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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

February 7, 2013

Five UIC students receive scholarships to study abroad

Since 2006, State Department program has helped 73 UIC students

Curtis Granderson

February 7, 2013

Granderson pledges new UIC baseball stadium

All-Star alumnus funds new ballpark for Flames, neighborhood youth.

Person holding a palm pilot

February 7, 2013

Study: how young adults use e-cigarettes, snus

Do young smokers use “new” tobacco products to quit? A UIC study uses electronic diaries to find out.

Seniors participating in a salsa dancing class

February 5, 2013

Salsa dancing may get older Latinos on their feet

Older Latinos are at high risk of developing disabilities. Can dancing help?

Miguel Zenon

February 5, 2013

Jazz Festival features saxophonist Miguel Zenón

MacArthur and Guggenheim fellow to play with UIC Jazz Ensemble

Karen Mossberger

February 4, 2013

‘Digital divide’ expert to FCC: Make broadband cheaper

Low-income city residents will not get home broadband until it costs less

Jody Williams

February 4, 2013

Peace laureate, politician discuss human rights

Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams and Cook County commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia speak at a Social Justice Initiative event Feb. 7.