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March 26, 2012

Asian American Awareness Month at UIC

The University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates Asian American Awareness Month with cultural events, performances, lectures and presentations. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

March 23, 2012

University of Illinois President Michael J. Hogan Resigns

University of Illinois President Michael J. Hogan has submitted his resignation to the Board of Trustees, and Chairman Christopher G. Kennedy has accepted it on behalf of the Board, the University announced Thursday.

March 23, 2012

Immediate Care Clinic Opens in University Village

A new, after-hours Immediate Care Clinic staffed and run by the emergency department of the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System has opened in University Village.

March 23, 2012

Hull-House Museum Opens Free Art Lending Library

The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois at Chicago has revived and elaborated on a service once offered by Addams herself — an art lending library.

March 22, 2012

Grants Aim to Hasten Discovery of New TB Drugs

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy has received three new federally-funded grants to hasten the discovery of new therapeutic treatments for tuberculosis.

March 22, 2012

National Study Ranks City Governments’ Use of Social Media

More than six times as many big city governments reached citizens via Facebook in 2011 compared to 2009, while use of YouTube and Twitter grew fourfold and threefold respectively, a new study indicates.

March 22, 2012

Cell Protein Interactions Favor Fats

Researchers are learning how the fat molecules within the cell membrane help the cell’s signaling proteins to assemble and function.

March 20, 2012

What Does Delaying Childbearing Cost?

Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue for the sole purpose of delaying childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society, according to a recent analysis by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher.

March 20, 2012

UIC Hosts Congo Conference and Cultural Events

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s past and present politics, art, economics, civil society and law will be the focus of a conference, “The Congo: Reclaiming Its Destiny,” presented by the University of Illinois at Chicago along with cultural events and a banquet.