to the Class of 2016!
They have flipped their tassels and joined the ranks of UIC's prestigious alumni network. Take a look at what our new alumni said about commencement and watch our video commemorating their momentous accomplishments.
Transform Lives: Woman receives a life-saving kidney transplant — in a very unconventional way.
Lana Schmidt had almost given up hope until Dr. Enrico Benedetti, professor at UIC's College of Medicine and head of surgery at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, tried something different.
Truman Scholar Has Passion for Inclusion
Zoie Sheets was one of 54 students nationwide to receive the Truman Scholar Award, given to students with plans to advance to careers in the nonprofit or government sector.
Foster Success: Silver Circle Winners
Every year, graduating seniors get together to choose the faculty winners of the Silver Circle Award. This award recognizes UIC faculty who have gone above and beyond their mission to educate.
Serve Others: UIC Gives Back to Communities
UIC students, alumni and faculty serve their communities in many ways. Learn about UIC's Day of Service and the pilot program, UIC Engage.
Cultivate Potential: Students Compete in the UIC Startup Challenge
The 11th annual UIC Startup Challenge allowed students to jump into the shark tank and pitch their entrepreneurial ideas to business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors.
Inspire Discovery: Student Researchers Exhibit Findings; East and West Sides of our Chicago Campus Unite.
The Student Research Forum allowed student researchers to show off their hard work to alumni judges.
Provost Susan Poser and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Robert Barish collaborate to unite the two sides of our Chicago campus.
Give Back: An Evening with Legacies & Leaders
UIC honored donors at its annual An Evening With Legacies & Leaders event in April. Watch how some of these supporters impacted students' lives through scholarships.
University Hall isn't just the tallest building on campus. It's also the home to a family of peregrine falcons.
Watch the live feed of the falcon chicks here.
|Photo Credits: left and right, Timothy Nguyen; center, Susan Poser/@SusanPoserUIC|
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