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Terrell R. Morton, Asst. Professor, College of Education

October 20, 2022

UIC to lead $8.8M grant analyzing what ‘Blackness’ means in STEM 

The five-year project will culminate in a national survey

June 24, 2022

Arsenic in private well water contributes to low birth weight even at low levels

Association found in largest epidemiologic study of arsenic, birth outcomes to date

Darrin Collins teaching science in Englewood STEM high school is

February 3, 2022

UIC receives grant to prepare CPS educators to teach next generation of biomedical engineers

The BEST program has taught 27 CPS high school teachers who have gone on to share their learning with thousands

Depression

January 3, 2022

Researchers identify biomarker for depression, antidepressant response

Researchers are one step closer to developing a blood test […]

researcher at microscope

November 1, 2021

With awards totaling $446M, UIC sets record for annual research funding 

For the second consecutive year, UIC’s sponsored awards reached a record amount

September 13, 2021

UIC researchers find evidence of possible link between herpes simplex and neurodegenerative diseases

First of its kind study finds protein may restrict the spread of the herpes simplex virus type 1

July 1, 2021

UIC awarded $2.25M to establish Army HBCU/MI Research Center of Excellence

Center will train the next generation of scientists and engineers in the field of energetic materials

Liz Marai, associate professor of computer science at the UIC College of Engineering

May 25, 2021

Maximizing cancer survival, minimizing treatment side effects with AI

UIC computer scientists developing AI system to support head and neck cancer treatment decisions

January 14, 2021

UIC reports record $410 million in annual sponsored research awards

The $410 million represents a 7% increase over fiscal year 2019 and 22% increase over fiscal year 2018 and provides support for approximately 9,400 faculty, students and staff, working on 1,800 different research projects.

Reza Shahbazian-Yassar and Zhennan Huang

January 11, 2021

‘Swiss Army knife’ catalyst can make natural gas burn cleaner

Lowering the combustion temperature for methane

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