University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago ( UIC also called ) is a public university in Chicago, Illinois. With about 25,000 students it is the largest university in Chicago and the second largest university of the University of Illinois system.
The origins go back to the founding of the Chicago Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary in 1858, the College of Pharmacy in 1859 and the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1882. These institutions were merged in 1890 in the University of Illinois.
Courses of Study
The study program includes, among other
- Applied Health Sciences
- Architecture and arts
- Humanities and Natural Sciences
- Public Health
- Social Work ( Jane Addams College of Social Work )
- Urban Planning and Public Affairs
- Graduate College
- Honors College
The sports teams are the UIC Flames. The university is a member of the Horizon League.
- Carol Moseley Braun, the first African-American Senator
- Daniel J. Bernstein, American cryptographer and programmers (including qmail )
- Janina Gavankar, Actress
- Shel Silverstein, poet ( studied one year at UIC)
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- University of Illinois
- Horizon League
- University of Chicago