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February 21, 2012

UIC Theatre Presents ‘Our Lady of 121st Street’

University of Illinois at Chicago acting students perform “Our Lady of 121st Street,” a comedy by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by ShanĂ©sia Davis, film and television actress and UIC adjunct lecturer in theatre.

February 21, 2012

UIC 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 20, 2012

New Book Compares Chicago Suburbs’ Fiscal Management

Using 264 economically and socially diverse Chicago suburbs as a laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago researcher Rebecca Hendrick has analyzed how well local governments deliver services despite recession, political conflict and loss of corporate taxpayers.

February 16, 2012

Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise: How Much is Beneficial?

New findings suggest that weight training can significantly improve motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease, and a four-year, $3 million federal grant to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Colorado-Denver will also look for benefits of aerobic exercise in recently diagnosed patients.

February 6, 2012

Hull-House Museum Panel to Weigh Historic Preservation

The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois at Chicago will host “This is Not My Beautiful House: Historic Preservation and the People’s History,” a panel discussion among national and local experts.

January 31, 2012

UIC Demographer Writes on Aging for World Economic Forum

Noted University of Illinois at Chicago biodemographer S. Jay Olshansky is the author of two essays assembled by The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on an Ageing Society to address the challenges and benefits of population aging.

January 24, 2012

New Book Critiques ‘Corporate’ School Reform

Neoliberal education reforms, including No Child Left Behind and Chicago’s Renaissance 2010, tend to “marketize” schools and threaten to dismantle public education as we know it, according to a new book edited by a University of Illinois at Chicago education researcher.

January 23, 2012

UIC Architect Receives Rome Prize to Explore Energy as Building Material

An architect at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received an international award to explore ways to use energy systems as building materials.

January 10, 2012

UIC Funds New Research on Citizens’ Role in Public Policy

Five projects at the University of Illinois at Chicago have received awards funding research aimed at improving citizen participation in government services, often through the use of technology.

Yasen Peyankov in the Broadway production of "Superior Donuts"

September 8, 2010

Yasen Peyankov says neon lights ARE bright on Broadway

Yasen Peyankov is still on a high from his first steps on the Broadway stage, where he reprised his role in the Tracy Letts play “Superior Donuts.”

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