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December 3, 2012Teachers’ union president Karen Lewis to speak at UIC Wednesday
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis will present her outlook on the city’s education system as she presents the final installment of UIC’s Future of Chicago lecture series
November 28, 2012Analyzing ‘prison nation’ impact on black women
Black women in poor neighborhoods have faced increasing violence because public policy has focused on unconditional punishment, not prevention, according to a new book by public policy expert Beth Richie.
November 7, 2012Conference examines religion, war
How do religious traditions link God and war? How have […]
November 2, 2012First-hand education in presidential politics
Political science student Emily Kosa is gaining once-in-a-lifetime experience with the Obama presidential campaign.
October 29, 2012Conference Examines Religion and War
The links between God and war will be examined during a two-day conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
October 24, 2012Novel featured in national reading program
A UIC professor’s novel about a young Mexican woman’s quest to save her village from drug traffickers was selected for a national reading program by the National Endowment for the Arts.
October 18, 2012NEA Selects UIC Professor’s Book for National Reading Program
The National Endowment for the Arts has selected Distinguished Professor of English Luis Urrea’s novel for a prestigious national reading program.
October 17, 2012Building skills for success
A new report, co-authored by a UIC expert in social and emotional learning, identifies educational programs that are effective at building interpersonal skills for success in school, work and life.
October 4, 2012UIC Conference Marks 250th Anniversary of Rousseau’s Social Contract
Three centuries of human rights theory and practice around the world will be examined and discussed by top scholars and social justice activists at a conference Oct. 17-19 hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago.
September 28, 2012Jesse Jackson, Sr. and Nobel Peace Laureate to Speak at UIC Monday
The University of Illinois at Chicago presents a conversation featuring civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, Sr. and Jody Williams, 1997 Nobel Peace Laureate, on the challenge of global and community-based violence.