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Fall in Love with Optometry

The season of spring is a vibrant, energizing period each year. During these months, relationships bloom and grow- and not just our relationships with other people! The feelings we have about our work, too, are ever evolving.

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Luis Lewis, OD ’05

Without a doubt, the practice of optometry makes the world a better place. Luis Lewis, OD ’05, knows this better than anyone. His practice,…

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Flat Kits

In the last issue of ICO Matters, we introduced ICO.edu’s new look and the institution’s updated voice. Our message remains clear: ICO best prepares…

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Eye Health Life Health

Maintaining healthy eyes is an essential part of living a healthy life. This is the message we are now conveying through the Eye Health…

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Special Olympics

On Tuesday, November 10, ICO students, faculty, and staff gathered bright and early at the United Center. There, volunteers offered free eye care to…

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IEI Construction

Preliminary IEI patient surveys have long indicated a desire to have an in-house pharmacy. Now, this request is being granted. Construction has begun on…

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Giving Tuesday

Immediately following the Thanksgiving holiday, ICO upheld a tradition for its second year. We participated in Giving Tuesday. This global event follows Black Friday,…

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SVOSH Trips

Seven ICO students traveled to La Barca, Mexico for a Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) mission over Thanksgiving break. Sarah El-Khazendar, Jane…

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De La Salle

On January 20, we welcomed some of our Bronzeville neighbors to ICO. The students of De La Salle Institute visited our campus and learned…

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RC Renovations

ICO’s Residential Complex is undergoing renovations. New lounge furniture was installed over holiday break, along with updates to every student room. Each dwelling has…

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Editor’s Note

While putting together this season’s ICO Matters, I began noticing a pattern: ICO alumni tell love stories. It’s easy to see why! Students and…

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2015 Readership Survey Results

In 2015, ICO Matters was redesigned with a fresher look and more timely content. Key visual differences included new fonts, a reformatting of the…

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Trending Spring 2016

October 8 – Twitter ICO Retweeted Arol Augsburger We’re proud of the @Cubs! No matter which side of the city you’re from, it’s great…

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Dan McGehee Last Look

Dan McGehee, OD ’88, takes a break from cycling to enjoy the view near his Arizona home and practice. McGehee’s story will be the first of several featured in an upcoming campaign. Stay tuned!