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ALTOGETHER EXTRAORDINARY

When innovation, collaboration, access and ambition come together, no challenge is too daunting to take on – and our system of three universities is leading the charge for all of us.

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LEADING ILLINOIS

We're bringing together academia, business, government and community to forge a better future for our state where its people can thrive.

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SPARKING CHANGE

We're widening our doors of opportunity so more students can learn, grow and prepare for tomorrow's job market, creating a stronger workforce and a richer society for our state and beyond.

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Closing Gaps

We're working together with our communities to understand and treat evolving healthcare needs and ensure the very best care for all.

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FUELING INNOVATION

Through advanced research and collaboration, we are fueling innovation to build a smarter, stronger economy for all of Illinois.

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EXTRAORDINARY Stories

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Once-reluctant Chicago area teen raises her hand for tech

Aijah Welch changed her career trajectory to study data science after high school, thanks to the Digital Scholars Program through the U of I System's Discovery Partners Institute.

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Student interns fuel Synchrony's vision every day

Internships help build the talent pipeline for businesses and prepare students for what's next in their careers.

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New Specialty Care Building opening access to care, jobs

The new UI Health location will serve 600 to 800 patients per day and meet the growing need for services in Chicago. 

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Three Universities. One System.

Combined, our three universities and healthcare enterprise bring resources, capabilities and drive that are greater than the sum of their parts – it is altogether extraordinary.

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University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign

A Top 20 U.S. public research, land-grant university.

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University of Illinois
Chicago

Chicago's only public research university; #8 in U.S. Best Value.

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