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September 4, 2012

International Artists Perform in UIC’s Free ‘Tuesday-at-1’ Concerts

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Tuesday-at-1 concert series brings artists from around the world and from UIC to perform in a wide range of musical styles. All concerts take place in Recital Hall L060 on the lower level of the Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building at 1040 W. Harrison St. Admission is free and open to the public.

August 22, 2012

UIC Named a Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Campus

The University of Illinois at Chicago has been named one of the nation’s best 25 campuses for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in a new data-based ranking.

August 13, 2012

UIC, City Colleges Channel Minority Transfer Students into Science, Engineering

The University of Illinois at Chicago and City Colleges of Chicago have won funding to develop ways of channeling more underrepresented minority male students transferring from community college into baccalaureate degree programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

July 19, 2012

U of I Board Seats Student Trustees

Kenneth Thomas, UIC Honors College senior majoring in political science, was among three students seated to serve on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees for 2012-13 at a ceremony Thursday at the board’s July meeting in Chicago.

July 11, 2012

Chicago Employers Seek to Hire Vets, Spouses Thursday at UIC

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the 100,000 Jobs Mission host a major hiring event for U.S. military veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and military spouses.

June 27, 2012

Gap Funding Helps UIC Professors Commercialize Discoveries

Four technologies being developed by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have been awarded the first UIC proof-of-concept gap funding grants, designed to help UIC faculty transition their inventions from the laboratory to the marketplace.

June 22, 2012

UIC Police Arrest Suspects in Area Robberies

The Joint Robbery Task Force of the UIC Police and the Chicago Police Department’s 12th District and Area 4 Detectives has made an arrest leading to charges for a suspect in several robberies, including the April armed robbery of a UIC student in the 1000 block of South Loomis Street.

June 21, 2012

Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Donates Archives to UIC

The Illinois Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, a group formed 36 years ago when the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Gregg v. Georgia reinstated the death penalty, has donated its archives to the UIC Library.

June 21, 2012

UIC Bioengineering Students Win Whitaker International Study Grants

Two University of Illinois at Chicago students and one recent UIC graduate have been awarded funds from the Whitaker International Program to study abroad during the coming academic year.

June 18, 2012

Distinguished Engineer-Physicist Named UIC Vice Chancellor for Research

Mitra Dutta, distinguished professor and head of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a former senior executive with the U.S. Army Research Office, has been named vice chancellor for research at UIC, pending approval of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

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