University of Illinois Chicago

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University Hall, on the east side of campus.

The University of Illinois Chicago, often called UIC, is a public research university in Chicago, Illinois. The university has about 30,000 students. Part of it was founded in 1858, part was founded in 1965. UIC has 15 colleges. Thirteen colleges cover certain fields: Applied Health Sciences, Architecture & the Arts, Business Administration, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work, and Urban Planning & Public Affairs. Two colleges serve sub-groups of students: Graduate College and (undergraduate) Honors College.

The current chancellor of the university is Paula Allen Mears. UIC is in the same university family as UIUC and UIS. The president of the family is Robert Easter.

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The university sports teams are called the Flames. UIC has 18 varsity teams (8 for men and 10 for women), most of which play in the Missouri Valley Conference. The men's teams in swimming & diving and tennis compete in the Mid-American Conference.

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