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May 14, 2012Chicago Police Cameras More Effective When Clustered, Study Says
Chicago’s network of police cameras is more effective at reducing crime in high-crime areas than in low-crime areas, according to a new study.
May 9, 2012UIC Institute Funds 17 Studies of Race in Health, Justice, Economics, Education
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will use grants and fellowships from UIC’s Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy to conduct 17 year-long studies of racial and ethnic inequalities in health, justice, economics and education.
April 24, 2012Can Weight Loss Help African American Breast Cancer Survivors?
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy have designed a novel community-based weight loss intervention designed for African American breast cancer survivors.
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