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In the Loop

June 15
New Student Orientation
UIC College of Pharmacy
833 S. Wood St.
Chicago, Ill.
For more info, contact Deb Agard by
e-mail at

July 17
GardenWalk 2009
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Dorothy Bradley Atkins
Medicinal Plant Garden
Corner of Wood & Polk Streets
Chicago, Ill.

August 26
White Coat Ceremony
UIC College of Pharmacy
833 S. Wood St.
Chicago, Ill.
To volunteer, contact Deb Fox by phone
at (312) 996-0160 or by e-mail at

September 12
5th Annual APhA Golf Outing
Woodbine Golf Course
14240 W. 151 St.
Homer Glen, Ill.

September 25
Pharmacy Alumni Reunion
UIC Campus
For full schedule and locations, visit
/ reunion.php.

September 26
Sesquicentennial Timeless Gala
Reception 6:30 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Ill.
For tickets and more information, visit


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833 S. Wood St., MC 874
Chicago, IL 60612
Fax: (312) 413-1910


A Timeless Evening

Time is ticking down as the Timeless Gala draws near. Be sure to join us on September 26 for an unforgettable evening celebrating 150 years of pharmacy. Those attending will have special access to The Field Museum’s exhibits, including Real Pirates, as well as a front row seat for the innagural Legacy Awards. A special block of rooms is being held at the Intercontinental Hotel on Michigan Avenue with free trolley shuttles to and from the gala. Rooms can be reserved online or by calling (800) 235-4670. Currently, more than 380 people have registered for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Want to know who from your class will be there? Visit to view a full listing of alumni, faculty and friends who have registered. Look for the formal invitation to arrive in your mailbox in early June. For tickets, a listing of classmates registered (available soon) and more information, please visit or contact Deb Fox in the Pharmacy Advancement Office by phone at (312) 996-0160 or by e-mail at



Reunion 2009

Attention classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999 and 2004! Make plans to spend the day on campus on Friday, September 25, to celebrate the 2009 Pharmacy Alumni Reunion. The day’s activities include a Future of Pharmacy symposium, continuing education sessions and alumni awards ceremony. Enjoy an extended weekend in Chicago and attend the Gala on Saturday, the 26th. For more information, a schedule of events and to register, visit


Celebrating Excellence

Chances are you know an exceptional fellow alumnus, and we want you to tell us all about him or her. The Pharmacy Alumni Association seeks nominations for its annual alumni awards given out each year during reunion festivities. The four awards recognize the great accomplishments of pharmacy alumni in a variety of areas. Full award descriptions and a listing of past recipients can be found here. To nominate someone, please send a letter of nomination as well as the nominee’s resume/CV (if possible) to Deb Fox by e-mail at or send hard copy via postal mail to:

Attn: Deb Fox
Pharmacy Advancement Office
833 S. Wood St. (MC 874)
Chicago, IL 60612
fax: (312) 413-1910

An online submission form is available at:




5th Annual Golf Outing

Calling all golfers! The 5th Annual APhA Golf Outing will take place on Saturday, September 12, at Woodbine Golf Course in Homer Glen. Continuing education and lunch begins at 11 a.m., with the shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. The day’s events conclude with the awards dinner at 6:00 p.m. A downloadable registration brochure is available here. For those interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jake Kelahan at (618) 593-3412 or Sam Keca
at (815) 351-1100.




The White Coats Are Coming!

Every August, the college welcomes its newest class of pharmacy students at the White Coat Ceremony. Students proudly bring their family and friends to watch as they receive their white coats and recite the Oath of Professionalism, dedicating themselves to the highest professional standards. And each year, COP alumni make the event even more special by coming back to coat students. If you are interested in helping to welcome the newest members of the pharmacy family on August 26, contact Deb Fox in the Pharmacy Alumni Office by phone at (312) 996-0160 or by e-mail at

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