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April 19, 2012Anti-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, 2012Students, 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, 2012Summer 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, 2012UIC 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, 2012UIC 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.
April 10, 2012UIC Named ‘Tree Campus USA’ by Arbor Day Foundation
The University of Illinois at Chicago has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. UIC has 5,376 trees of 101 different species on its 250-acre urban campus on the near-west side of Chicago.
April 10, 2012UIC Engineer Tackles Nanoscale Computing Challenges
Wenjing Rao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has won a five-year, $450,000 National Science Foundation Early Faculty Career award she will use to explore new ways to test nanotransistors made from novel materials.
April 4, 2012Chicago Man Receives Robotic Kidney Transplant After 17 Years
Robotic surgery permitted surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System to transplant a kidney into a morbidly obese Chicago man — who had survived 17 years on dialysis waiting for the procedure.
April 2, 2012NBC Star and Chicago Native to Speak at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a talk by Danny Pudi, actor from NBC’s comedy “Community.”
March 30, 2012MONDAY: State Kicks Off Donate Life Month at University of Illinois Hospital
In celebration of National Donate Life Month, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will join representatives from the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, the Gift of Hope, organ and tissue donor recipients, and families who have provided the gift of life through organ donation.