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Theatre - The Bluest Eye

February 19, 2013

UIC Theatre’s ‘Bluest Eye’ looks at race, beauty

The dramatic adaption of Toni Morrison’s novel continues through this weekend.

Jay Olshansky

February 12, 2013

No smoking

“When you ban smoking in public places, you’re protecting everyone’s health.”

Beth Richie

November 28, 2012

Analyzing ‘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.

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September 12, 2012

Be patient

“If I were advising the mayor, I would have advised him to be patient for a couple of days.”

May 9, 2012

UIC 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, 2012

Race 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.

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