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August 14, 2012

UIC Fellows to Study Social and Emotional Learning in Math, Arts Education

The University of Illinois at Chicago has selected the first scholars for its new predoctoral fellowship in social and emotional learning research.

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.

August 9, 2012

UIC Study Examines Exercise and Weight Loss for Older Adults with Osteoarthritis

UIC researchers have been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study the effectiveness of two community-based health promotion programs for older adults with osteoarthritis.

August 8, 2012

Two UIC Students Win Public Service Scholarships

Two University of Illinois at Chicago students who plan careers in the public sector have been named recipients of the McKelvie Scholarships for Government Service.

August 6, 2012

More Education, Socioeconomic Benefits Equals Longer Life

Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s.

August 6, 2012

UIC College of Nursing Joins Rwanda Human Resources for Health Project

A group of nursing instructors from the University of Illinois at Chicago will spend the upcoming school year teaching off-campus — in Rwanda.

August 1, 2012

ALS Patient Receives Device to Aid Breathing Without Ventilator

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is one of only a dozen hospitals nationwide to implant in ALS patients a device shown to help them live longer without a mechanical ventilator. A 41-year-old Chicago woman had the surgery on July 27.

July 31, 2012

SATURDAY: Children’s Hospital Hosts Free Back-to-School Health Fair

Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a free back-to-school health fair offering school physicals, vision screenings and health counseling.

July 24, 2012

Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Ovulation?

Could ovulation be the link to ovarian cancer? A researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy hopes to see if ovulation increases a signaling pathway that transforms cells of the ovary or the Fallopian tubes into ovarian cancer.

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.