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Read the latest University of Illinois System news from the Office of External Relations and Communications.

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  • University of Illinois System opens office in Mexico City

    The new system office in Mexico City will focus on student recruiting and alumni engagement, as well interactions with Mexican universities and the private sector.

  • Real Impact: Synchrony culture empowers next-gen innovators

    Synchrony is a University of Illinois System partner in fueling innovation. Leaders discussed growing that partnership at Synchrony Chicago during the U of I System’s 2022 state tour.

  • System names Paul Ellinger vice president/CFO and comptroller

    Paul Ellinger served as vice president/chief financial officer and comptroller on an interim basis since July 2021. He succeeded Avijit Ghosh when he was named interim executive vice president and vice president for academic affairs.

  • DPI, partners launch Chicago/Skills to develop diverse tech talent for Illinois companies

    Chicago/Skills will provide tuition-free technology training and paid apprenticeship opportunities to as many as 2,500 people over five years.

  • Pritzker, stakeholders unveil design for Discovery Partners Institute

    Located on a one-acre site southwest of the Loop, the new DPI headquarters will provide more than 200,000 square feet of office, classroom, lab, and event space for DPI and its university and industry partners.