February 19, 2013Biologist ventures where the wild things are
Joel Brown’s work has taken him all over the globe. But after coming to Chicago 26 years ago, he quickly took an interest in the city.
February 19, 2013Saving mothers’ lives close to home, around the world
Stacie Geller has spent her career improving the lives and health of women.
February 19, 2013Mahnaz Shahidi: Inventor of the Year
Are you at risk for stroke? A device developed by Mahnaz Shahidi can see it in your eyes.
February 19, 2013On the internet, no one knows you’re lying
How can we know online reviews are legit?
February 19, 2013The importance of understanding science
“Transformational”: that’s Maria Varelas’ approach to elementary school science education.
February 19, 2013Informed decisions on school reform
Ben Superfine focuses on the most persistent problems in education, those that have thwarted effective school reform for decades.
February 19, 2013Lessons in nanotechnology from nature
Many lives are lost to cancer. If Seungpyo Hong can save even one, he will consider his work a success.
February 19, 2013Expanding the study of labor history
“Research is a poor man’s way to travel, both figuratively and literally,” says historian Leon Fink.
February 19, 2013Growing demands for data, data, data
How much wireless data adds up to system overload? That’s the mathematical question Natasha Devroye aims to solve.
February 19, 2013Cardiovascular disease from the inside
Xiaoping Du exemplifies the UIC ideal: superb scholarship with tremendous potential.