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Chancellor highlights campus priorities to civic leaders

Chancellor Michael Amiridis outlined four strategic priorities for UIC to an audience of local civic leaders at the City Club of Chicago Oct. 26. Amiridis talked about UIC’s impact at home and worldwide through…

December commencements mean no wait to graduate

UIC students who graduate after summer or fall semester won’t have to wait until May to celebrate. Starting this year, UIC will host two commencement ceremonies in December to honor graduating seniors. Read more…

Falcon chicks meet their namesakes at banding

Bob and Cheryl flap their wings on University Hall’s 28th floor ledge, getting ready to fly. But the Easters have already left the nest. The two peregrine falcon chicks born on a 28th-floor…

University leaders look to the future

On his second day as University of Illinois president May 19, Timothy Killeen and the chancellors of the three campuses — UIC Chancellor Michael Amiridis, Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise and Springfield Chancellor Susan…

UIC’s benefit to Illinois: $4 billion per year

The University of Illinois at Chicago —  Chicago’s largest university with nearly 28,000 students – added $4 billion to the Illinois economy in fiscal 2013, according to a report prepared by the UIC Center for…

Obama Library bid goes to University of Chicago

Although UIC was among four finalists to host the Obama Presidential Library, the Barack Obama Foundation has selected the University of Chicago as the home for the library and museum. “We congratulate U…