February 17, 2012Economist to Discuss Diversity in Talk at UIC Feb. 21
The University of Illinois at Chicago will present a talk on “The Value of Diversity in a Complex World” by Scott E. Page, the Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science and Economics at the University of Michigan and 2011 inductee of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
February 10, 2012UIC’s 22nd Annual Blues Cabaret Feb. 24
The University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates Black History Month with the 22nd annual Blues Cabaret featuring Nellie “Tiger” Travis, one of today’s leading female blues singers in the tradition of Big Mama Thornton, Koko Taylor and Etta James.
January 24, 2012Panel to Explore Music and Culture Along U.S.-Mexico Border
The diverse variety of musical practices found along the U.S.-Mexico border will be the focus of a panel, “Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border,” part of Zona Abierta (Open Zone), an event series that intersects arts, humanities, science, culture, and civic life, while addressing social issues that affect the lives of Latinos and Latin Americans and making connections to other communities.
January 20, 2012Marine Corps Jazz Band Joins UIC Faculty in Free Concert
The 18-member Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band will join UIC faculty jazz artists to perform a variety of jazz standards at a free concert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
January 17, 2012Black History Month at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Black History Month program commemorates the historical accomplishments and contributions of Africans and African-Americans.
January 11, 2012‘Transformational Gift’ Will Modernize UIC College of Dentistry
The largest gift in the history of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry will modernize outdated clinical facilities and allow the college to assist more patients and better educate its students. The donation of $8.2 million of KaVo Group dental equipment was made possible by a gift from the Guy D. and Rebecca E. Brunetti Foundation.
January 9, 2012Gallery 400 Asks How Olympic-Sized Events Affect Cities
Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago presents “Global Cities, Model Worlds,” an exhibition traveling to past World’s Fairs and Olympic host cities to explore these events’ social and physical impacts. It will run concurrently with “The World Finder,” an exhibition on a lost aspect of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition.