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UIC campus and Chicago skyline

July 12, 2018

$1.5 million from The Davee Foundation boosts UIC scholarship fund

Gift continues support for high-achieving students with financial need

Call Me Misters Program

July 11, 2018

‘Call Me MISTER’ initiative comes to UIC to train more teachers of color

About 2 percent of teachers in the elementary grades nationally are male and black.

illustration of a DNA double helix

July 10, 2018

Biochemists discover cause of genome editing failures with hyped CRISPR system

New study sheds light on biology of most-used Cas9 target

sick child; patient; hospital; doctor

July 9, 2018

Rare pediatric skin conditions often get expensive, inconsistent care

More research needed on Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in children

pills

July 3, 2018

Reducing deaths from opioid overdoses in Illinois

Researcher hopes to gain a better understanding of the opioid crisis in Illinois

Aerika Brittian Loyd

July 3, 2018

With changing demographics, more racial/ethnic socialization needed for white youth

Without exploring how white youth are socialized about race and ethnicity current race relations will remain unbalanced

coal miner

July 2, 2018

UIC School of Public Health establishes Mining Education and Research Center

International education, clinical care

Roger Weissberg

June 28, 2018

UIC researcher named among most influential after-school scholars

National AfterSchool Association honors Weissberg for SEL work over three decades

Asrar Malik

June 27, 2018

Researchers identify key protein involved in triggering inflammation

Findings shed light on how quinine works

University Hall and other east side buildings with Chicago skyline

June 22, 2018

UIC awarded $1M grant to advance inclusion in STEM education

Five-year project features professional development, seeks to increase student success

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