Transforming Educators into Leaders

Check out how our urban-focused programs create school, community and research leaders ready to transform the most challenging urban communities.

Alone, Detained and Silent

Alumna Alexis Cullerton examined the literacy needs and access of undocumented, unaccompanied youth in detention in the U.S. and found a a system struggling to meet their language needs.

Inspiring Latinas to Math Careers

Student Evelyn Gachuz was discouraged from math study as a student.  Now she's ensuring Latina children at Casa Juan Diego youth center realize careers in math can be part of their future.

The Morals of Math

When kids grow up surrounded by crime, how do they make sense of their surroundings?  Student-teacher Evan Taylor is using math to help students shape their moral compasses.

Transforming Educators into Leaders

Check out how our urban-focused programs create school, community and research leaders ready to transform the most challenging urban communities.

Alone, Detained and Silent

Alumna Alexis Cullerton examined the literacy needs and access of undocumented, unaccompanied youth in detention in the U.S. and found a a system struggling to meet their language needs.

Inspiring Latinas to Math Careers

Student Evelyn Gachuz was discouraged from math study as a student.  Now she's ensuring Latina children at Casa Juan Diego youth center realize careers in math can be part of their future.

The Morals of Math

When kids grow up surrounded by crime, how do they make sense of their surroundings?  Student-teacher Evan Taylor is using math to help students shape their moral compasses.

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Community Impact

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As a College, our community impact prepares practitioners who can work directly inside of their communities to implement strategies and reforms to improve educational outcomes.

Current Students

Access academic, counseling and writing resources as well as access to UIC Career Services and links to the MyUIC portal through our Current Students section.

Recent News

The National Institute for Early Education Research cited UIC Center for Literacy research on preserving free play time amidst more rigorous Common Core literacy standards

Von Steuben principal and College student Laura LeMone has launched a partnership with Exelon and Illinois Institute of Technology to build pipelines for STEM study and careers

Professor Danny Martin argues math classrooms and pipelines are guilty of trying to push out Black boys