All politics

Eslanda Robeson

April 23, 2013

Documenting a ‘large, unconventional life’

Researching the eventful life of Eslanda Robeson was journey of discovery for historian Barbara Ransby

Rachel Weber

April 15, 2013

International conference urges cities to let residents spend their taxes

Participatory budgeting is underway in Chicago and other cities

Dick Simpson at City Council meeting

April 9, 2013

Emanuel has more council support than Daleys

“A more compliant ‘rubber stamp’ city council than any mayor in recent history,” report says.

Robert Remini

April 2, 2013

Historian remembered as ‘foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time’

Robert Remini, an award-winning biographer, was official historian for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Robert Remini chats with U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi

March 29, 2013

Historian Robert Remini, 1921-2013

Professor emeritus of history was “the foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time.”

Donna Brazile

February 26, 2013

Fighting for ‘life, liberty, pursuit of happiness’

Donna Brazile speaks with the soft drawl of her native New Orleans, but she carries a big stick.

Donna Brazile

February 15, 2013

Political strategist Donna Brazile keynotes Black History Month at UIC

Feb. 19 campus talk features first African-American woman to manage a presidential campaign.

Hagedorn Kmiecik

January 22, 2013

Police corruption due to ‘blue code of silence’

Police corruption in Chicago survives due to indifference from internal and external leadership, says a report by UIC researchers.

Jim Edgar

December 5, 2012

Take advantage of opportunities, former governor tells students

“If you’re going to be successful in politics, there’s not a straight, linear path to get to your goals,” former Gov. Jim Edgar told a crowded lecture hall of students and academics.

December 3, 2012

Teachers’ union president Karen Lewis to speak at UIC Wednesday

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis will present her outlook on the city’s education system as she presents the final installment of UIC’s Future of Chicago lecture series

1 6 7 8 9