The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is a globally engaged university located in the heart of Chicago, an architecturally and culturally dynamic city of nearly three million people. The city is home to a number of Global 500 Fortune companies including Boeing, United Airlines, and Caterpillar. Fifty-four million people visit the city each year to take advantage of its rich history, arts and culture, architecture, diverse communities, sports and outdoor activities.

UIC is Chicago’s largest university and its only public Research I university. The university welcomed more than 6,000 international students and scholars to our campus during 2016-2017 and sent more than 230 students abroad for study. UIC also houses a number of internationally recognized and globally engaged research centers in urban studies, architecture, public health, social work, medicine and engineering.

Dr. Bellur Prabhakar and Provost Susan Poser at M.S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences Convocation in Bangalore, India

Dr. Bellur Prabhakar, Associate Dean for Technology Innovation and Training, College of Medicine and Dr. Susan Poser, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the 2nd annual Convocation of M.S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences (MSRUAS) in Bangalore, India, on Nov. 3, 2017. Dr. Poser delivered the convocation address to the assembled students and faculty. She emphasized our shared vision for collaboration to provide access to the education graduates will need to address pressing issues in India and in the U.S. While in Bangalore, Dr. Poser visited different MSRUAS faculties and departments as UIC moves forward in developing this new partnership.

Trade Winds Participants at the Mid-Semester Retreat Oct. 27

On October 27, 31 Trade Winds participants gathered for the Mid-Semester Retreat. They shared personal cultural artifacts and participated in cultural competency and teambuilding activities. Visit the Office of International Services website to learn more about the Trade Winds program and follow participants on Instagram as they explore Chicago and tag their photos with #UICTW17.

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