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September 4, 2012

International Artists Perform in UIC’s Free ‘Tuesday-at-1’ Concerts

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Tuesday-at-1 concert series brings artists from around the world and from UIC to perform in a wide range of musical styles. All concerts take place in Recital Hall L060 on the lower level of the Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building at 1040 W. Harrison St. Admission is free and open to the public.

September 4, 2012

$2.4M Gift To Establish Russian History Chair at UIC

A $2.4 million gift to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Liberal Arts and Sciences from the estate of Marianna F. Thaden will establish the Edward and Marianna Thaden Chair in Russian and East European Intellectual History.

August 23, 2012

UI Hospital To Receive $2.5 Million for Heart Rescue Project in Illinois

The University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System has received a $2.5 million grant from the Medtronic Foundation to coordinate Illinois Heart Rescue, an ambitious statewide all-volunteer effort to more than double survival from sudden cardiac arrests in Illinois.

August 22, 2012

UIC Named a Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Campus

The University of Illinois at Chicago has been named one of the nation’s best 25 campuses for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in a new data-based ranking.

August 21, 2012

Study to Evaluate Zoning Code Reforms and Physical Activity

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have received a $1.5 million federal grant to examine the relationship between zoning code reforms, the physical environment, and physical-activity behavior in communities throughout the U.S.

August 16, 2012

Interest in Arts Predicts Social Responsibility: Study

If you sing, dance, draw, or act — and especially if you watch others do so — you probably have an altruistic streak, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

August 9, 2012

UIC Study Examines Exercise and Weight Loss for Older Adults with Osteoarthritis

UIC researchers have been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study the effectiveness of two community-based health promotion programs for older adults with osteoarthritis.

Jay Olshansky

August 8, 2012

More education equals longer life

Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s, a new report finds.

August 6, 2012

More Education, Socioeconomic Benefits Equals Longer Life

Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s.

August 6, 2012

UIC College of Nursing Joins Rwanda Human Resources for Health Project

A group of nursing instructors from the University of Illinois at Chicago will spend the upcoming school year teaching off-campus — in Rwanda.

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