July 12, 2012Noted Leukemia Clinician, Researcher Named UI Cancer Center Director
Dr. Howard Ozer, a renowned cancer clinician and researcher, has been named director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center.
July 11, 2012Back to Mayberry
“He knew what was going on, and he knew what was really important. He knew when to be firm, and when to just let people learn their lesson.”
July 11, 2012‘Deeper Learning’ Skills Needed in Curriculum, Report Says
Problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication — known as “21st-century competencies” — need more integration within the K-12 curriculum, according to a new report from a blue-ribbon committee chaired by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher.
July 10, 2012UI Health Offers Newest Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
A new laser system for cataract surgery, with accuracy to a few hundred-thousandths of an inch, allows eye surgeons to optimize and customize the incision and ensure the best possible outcome.
July 9, 2012Chicago Jazz Stars Teach Grades 5-12 in Summer Program at UIC
Some of Chicago’s most prominent jazz artists will instruct 160 students in grades 5-12 in the fourth annual summer jazz camp at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic.
July 9, 2012Brookings Economist to Head UIC Urban Policy Research Center
A former Brookings Institution economist has been named director of a public policy research center at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
July 3, 2012No Link Found Between Asthma Drugs, Suicide Attempts
Treating asthma with leukotriene-modifying agents does not pose an increased risk of suicide in children, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.
July 3, 2012Public housing
“From the perspective of what a public housing agency is supposed to do, its primary mission is to provide public housing.”
July 3, 2012Happy Fourth!
Happy Fourth of July!
July 2, 2012Writing Workshop for Young Black Males Spawns National Curricula
A summer writing institute for adolescent black males based at the University of Illinois at Chicago is advancing literacy around the country through two curricula based on it.