March 20, 2012UIC Hosts Congo Conference and Cultural Events
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s past and present politics, art, economics, civil society and law will be the focus of a conference, “The Congo: Reclaiming Its Destiny,” presented by the University of Illinois at Chicago along with cultural events and a banquet.
March 14, 2012UIC Hosts Conference Honoring Pioneering Civil Rights Leader
The life and impact of Bayard Rustin, a key figure from the American civil rights movement, will be the focus of a conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago, March 30 – 31.
March 14, 2012UIC Police First Fully Accredited University Force in Ill.
The UIC Police became the first university police force in Illinois to receive full accreditation from the Commission for the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, a national credentialing authority for municipal, county and state agencies.
February 29, 2012Noted Commentator to Talk on Obama and Religious Liberty
The University of Illinois at Chicago presents “The Fictitious War on Religious Liberty,” a talk by commentator and former U.S. Ambassador Douglas W. Kmiec.
February 21, 2012UIC Jazz Festival Features Harmonica Virtuoso
UIC’s High School Jazz Festival tops off with an evening concert featuring 2012 Grammy winner Howard Levy, jazz harmonica virtuoso and pianist.
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.