October 10, 2012Low wages
“Competing for low wages is not good for American workers, is not good for consumers or companies either, although there is some benefit in the short term.”
October 9, 2012Simple Test May Ease Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
A simple new test, in which the patient swallows a string, can monitor treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis as effectively as an invasive, expensive and uncomfortable procedure that risks complications, particularly in children.
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 3, 2012UIC Helps Chicago Launch Groundbreaking Budget Process by and for Ward Residents
Beginning this year, four Chicago wards will undertake “participatory budgeting,” a process used by only two other U.S. cities. Ward residents will be empowered to decide directly how to spend $4 million in taxpayer dollars. The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Great Cities Institute will help coordinate the process.
October 3, 2012Open House at New Mile Square Englewood Clinic
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is celebrating the newest addition to the Mile Square federally qualified health center network, the Englewood Clinic, with an open house and tour on Oct. 4.
October 1, 2012$4M Grant to Study Impact of Policy, Environment on Kids’ Health
UIC’s ImpacTeen project to study influences on youth nutrition, physical activity
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.
September 27, 2012UIC Undergraduate Business Program Ranks No. 1 in Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration was recently ranked No.1 among Chicago-area schools and tied for 56 overall among accredited undergraduate business programs by U.S. News & World Report.
September 27, 2012UIC Filmmaker Receives Illinois Distinguished Artist Award
Silvia Malagrino, a filmmaker and professor of art and design at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has received an Illinois Secretary of State Distinguished Artist Award for outstanding contributions to cultural and community leadership.
September 26, 2012Book Examines ‘Forgotten’ War on Drugs
A new book by a University of Illinois at Chicago social-work scholar argues that America’s longstanding “War on Drugs” has been largely forgotten.