NORTHWESTERN RECEIVES LARGEST GIFT FOR FINANCIAL AID IN ITS HISTORY - September 16, 2019
Northwestern trustee and alumnus Jeff Ubben ’87 MBA and his wife, Laurie, of San Francisco, have made an estate commitment of $50 million to support scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and professional school students
UIC OPENS THREE NEW HEALTH CARE SIMULATION CENTERS - Sept. 13, 2019
This fall, the University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates the opening of three health care simulation centers. The facilities, which are run individually by the university’s College of Medicine, College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy, use specially trained actors, advanced and computerized manikins of all ages, and simulated environments…
College graduates are transforming Chicago. The danger is that it won’t come fast enough. - Aug 23, 2019
To understand one of the principal forces remaking Chicago, take a walk from Wrigley Field south on Clark Street, then turn down Sheffield Avenue. On just about every block, it seems, there’s a bar decked out with a Big Ten banner. Northwestern. Indiana. Wisconsin. Michigan State. Maryland.
Students rave about UIC’s new $100 million dorm - Aug 21, 2019
Anthony Abrams opened the door and grinned – much like the subject of a home makeover show who has just seen his ramshackle abode transformed into a palace. “Oh my God, this looks like a hotel,” said Abrams, 18.
ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza 2019 a Success! - Aug 20, 2019
ChicagoNEXT of World Business Chicago, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the University of Illinois System, and Lollapalooza are proud to share the 2019 ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza program was a success!
Announcing UIC John Marshall Law School - August 19, 2019
Today marks a historic moment at the University of Illinois at Chicago as we proudly announce the establishment of the UIC John Marshall Law School. As UIC’s 16th college, the law school will further UIC’s mission and commitment to public education, scholarship, research and community service. It also advances UIC as a world-class university and…
Illinois Tech Launches One of the 1st Undergrad Degrees in AI
Students at the Illinois Institute of Technology will soon be able to pursue a degree in artificial intelligence, making the school one of the first in the country to offer a degree solely focused on AI.
Military veterans aren’t traditional students, but local colleges aim to ease the transition: ‘It is a culture shock when you get out’
When DePaul University student Mike Baumann talks with his classmates, hearing what stresses them out, he thinks to himself, “Wait until you’re older.” Because of his age, Baumann, 32, feels out of place around other students in his undergraduate business classes. But there’s another reason his perspective differs — he’s a veteran.