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April 24, 2012

Gallery 400 Opens “Spectral Landscape (with Viewing Stations)”

Gallery 400 on April 27 will open “Spectral Landscape (with Viewing Stations),” a group exhibition that organizes works according to a color spectrum to explore color as both formal and social force.

April 24, 2012

Can Weight Loss Help African American Breast Cancer Survivors?

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy have designed a novel community-based weight loss intervention designed for African American breast cancer survivors.

April 23, 2012

Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate to Speak at UIC

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a talk by Iranian human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Laureate.

April 23, 2012

UIC Presents First Garofalo Symposium

The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago will host the Garofalo Symposium, the first presentation of a planned annual event to honor the late Doug Garofalo, cutting-edge architect and UIC professor of architecture, on April 27.

April 20, 2012

Mathematician Gets CAREER Award for Diverse Model Connections Study

Mathematician Irina Nenciu has taken on the challenge of analyzing connections among complicated mathematical equations and techniques — hoping to find improved ways to mathematically analyze real-world problems ranging from the economy to the bunching-up of city buses during rush-hour.

April 19, 2012

Anti-tobacco TV Ads Help Adults Stop Smoking, Study Finds

Anti-tobacco television advertising helps reduce adult smoking, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy — but some ads may be more effective than others.

April 17, 2012

Students, Grads to Lobby for State Support of U. of I., Higher Education

On Wednesday, April 18, more than 200 University of Illinois alumni and students from the university’s three campuses will be in Springfield to meet with legislators as part of the fourth annual “University of Illinois Day at the Capitol” lobby effort.

April 16, 2012

Summer Camp for Kids with ADHD Begins June 11

Camp STAR, for children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other behavioral difficulties, begins its fifth season in June. The camp is a partnership of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Jewish Council for Youth Services.

April 10, 2012

UIC Hosts Renowned Mexican Poet and Activist

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a public lecture by award-winning Mexican poet and activist Javier Sicilia.

April 10, 2012

UIC to Host Global Activism Expo

Hundreds of Chicago-area activists will gather at the University of Illinois at Chicago for the fifth annual Global Activism Expo on April 28, hosted by UIC’s Social Justice Initiative and presented by Chicago Public Media, WBEZ 91.5 FM.