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  • Midwestern University Unveils New Logo and Branding

    July 03, 2023

    Starting this June, Midwestern University will gradually roll out a modern branding look that includes a new logo to compliment Midwestern’s existing University and College seals.

    Midwestern University
  • Chippin’ in for Students Golf Event Assists Student Scholarships

    June 30, 2023

    The annual Midwestern University Chippin’ in for Students Golf Classic was held at the Arrowhead Golf Club in Wheaton, IL, where more than 100 scholarship donors and Midwestern University faculty, students, and staff attended and participated in a friendly game of golf with the goal of raising funds for student scholarships.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • High School Students Experience Aspects of Dentistry with Midwestern University Students, Faculty

    June 27, 2023

    High school students attended the Pathways to Dentistry, a dental student camp offered by the College of Dental Medicine – Illinois (CDMI) in conjunction with Comfort Dental Studio in Chicago under the direction of Lawrence White D.M.D. Dr. White said this program was a way to bring historically underrepresented students into the field of dentistry.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Students Experience Hands-On Optometry Labs, Lessons in the Annual SEE Program

    June 21, 2023

    Midwestern University held its fifth annual Summer Eye Experience (SEE) program offered by the Chicago College of Optometry (CCO). During the course of the program, students gained exposure to the Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree, learned about an optometry career via workshops, prepared for admission with their application portfolio, experienced laboratories to learn optometric skills, and viewed a day in the life of an optometry student. There were 28 participants in this year’s SEE event from nine states including Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. In order to qualify for the SEE program, potential participants must be students pursuing an undergraduate degree or a recent graduate. Students in their junior and senior years are given first consideration to join the program.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Inspiring Journey of CDMI Alum Highlights Resilience, Contributions of Immigrants

    June 12, 2023

    We recently caught up with José Vargas, D.M.D., a graduate of Midwestern University's College of Dental Medicine-Illinois (CDMI). His inspiring story of triumph over adversity gained widespread attention when his social media post went viral following his graduation in 2022. As a young immigrant, Dr. Vargas worked picking vegetables on farms in Georgia and despite many challenges was able to pursue higher education, studied at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, and then graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Groovin in the Grove Race Tradition Continues at Midwestern University

    June 07, 2023

    The annual Groovin in the Grove 5K Run & Walk at Midwestern University was held May 6, 2023, on the Downers Grove campus, and raised $3,000 for Sharing Connections, a nonprofit organization that assists local people in need with furniture and other household items.

    Downers Grove, IL

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