July 3, 2013‘Stories As Resistance’
Storytellers share personal tales for the “Building Peace and Justice” series
July 2, 2013Housekeeping and social justice
Award-winning Hull-House exhibit finds the missing link between two centuries of home economics
May 7, 2013Passion for science, social justice
When Wenji Guo enrolled in her first epidemiology course at UIC, “it just clicked,” she says.
April 23, 2013Documenting a ‘large, unconventional life’
Researching the eventful life of Eslanda Robeson was journey of discovery for historian Barbara Ransby
April 2, 2013Promoting social justice, human rights
Through research and teaching, Mark Mattaini has devoted his career to social justice and human rights.
March 19, 2013Shining a spotlight on social justice
The Social Justice Initiative’s goal: create knowledge that helps transform the world.
March 19, 2013Hull-House Museum honored for creativity
“Unfinished Business” links current and past activism in domestic labor.
February 8, 2013Social activist nun to speak at UIC
Religious leader, attorney and poet Sister Simone Campbell presents a talk
February 5, 2013Nobel laureate, politician discuss human rights
A Nobel Peace laureate and a Cook County politician and activist will discuss human rights at a presentation Thursday sponsored by UIC’s Social Justice Initiative.
October 4, 2012UIC Conference Marks 250th Anniversary of Rousseau’s Social Contract
Three centuries of human rights theory and practice around the world will be examined and discussed by top scholars and social justice activists at a conference Oct. 17-19 hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago.