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Maria Carrasco holding a barred owl

April 16, 2013

Raptor rescuer takes injured birds under wing

How do you hold an angry bird? “Grab tight and never let go,” Maria Carrasco says.

Hundred-dollar bills spiraling into a vortex

April 14, 2013

Public university leaders endorse pension plan

Proposal includes greater employee contributions, linking COLA to consumer price index.

Lorraine Owles and Ian Wagreich

March 5, 2013


The family of late mathematician Philip Wagreich accepted an Innovator of the Year Award in his honor.

Boy shaving Alberto Locante's head for St. Baldrick's.

February 19, 2013

THURSDAY: Shave heads to fight kids’ cancer

The annual head-shaving raises critical funds for childhood cancer research.

Dee Alexander

January 15, 2013

Dee Alexander’s careers on campus, onstage

Dee Alexander has two careers: one on campus, the other as an internationally known jazz vocalist.

Melissa Stockwell horizontal

December 21, 2012

Helping others get back on their feet

After losing her leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq, “I decided to look ahead, accept that it happened and get on with my life,” says Melissa Stockwell.

dollar sign

December 12, 2012

Pension system suffers ‘systematic underfunding,’ lobbyists say

The problem with the state pension system isn’t the amount of benefits state retirees receive, but the way the system has been funded since the 1930s, two lobbyists told UIC faculty members Friday.

November 26, 2012

Dean of UIC College of Architecture and the Arts Stepping Down

Judith Russi Kirshner, an internationally recognized arts scholar and advocate, will resign as dean of the College of Architecture and the Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago effective Dec. 31. She will remain a member of the UIC faculty after stepping down as dean.

Leane Dostaler

November 7, 2012

Deaths: Leane Dostaler

Leane Dostaler, 35, “a model teacher, trusted friend and integral part of the Tutorium in Intensive English,” died Oct. 24 after complications from surgery.

October 31, 2012

UIC Library’s IDEA Commons Wins Two Architectural Design Awards

The IDEA Commons, a cutting-edge learning and meeting environment at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Library, has received two awards for design from the American Institute of Architects’ Chicago chapter.

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