Summer 2017

ICO Matters 174th Commencement Class Photo

Matters of Tradition

At ICO, tradition matters. On May 20, 2017, we celebrated the 174th Commencement. This important ceremony has been set in the University of Chicago’s Rockefeller Chapel for 40 years. Most parts of Commencement stay the same- the choir, the bagpipes, the ice sculpture across the street. Only occasionally does something change…

ICO Matters Editor's Notes Photos

Summer 2017 Editor’s Note

I was writing goodbye letters to a few members of the Class of 2017, and started getting teary-eyed. This year marked my third Commencement…

ICO Matters Summer 2017 Closeup Thomas Rene in Optical

Thomas Rene, OD ’98

No obstacle can keep a good doctor down. When Thomas Rene, OD ’98, experienced a serious car accident, he says he was “gone for…