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UICOMP students discover their matches

Fifty-six medical students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria joined thousands across the country today as they learned where they “matched” to continue their path in medicine. UICOMP students matched to 19 specialties across 23 states and the District of Columbia. Of those, 24 are headed into primary care and more than [...]

2018-03-16T15:33:47+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Application period is underway for Research Day on April 4

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is now accepting applications from students, residents, and faculty for its sixth annual Research Day. UICOMP Research Day April 4, 2018 UICOMP Campus Keynote Speaker: Val Sheffield, MD, PhD, Physician Scientist and Medical Geneticist, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine More information | Apply [...]

2018-01-19T14:37:54+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

HUD Awards $1.25 Million to renew support of Peoria HIV/AIDS Program

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will receive $1.25 million to assist low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families over the next three years in central Illinois. The local grant is part of a $37 million nationwide award announced in December by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide [...]

2018-01-03T11:39:50+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Pathways: UICOMP Unveils New Teaching & Learning Space

The dust has cleared. What were conceptual sketches and hundreds of pages of construction blueprints are now the new learning spaces for students and faculty on the UICOMP campus. New technology, a new technology-rich classroom, a new anatomy wing, and student oasis were part of an aggressive – yet very essential – series of [...]

2018-01-03T11:39:59+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|

Email Migration is Underway

UICOMP, along with the Academic Computing and Communications Center (ACCC) in Chicago, is migrating email accounts to Office 365. CIS will be contacting you about migrating your account before the project deadline of Dec. 15.As part of the migration, all email going to your @uicomp.uic.edu account will be routed to your @uic.edu account. We ask [...]

2017-11-20T16:03:01+00:00 November 20th, 2017|CIS Updates|

Downtime Scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18

On Saturday, Nov. 18, there will be testing of the fire suppression system and emergency power system. This will require us to power off various parts of the network while those systems are being tested. All systems will be unavailable during this maintenance period (8 a.m. to noon). We only expect this outage to last [...]

2017-11-17T16:08:40+00:00 November 17th, 2017|CIS Updates|

UICOMP research collaborative: natural “love hormone” may offer new pain therapies

Researchers have documented how the same hormone known widely among expectant mothers as a means for helping to induce child delivery or lactation also suppresses inflammatory pain, according to a study led by the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as the “love hormone” and commonly employed by doctors [...]

2018-01-03T11:40:07+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Social Engineering

For as long as people have had “stuff,” there have been other people trying to trick them out of that “stuff.” These days, the “stuff” some people want to trick you out of is your sensitive information. To do that they use social engineering. Social engineering can take many forms: Someone pretending to be [...]

2017-10-30T11:40:10+00:00 October 30th, 2017|CIS Updates, Security Awareness|

UICOMP program to train doctors in hospice and palliative care at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, in partnership with OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, is pleased to announce a new physician training program in hospice and palliative medicine. Palliative medicine focuses on improving the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with serious life-threatening illness. This is [...]

2018-01-03T11:40:19+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Personal Devices

For many of us, our electronic devices are key parts of our lives. Think of all the personal data on your phone, such as emails, contact lists and social media accounts. Your laptop probably contains even more sensitive information – saved passwords, financial documents and more. Here are some ways to safeguard your devices: [...]

2017-10-20T16:28:06+00:00 October 20th, 2017|CIS Updates, Security Awareness|