Alumni & Campus Stories

Pascal Marco

Writer’s Block: The Follow-Up

Five years after publishing his award-winning debut novel, Identity: Lost, author Pascal Marco LAS ’74, MA ’76 LAS and his protagonist—the undefeated Phoenix-based prosecutor Stan Kobe—return in Render Safe, a thriller that blends real-life...

Alumni Achievement: Helping hand

When Carol Goldbaum, EDW ’88, thinks about the clients she has met during her 50-year career in social work, one in particular sticks out. Goldbaum was handling admittance in a hospital when a psychotic...

MY WORK: The Commish

For the past two years, I’ve been the public health commissioner for the City of Chicago. The department has about 600 employees and dozens of programs. I’m a native of Chicago, born and raised....

Shubert

Volunteer Spirit: The fixer

As a stateside student volunteer with Engineering World Health, Joshua Shubert, ’16 ENG, repaired medical equipment for use in the developing world, but something was missing from this otherwise rewarding experience. “I worked on...

Dodgeball

Duck!

Dodgeball, free-throw challenges, tricycle races and bowling competitions were a few of the events held during UICC’s Greek Week. Sororities and fraternities modeled the week’s activities after the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake...