UIC: $5 million gift largest in pharmacy college

Jun 21, 2016 03:37 PM

Herbert Retzky has never forgotten his time as a student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy. A $5 million donation from his and his wife Carol’s estate will ensure his legacy of advocating for the practice of pharmacy is secured within the college in perpetuity.

University of Illinois Startup wins Cozad New Venture Challenge

Jun 16, 2016 03:37 PM

One of the biggest factors in the profit margin for farmers is the moisture content of their harvest at the time of sale. A startup from the University of Illinois, Amber Ag, is providing a cost-effective way for farmers to monitor and even help alter the condition of their crops in silos.

UIF names Wesley W. Curtis vice president and general counsel

Jun 13, 2016 11:24 AM

Wesley W. Curtis has been named vice president and general counsel of the University of Illinois Foundation effective August 1, 2016.

UIS and SIU School of Medicine researchers to collaborate on important health research

Jun 08, 2016 03:37 PM

Seven faculty members from the University of Illinois Springfield and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine have been awarded grants from the Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D., Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research.

UIC announces partnership with Shorelight Education

Jun 07, 2016 03:37 PM

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Shorelight Education today announced the signing of an agreement to create UIC International, an innovative partnership platform that supports the recruitment, preparation, and success of international students.

Six UIC students awarded Gilman study abroad scholarships

Jun 06, 2016 11:24 AM

Six UIC students have been awarded U.S. State Department Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships to study abroad this summer.

A look at President Killeen's first year

Jun 01, 2016 03:37 PM

He started his presidency at 2015 commencement ceremonies and ended his first year in May 2016 with another celebration of graduates. What a year 2015-16 has been for the University of Illinois System and the 20th U of I President Tim Killeen. Let's take a look back.

New university partnership targets innovation, economic growth

May 11, 2016 03:37 PM

URBANA – The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and Illinois State University announced a partnership Wednesday to build on the research-based innovation that drives progress and economic growth for the state.

University’s first Lincoln Scholars set to graduate

May 05, 2016 03:37 PM

The reopening of a renovated Lincoln Hall in 2012 represented a fresh start not only for the building and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, but for eight incoming freshmen who enrolled that fall as the first scholarship recipients of the Lincoln Scholars Initiative.

UIS breaks ground on first-ever student union building on campus

May 04, 2016 03:37 PM

The University of Illinois Springfield broke ground on a new $21.7 million student union building on May 4, 2016.