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July 8, 2021

Report finds fewer early childhood education expulsions following Illinois law

The report, which covers the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years, details survey responses from Illinois early childhood professionals

Dr. Steven Irwin and his wife Kathleen Irwin for whom an endowed chair will be named.

July 8, 2021

Couple endows chair to honor nursing career

Gift establishes the Kathleen M. Irwin Endowed Chair Professorship in Outstanding Nursing Practice

July 1, 2021

UIC awarded $2.25M to establish Army HBCU/MI Research Center of Excellence

Center will train the next generation of scientists and engineers in the field of energetic materials

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June 30, 2021

Machine learning algorithm predicts how genes are regulated in individual cells

New models can help researchers identify key gene regulators in health and disease

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June 29, 2021

Survey measures whites’, Blacks’ views on American identity, guns, political violence

Finds considerable disagreement on the use of violence in certain settings

June 28, 2021

Next-generation sequencing of community-based COVID-19 samples to detect emerging variants

UIC researchers expand testing and study SARS-CoV-2 strains in Chicago’s Black, Latino neighborhoods

UIC PhD student and UIC undergrad alum, Nina Hike, who is a chem

June 22, 2021

College of Education Ph.D student named Presidential Award finalist for science teaching

The Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching is the nation’s highest honor for STEM teachers.

Soap bubbles.

June 17, 2021

Researchers discover foam ‘fizzics’

Breakthrough could improve production, application in a broad range of industries

Javier Reyes, UIC Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

June 16, 2021

Business dean and innovation leader named UIC provost

Dr. Javier Reyes, vice president of Start-up West Virginia and the Milan Puskar Dean of the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University, has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at University of Illinois Chicago

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June 16, 2021

UIC project details history of urban displacement in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood

Features walking tours, interactive 3-D timelines, podcasts, artwork, photo essays, and storymaps