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Welcome to the UIC alumni family, Class of 2018!

Recent College of Education graduates and brothers Eddie and Evan Taylor, and Evan's wife, Kara Taylor celebrated their UIC commencement ceremony as a family. The Taylors supported each other through the tireless work of conducting research, maintaining teaching jobs and completing dissertations. 

Click here to look through our gallery from the Spring 2018 commencement ceremonies and help us congratulate the 40 varsity UIC Flames who completed their degrees.


Foster Success: UIC wins 'green medal' for conservation efforts on campus

We were recognized for our commitment to making UIC eco-friendly with the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Award. The Office of Sustainability has done incredible work implementing conservation efforts to transform UIC into a carbon neutral, zero waste, net zero water and biodiverse campus by 2050.


Access Excellence: UIC graduate programs remain chart toppers for U.S. News and World Report

Several of UIC's graduate programs moved up on U.S. News and World Report's 2019 Best Graduate Schools. These consistent high marks not only validate the rigor and quality of our selected programs, but also help shepherd students toward a high-quality education.


Inspire Discovery: UIC student blasts off his career at SpaceX

Mechanical engineering alumnus Barak Stoltz is using his degree to change the world — one which no human has visited yet. Stoltz is working at SpaceX, the innovative aerospace company founded by Elon Musk, with the goal of making other planets inhabitable by humans. 


Serve Others: UIC volunteers clean up Chicago communities

We are #UICProud of the more than 140 UIC students, alumni and employees who spent their Saturday taking care of the city we love for UIC's ninth annual Day of Service. Service groups volunteered to improve facility conditions for Chicagoans with intellectual disabilities, help CPS students struggling with homelessness and clean up litter in community gardens. 



Cultivate Potential: UIC history is buried on the quad waiting to be excavated by UIC students in 2045

Relics of UIC's contemporary culture are buried on campus near Lincoln Hall, waiting to be unearthed. But it'll have to hold until 2045. Undergraduate Student Government put together a time capsule filled with newspapers, iPhone chargers and encouraging notes from current students to help future students understand this era in UIC history.



The UIC Alumni Association hosted a reception in our nation's capital where local alumni reconnected and shared memories at the home of a fellow alumnus! We plan to host more alumni gatherings, both regionally and in and around Chicago, so be sure to check our events page for upcoming alumni gatherings! 


Since the October launch of IGNITE: The Campaign for UIC, we have reached almost 50 percent of our ambitious $750 million goal. Read our full campaign update to learn more about the generous gifts propelling us toward redefining the student experience, empowering faculty, driving discovery and connecting to communities.


UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs received an anonymous $1 million gift to establish the Government Finance Research Center at UIC, which will provide UIC researchers with the tools they need to find solutions to the growing financial problems cities, states and local governments face in the wake of the Great Recession and recent federal tax cuts.


Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley donated scores of historical documents to the Richard J. Daley Library, including memorabilia from the 1996 Democratic Convention, signed letters and photos from former United States presidents and the desk at which both Daleys sat while in office as mayor. 


We celebrated the Isadore and Sadie Dorin Family Foundation's generous $3 million gift to UIC at the Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Their gift will not only fund scholarships for students coming to UIC from Cook County high schools, but also be honored with a termed naming of the UIC Forum.

Photo Feature

Students feeling the pressure of finals week destressed with the help from a few furry friends for Doggypalooza.


#FireUpFlames: Junior Kelly Sterling putted her way to victory with #HLGolf Medal

UIC Women's Golf traveled to Florida for the Horizon League Championship, where the team placed 4th and junior Kelly Sterling claimed a Horizon League Golf Medal.


Flames Softball dominate with fourth consecutive regular season title

Flames softball closed their 2018 season with another regular season title for the program after defeating the Youngstown Penguins 5 to 1. 

What would you put in your UIC time capsule?


Upcoming University Events

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Upcoming College Events

June 7

College of Dentistry C.A.R.E. Recent Alumni Reception


June 18

The 25th Annual UIC Athletics Scholarship Classic


June 26

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 'Insider's Look at the Emmy's' event in Los Angeles

September 15

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences UIC Campus Tour and Talk by Professor Dick Simpson

October 11 - 13

College of Medicine Reunion

October 13

College of Nursing All Alumni Reunion


October 20

College of Medicine Rockford Reunion


November 7

College of Engineering Alumni Awards Dinner



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