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Undergrads take the plunge

It's been happening for decades and is now one of the most widely admired traditions at UIC: the senior class pool jump. Each year at the beginning of commencement week, graduating bachelor's degree students in Chicago and Urbana celebrate with a sort of communal baptism into post-college life. READ MORE 


Professor Holli DeVon receives Fulbright to study in Rwanda

UIC nursing professor Holli DeVon, PhD '02, MS '82, will continue conducting research on cardiovascular disease next year, but she will be off campus to do so. Way off campus. DeVon has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to study predictors of premature cardiovascular disease in HIV-positive patients in Rwanda. READ MORE


DNP and MS programs climb in new rankings

Both the Doctor or Nursing Practice (DNP) and master's programs at the UIC College of Nursing rose significantly in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate nursing programs. READ MORE


Save the Date! Alumni and Student Events

Saturday, September 9 – Alumni Reunion 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chicago campus, 845 S. Damen Ave., 3rd Floor Event Center.

Event highlights:

  • Networking
  • Panel of alumni nurse leaders
  • Lunch (with certificates for alumni who graduated in years ending in 2 or 7, medallions for alumni celebrating 25-year and 50+-year anniversaries)
  • Simulation Lab Groundbreaking

Watch your mail and email for your formal invitation! Visit the event webpage for more information. For questions contact Sara Almassian at

Saturday, October 28 – UIC Campaign Kick-Off Event 5 to 8:30 p.m. Further details to come. 

Friday, November 10 – Power of Nursing Leadership 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hilton Chicago. Keep an eye on the event website for more information.

Visit our website for a for a full list of upcoming events.  


Donor Spotlight

Luncheon gives UIC Nursing students opportunity to thank scholarship donors

On Sunday, April 23, with more than 100 guests in attendance, scholarship donors and the students who benefit from their gifts had the opportunity to meet in person at the college's inaugural Donor & Scholar Recognition Luncheon. READ MORE



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