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November 12, 2012

Association Names UIC Pharmacy-Educator ‘Pharmacist of the Year’

Nicholas Popovich, professor and head of pharmacy administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, was named “Pharmacist of the Year” by the Illinois Pharmacists Association.

Mary Jo LaDu

November 8, 2012

New, Improved Mouse Model of Human Alzheimer’s May Enable Drug Discovery

Researchers have developed a transgenic mouse that carries a human gene known to increase risk of Alzheimer’s 15-fold. The new mouse, which mimics the genetics of the human disease more closely than any existing model, provides new evidence for the earliest cause of Alzheimer’s and may prove more useful in the development of drugs to prevent or treat the disease.

November 6, 2012

‘Gyroscopic’ Exhibition Features Richard Koppe’s Fish and Bird Series

Abstract paintings and drawings by a noted artist who taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago will be shown at a well-known gallery to support art scholarships.

November 5, 2012

Kids Consume More Soda and Calories When Eating Out

Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda and have poorer nutrient-intake on days they eat at either fast-food or full-service restaurants, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

November 5, 2012

U.S. Hispanics at High Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Hispanics and Latinos living in the U.S. are highly likely to have several major cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and smoking, according to a new, large-scale study.

November 2, 2012

Election Night: UIC Students Gather for Election Results and Fun

More than 100 UIC students of all political persuasions will gather Tuesday night for an Election Results Party to watch live-streaming election returns and play political trivia games.

October 31, 2012

UIC Library’s IDEA Commons Wins Two Architectural Design Awards

The IDEA Commons, a cutting-edge learning and meeting environment at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Library, has received two awards for design from the American Institute of Architects’ Chicago chapter.

October 29, 2012

UIC Theatre Presents American Take on Russian Farce

The University of Illinois at Chicago Theatre’s second play of the season is based on “The Suicide,” a Russian satire so sharp that Josef Stalin banned it before even a single performance and exiled its author, Nicolai Erdman, to Siberia.

October 29, 2012

Conference Examines Religion and War

The links between God and war will be examined during a two-day conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

October 25, 2012

UIC College of Nursing Hosts 15th Annual ‘Power of Nursing Leadership’

Beverly Malone, chief executive officer of the National League for Nursing and a past president of the American Nurses Association, will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Power of Nursing Leadership Event Nov. 2 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave.