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See below for archived newsletters, press releases, and other college publications. For more information about the UIC College of Dentistry, contact William S. Bike. For more information about UIC, contact Sam Hostettler.

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Alumni & Friends

Fall / Winter 2012 E-Newsletter
Dr. Dale Nickelsen 'Architect of Smiles,' Summer 2011
Dr. Esther Lopez Fixing Health Care Injustices, March 2011

Faculty / Department News

July 2012
January 2012
September 2011
July 2011
April 2011
March 2011
Strategic Plan 2011

Print / Web News Clips

AGD Honors Student Juveria Hussain, PRLog, July 23, 2015

Dr. Ales Obrez Earns Daniel Award, PRLog, July 23, 2015

Dr. E. Dwayne Karateew Joins Dept. of Periodontics, PRLog, July 6, 2015

Dr. Aristotelis Marinis Honored by UIC, PRLog, July  6, 2015

Dr. Luisa DiPietro Honored by Wound Healing Society, PRLog July 2, 2015

Dr. Phimon Atsawasuwan Receives Biomedical Research Award, PRLog, July 2, 2015

Student Yale Cho Honored by UIC Chancellor, PRLog, July 1, 2015

Students Laura Douglas and Somayeh Jahedi Honored by AAPHD, PRLog, June 26, 2015

Student Nisha Garg Named Schweitzer Fellow, PRLog, June 26, 2015

Delta Dental Awards Grants to two Graduating Students, Rock River Times, May 19, 2015

Dr. Aram Kim Wins ACP Sharry Research Award, PRLog, March 26, 2015

Student Dante Brown Awarded Martin Luther King Scholarship, PR Log, March 26, 2015

Can Green Tea Slow Cancer in Smokers? UIC News Center, March 12, 2015

2015 Reunion Set, PRLog, March 9, 2015

Dr. David Avenetti Named Director of Pediatric Dentistry Postgrad Program, PRLog, Feb. 27, 2015

Dr. Robert Underwood, Retired Professor of Prosthodontics, Passes Away, PRLog, Feb. 26, 2015

Dr. Michael Colvard Earns PhD in Ancient Dental Treatments, PRLog, Feb. 24, 2015

CommunityHealth Honors UIC College of Dentistry, PR Log, Feb. 12, 2015

Dr. Ana Bedran-Russo Named a UIC Researcher of the Year, PR Log, Feb. 12, 2015

Dr. Clark Stanford Named UIC Distinguished Professor, ADA News, Jan. 20, 2015

College's Community-Based Education Honored, PR Log, Dec. 23, 2013

Dr. Ana Bedran-Russo Named MOST Director, PRLog, Dec. 23, 2014

Dr. Thiago Vinhas Joins Faculty, PRLog, Dec. 23, 2014

Dr. Bin Yang Joins College Faculty, PRLog, Dec. 19, 2014

Dr. George, Dr. Kolokythas Earn Faculty Research Awards, PRLog, Dec. 19, 2014

IDDP Becomes DMDAS, PRLog, Dec. 18, 2014

New Dean for the College of Dentistry, UI Health E-Newsletter, Nov. 13, 2014

Dr. Thomas C. Lakars Retires, PRLog, Oct. 23, 2014

Continuing Education Courses Set, PRLog, Oct. 22, 2014

Dr. Robert Rada quoted in article “For Children With Autism, Opening a Door to Dental Care,” New York Times, Oct. 20, 2014.

Dr. Kent Knoernschild quoted in article, "Bespoke Medical Devices Suit Patients Perfectly," Cadalyst, Oct. 16, 2014

Grant Allows UIC Oral Biologists to Further Explore DMP1, UIC News Bureau, Oct. 16, 2014

7 Health Problems Your Dentist Can Spot, Everyday Health,  Oct. 2014

Student David Dominguez Highlighted in Documentary About Aurora, IL Latino Leaders, Aurora Beacon-News, Oct. 6, 2014

Dr. Darien Weatherspoon Joins Faculty, PRLog, Oct. 3, 2014

Dr. Tolga Tozum Joins Faculty, PRLog, Oct. 2, 2014

Predoctoral Implant Program Wins Award, PRLog, Sept. 8, 2014

Student Amatul Salma Wins Research Award, PRLog, Aug. 26, 2014

Student Earns NIH Fellowship, PRLog, Aug. 22, 2014

Paper on Dentists' Potential Roles in Pandemic Response, Disaster Medicine, and Public Health Preparedness, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, Aug. 2014

Dr. Dennis Weber, Faculty Member, Passes Away, PRLog, July 28, 2014

Drs. Doubelday, Afshari Honored for Teaching Excellence, PRLog, July 14, 2014
UIC College of Dentistry Student Marybeth Francis Earns NIH Fellowship, PRLog, July 11, 2014
UIC College of Dentistry Helps Start Library In Guatemala School, PRLog, July 10, 2014
Study to Correlate Patient Diagnoses with Outcomes of Implant Therapy, PRLog, July 8, 2014
Dr. Caswell Evans Awarded Honorary Degree, PRLog, July 3, 2014
Dr. Alison Doubleday Earns Daniel Award, PRLog, July 2, 2014
Golf Outing Scheduled, PRLog, July 1, 2014
Dr. Anne George comments on regrowing dentin, USA Today, May 29, 2014
Dr. Clark Stanford named Dean of UIC College of Dentistry, Newswise, May 27, 2014
Dr. Kent Knoernschild discusses dental office technology, Chicago Tribune, May 12, 2014
Dr. Nuha Nakib Named Interim Director of Predoctoral Periodontics, PRLog, April 17, 2014
History Book Celebrating A Proud Past Published by UIC College of Dentistry, PR Log, March 31, 2014
Dr. Allison Alberts of UIC College of Dentistry is pro football player, PR Log, March 31, 2014
Dentistry Students Showcase Work at Clinic and Research Day, UIC News, March 18, 2014
Treating Patients With Traumatic Life Experience by faculty Dr. Sheela Raja and Dr. Priscilla Chang, JADA. March 2014
Dr. Satish Alapati Receives Grant to Study Dental Pulp Regeneration, PRLog, Feb. 28, 2013
Dr. Seema Ashrafi Named Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, PRLog, Feb. 25, 2014
UIC Honors Dr. Anne George as Distinguished Researcher, PR Log, Feb. 24, 2014
ADA Names Alumna Dr. Noor Obaisi as First Stanford Investigator Award Recipient, DentistryIQ, Feb. 13, 2014
April 11, 2014, Reunion Set for UIC, Loyola Dental Alumni, PRLog, Jan. 22, 2014
Scholarship Named for Bruce and Linda Graham Established at College. PRLog, Jan. 3, 2014

Video News Clips



UIC College of Dentistry Commencement, May 2014
Student Mat Wietecha in UIC Campus Insights 2014 Student Research Video (2:09) January 2014
Student Mat Wietecha in UIC Student Pride Video January 2014
Diversity Day, 2013
ASDA Video, Sept. 2013
Dedication of ProCare Dental Group Implant and Innovations Center and DENTSPLY Implants Clinic, April 8, 2013
Third Annual Advanced Prosthodontics Program Research & Celebration Day, Feb. 8, 2013
College Accepts Gies Award for Innovative Clinical Curriculum, 2012 (View the announcement here
Spring Charity Formal Flash Mob, 2012
SNDA Food Sale, Feb. 1, 2012
Diversity Day, Nov. 9, 2011
CAN-TV interview with UIC College of Dentistry student Okintunde Bowen, Summer 2010
CAN-TV interview with UIC College of Dentistry Associate Dean for Student and Diversity Affairs, Summer 2010
Dr. Alaa Al Aswany gets Alumni Achievement Award (coverage begins at 46:27), October 2010 Diversity Day, 2010
Researcher at College Use Stem Cells to Reattach Teeth in Rodents, October 2010
Student-Produced Endo Mounting Video, July 2010
Commencement, May 2010
Justin Welke, Schweitzer Fellow, Takes Hands-On Approach to Childhood Dental Care, June 2010
Dr. Sheela Raja Discusses Dental Anxiety, 2009
Students Volunteer at Goldie’s Place, 2009
PerioSim Haptics-Based Periodontal Simulator, 2006


Clinic and Research Day, 2015

Dr. Alexander Chan and Restorative Research Day, January 2015

Holiday Party, 2014

Dr. Jin-Moon Soh's farewell reception, December 2014

Group Practice Clinic Event, 2014

Klavan Lecture, 2014

Dean Clark Stanford Welcome, Fall 2014

Diversity Day, 2014

White Coat, 2014

Marilyn Westbrook retirement party, July 2014
Graduation Luncheon photos 2014

Dr. Alison Doubleday Receives Daniel Award, 2014

Reunion 2014
Clinic and Research Day, 2014

Dr. Aljernon Bolden Retirement Party, Dec.18, 2013
Dean Bruce Graham Farewell Reception Dec. 14, 2013
Rochelle Harris Farewell Party, Dec. 13, 2013
Gala 2013
Diversity Day 2013
White Coat, 2013

Centennial Picnic 2013
Senior Luncheon 2013
Reunion, April 26, 2013
ProCare Dental Group Implant and Innovations Center and DENTSPLY Implants Center Dedication, April 8, 2013
Clinic and Research Day, March 2013
Spring Formal, part IV, April 6, 2013
Spring Formal, part II, April 6, 2013
Spring Formal, part I, April 6, 2013 
Give Kids a Smile Day, Feb. 5, 2013
Holiday Party, Dec. 14, 2012 
White Coat Ceremony, Aug 24, 2012 
Dr. Indru Punwani Retirement Dinner, July 21, 2012
Commencement, 2012
Senior Luncheon, 2012 
Reunion, 2012
Clinic and Research Day 2012
Dr. John Gerding Lighting the Flame, 2012 
Gala, 2011
State Legislators Visit College, 2011 
Learn Lab, 2011 
Spring Charity Formal Photos, Part 1, 2011 
Spring Charity Formal Photos, Part 2, 2011 
Rembrant Clinic Photos, 2011
Students in Flores Lab, 2011
State Legislators Visit College, 2011
Dental Hygiene Graduation, 2011
Senior Luncheon, 2011
Clinic and Research Day, 2011
UIC College of Dentistry Holiday Party, Part 1, Dec. 17, 2010
UIC College of Dentistry Holiday Party, Part 2, Dec. 17, 2010
UIC College of Dentistry/Chicago Dental Society Mentorship Dinner, 2010 
Diversity Day, Nov. 11, 2010 
Dr. Alla Al Aswany Honored at University's Alumni Five Event, Oct. 2010 
Governor Quinn Signs Three Bills at College, July 23, 2010
Word of Mouth Extra, June 2010 
Dental Hygiene Pinning Ceremony, 2010 
UIC College of Dentistry Reunion, including Loyola, 2010 
Mothers'; Room Dedication, 2010
Give Kids a Smile Day, 2010 
Clinic and Research Day, 2010 
Kottemann Gallery Reception, 2010



UIC College of Dentistry Commencement, May 2015

Benefactor Dr. Robert Brunetti Featured in Legacies and Leaders Video at 1:11, University of Illinois at Chicago, April 2015