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April 16, 2012

Summer Camp for Kids with ADHD Begins June 11

Camp STAR, for children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other behavioral difficulties, begins its fifth season in June. The camp is a partnership of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Jewish Council for Youth Services.

April 10, 2012

UIC Hosts Renowned Mexican Poet and Activist

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a public lecture by award-winning Mexican poet and activist Javier Sicilia.

April 10, 2012

UIC to Host Global Activism Expo

Hundreds of Chicago-area activists will gather at the University of Illinois at Chicago for the fifth annual Global Activism Expo on April 28, hosted by UIC’s Social Justice Initiative and presented by Chicago Public Media, WBEZ 91.5 FM.

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.