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Global Asian Studies launches

The latest evolution of Asian Studies and Asian American Studies at UIC is taking shape this fall with the launch of the new Global Asian Studies program. The program not only merges the College of…

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UIC earns national award for diversity, inclusion

UIC received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a…

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UIC earns national award for diversity and inclusion

The University of Illinois at Chicago received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient…

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New director to lead Asian American Resource and Cultural Center

Student affairs and higher education professional Mark Martell is the new director of the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago. For seven years, Martell was assistant…

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UIC earns silver rating for sustainability

UIC’s sustainability efforts were recently recognized with a rating of “silver” from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. Silver certification represents further improvement over bronze, which was UIC’s rating in…

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White House adviser ‘impressed’ with student initiatives

It’s up to universities like UIC to help President Obama achieve his vision, says White House adviser Akil Vohra.“From the president’s perspective, we want to make sure that by 2020, we have the…

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UI Health recognized for LGBT-inclusive policies

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian,…

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UIC receives national higher education award for diversity

UIC received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The HEED Award is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and…

HEED 2014 award

UIC receives national award for diversity

The University of Illinois at Chicago received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The HEED Award…

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UIC among top LGBTQ-friendly campuses for third year in a row

For the third year in a row, UIC is among the nation’s top 50 campuses for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students, according to the Campus Pride Index. UIC received a five-star rating…