Fall 2016

The “Brady” Bunch

ICO’s Residential Complex was fully refreshed this summer. It opened its doors to the Class of 2020 with brand new amenities. The RC, which…

Homecoming 2016 in Pictures

On September 9-10, ICO alumni returned to campus for Homecoming 2016. Chicago-themed activities were packed into a weekend full of good times. From the…

Optometrist ‘App-roved!’

Technology can be intimidating. We hear about ambitious mobile apps and wonder what the implications will be for our profession. Thankfully, we can see…

Balancing Hobbies and Passions

At ICO orientation, new students are told that, “a one-dimensional student doesn’t make a good optometrist.” When you were in optometry school, how did you balance…

Editor’s Note

There is an incorrect stereotype that higher education is all-consuming. With each incoming class, I become more impressed by ICO’s well-rounded students. They find…

Michael Servi, OD ’15

Michael Servi, OD ’15, came into ICO with more than one ambition. He wanted to be a great optometrist, but also had a different…

Essentials: Chris Bugajski, OD ’15

Chicago is a beautiful city, and Chris Bugajski, OD ’15, has a knack for capturing its magic. While at ICO, he balanced urban photography with his studies. Bugajski’s photos now adorn many spaces on campus…

Emerging Tech at ICO

Imagine if optometry students were able to learn, overnight, whether they are ready to run a successful private practice. Consider the benefits of experiencing…

Latest Residents Embody Girl Power

The 2016-17 residency class is ICO’s first all-female group. These deserving doctors include Jessica Min, OD ’14, Zory Stoev, OD ‘16, Alicia Kinch, OD…