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April 10, 2012UIC to Host Global Activism Expo
Hundreds of Chicago-area activists will gather at the University of Illinois at Chicago for the fifth annual Global Activism Expo on April 28, hosted by UIC’s Social Justice Initiative and presented by Chicago Public Media, WBEZ 91.5 FM.
April 2, 2012NBC Star and Chicago Native to Speak at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a talk by Danny Pudi, actor from NBC’s comedy “Community.”
March 29, 2012Renowned Global Studies Scholar to Deliver Talk at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago department of communication presents a talk by noted Columbia University sociologist Saskia Sassen.
March 26, 2012Asian American Awareness Month at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates Asian American Awareness Month with cultural events, performances, lectures and presentations. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
March 20, 2012UIC Hosts Congo Conference and Cultural Events
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s past and present politics, art, economics, civil society and law will be the focus of a conference, “The Congo: Reclaiming Its Destiny,” presented by the University of Illinois at Chicago along with cultural events and a banquet.
March 19, 2012Study Analyzes Twitter as News Source During Arab Spring
A new University of Illinois at Chicago study explores the uses of Twitter as a news reporting mechanism during last year’s Mideast uprisings known as Arab Spring.
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.