For the Media

All news releases

A scene from the documentary "The Interrupters"

February 14, 2013

Cure Violence model reduces shootings in NYC

New report says approach reduced shooting rate 6 percent in Crown Heights, while other areas rose.

iera Alexander, Chiagoziem Nwakanma, and Jazzlyn Luckett in a scene from "The Bluest Eye"

February 13, 2013

UIC Theatre presents ‘The Bluest Eye’

Adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning novelist’s earliest work examines race, class and the power of beauty.

Roger Weissberg

February 12, 2013

Scholar named to National Academy of Education

Roger Weissberg, expert on social and emotional learning, is among 12 elected to prestigious group.

beer bottles lined up

February 11, 2013

Drinking may improve ability to detect changes

Moderate intoxication may help you spot small differences, UIC researchers report.

February 8, 2013

Social activist nun to speak at UIC

Religious leader, attorney and poet Sister Simone Campbell presents a talk

February 7, 2013

Five UIC students receive scholarships to study abroad

Since 2006, State Department program has helped 73 UIC students

Curtis Granderson

February 7, 2013

Granderson pledges new UIC baseball stadium

All-Star alumnus funds new ballpark for Flames, neighborhood youth.

Person holding a palm pilot

February 7, 2013

Study: how young adults use e-cigarettes, snus

Do young smokers use “new” tobacco products to quit? A UIC study uses electronic diaries to find out.

Seniors participating in a salsa dancing class

February 5, 2013

Salsa dancing may get older Latinos on their feet

Older Latinos are at high risk of developing disabilities. Can dancing help?

Miguel Zenon

February 5, 2013

Jazz Festival features saxophonist Miguel Zenón

MacArthur and Guggenheim fellow to play with UIC Jazz Ensemble