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To a Healthy Future

UIC celebrated the groundbreaking of the Outpatient Surgery Center and Specialty Clinics, the first new building for UI Health since 2014, which is supported by a $10 million gift from Bruno and Sallie Pasquinelli through the Pasquinelli Family Foundation. Chancellor Michael Amiridis called the groundbreaking “a celebration of the future and a sign of our strength and momentum as a university and health care delivery system." Read more.

 
 
 

Best and Brightest

Seven UIC students and alumni were offered the opportunity to study, conduct research and teach abroad for the 2020–21 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Read more.

 
 

Honoring UIC Scholars

UIC professors Barbara Ransby and David Stovall were recently honored for their outstanding scholarship. Ransby was named the John D. MacArthur Endowed Chair, making her the first endowed MacArthur professor at UIC, and Stovall received the 2020 Social Justice in Education Award.

 
 

Research Rewards

UIC's math and health research programs received critical support. The Center for Clinical and Translational Science was awarded $22 million in new funding from the National Institutes of Health to continue its work supporting health research programs. UIC has also joined a team of researchers as part of the new Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation.

 
 
 
 
 

Alumni Gift Drives Urban Transit

Edward BA ’77, MUPP ’83 and Mary Kay Christopher’s MUPP ’82 generous gift to the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs supports students in the area of urban transportation. Their bequest will establish the Ed and MKC Urban Transportation Center Fund. “It feels incredibly good to pay it forward in this way that benefits students, CUPPA, and advances the field to which we dedicated our professional lives,” they said. Read more.

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DATE EVENT HOST EVENT CONTACT
August 27 UIC Alumni Association & College of Applied Health Sciences Code of the Freaks, Disability and the Post-ADA World RSVP
September 2 College of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony Class of 2024 RSVP
 September 9 UIC Alumni Association & College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Coronavirus, Its Disparate Economic Impact and Silver Linings RSVP
 September 23 UIC Alumni Association & College of Medicine A Sneak Peek at the High-Tech Future of Healthcare    RSVP
 September 25 College of Pharmacy Virtual Career Fair   Contact for more info
 October 10 College of Nursing Virtual Alumni Reunion   RSVP
 November 6 College of Pharmacy 11th Annual Research Day   RSVP
 
 

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