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UIC students posing with mascot Sparky
 

New UIC students have fun with Sparky during welcome week events.

 
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Record-Breaking Enrollment, Top Rankings and Recognition

UIC continues to be one of the nation's top urban-serving public universities that attracts a talented and diverse student population. Recently, we received several accolades for igniting a new standard in public education.

 
25th Ward Alderman Byron Sigcho-Lopez MA '10
 

 

Alumni in Office

Across Illinois, UIC alumni like Chicago Alderman Byron Sigcho-Lopez MA '10 have been elected to help shape life for the state’s 12 million residents. Informed and inspired by their academic experiences at UIC, these elected officials spend their days fighting for policies that deliver housing and after-school programming, care for the environment and define the priorities of state government. Meet a few of UIC's many alumni who are called to serve as elected officials.

 
Six people standing in front of an orange sculpture on west side of UIC campus
 


Outdoor Oasis Opens on West Side of Campus

Arthington Mall, one of the most heavily traveled pedestrian corridors on the west side of campus, officially opened with a host of green infrastructure improvements. From rain and native gardens to permeable paving, the mall will be the first SITES-certified (a rating system for landscapes and ecosystems) university space in Illinois. This vibrant outdoor oasis provides the UIC community with a welcoming space to connect the community and the health sciences colleges. Read more.

 
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UI Health Creates Clinic to Address Long COVID

UIC is delivering real solutions to the world’s most crucial challenges with the recent establishment of a UI Health clinic supporting patients who experience ongoing symptoms weeks and months after having COVID-19, a condition often referred to as “Long COVID.” The UI Health Post-COVID Clinic provides these patients with access to a dedicated care navigator who can facilitate access to multiple specialists that may help to address symptoms and support full recovery. Read more.

 
2021 Fulbright Awardees
 

 

Soaring High: Four UIC Fulbright Recipients

Two UIC alumni and two current students, pictured from left to right: Greg Klazura MD '18, Suvidya Pachigolla, Nicoletta Rousseva and Coriama Yanez MPH '21 were among the recipients of 2021 Fulbright awards, which offer the opportunity to study, conduct research and teach abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. From Uganda and Switzerland to Serbia and Spain, these bright minds will spark new ideas and show the world the heights UIC students can reach. Read more.

 
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