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May 22, 2012New Book Examines ‘The Problem with Survey Research’
A University of Illinois at Chicago researcher argues that surveys, polls, interviews, and focus groups produce unreliable results because they only yield responses to questions. In his new book, “The Problem with Survey Research,” George Beam says, “if you want to find out what’s really going on, don’t ask.”
May 21, 2012UIC to Lead MacArthur-Funded Study of Cities’ Fiscal Health
The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a three-year, $950,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to lead a joint study of city governments’ responses to the Great Recession.
May 14, 2012Chicago Police Cameras More Effective When Clustered, Study Says
Chicago’s network of police cameras is more effective at reducing crime in high-crime areas than in low-crime areas, according to a new study.
May 9, 2012UIC Bioengineering Doctoral Student Receives FMC Fellowship
Christopher Knowlton, a University of Illinois at Chicago doctoral student in bioengineering, is among four University of Illinois Ph.D. students who received $20,000 FMC Technologies, Inc., Fellowships for the 2012-2013 academic year.
May 9, 2012Four UIC Students Win Brundage Scholarships
Fourteen University of Illinois students from the Chicago, Springfield and Urbana-Champaign campuses have been awarded Avery Brundage Scholarships for excellence in academics and athletics. Four of the winners attend UIC.
May 9, 2012UIC Student Wins State Department Scholarship
A University of Illinois at Chicago student has won the U.S. State Department’s Critical Languages Scholarship for intensive language studies in Turkey this summer.
May 9, 2012UIC Institute Funds 17 Studies of Race in Health, Justice, Economics, Education
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will use grants and fellowships from UIC’s Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy to conduct 17 year-long studies of racial and ethnic inequalities in health, justice, economics and education.
May 7, 2012Labor Secretary Hilda Solis at UIC Tuesday to Discuss Challenges, Opportunities Facing Grads
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis will sit down with college students and recent graduates at the University of Illinois at Chicago on Tuesday to discuss the challenges and opportunities they face as they enter the workforce.
May 1, 2012Commencement at UIC
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz, Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard K. Koh, and other civic and business leaders are the featured speakers at college commencements at the University of Illinois at Chicago May 2-6.
April 26, 2012Two UIC Students Recognized by Goldwater Foundation
Two University of Illinois at Chicago students who plan medical careers have been recognized by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence Foundation for their academic achievement. Both plan to earn joint M.D./Ph.D. degrees to become physician-researchers.