All Entries by Gary Wisby

Donna Brazile

February 26, 2013

Fighting for ‘life, liberty, pursuit of happiness’

Donna Brazile speaks with the soft drawl of her native New Orleans, but she carries a big stick.

Lisa Lee in front of a graffiti face

February 19, 2013

Lisa Yun Lee believes in art for everyone

“Everyone has the right to creative thinking and creative expression”

Robert Easter & Lon Kaufman

February 12, 2013

Lessons learned from visit to UIC College Prep

University of Illinois President Robert Easter tours charter school affiliated with UIC.

Venkat Venkatakrishnan

February 12, 2013

Venkat Venkatakrishnan fights cyber crime

Computer science faculty member is a cybercrook’s worst nightmare.

Krista Varady

February 5, 2013

Krista Varady weighs in on how to drop pounds

Here’s a good way to lose weight. Fast.

Robert Bruegmann

January 29, 2013

Robert Bruegmann spreads the word on sprawl

When Robert Bruegmann came out with his groundbreaking book in 2005, he was like Gordon Gekko declaring “Greed is good!”

Jamie Chriqui

January 22, 2013

Healthy choices for kids

Jamie Chriqui fights against childhood obesity and for healthy food choices in schools. “I can see the results of our work everywhere I turn,” she says.

Osamah Hasan and village elder

January 15, 2013

Bringing health care to developing nations

Osamah Hasan’s dream is to be a physician, helping people throughout the world.

January 8, 2013

Police Beat

Criminal activity on and around campus for Dec. 16-Jan. 6, as reported by the UIC Police Department.

Melissa Stockwell horizontal

December 21, 2012

Helping others get back on their feet

After losing her leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq, “I decided to look ahead, accept that it happened and get on with my life,” says Melissa Stockwell.

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