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July 19, 2012U of I Board Seats Student Trustees
Kenneth Thomas, UIC Honors College senior majoring in political science, was among three students seated to serve on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees for 2012-13 at a ceremony Thursday at the board’s July meeting in Chicago.
July 19, 2012Lift and Shift: Shoe Insole Helps Stroke Patients Relearn Balance
A simple shoe insole can help stroke patients learn to rebalance their body weight and avoid dangerous falls.
July 19, 2012UIC Doctoral Student To Study South African Xhosa
Jochen Arndt, University of Illinois at Chicago doctoral student in history, has been awarded the International Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council to study the South African Xhosa ethnic identity.
July 19, 2012UI Hospital Named to ‘Most Wired’ List
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System has been named among the top “Most Wired Hospitals” for the sixth year by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
July 16, 2012New Tool Helps Decide Best Drugs to Place on Formulary Lists
A new tool to guide decisions about safe and effective medication use has been developed at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.
July 12, 2012Noted Leukemia Clinician, Researcher Named UI Cancer Center Director
Dr. Howard Ozer, a renowned cancer clinician and researcher, has been named director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center.
July 11, 2012Chicago Employers Seek to Hire Vets, Spouses Thursday at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago and the 100,000 Jobs Mission host a major hiring event for U.S. military veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and military spouses.
July 11, 2012‘Deeper Learning’ Skills Needed in Curriculum, Report Says
Problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication — known as “21st-century competencies” — need more integration within the K-12 curriculum, according to a new report from a blue-ribbon committee chaired by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher.
July 10, 2012UI Health Offers Newest Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
A new laser system for cataract surgery, with accuracy to a few hundred-thousandths of an inch, allows eye surgeons to optimize and customize the incision and ensure the best possible outcome.
July 9, 2012Chicago Jazz Stars Teach Grades 5-12 in Summer Program at UIC
Some of Chicago’s most prominent jazz artists will instruct 160 students in grades 5-12 in the fourth annual summer jazz camp at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic.