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Compass in palm of open hand

February 24, 2021

Do atheists have a moral compass?

UIC social psychologist examines what values people view as relevant for morality

Chicago’s Racial Wealth Gap: Legacies of the Past, Challenges

February 24, 2021

Chicago’s racial wealth gap examined in new UIC report

Interviews highlight the precarity of many Black and Latino families who have ‘made it’

Ida B. Wells Scholarship Fund

February 22, 2021

Ida B. Wells Scholarship Fund announced at UIC

The creation of the fund honors Ida B. Wells, an icon who traveled the country reporting on the horrors of lynching for more than 40 years.

Natasha Crooks

February 19, 2021

Researchers publish call to action for research ethics in the time of COVID-19 and BLM

Calls for new standards to engage continued research with Black communities

Lee Friedman

February 18, 2021

Heroin, fentanyl fuel rising mortality rates in opioid deaths

UIC/CCDPH report shows increased deaths among Black residents, lower hospitalizations, deaths among Latinx residents

Burning methane in natural gas contributes to carbon emissions

February 18, 2021

New method converts methane in natural gas to methanol at room temperature

Fueling the ‘methanol economy’ of the future

illustration of a DNA double helix

February 16, 2021

UIC researchers invent new gene-editing tool

New process uses special molecules called ‘proGuides’

February 15, 2021

How to shift from confrontation to negotiation in 2021

As businesses become more global, it’s increasingly important to understand the entire negotiation process.

bucket of cleaning supplies

February 10, 2021

Survey: Cleaning product use affecting asthma more during COVID-19 measures

Those with asthma are experiencing less asthma control related to an increase in using household disinfectants – known asthma triggers — because of COVID-19.

Droplet-and-Eye

February 8, 2021

UIC researcher awarded $10.15M to develop antibody-based dry eye treatment

Researchers plan to develop a specially formulated eye drop for dry eye that utilizes pooled human immune globulins.