September 19, 2012Brother authors
A summer writing institute for adolescent black males based at UIC is advancing literacy around the country.
September 19, 2012UIC Hosts Symposium on Consequences of Slavery
“Slavery and its Aftermath in the Atlantic World: An International Symposium,” presented in part by the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will be held Oct. 4 – 6 in UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St.
September 17, 2012Cities Still Cutting Jobs and Infrastructure
For the sixth straight year, city revenues around the country dropped in 2011, as costs of health care, pensions and infrastructure rose, says a public administration and infrastructure expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
September 6, 2012Genetic Test Will Help Dose Blood Thinner
Patients suffering from dangerous blood clots will receive genetic testing to help health professionals at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System prescribe the proper dose of the blood-thinner warfarin.
September 6, 2012Genetic Link to Prostate Cancer Risk in African Americans Found
Prostate cancer in African-American men is associated with specific changes in the IL-16 gene, and by establishing the link in men of African as well as European descent, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine may have found a useful new biomarker for prostate cancer.
September 6, 2012Governor Announces New Advanced Science Building at UIC
Gov. Pat Quinn announced today that the State of Illinois has released $64 million for the new Advanced Chemical Technology Building at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a project that will strengthen biotechnology research in Illinois and bolster the state’s economy.
September 5, 2012Helping stroke patients keep their balance
Alexander Aruin has developed an inexpensive, simple way to help stroke patients keep their balance.
September 5, 2012New research facility ‘more than a building’
Transformative. Energizing. A renaissance for science and engineering at UIC. That’s how researchers in chemistry, biology and physics describe the $104 million Advanced Chemical Technology Building.
September 4, 2012Book Says Black Women Face More Violence Under ‘Prison Nation’
Black women in poor neighborhoods have faced increasing violence because public policy has focused on unconditional punishment, not prevention, according to a new book by a public policy expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
August 31, 2012First Simultaneous Robotic Kidney Transplant, Sleeve Gastrectomy Performed
A 35-year-old Chicago woman is the first patient in the world to have a combined procedure that offers new hope for obese kidney patients.