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November 5, 2012U.S. Hispanics at High Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Hispanics and Latinos living in the U.S. are highly likely to have several major cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and smoking, according to a new, large-scale study.
November 2, 2012Election Night: UIC Students Gather for Election Results and Fun
More than 100 UIC students of all political persuasions will gather Tuesday night for an Election Results Party to watch live-streaming election returns and play political trivia games.
October 31, 2012UIC Library’s IDEA Commons Wins Two Architectural Design Awards
The IDEA Commons, a cutting-edge learning and meeting environment at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Library, has received two awards for design from the American Institute of Architects’ Chicago chapter.
October 29, 2012UIC Theatre Presents American Take on Russian Farce
The University of Illinois at Chicago Theatre’s second play of the season is based on “The Suicide,” a Russian satire so sharp that Josef Stalin banned it before even a single performance and exiled its author, Nicolai Erdman, to Siberia.
October 29, 2012Conference Examines Religion and War
The links between God and war will be examined during a two-day conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
October 25, 2012UIC College of Nursing Hosts 15th Annual ‘Power of Nursing Leadership’
Beverly Malone, chief executive officer of the National League for Nursing and a past president of the American Nurses Association, will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Power of Nursing Leadership Event Nov. 2 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave.
October 25, 2012UIC Nursing Professor Elected to Institute of Medicine
Diana Wilkie, professor and Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair for Nursing Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
October 24, 2012Antibiotics That Only Partly Block Protein Machinery Allow Germs To Poison Themselves
Powerful antibiotics that scientists and physicians thought stop the growth of harmful bacteria by completely blocking their ability to make proteins actually allow the germs to continue producing certain proteins — which may help do them in.
October 24, 2012UI Hospital, Chicago Fire Partner for Breast Cancer Awareness
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System and the Chicago Fire Soccer Club have partnered to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer.
October 19, 2012UIC Orchestra Presents Halloween Concert in Costume
The University of Illinois at Chicago Orchestra will kick off the Halloween season with a concert featuring ominous music and costumed musicians Thursday, Oct. 25.