All Entries by Brian Flood

May 9, 2012

UIC Student Wins State Department Scholarship

A University of Illinois at Chicago student has won the U.S. State Department’s Critical Languages Scholarship for intensive language studies in Turkey this summer.

April 23, 2012

Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate to Speak at UIC

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a talk by Iranian human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Laureate.

April 10, 2012

UIC Hosts Renowned Mexican Poet and Activist

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a public lecture by award-winning Mexican poet and activist Javier Sicilia.

April 10, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

NBC 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, 2012

Renowned 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, 2012

Asian 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, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

Study 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, 2012

UIC 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.

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