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Sharia & Halakha in America logo

April 2, 2013

Conference examines Islamic and Jewish religious laws

Law and religion scholars, journalists and activists discuss shari’a and halakha.

Robert Remini,

April 1, 2013

Former House of Representatives historian Robert Remini, 1921-2013

Professor emeritus of history was “the foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time.”

Dr. M. Roy Wilson

March 28, 2013

NIH official to discuss health disparities

Minority health will be the focus of April 10 Chancellor’s Lecture Series event.

Eric Schlosser

March 28, 2013

‘Fast Food Nation’ author keynotes conference

Eric Schlosser discusses issues of food justice and related policy on campus April 4.

Gina Gaston

March 28, 2013

‘Cultural competence’ helps providers treat HIV

Black HIV patients who report better health believe social influences matter.

March 26, 2013

Asian American Awareness Month at UIC

Events include music, performances, lectures and presentations.

Shoes and pants at a thrift store

March 22, 2013

Resale shops thrive despite eBay competition

A new study says Chicago’s second-hand stores support regular retail by unloading unwanted goods.

Song Yuyu

March 20, 2013

Body’s own defenses might stop ALS onset

A chemical found in cells may be harnessed to help the body fight neurodegenerative disease.

Exhibit Room

March 19, 2013

Hull-House Museum honored for creativity

“Unfinished Business” links current and past activism in domestic labor.

Maria Barolina

March 19, 2013

Seeking new treatments for an incurable cancer

Maria Barbolina is one of six U.S. scientists honored by the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.