Campus News: Happy birthday, Jane Addams

Jane Addams

The Hull-House Museum will mark Jane Addams’s birthday Thursday.


Jane Addams Hull-House Museum will mark her birthday Thursday with presentations on justice and prison reform, 5 to 8 p.m. in the museum at 800 S. Halsted St.

Activities include a talk by Mariame Kaba, director of Project NIA, on “Punishing Girls: the Rise of Girls in the Juvenile Justice System,” spoken word performances by Young Chicago Authors, an art talk by 96 Acres, a community-based art series named for the size of the Cook County Jail, and cupcakes for all.



All UIC students and alumni are eligible to attend the free Diversity Career Fair Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in the UIC Forum. At least 100 employers will be recruiting for full-time and part-time jobs and internships.

The career fair is for UIC students and alumni only. For more information, call 312-996-2300 or email



Political science and budget experts will discuss “Addressing Illinois’ Fiscal Problems and Political Logjam” Oct. 1 at the fall forum of the UIC chapter of the State Universities Annuitants Association.

Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, Bill Barclay, adjunct professor of the Liautaud Graduate School of Business, and Dick Simpson, professor of political science, will speak at the free event, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in 302 Student Center East.

The program will be recorded for late viewing on the chapter’s UIC SUAA YouTube channel. For more information, contact Debbie Matthews,

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