March 14, 2012UIC Hosts Conference Honoring Pioneering Civil Rights Leader
The life and impact of Bayard Rustin, a key figure from the American civil rights movement, will be the focus of a conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago, March 30 – 31.
February 29, 2012Noted Commentator to Talk on Obama and Religious Liberty
The University of Illinois at Chicago presents “The Fictitious War on Religious Liberty,” a talk by commentator and former U.S. Ambassador Douglas W. Kmiec.
February 15, 2012PRESS CONFERENCE: Chicago and Illinois Lead Nation in Public Corruption, Report Says
Chicago and Illinois lead the nation in public corruption convictions according to a new report co-authored by a University of Illinois at Chicago political scientist and a senior fellow at the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs. Details of the study, which uses data from the U.S. Department of Justice, will be released at a news conference.
February 10, 2012UIC’s 22nd Annual Blues Cabaret Feb. 24
The University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates Black History Month with the 22nd annual Blues Cabaret featuring Nellie “Tiger” Travis, one of today’s leading female blues singers in the tradition of Big Mama Thornton, Koko Taylor and Etta James.
February 1, 2012Five UIC Students Win Gilman Study Abroad Awards
Five University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduates have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships for study abroad opportunities during the 2012 spring semester. Since 2006, UIC students have received 54 Gilman scholarships totaling $224,500.
January 24, 2012Panel to Explore Music and Culture Along U.S.-Mexico Border
The diverse variety of musical practices found along the U.S.-Mexico border will be the focus of a panel, “Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border,” part of Zona Abierta (Open Zone), an event series that intersects arts, humanities, science, culture, and civic life, while addressing social issues that affect the lives of Latinos and Latin Americans and making connections to other communities.
January 17, 2012Black History Month at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Black History Month program commemorates the historical accomplishments and contributions of Africans and African-Americans.