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UIC International to support students

UIC and Shorelight Education on June 7 announced the signing of an agreement to create UIC International, an innovative partnership platform that supports the recruitment, preparation and success of international students. UIC International…

Our students are prepared to embark on new adventures

Dear graduates, Excitement. Nervousness. Apprehension. Those are just a few of the emotions you may be experiencing as you leave UIC with your diploma in hand and embark on new adventures in your…

Making a push for higher education, MAP funding

Higher education supporters voiced their concerns about budget uncertainties Friday in an Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Education news conference at UIC. Nine speakers — students, university staff, administrators, alumni and business…

Career Podium Q & A

Chancellor Michael Amiridis—like many UIC students—reflects the diverse, global nature of Chicago. The native of northern Greece was himself a first-generation college student, who came to the U.S. to pursue graduate studies in…

Nebraska law school dean named UIC provost

Dr. Susan Poser, dean and professor of law at the University of Nebraska College of Law, has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UIC. Her appointment becomes effective Feb.…

Students offer praise, criticism at session with chancellor

UIC Chancellor Michael Amiridis listened to criticism and addressed concerns for more than two hours Thursday in a “Dialogue with Students” session. “The University of Illinois at Chicago is committed to an environment…

After final exams, UIC holds first December graduation

The day after she finishes her final exams in three weeks, Yesenia Navarrete will proudly walk onstage to celebrate her graduation as one of the first UIC students to participate in December commencement.…

Leaders support financial aid for undocumented students

UIC students, employees and Chicago community members marched through campus last week to walk in the shoes of undocumented students for an afternoon. Participants in the student-led walk chanted “A-C-C-E-S-S- access, access for…