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March 23, 2012Hull-House Museum Opens Free Art Lending Library
The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois at Chicago has revived and elaborated on a service once offered by Addams herself — an art lending library.
March 22, 2012Grants Aim to Hasten Discovery of New TB Drugs
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy has received three new federally-funded grants to hasten the discovery of new therapeutic treatments for tuberculosis.
March 22, 2012National Study Ranks City Governments’ Use of Social Media
More than six times as many big city governments reached citizens via Facebook in 2011 compared to 2009, while use of YouTube and Twitter grew fourfold and threefold respectively, a new study indicates.
March 22, 2012Cell Protein Interactions Favor Fats
Researchers are learning how the fat molecules within the cell membrane help the cell’s signaling proteins to assemble and function.
March 20, 2012What Does Delaying Childbearing Cost?
Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue for the sole purpose of delaying childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society, according to a recent analysis by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher.
March 20, 2012UIC Hosts Congo Conference and Cultural Events
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s past and present politics, art, economics, civil society and law will be the focus of a conference, “The Congo: Reclaiming Its Destiny,” presented by the University of Illinois at Chicago along with cultural events and a banquet.
March 19, 2012Study Analyzes Twitter as News Source During Arab Spring
A new University of Illinois at Chicago study explores the uses of Twitter as a news reporting mechanism during last year’s Mideast uprisings known as Arab Spring.
March 15, 2012Online Game Shows Why Ward Maps Raise Controversy
If you wonder why Chicago’s remapping of its 50 wards raised so much controversy and took so long, you can try remapping a few wards yourself, courtesy of urban planners at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
March 14, 2012UIC Hosts Conference Honoring Pioneering Civil Rights Leader
The life and impact of Bayard Rustin, a key figure from the American civil rights movement, will be the focus of a conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago, March 30 – 31.
March 14, 2012UIC Police First Fully Accredited University Force in Ill.
The UIC Police became the first university police force in Illinois to receive full accreditation from the Commission for the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, a national credentialing authority for municipal, county and state agencies.