April 23, 2012UIC Presents First Garofalo Symposium
The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago will host the Garofalo Symposium, the first presentation of a planned annual event to honor the late Doug Garofalo, cutting-edge architect and UIC professor of architecture, on April 27.
April 20, 2012Mathematician Gets CAREER Award for Diverse Model Connections Study
Mathematician Irina Nenciu has taken on the challenge of analyzing connections among complicated mathematical equations and techniques — hoping to find improved ways to mathematically analyze real-world problems ranging from the economy to the bunching-up of city buses during rush-hour.
April 19, 2012Anti-tobacco TV Ads Help Adults Stop Smoking, Study Finds
Anti-tobacco television advertising helps reduce adult smoking, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy — but some ads may be more effective than others.
April 10, 2012UIC Engineer Tackles Nanoscale Computing Challenges
Wenjing Rao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has won a five-year, $450,000 National Science Foundation Early Faculty Career award she will use to explore new ways to test nanotransistors made from novel materials.
March 27, 2012Computer Scientist Drives for Comprehensive Traffic Model
Jakob Eriksson, assistant professor of computer science, hopes he can gather data from unused sensors to create a dynamic regional traffic picture now that he has received a five-year, $400,000 National Science Foundation Early Faculty Career Award.
March 26, 2012Asian American Awareness Month at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates Asian American Awareness Month with cultural events, performances, lectures and presentations. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
March 23, 2012Most Latino laborers use safety gear when available, study finds
Latino day laborers in Chicago used PPE for safety in 94 percent of jobs
March 23, 2012UIC Theatre Presents Brechtian ‘Full Circle’
Chicago- and Los Angeles-based performer Dado will direct acting students at the University of Illinois at Chicago as they present Charles Mee’s “Full Circle,” based on Bertolt Brecht’s “The Caucasian Chalk Circle.”
March 22, 2012Grants Aim to Hasten Discovery of New TB Drugs
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy has received three new federally-funded grants to hasten the discovery of new therapeutic treatments for tuberculosis.
March 22, 2012National Study Ranks City Governments’ Use of Social Media
More than six times as many big city governments reached citizens via Facebook in 2011 compared to 2009, while use of YouTube and Twitter grew fourfold and threefold respectively, a new study indicates.