publication cover artImpact Illinois 2019

The Annual Report from the University of Illinois System highlights a few of the initiatives from the U of I System, our three best-in-class universities, and our leading hospital and health sciences system. [View or download the PDF.]

Learn more about how the University of Illinois is leading the way in access, impact, and value by visiting the original articles from talented writers across the system that inspired the stories included our report:

More scholarships, greater access

UIC Chancellors Fellows Program
UIS Capital Scholars Honors Program
Illinois Commitment
Bridging the justice gap
Supporting childcare for students
Gies redefines executive education
UIC offers chance to complete bachelor's degree
UIC offers new graduate degree in city design
UIC establishes two new graduate degrees

Innovative learning 

NSF Grant to fund advancing computer platform 
Virtual Exploration

Adding new talent

Adding new talent

Economic impact

Economic impact of the University of Illinois System

Driving progress and prosperity

Discovery Partners Institute and Illinois Innovation Network

Investing in arts and humanities

U of I System invests nearly $2 million in arts and humanities
Krannert Center: Can you hear us now?
Continuing community connections through art
Leaving a legacy

Humanities Research

Coming together to harvest history
Examining housing diversity and stability
UIC selected for historical initiatives


Recreating Saturn moon conditions
Turning waste into fuel

Advancing Health

New Imaging technology offers real-time microscopic views
Using graphene to detect ALS, other neurodegenerative diseases
Online program helps prevent teen depression
Potential new cystic fibrosis treatment uses 'molecular prosthetic'


Professional music training resources for the community
Disability cultural center opens at UIC
Supporting economies in military-connected communities
Leading by green design

Building for the future

Investing in facilities across the system 

Altogether Extraordinary

U of I System launches marketing campaign