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May 9, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

Labor 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, 2012

Commencement 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, 2012

Two 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.

April 24, 2012

Gallery 400 Opens “Spectral Landscape (with Viewing Stations)”

Gallery 400 on April 27 will open “Spectral Landscape (with Viewing Stations),” a group exhibition that organizes works according to a color spectrum to explore color as both formal and social force.

April 24, 2012

Can Weight Loss Help African American Breast Cancer Survivors?

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy have designed a novel community-based weight loss intervention designed for African American breast cancer survivors.

April 23, 2012

Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate to Speak at UIC

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a talk by Iranian human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Laureate.

April 23, 2012

UIC Presents First Garofalo Symposium

The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago will host the Garofalo Symposium, the first presentation of a planned annual event to honor the late Doug Garofalo, cutting-edge architect and UIC professor of architecture, on April 27.

April 20, 2012

Mathematician Gets CAREER Award for Diverse Model Connections Study

Mathematician Irina Nenciu has taken on the challenge of analyzing connections among complicated mathematical equations and techniques — hoping to find improved ways to mathematically analyze real-world problems ranging from the economy to the bunching-up of city buses during rush-hour.

April 19, 2012

Anti-tobacco TV Ads Help Adults Stop Smoking, Study Finds

Anti-tobacco television advertising helps reduce adult smoking, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy — but some ads may be more effective than others.