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February 19, 2013UIC Theatre’s ‘Bluest Eye’ looks at race, beauty
The dramatic adaption of Toni Morrison’s novel continues through this weekend.
February 12, 2013No smoking
“When you ban smoking in public places, you’re protecting everyone’s health.”
November 28, 2012Analyzing ‘prison nation’ impact on black women
Black women in poor neighborhoods have faced increasing violence because public policy has focused on unconditional punishment, not prevention, according to a new book by public policy expert Beth Richie.
September 12, 2012Be patient
“If I were advising the mayor, I would have advised him to be patient for a couple of days.”
May 9, 2012UIC Institute Funds 17 Studies of Race in Health, Justice, Economics, Education
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will use grants and fellowships from UIC’s Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy to conduct 17 year-long studies of racial and ethnic inequalities in health, justice, economics and education.
February 27, 2012Race Determines Proper Dose of Common Antibiotic for Pregnant Women
Race is a key factor in properly dosing the antibiotic azithromycin in pregnant women, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The drug is commonly used to treat bacterial infections, such as bronchitis, pneumonia, sexually transmitted diseases, and infections of the ears, skin and throat.