All social science education urban affairs

Aerial view of the skyline at sunset from east side.

November 14, 2019

Reception, endowment to honor UIC political scientist, former Chicago alderman

Dick Simpson establishes fund to support lectures or research examining the city’s future

November 8, 2019

UIC academic programs among nation’s best in Times Higher Education rankings

Features an evaluation of social sciences, education, and business and economics

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of the new book, “Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership”.

October 25, 2019

Author to discuss how black homeownership undermined by discriminatory real estate, banking tactics

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s discussion continues SJI’s theme, “Home,” for the 2019-2020 school year

Catherine Main Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Early Childhood Programs

October 8, 2019

UIC earns $3.8M grant to enhance early childhood education

Initiative would serve as many as 2,000 preschoolers over the next 5 years.

Daley Plaza and Chicago City Hall

October 7, 2019

UIC to host symposium on Chicago’s modern mayors

Oct. 11 event features local and national scholars

An apple on a desk with a chalkboard in the background

August 5, 2019

UIC awarded $4.7 million NSF grant to enhance K-8 math instruction, professional development in south Cook County

Project aims to get teachers, schools and districts on the “same page”

July 23, 2019

Study examines how gentrifiers’ race affects retail development

Growth of “gentrification-oriented” retailers faster in areas gentrified by whites

June 17, 2019

UIC project helps CPS kids learn science through art, movement

A focus of the joint initiative is to create and disseminate an arts-enriched science learning model that can be adopted nationwide.

Young boy drawing with crayons

June 11, 2019

Report on new Illinois law addressing early childhood expulsions

Administrators from more than 150 programs in the state surveyed

Students walking on campus

June 10, 2019

UIC’s College of Education launches urban higher education master’s program

Program aims to answer the increasing need for qualified leaders to run urban, higher education institutions

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