All politics

Toni Preckwinkle

June 3, 2014

Commissioners vote with Preckwinkle more than predecessor

Cook County president’s record similar to Chicago mayors with City Council

Gov. Pat Quinn talks with representatives from the three UI campuses

April 3, 2014

Students head to Springfield to advocate for university

A chance to talk with state legislators about funding, financial aid

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin speaking

March 25, 2014

Durbin calls for increased federal funding for health research

U.S. senator on campus to promote American Cures Act

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

March 18, 2014

‘We must break the culture of ignorance’

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to UIC crowd in Student Center East

Charles Ogletree, Jr.

February 19, 2014

Expert to speak on civil rights since Freedom Summer of 1964

Harvard law expert on criminal justice

stack of books

December 3, 2013

Textbooks too expensive? Two lawmakers work on remedies

Hope in sight with Affordable College Textbook Act

close up of a $20 bill

December 3, 2013

Illinois lawmakers pass pension changes for state employees

Saying “we are profoundly disappointed,” university leaders oppose plan

November 14, 2013

UIC students gather to voice top political concerns

Chicago event part of national series for student political engagement

October 11, 2013

Monday: Panel to discuss Illinois politics and the public university

The leadership of the state’s flagship public university and political and public-policy experts from its faculty will discuss “Illinois Politics and the Public University.”

Capitol Building in Washington, DC

October 1, 2013

Impact of government shutdown ‘minimal’

Research grants, financial aid, health care services OK for short-term.

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