All Entries by Emily Stone

June 5, 2024

Black drivers stopped by police more than ticketed by speed cameras in Chicago 

The comparison of officers to cameras offers a ‘stark picture’ of racial bias in policing

Blood smear illustrating sickle cell anemia

June 5, 2024

UIC part of groundbreaking sickle-cell study 

The gene-editing treatment is now approved by the FDA

police officers wearing colored safety vests

May 29, 2024

As racial diversity and income rise, civilian injuries by police fall

Most previous research on police-civilian interactions has focused on fatalities

May 16, 2024

Lesbian, bisexual women less likely to get cervical cancer screening 

Having a primary care provider was key in reducing that disparity, according to a new study of women in Chicago

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker looks on as UIC’s Iván Arenas speaks at a press conference about reducing the racial gap in homelessness in the state.

May 3, 2024

Pritzker cites UIC report in plan to reduce racial gap in homelessness 

Illinois’ Black residents are eight times more likely to be homeless than white residents, according to the report

a man smells coffee in a mug he's holding

April 26, 2024

How does the brain process complex smells? 

New research sheds light on how our brains focus on what’s most important

Six students stand outside in front of a tree

April 22, 2024

Students design a more inclusive EEG system 

The most commonly used EEG system does not work well on many culturally Black hairstyles

A woman sits in a blue sofa

April 18, 2024

Distinguished Researcher Award, Social Sciences: Claire Decoteau, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

How can crises help us better understand community health inequities?

A woman poses for a photo

April 18, 2024

Rising Star Award, Social Sciences: Nicole Nguyen, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

How has U.S. national security policy affected everyday life?

A street sign with a word in Ukrainian that is shot through with bullet holes lies on the ground.

April 17, 2024

Calculating the environmental cost of war 

Researchers estimate the war in Ukraine has caused $56.4 billion in environmental damages

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