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  • Submit to the Red Shoes Review, Due 12/31/13

    UIC's only undergraduate literary magazine, the Red Shoes Review, is open for all literature and art submissions for 2014! Submit prose, poetry, literary critique or essays, and art to by December 31st to be chosen for publication. This year's theme will be "Secrets in Ink," and the Red Shoes Review will accept any submission from any current UIC student regardless of their major. "Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart." - William Wordsworth.

  • Ampersand Shirt Sale

    Show your support for the UIC Honors College and its very own newsletter, the Ampersand, by purchasing one of their long-sleeve shirts! The price has not been finalized, but will be approximately $12. If you would like to see a picture of the shirt and are interested in ordering please fill out this form

  • Ampersand General Body Meeting Tomorrow, Thurs. 1/16

    If you are interested in becoming a part of the Honors College's official newsletter, come to the Ampersand's first meeting of the semester! Anyone interested in journalism, photography, or graphic design is welcome, with no experience required. The meeting is at 5 PM in Room B16 of Burnham Hall.

    Check out our website at to see past issues and get more information. Questions? Email

  • Join the Society of Future Physicians

    The Society of Future Physicians is accepting member applications for the spring semester! If you are interested in shadowing opportunities, physician lectures, and volunteer events, fill out the application here. Applications are due Friday, January 24th. Questions? Email

  • Get Involved with the Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students (JPHAS)!

    Are you a pre-health student looking to enhance your knowledge of issues pertinent to the healthcare world? Are you interested in topics ranging from international public health to molecular discoveries? Are you a writer, photographer, artist, reader, or editor?

    The Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students needs you!

    JPHAS (Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students) is a student-run, student-written, and student-published journal for UIC. We welcome anyone who is a student interested in learning about current issues and events in the healthcare field in order to further their interest by drawing, writing, editing and publishing for our journal. Participating in JPHAS is a great way to show professional schools that you have demonstrated interest in the field.

    Our spring writing cycle will be starting soon, and if you would like to get involved, let us know by sending us an email!

    For more information about JPHAS, please visit our website:  or email us at

  • Society for Future Physicians: Free MCAT, LSAT, PCAT, GRE Practice Exam & Help

    Kaplan is hosting a Free MCAT, LSAT, GRE, DAT, OAT, and PCAT Practice test on Saturday, March 8th on campus at the University of Illinois at Chicago. At the event you will take a free practice test under real-life proctored conditions. Kaplan will also provide you with a free comprehensive score analysis and complete answers and explanations to the practice test.

    Pre-registration is REQUIRED and space is limited.

    Save your spot today @ .  PLEASE be sure to select Society for Future Physicians (SFP) as your source.  Contact Rahul Patel at with questions. 

  • Project Inspire – New Student Organization on Innovation and Change, Meeting Thurs. 1/30

    Would you like to develop an app to improve access to healthcare around the work? Or maybe use video technology to bring improvements to education in low-income areas? Or a whole lot more? Well join Project Inspire for the opportunity to join a global group of university students working to find INNOVATIVE solutions to social/ medical/ environmental issues around the world! You will have the chance to actually create a project! First meeting on Thurs. Jan 30 at 5:00 in Lecture Center A6 with food! Board positions also available. Anyone with an interest in Pre-Health, public policy, engineering, art, inventing, computer science, or volunteerism should come check us out. Contact for questions.

  • Honors Activity Option: Project Esteem, Meeting Mon. 2/3

    Do you enjoy working with kids? Have a passion for science? Then Project ESTEEM is right for you!

    Project ESTEEM reaches out to children currently in the children's shelter, Lydia's Home ( and The Rice Child and Family Center (, and teaches them science through exciting experiments and projects! Volunteers from all undergraduate colleges are welcome to join; you do not necessarily have to major in science and/or education in order to be a member of Project ESTEEM, nor do you have to be a member of the Honors College. However, Honors College students do have the ability to use Project ESTEEM as an Honors College Activity. 

    There will be an informational meeting on Monday, February 3 at 5:30 PM in the Honors College Quiet Study (BH121). If you are interested in working with Project ESTEEM or have any other questions, please e-mail Ashley Akkal: or Haley Bohl:

  • Honors Activity Service Option: Alternative Spring Break

    Alternative Spring Break is a student run volunteer organization here at UIC. We provide volunteer opportunities throughout Chicago and during spring break we send groups of students all over the country for a week of volunteer work. Join our listserv by emailing to learn about our upcoming events and application deadlines!

  • EcoCampus Meeting TIME CHANGE, Tues. 2/4

    EcoCampus, UIC's Student Environmental Organization will be having its second General Body Meeting (GBM) of the semester on Tuesday February 4 from 2-3 pm in 121 Burnham Hall. We focus on environmental and sustainability issues related to UIC and the Chicago community.

    This meeting we will be discussing our current projects, specifically our Earth Day events, the energy saving competition, and the contaminated ComEd site on campus. Stop by if you'd like to hear about our projects, offer some ideas of your own, or get invovled in what we're doing.

    ** Open to all UIC students, faculty, and staff.

    Contact  with questions.  Like EcoCampus on Facebook for more updates:  

  • Pre-Law Society Brunch, Mon. 2/17

    Why have lunch when you can brunch?!

    The Pre-Law Society invites you to have brunch with us on Monday, February 17, 2014 on the second floor of Student Center East. This event will be sponsored by and held in the UIC Student Commuter Center's multi-purpose room, from 10am to 12pm.

    Students will have the opportunity to meet the current officers serving on the PLS Executive Board, find out how to become a member, and receive an informational packet regarding upcoming PLS events for this semester.

    This event is open to all UIC students, of all majors, to come, stop by, and say hello! We look forward to seeing new and familiar faces!

    Contact Christian Nuno at with questions.

  • Society for Future Physicians: Become a Medical Scribe in Chicago, Wed. 3/5

    SFP is hosting a lecture featuring PhysAssist Scribes open to all Honors College students who are interested in pursuing a pre-health field, specifically MD/DO/PA/NP. Please join us!

    PhysAssist Scribes is looking for candidates, motivated to pursue a career in the medical field, to join our Medical Scribe program in Chicago! We will be on campus next Wednesday, March 5th at 4pm to give a presentation in Burnham Hall room 121 in the UIC Honors College and meet with any pre-health professional students interested in joining our team!

    Working as a PhysAssist Scribe is an invaluable, unique opportunity for pre-health professionals, recent graduates, and students looking to gain MEDICAL experience!

    It's a great opportunity to:
    1. Work side by side physicians or PA's in the emergency room
    2. Transcribe and understand the patient history, physical exam, medical decision making, and diagnosis for each patient the physician sees
    3. Become proficient in documenting lab results and x-rays

    Here is a short video that explains the medical scribe position in detail:

    For more job info visit the employment page here:

    Contact Milie Fang at with questions about the event.

  • Ampersand Issue Available and Long Sleeve Shirt Raffle

    Want to win a FREE Ampersand long sleeve shirt? Enter your thoughts, ideas, and comments about the Ampersand at by March 21st to be entered in a raffle for the shirt. Help improve the Ampersand with your suggestions!

    The latest issue of "The Ampersand," the Honors College newsletter, is available for your reading pleasure at Or, you can pick up a hard copy in Burnham Hall. Check it out!

    Want to help create "The Ampersand"? Email for information.

  • Unite for Sight Mini-Medical School Seminar, Register by 3/7

    Unite for Sight is inviting a doctor to host a two-hour Mini Medical-School. Dr. Rubin will come speak to students at UIC about medical school and also engage us in many activities that he has planned. After Dr. Rubin quickly talks about the admissions process and other related topics to medical school, he will guide students through different stations he has planned, such as having ear and eye modules to see different ear and eye conditions, taking a persons heart rate, listening for heart discrepancies, taking blood pressure, etc.

    For these two hours, students can ask their honest questions about medicine and participate in hands-on activities, usually studied in the second year of medical school. Light refreshments will be provided. There is an entrance fee of $5 to attend this event. All of the money from this event will go to doctors working in other countries to perform preventable blindness surgeries and none of the proceeds will be kept for the use of our own chapter.

    We would love to have students who share an appreciation of the human body to experience a really unique event!

    When: Thursday, March 13. 2 - 3:50 PM.
    Where: SCE, Room 613

    If you would like to attend, RSVP to by March 7! This is NOT a walk-in event. We would like a total head count so that Dr. Rubin knows how to prepare appropriately. Thank you very much.

    RSVP to: Tina Winston OR Asim Mujahed

    If you have any further questions about the event, please contact Safa Farid ( or Tina Winston (

  • SFP Silent Auction: MCAT classes and prep books, Closes on Sun. 3/9

    SFP is auctioning off MCAT courses and MCAT prep books! We have materials and courses from Kaplan and Princeton Review. This is a great opportunity to get books and classes for much cheaper than the normal selling price. Bid here: : auction closes on March 9th at midnight!  Contact Avni at with any questions.

  • Donate by Design Meeting, Tues. 3/11

    Donate by Design meeting for current members, new members, or anyone interested in our events for Spring:  Tuesday, March 11 at 6pm in the Burnham Hall Quiet Study Room.

    Members who have made projects but have not turned them in yet, please bring them to the meeting.

    We'll be talking about craft selling events and which ones we want to participate in. March and April are full of great events for us to have a booth at.

    We'll also discuss Pinterest Party ideas opportunities for you guys to be on the exec board of Donate by Design starting Fall 2014.

    If you are unable to attend but are interested, please contact Alison Chen at or Donate by Design at

  • Volunteer at the Shamrock Shuffle with HCAB, 3/29 & 3/30

    Are you interested in serving as a volunteer for the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle? This annual event is happening on March 28th-30th, and we'd love to send a group! The Health & Fitness Expo is going to be on the 28th & 29th, where volunteers will pack gift bags, greet incoming participants, and many other activities. The race is on Sunday, March 30th, at Grant Park in Chicago and we will be able to serve in a variety of different areas, including at the start and finish lines. If interested, please email Mike Durrant at, including your email, your name, which day you are interested in serving, and any questions you may have. We need at least 25 volunteers in order to register as a group, so let Mike know ASAP if you are interested!

  • Apply to be a TEDx at UIC Audience Member

    Apply to be a TEDx audience member for the April 18 event! Check for more information about the event and for the application. Apply early, only 100 people will be picked! Dinner is included in the ticket purchase. Email with any questions! Good luck!

  • Pre-Law Society Executive Board Membership Applications Due Tues. 3/25

    Are you looking for valuable leadership experience? Do you want to be a part of team? If yes, then look no further! 

    Applications to join The Pre-Law Society at UIC Executive Board are now available to all UIC students, for the 2014-2015 academic year. You do not need to be "Pre-Law" to apply for an Executive Board position! 

    All students interested in running for any position must complete the online application by 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. All late submissions will automatically be disqualified. 

    Application Link:  

    For more details, click on this post.

  • Ampersand Seeking Senior Submissions for Class of 2014 Highlight!

    If you are a graduating student in the Honors College, get featured in the final issue of the Ampersand! We want pictures and quotes of you and your friends so that we can put together a fitting final tribute to the Honors College Class of 2014. Please contact with submissions!

  • Annual India Night Show, Sat. 4/5

    The Annual India Night Show is the Indian Student Association's largest and most recognized South Asian event. With over 150 participants and the entire ISA board working together, India Night brings a taste of Indian culture to the UIC campus. With various performances ranging from musical acts and MC skits to competitive dance teams, India Night attracts nearly 700 attendees whilst receiving national media coverage. Our goal, as cultural chairs, is to expose Indian culture to the UIC community and encourage the audience to be proud of their heritage. This year, we have made it our mission to organize a dynamic show in which the audience will be awed in an electrifying new experience, setting it apart from previous shows. Don't miss out on the year's greatest event as ISA celebrates Indian cinema and culture on India Night! Doors open at 6:30 pm at the UIC Forum this Saturday, April 5th.

    Ticket Prices:
    Members: $11.00
    Nonmembers: $12.00

    Questions?  Contact Krishna Modi at 


  • Join the new Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Journal Editorial Board, Mon. 4/7

    UIC's Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Journal is looking for students to help undergraduate students publish their scholarly research in a peer-reviewed open-access journal! All majors are encouraged to join. Gain valuable insight into the peer-review process, build relationships with faculty members and students and help showcase UIC students research! Students with technical background in CSS, HTML and plug-in's are also encouraged to join.

    Join us for our meeting on Monday 4/7 at 5:00 pm in Burnham Hall 21 (in the basement). Can't make it and are interested or have questions? Email us at

  • Check out the new blog for the Ampersand, the Honors College student-run newsletter!

    Check out the new blog for the Ampersand, the Honors College student-run newsletter! Three UIC Honors College students will post weekly about daily life and experiences as an Honors College student. Check out Shannon Keane's first post!

    Questions?  Contact 

  • Applications now being accepted for 2014-2015 Honors Ambassadors!

    Applications now being accepted for 2014-2015  Honors Ambassadors!

    Honors Ambassadors (Due 4/10)

    Are you a social person and love to meet new people and share your Honors College experience with them?  Become an Honors Ambassador!  You will be assigned a group of next year’s freshmen to connect with and help them learn about all the Honors College has to offer.  Interviews will be held in April, see the application for more information.

    Applications for each of these opportunities are also available on the HON222 Blackboard site.  For any questions, please email Sarah Gardiner at

  • You're Invited to the 2014 Honors College Publication Release Party! Mon., 4/14

    We invite you to join us in celebrating the release of the latest edition of each of the Honors College student-run publications at the annual Publication Release Party! 

    The Publication Release Party will be held on Monday, April 14 from 4 - 5pm in the Honors College Lounge (BH 109).  Copies of the latest edition of the Honors College publications will be available, including:

    •          The Ampersand, the official student-run Honors College newsletter
    •          The Asterisk, the Honors College satirical newsletter
    •          The Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students, a journal focused on topics related to the health professions
    •          Red Shoes Review, a literary and arts magazine
    •          UIC OneWorld, a social justice and global affairs magazine

    We will also introduce the newest student-run journal, the Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Journal, who will be releasing their first Call for Submissions!

    RSVP’s are requested but not required by Wednesday, April 9 at .  Contact Honors Advisor Sara Mehta at with questions.

  • Read the latest edition of The Ampersand!

    Check out the last edition of the Ampersand, featuring the Honors College Ball!  View photos from the Honors College Ball, read about Friday's upcoming TEDx event, and get the inside scoop from both a tutor and a tutee on the HC tutoring program! 

    To learn more about the Ampersand, visit the website at 

  • EcoJAM Annual Earth Day Event, Tues. 4/22

    EcoJAM is our Annual Earth Day event! 

    *What's the FUN part? 
    The FUN part is the day of activities you can engage in! and that are available for YOU which include the following: 
    -Inflatable BUNGEE Run NEW! 
    -Live Blues Band! NEW! 
    -Cultural Performances & Martial Arts Demonstrations NEW! 
    -Mini-Bike Races (take pictures) NEW! 
    -Sustainable Scavenger Hunts NEW! 
    -FREE Smoothies! (made by bike-powered blender) NEW! 
    -FREE Bike Safety Checks and Registration 
    -Informational booths on Green Businesses & Orgs. in Chicago 
    -Electronic Recycling will be offered NEW! 

    *Are there giveaways? 
    Uh, YES! And they're all sustainable items and/or items relating to sustainability! 
    Our giveaways are meant to hopefully promote going green and living more sustainably on and off campus 

    *Event Info 
    Date: EARTH DAY! Tuesday, April 22nd 
    Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm 
    UIC Quad Area (trust me, you'll notice us) 
    Bring your friends outside to enjoy the beautiful weather and the festivities at EcoJAM! 

    EcoJam is sponsored in part by the UIC Office of Sustainability, the Student Activities Funding Committee (SAFC), iGO Car Sharing, UIC Dining Services, West Town Bikes, and EcoCampus of course.

  • UIC Sailing Team Recruitment and Open House, Sun. 5/11

    All Honors College students are invited to attend the UIC Sailing Team Recruitment Day and Open House from 12-4pm on Sunday, May 11. The event will take place at Columbia Yacht Club. For information on how to get there or to RSVP to the event please contact Kim Hu at You may drop by at anytime during the Open House to learn the basics of sailing and receive a free lesson on the water. Absolutely NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Please wear gym shoes and appropriate athletic attire. All other equipment will be provided.

  • Call for research papers for the Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Journal, Due 5/16

    Have you recently written a research paper? Looking for a place to publish? 

    Submit a paper to UIC's peer-reviewed Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Journal! 

    Papers are reviewed on a rolling basis. However the deadline to appear in the fall publication is May 16, 2014. 

    To Learn more visit!

  • Check out the Ampersand's Blog this summer!

    The Ampersand is summer blogging! Check out new posts from our Honors College writers Shannon Keane, Ricardo Ramirez, and other bloggers as they talk about their summer jobs, work abroad, and daily life. Tune in to updates every week! 

    Questions? Interested with blogging with us? Contact  for more information. 

  • Help Protect the Environment: Join EcoCampus!

    Join EcoCampus at UIC and get involved this upcoming year with all that we do:
    - Advocating for Recycling
    - Tree Planting
    - Awareness Events
    - Campus Beautification
    - Energy/Water Efficiency
    - Green Fee Projects
    - Outreach and Education
    - Energy/Waste Audits
    - Sustainable Food
    - Gardening
    - and Much Much More!

    Contact us: 

  • New Life Volunteering Society Tutoring Recruitment

    Who: Any interested incoming and returning Honors College students
    What: Recruitment for new tutors for the New Life Volunteering Society to tutor disadvantaged Chicago public school students after school at no cost to the student being tutored.
    When: During the semester, the tutor will pick one or more of the numerous time slots available. The sessions are Monday through Friday and there are two sections each day that are each 1.5 hours long. The usual times are 4-5:30 pm or 5:30-7 pm but the tutor can adjust it to fit his or her schedule.
    Where: Burnam Hall Room 220 is where tutoring takes place during the semester.
    Why: To help promote education and improve the quality of learning for students who need it the most.
    How: Contact the NLVS Co-Chairs, Rafid Rahman or Niyati Patel, at

  • UIC Mock Trial Info Sessions, Tues. 9/2 – Thurs. 9/4

    The nationally-ranked UIC Mock Trial team is seeking new members for 2014-15. All undergraduate majors and grade-levels are welcome. Information sessions will be held in BSB 131 on Sept 2 (5-7 pm), Sept 3 (12-2pm and 3-5pm) & Sept 4 (5-7 pm).  Contact for more information.

  • Psi Chi Honors Society Matchmaker for Undergraduate Research Event, Fri. 8/29

    Want to earn PSCH credit in 396?
    Interested in Psychological Research?

    Come to the Fall 2014 MATCHMAKER
    Friday, August 29th
    4-6 pm in BSB 140

    The purpose of MATCHMAKER is to connect potential undergraduate research assistants with faculty and graduate students for PSCH 396 or Honors Activities


    Questions? Visit or contact Sabrina Velez at

  • First Project ESTEEM Meeting, Mon. 9/8

    Project ESTEEMs first meeting of the semester will be September 8th at 5:30 in the Honors College quiet study room! Please join us if you enjoy science, teaching, kids, or fun! It can be an option for an honors activity, provided you meet the requirements listed in the Honors Handbook. If you'd like more information, email!

  • Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Journal Seeking Layout Editors

    The Interdisciplinary Undergradate Research Journal is looking for Associate Layout Editors. Although not required, experience with Adobe InDesign is preferred. Interested students should email ( at their earliest convenience.

  • EcoCampus: First Meeting, Wed. 9/3

    We're ready to start our year off great! Come join us at our first GBM:

    * GBM #1
    * Wednesday, September 3rd | 4:30p - 5:30p
    * Burnham Hall 121
    * (Honors College Quiet Study Room)

    All UIC Students are welcome to attend.
    We will be discussing our goals for this year, taking in your ideas and making them real!


    If you can't make it:
    - Visit us at the UIC Involvement Fair
    - Wed (09/03) 11am-3pm in the UIC Quad
    - Stay tuned for upcoming meetings (announced in emails)

  • Join Peer Health Exchange, Info Sessions 9/2 – 9/4

    Peer Health Exchange is an organization that trains volunteers to teach health workshops in Chicago Public Schools that would not otherwise have a health curriculum. These workshops include drugs, alcohol, sex, mental health, etc. and also have a strong emphasis on skills (decision-making, communication, advocacy, and more). Not only is the experience extremely rewarding but it is also a ton of fun and gives volunteers the opportunity to meet awesome people, gain leadership experience, develop public speaking, and more! 

    Here are a few FAQ: 

    What is the time commitment? 

    -PHE has one meeting a week (Wednesday from 5 to 6:30) and you must teach one workshop a week (you can choose when you do this!)

    Teaching seems a little intimidating. How does it work? 

    The cool thing about PHE is that we COMPLETELY prepare you for every experience in the classroom. Also, we never send you into the classroom alone! 

    How hard is it to memorize the workshops? 

    Not very! This is because the workshops are discussion based; therefore, you do not have memorize anything word for word. 

    For any more information you can e-mail or come to an info session! The info sessions are as follows: 

    • Tuesday, September 2nd from 5:30 to 6:30 in BH 114
    • Wednesday, September 3rd from 3:30 to 4:30 in BH 121
    • Thursday, September 4th from 5:30 to 6:30 in BH 114

    The application is open now at!

  • Donate by Design

    Want to help your community?
    Then join
    Donate by Design!
    (GBM: Tuesday Sept 9  BH114 @ 4pm)

    Donate by Design is a non-profit student organization meant for craft lovers! We hope to gather the many talented crafters of UIC together to have fun and give back to the community at the same time.

    All proceeds from craft sales are donated to organizations that assist UIC students, staff, and faculty who are victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, and hate crimes.

    Contact us at:

    “Like” us on Facebook at:
    and join us on UIC Connect!

  • The Pre-Law Society at UIC

    Interested in the Legal field?

    Want to meet people with your interest?

    Are you curious about the law school application process?

    Join PLS today!

    The Pre-Law Society at the University of Illinois at Chicago is a student run organization that strives to inform and prepare UIC students for admission to law school and beyond.

    Our Guiding Objectives

    •   Help members make an informed decision of whether or not to attend law school, and to which law schools to apply.
    •   Expose members to various legal fields and introduce them to the different options they have with a law degree.
    •   Assist members in their efforts to get admitted to law school by guiding them through the admissions process and with knowledge of the LSAT


    Join PLS:

    Become a member of PLS and find out more about the law school application process right away on our new website:

    Contact PLS:

    Need more personal advice on classes or your route to law school?


    E-mail us at

    Be Active:

    Want to keep up-to-date with the latest events and opportunities?

    Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

  • Project ESTEEM

    What does Project ESTEEM stand for?

    Enrichment of Science Through Exposure to Experimental Models


    Student volunteers in Project ESTEEM, which stands for Enrichment of Science Through Exposure to Experimental Models, work at two children’s shelters to show under-privileged kids the exciting world of science.

    What does that entail?

    We go to Lydia Home and Rice center once a month each on Saturdays to teach children science through experimentation. The group divides in half at Lydia to work with the boys and the girls.  At Rice there will be five separate groups of kids. Someone leads the discussion of the topic and details what experiment the children will do for the day. 

    Our Monday meetings on campus will be about creating new project ideas as a group and then testing them out. Our first Meeting of the 2015 fall semester is Monday September 8th at 6:00 in the honors college Silent Study!

  • Project Inspire

    When you join Project Inspire, you will collaborate with other students to design and develop an INNOVATIVE project that
    solves a social, medical, or environmental need within the community. If you are interested in Pre-Health, Engineering,
    Computer Science, Public Policy, Art, inventing, or volunteerism, you should come check us out!

    If interested, email and like 

    First meeting: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 10th!

  • Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students

    The Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students (JPHAS) was created in May 2001 to more fully recognize the broad spectrum of pre-health students at UIC.  JPHAS strives to offer students considering careers in health-oriented professions a valuable, informative resource and a forum to express, present, and exchange ideas.  JPHAS aspires to strengthen the network of support for pre-health students.

    Follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@JPHASJOURNAL)!

  • Phi Eta Sigma - UIC Chapter

    Join our national honor society!

    Why: Volunteer, Scholarship, Leadership, and Networking opportunities!

    When: Earn a 3.5 your freshman year and be invited at the end of the school year

    Questions? Email 

  • Red Shoes Review

    Join UIC's student-run literary and art magazine: The Red Shoes Review

    We aim to foster the artistic community at UIC and showcase the brilliant works of our peers, regardless of their major.

    Friday, Sep. 19 at 5pm
    HC Lounge (Burnham Hall)

  • Alternative Spring Break

    Do you enjoy volunteering?
    Join ASB! We volunteer locally in Chicago and also across the country during Winter and Spring Break!

    Want to know more?

    Our first General Meeting will be soon! 

    Check us out at


    Twitter: @asbuic

    Location: 750 S. Halsted St. Room No. 475

    Email us at

  • Be a part of Society of Future Physicians, apply by 9/5!

    Are you Pre-med? Are you part of the Honors College? Looking for clinical & volunteering experience? Apply to the Society of Future Physicians by September 5th! Applications can be found at  Questions?  Contact Marlin Amy Halder at

  • Write, blog, or be webmaster for the Ampersand, the Honors College Newsletter! Info Meeting: Wed. 9/10

    The Ampersand is the Honors College newsletter and includes an online student-run blog. The purpose of the Ampersand is to report on Honors College events and to highlight the achievements of students, staff, and faculty. If you are interested in becoming a writer, online blogger, or layout editor, please come to the informational session on Wednesday, September 10th at 4 PM at BH 114.

    The Ampersand is also currently looking for an Honors College student to take the role of being a webmaster. As a webmaster you will be responsible for posting weekly blogs, updating news posts, and keeping website content up to date for the Honors College. Experience is not required but preferred experience with Wordpress is a plus! Contact if interested.

    Contact if interested or if you have questions.  See the Ampersand website and learn more at

  • Honors College Advisory Board Seeking Freshmen and Transfer Representatives, Apply by Fri. 9/12

    The Honors College Advisory Board (HCAB) is actively seeking 2-3 Freshman and Transfer students to serve as representatives for the duration of the 2014-2015 school year. 

    To be eligible, you must be a Fall 2014 new Freshman or Transfer member of the Honors College, and able to maintain good standing for the duration of the 2014-2015 school year. The selected representatives also must attend all HCAB meetings (Fridays @ 3pm), and participate in HCAB-sponsored activities and events (i.e., Evening Hours, Luncheon, Honors College Ball). 

    Applications are due Friday, September 12th by NOON to the Honors College Front Desk.

  • Free Practice MCAT, LSAT, GRE, PCAT, DAT and more

    Kaplan Test Prep is providing Free practice MCAT (Old and New), LSAT, GRE, PCAT, DAT and OAT on UIC East Campus.

    The MCAT and new 2015 MCAT will be on Saturday, September 20th at 10:00am.
    All other exams will be on Saturday, October 11th at 10:00am.

    Space is limited so please sign up here:

    The Society of Future Physicians will receive a $1000 scholarship if 300 people sign up for the free practice exam. This event will benefit SFP as well as provide free practice tests to the Honors College student body. 

    Questions?  Contact Rahul Patel at