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April 10, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

Chicago 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, 2012

NBC 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, 2012

MONDAY: 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, 2012

Renowned 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, 2012

Computer 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, 2012

Asian 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, 2012

University 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.