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September 17, 2012Cities 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, 2012UIC 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, 2012Nine UIC Students Receive Scholarships to Study Abroad
Nine University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduates have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships to study abroad.
September 7, 2012Holocaust Historian to Discuss Eichmann Trial
“The Eichmann Trial: Looking Back After 50 Years.” Deborah Lipstadt of Emory University will examine the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, followed by a discussion with UIC’s Matthew Lippman, a leading legal expert on the Holocaust.
September 6, 2012Genetic Test Will Help Dose Blood Thinner
Patients suffering from dangerous blood clots will receive genetic testing to help health professionals at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System prescribe the proper dose of the blood-thinner warfarin.
September 6, 2012Genetic Link to Prostate Cancer Risk in African Americans Found
Prostate cancer in African-American men is associated with specific changes in the IL-16 gene, and by establishing the link in men of African as well as European descent, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine may have found a useful new biomarker for prostate cancer.
September 6, 2012Governor Announces New Advanced Science Building at UIC
Gov. Pat Quinn announced today that the State of Illinois has released $64 million for the new Advanced Chemical Technology Building at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a project that will strengthen biotechnology research in Illinois and bolster the state’s economy.
September 6, 2012‘Future of Chicago’ Lecture Series Begins Sept. 12
The University of Illinois at Chicago’s annual “Future of Chicago” lecture series, which brings civic leaders to campus to examine issues with students and the community, starts Sept. 12.
September 4, 2012Book Says Black Women Face More Violence Under ‘Prison Nation’
Black women in poor neighborhoods have faced increasing violence because public policy has focused on unconditional punishment, not prevention, according to a new book by a public policy expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.