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October 31, 2012UIC Library’s IDEA Commons Wins Two Architectural Design Awards
The IDEA Commons, a cutting-edge learning and meeting environment at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Library, has received two awards for design from the American Institute of Architects’ Chicago chapter.
October 29, 2012UIC Theatre Presents American Take on Russian Farce
The University of Illinois at Chicago Theatre’s second play of the season is based on “The Suicide,” a Russian satire so sharp that Josef Stalin banned it before even a single performance and exiled its author, Nicolai Erdman, to Siberia.
October 24, 2012Thrills and chills at Halloween concert
Hear ominous music performed by scary-looking student musicians as the UIC Orchestra performs its free Halloween concert Thursday.
October 24, 2012Filmmaker honored for contributions to community
Filmmaker Silvia Malagrino, a professor of art and design and Guggenheim Fellowship winner, received an Illinois Secretary of State Distinguished Artist Award for outstanding contributions to cultural and community leadership.
October 19, 2012UIC Orchestra Presents Halloween Concert in Costume
The University of Illinois at Chicago Orchestra will kick off the Halloween season with a concert featuring ominous music and costumed musicians Thursday, Oct. 25.
October 17, 2012Young musicians feel heartbeat of jazz
It’s not just about playing music — it’s about preparing youngsters for the future.
October 17, 2012Great Cities project gives citizens a say in budget
Residents of four Chicago wards will be empowered to decide how to spend $4 million in taxpayer dollars through a participatory budgeting process coordinated by the Great Cities Institute.
October 10, 2012‘Cloud 9’ opens UIC Theatre season of rebels, rogues, renegades
“Rogues, Rebels and Renegades: A Geography Of Yearning” is this season’s theme at the UIC Theatre, where professional directors lead student actors in European comedies and American parables.
October 3, 2012UIC Helps Chicago Launch Groundbreaking Budget Process by and for Ward Residents
Beginning this year, four Chicago wards will undertake “participatory budgeting,” a process used by only two other U.S. cities. Ward residents will be empowered to decide directly how to spend $4 million in taxpayer dollars. The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Great Cities Institute will help coordinate the process.
September 27, 2012UIC Filmmaker Receives Illinois Distinguished Artist Award
Silvia Malagrino, a filmmaker and professor of art and design at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has received an Illinois Secretary of State Distinguished Artist Award for outstanding contributions to cultural and community leadership.