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September 26, 2012

Book Examines ‘Forgotten’ War on Drugs

A new book by a University of Illinois at Chicago social-work scholar argues that America’s longstanding “War on Drugs” has been largely forgotten.

September 26, 2012

$3.4M HHS Grant To Help UIC Address Shortage of Latino Health Providers

The College of Medicine has received a five-year, $3.4 million federal grant to improve the severe shortage of Latino physicians and other health care professionals.

September 26, 2012

Naked Mole-Rats May Hold Clues to Pain Relief

Naked mole-rats evolved to thrive in an acidic environment that other mammals, including humans, would find intolerable. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago report new findings as to how these rodents adapted, which may offer clues to relieving pain in other animals and humans.

September 24, 2012

UIC Business Professor Earns Global Honor

James Ho, professor of information and decision sciences, has been named Best Professor in Information Systems at the 2012 World Education Congress Global Awards.

September 20, 2012

Report Identifies Programs Enhancing Preschool and Elementary Student Success

A new report from a University of Illinois at Chicago scholar identifies educational programs that are effective at building interpersonal skills for success in school, work and life.

September 19, 2012

UIC Hosts Symposium on Consequences of Slavery

“Slavery and its Aftermath in the Atlantic World: An International Symposium,” presented in part by the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will be held Oct. 4 – 6 in UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St.

September 17, 2012

Cities Still Cutting Jobs and Infrastructure

For the sixth straight year, city revenues around the country dropped in 2011, as costs of health care, pensions and infrastructure rose, says a public administration and infrastructure expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

September 13, 2012

UIC Business School Building Earns Gold LEED Certification

Douglas Hall earned praise for the renovation that advanced it from 1960s Brutalism to 21st century corporate — a streamlined look with state-of-the-art facilities suitable for the home of the College of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

September 13, 2012

‘Rogues and Rebels’ Populate UIC Theatre’s New Season

‘Rogues and Rebels’ Populate UIC Theatre’s New Season Professional directors […]

September 10, 2012

Nine UIC Students Receive Scholarships to Study Abroad

Nine University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduates have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships to study abroad.