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We are pleased to invite you to join UIC Connected, an exclusive virtual network where you can connect with fellow alumni and current students for mentorship and career growth. When you join, you can decide how you want to share career advice, build networks and help one another grow and connect. Check out the video above to learn more and access your UIC Connected profile here!

 
UIC student Courtney Washington
 


Earning National Recognition for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our university-wide and individual student efforts toward diversity, equity and inclusion recently received national recognition. UIC was awarded the 2021 Institutional Excellence Award by the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.

In addition, Honors College student Courtney Washington was named a 2021–22 Newman Civic Fellow for her efforts to increase high-quality educational opportunities for low-income and underrepresented minority students in Chicago.

 
UIC professor Zizi Papacharissi
 

 

UIC Professor's Book Considers Democracy's Future

UIC embraces risk-taking and experimentation, providing faculty the chance to question the status quo. Zizi Papacharissi, professor and head of the Department of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, published a new book After Democracy: Imagining Our Political Future. The book questions the future of democracy and includes 100 interviews with citizens from 30 countries about what they want from their government. Read more here and watch her Alumni Exchange talk here.

 
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$2.5 Million Grant Cements UIC's Position as Mathematics Leader

Congratulations to a team from UIC's department of mathematics, statistics and computer science, which was awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. “UIC is one of the leading research centers in the U.S. in algebraic geometry and related areas,” said Izzet Coskun, UIC professor and the grant’s principal investigator. "The grant...should help cement the university as home to one of the top mathematics departments in the country and help attract more top graduate students and postdocs." Read more.

 
 
 

Thank You, Alumni Volunteers

 
 
 

 

Every day UIC alumni give countless hours of their time and talent to help us advance the UIC mission. Alumni serve on our UIC Alumni Board and volunteer to speak in classrooms, mentor students and hire UIC graduates. Your contributions are supporting student success, encouraging connections among alumni and advocating for UIC. We are grateful to all of you!

 
 
April 30 Alumni & Friends Virtual Celebration Jane Addams College of Social Work RSVP
May 6 Patient Safety and Baseball: How an Alumnus Mixed Two of His Passions UICAA & College of Medicine RSVP
May 12 COVID-19 Vaccinations: Facts, Updates and Challenges UICAA, School of Public Health & College of Pharmacy RSVP
May 15 Flames Athletic Fund Virtual Scholarship Golf Classic UIC Athletics Email to RSVP
May 19 Stress, Burnout and Self-Care UICAA & Student Affairs RSVP
June 15 Tried and Tested Strategies for Career Success UICAA RSVP

 

 
   
 


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