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January 25, 2012Entry Point for Hepatitis C Infection Identified
A molecule embedded in the membrane of human liver cells that aids in cholesterol absorption also allows the entry of hepatitis C virus, the first step in hepatitis C infection, according to research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.
January 24, 2012Panel to Explore Music and Culture Along U.S.-Mexico Border
The diverse variety of musical practices found along the U.S.-Mexico border will be the focus of a panel, “Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border,” part of Zona Abierta (Open Zone), an event series that intersects arts, humanities, science, culture, and civic life, while addressing social issues that affect the lives of Latinos and Latin Americans and making connections to other communities.
January 24, 2012New Book Critiques ‘Corporate’ School Reform
Neoliberal education reforms, including No Child Left Behind and Chicago’s Renaissance 2010, tend to “marketize” schools and threaten to dismantle public education as we know it, according to a new book edited by a University of Illinois at Chicago education researcher.
January 23, 2012UIC Architect Receives Rome Prize to Explore Energy as Building Material
An architect at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received an international award to explore ways to use energy systems as building materials.
January 23, 2012Trustees Set Tuition for New Students
Guaranteed four-year tuition for incoming U of I students next fall will increase by 4.8 percent, or the equivalent of 1.9 percent per year during the four-year guarantee. The Board of Trustees passed the proposal, which ties tuition increases to the rate of inflation, at its meeting on campus Thursday.
January 20, 2012Marine Corps Jazz Band Joins UIC Faculty in Free Concert
The 18-member Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band will join UIC faculty jazz artists to perform a variety of jazz standards at a free concert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
January 19, 2012Kennedy Re-elected U of I Board Chairman
Christopher G. Kennedy was re-elected to a third term as chairman of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees today during its annual organizational meeting at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
January 17, 2012UIC Student To Speak at Saudi Global Competitiveness Forum
University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduate Ariell Buckingham is heading to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to meet with business leaders from around the globe at the Global Competitiveness Forum, Jan. 21-24.
January 17, 2012Black History Month at UIC
The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Black History Month program commemorates the historical accomplishments and contributions of Africans and African-Americans.
January 17, 2012Engineering, Physics Researcher Named Interim Vice Chancellor at UIC
Mitra Dutta, distinguished professor and head of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a former senior executive with the U.S. Army Research Office, has been named interim vice chancellor for research at UIC.