronting fear and overcoming challenges, including a felony record, with hard work. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Cecil Curtwright

February 6, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Cecil Curtwright
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence
28 Days of Black Excellence: Cecil Curtwright

Former associate provost for academic and enrollment services talks about his role in pioneering diversity and inclusion programs at UIC. Transcript

September 30, 2021

From bench chats to wedding bells for these UIC sweethearts

UIC alumni Marc DeMory and Amani Zara celebrate engagement at the spot where they first met on campus

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