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April 10, 2012UIC Named ‘Tree Campus USA’ by Arbor Day Foundation
The University of Illinois at Chicago has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. UIC has 5,376 trees of 101 different species on its 250-acre urban campus on the near-west side of Chicago.
April 10, 2012UIC Engineer Tackles Nanoscale Computing Challenges
Wenjing Rao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has won a five-year, $450,000 National Science Foundation Early Faculty Career award she will use to explore new ways to test nanotransistors made from novel materials.
April 4, 2012Chicago Man Receives Robotic Kidney Transplant After 17 Years
Robotic surgery permitted surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System to transplant a kidney into a morbidly obese Chicago man — who had survived 17 years on dialysis waiting for the procedure.
April 2, 2012NBC Star and Chicago Native to Speak at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a talk by Danny Pudi, actor from NBC’s comedy “Community.”
March 30, 2012MONDAY: State Kicks Off Donate Life Month at University of Illinois Hospital
In celebration of National Donate Life Month, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will join representatives from the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, the Gift of Hope, organ and tissue donor recipients, and families who have provided the gift of life through organ donation.
March 29, 2012Renowned Global Studies Scholar to Deliver Talk at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago department of communication presents a talk by noted Columbia University sociologist Saskia Sassen.
March 27, 2012Computer Scientist Drives for Comprehensive Traffic Model
Jakob Eriksson, assistant professor of computer science, hopes he can gather data from unused sensors to create a dynamic regional traffic picture now that he has received a five-year, $400,000 National Science Foundation Early Faculty Career Award.
March 26, 2012Asian American Awareness Month at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates Asian American Awareness Month with cultural events, performances, lectures and presentations. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
March 23, 2012Most Latino laborers use safety gear when available, study finds
Latino day laborers in Chicago used PPE for safety in 94 percent of jobs
March 23, 2012University of Illinois President Michael J. Hogan Resigns
University of Illinois President Michael J. Hogan has submitted his resignation to the Board of Trustees, and Chairman Christopher G. Kennedy has accepted it on behalf of the Board, the University announced Thursday.