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Cultural Conversations

It’s a winter day at the Illinois Eye Institute, and third-year student Vivien Yip has a jam-packed schedule, filled with classes, clinic and multiple…

Doin’ It For Themselves

Ryan Lang, OD ’12, says that upon graduation from ICO, “all of us, when we leave, want to do our thing.” Yet the “vast…

Going Greek

It’s 9:30 on a Friday morning, and about 30 third graders from Tonti Elementary School, in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood, have just arrived to…

Flying the Nest

Want to know a little secret? Graduation is the most fun you’ll ever have, and post-graduation is the most confused you’ll ever be. Where…

Homecoming 2014

Members of the 50-year reunion class, including Drs. Robert Schmidt and Darrell Schlange, were recognized during the class reunion dinner. Lifetime Service Award recipient…

Saying Goodbye

It’s such a simple question.“Where did you grow up?” It’s something I feel like I get asked every day. The simple answer is listed…

ICO Techs Out

During this last academic year, Geoffrey Goodfellow, OD ’01, noticed a small but significant change among the students he teaches at ICO: A marked…