October 10, 2012Lectures and conferences
Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board president, speaks on “Reform of Cook County Government” for the Future of Chicago lectures series.
October 10, 2012Special events
“Hiding and Seeking: An Examination of the Metaphorical Closet,” an exhibit by Amelia Spinney, opens today in the Montgomery Ward Gallery.
October 10, 2012Explore international offerings at 48th Chicago film festival
The 48th Chicago International Film Festival opens Thursday — and if you’re a regular moviegoer who enjoys independent world movies, the festival’s expansive list of movies and screening times is worth exploring.
October 10, 2012‘Cloud 9’ opens UIC Theatre season of rebels, rogues, renegades
“Rogues, Rebels and Renegades: A Geography Of Yearning” is this season’s theme at the UIC Theatre, where professional directors lead student actors in European comedies and American parables.
October 10, 2012Police Beat
UIC Police reports for Oct. 1-7.
October 10, 2012Campus News
“Inequality and Exclusion: The Theory and Practice of Human Rights,” marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of writer and philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the 250th anniversary of his book The Social Contract.
October 10, 2012Staying alert the best way to be safe, UIC Police advise
It’s tempting to text, talk on the phone or listen to music while walking around campus, but you’re safest when you don’t, says UIC Police Commander Kathryn Kajari.
October 4, 2012UIC Conference Marks 250th Anniversary of Rousseau’s Social Contract
Three centuries of human rights theory and practice around the world will be examined and discussed by top scholars and social justice activists at a conference Oct. 17-19 hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago.
October 2, 2012‘Chicago Ideas Week’ To Visit UIC’s Electronic Visualization Laboratory Oct. 8
Chicago Ideas Week, a series of events that each October brings together some of the world’s leading innovators to share ideas and inspire change, offers the public a behind-the-scenes look at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Electronic Visualization Laboratory on Oct. 8.
September 28, 2012Jesse Jackson, Sr. and Nobel Peace Laureate to Speak at UIC Monday
The University of Illinois at Chicago presents a conversation featuring civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, Sr. and Jody Williams, 1997 Nobel Peace Laureate, on the challenge of global and community-based violence.