African-American Cultural Center Leadership Change

Dr. Lori D. Barcliff Baptista, director of the African-American Cultural Center (AACC) at UIC, will resign her position on June 30, 2018, to take a position at Northwestern University.

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Michelle Manno Returns to Diversity

It is with great pride and excitement that we announce that Michelle Manno has rejoined the Office of Diversity as Director for Diversity Initiatives. She is charged with guiding the Office of Diversity’s…

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It Ain’t Where You’re From

It Ain’t Where You’re From expands upon ideas about global mobility, imagination and survival introduced in the 1990 Eric B. and Rakim rap single In the Ghetto. The exhibition offers ways of seeing…


UIC students awarded Asian American-related scholarships

All seven students from Illinois who are recipients of the 2017-18 Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship awards are students at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The program is the nation’s largest…


Early Outreach Program gets students engaged in STEM fields

The Early Outreach Program — part of UIC’s Urban Health Program — helps develop elementary and high school students’ skills in science and research to prepare them for college and careers in health…


Disability Cultural Center and Disability Resource Center

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, The Office of the Provost, the Office of Diversity, and the Office for Access and Equity are pleased to announce the creation of the Disability Cultural Center (DCC). We have identified…

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Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity

We are very pleased to announce that after a competitive national search, Dr. Amalia Pallares will become the new Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity at UIC, effective February 19, 2018...