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June 11, 2012

Equity Analyst Expert Named Dean of UIC College of Business Administration

Michael B. Mikhail, the KPMG Professor and director of the School of Accountancy at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business, has been appointed dean of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration, subject to approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

June 7, 2012

UIC Ranked 11th of World’s Best Young Universities

The University of Illinois at Chicago is ranked 11th on a list of the world’s best young universities published by Times Higher Education of the U.K.

June 5, 2012

Hull-House Museum Opens Off-Site Exhibits on Conservative Vice Lords

A new exhibition organized by the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum asks, “Can gang members become forces for positive social change?”

June 5, 2012

Kinks, Bends & Repairs: DNA-Bending Protein Studied

Physics professor Anjum Ansari hopes to find how certain proteins can diffuse along DNA strands to search for damaged sites. Her work is funded through a five-year, $1.14 million National Science Foundation grant.

June 4, 2012

UIC Business Scholar to Study Career Progress of South African Women

Jenny Hoobler, associate professor of managerial studies, has received a grant from the South African National Research Foundation to study the career progress of South African women.

May 29, 2012

Facts in Scientific Drug Literature May Not Be, Study Finds

A growing concern with fraud and misconduct in published drug studies has led researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research to investigate the extent and reasons for retractions in the research.

May 29, 2012

UIC Doctoral Student Selected for Child Welfare Fellowship

A University of Illinois at Chicago doctoral candidate in sociology is one of 15 students nationwide to be selected for the Doris Duke Fellowship for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

May 24, 2012

U of I Foundation Closes Campaign, Tops Goal with $2.4 Billion

The University of Illinois closed out its eight-year Brilliant Futures Campaign with gifts and pledges of nearly $2.43 billion — 8 percent more than the $2.25 billion goal.

May 23, 2012

Asthma Medications Could Be Linked to Irregular Heartbeat in Kids

Medications commonly used to control asthma flare-ups are linked to an increased risk of potentially dangerous heart arrhythmias in young asthma patients, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.

May 22, 2012

New 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.”