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UIC business major Iryna Fedyushko won a month’s worth of free campus parking for taking a bike safety quiz.

TAKE QUIZ FOR FREE PARKING

UIC business major Iryna Fedyushko won a month’s worth of free campus parking for taking a bike safety quiz.

Test your knowledge of laws concerning bicycle and vehicle safety at bikesafetyquiz.com, send the certificate to parking@uic.edu by Oct. 16 and be entered in a drawing to win free campus parking. The contest is sponsored by UIC Parking Services and the Office of Sustainability.

 

DRIVERS’ SERVICES TODAY

Renew driver’s licenses and state IDs, buy vehicle stickers and register as an organ donor at the mobile Illinois Secretary of State office today in the Student Center East concourse, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Forms of payment accepted include personal checks, cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit and debit cards.

 

FREE FLU SHOTS FOR EMPLOYEES TUESDAY

Free flu shots for UIC employees and retirees will be offered Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Cardinal Room, Student Center East.

State employees and retirees enrolled in Quality Care or state-sponsored managed care insurance plans are eligible.

Employees must present health insurance card and i-card. Retirees and survivors must present state-sponsored health insurance card and state ID or driver’s license.

The flu shots will be given by College of Pharmacy students. The free shots are sponsored by the College of Pharmacy, the Payroll and Benefits Office and the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. For more information call 312-996-6471 or 312-996-6300.

 

BONE MARROW DRIVE

A drive to sign up potential bone marrow donors will be held Oct. 19 to 21, noon to 2 p.m., in Student Center West.

The drive will be held in cooperation with Delete Blood Cancer, an international nonprofit organization that has registered more than 5 million donors.

 

PROMOTION-TENURE COMMITTEE ELECTIONS

Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. is the deadline for the online election to fill five seats on the campus Promotion and Tenure Committee.

Tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible to vote.

Elected members serve three-year terms. Each college and school has one representative except for the colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Medicine, which are assigned three seats apiece. The provost may appoint up to nine additional members to the committee.

For more information, contact UIC Senate clerk Elizabeth Dooley, edooley@uic.edu or 312-996-2926.

 

AGAINST HATE CRIMES

Film screenings and a panel discussion Oct. 20 will discuss how to prevent hate crimes in the community.

The event, “Stop the Hate! ReActing Through Community Organizing,” is hosted by the department of criminology, law and justice.

Two films, “Waking in Oak Creek” and “A Prosecutor’s Stand,” will be shown. A moderated discussion with community leaders and legal advocates will follow.

The free event will be held 3 to 5:30 p.m. in Stukel Towers Auditorium. Space is limited; register online.

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