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close-up of the iris of an eye

February 19, 2013

First in Chicago to offer new eye treatment

A new procedure can replace surgery for a common eye disease that robs vision.

Boy shaving Alberto Locante's head for St. Baldrick's.

February 19, 2013

THURSDAY: Shave heads to fight kids’ cancer

The annual head-shaving raises critical funds for childhood cancer research.

February 18, 2013

New school health center opens in Brighton Park

Federally qualified center will help children, families in medically underserved neighborhood

Donna Brazile

February 15, 2013

Political strategist Donna Brazile keynotes Black History Month at UIC

Feb. 19 campus talk features first African-American woman to manage a presidential campaign.

February 14, 2013

UIC’s 23rd annual Blues Cabaret Feb. 22

Chicago-based Mississippi Heat, led by harmonica virtuoso Pierre Lacocque, headlines the evening.

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