All People

hand holding a smartphone

February 26, 2013

Pharmacy students’ startup heads to SXSW

Team brings their mobile app to compete at South By Southwest business contest.

Ward Welden

February 26, 2013

Deaths: Ward Weldon, education

A memorial service will be held Monday for Ward W. Weldon, 77, associate professor of educational policy studies, who died Feb. 12 after a stroke.

Lisa Lee in front of a graffiti face

February 19, 2013

Lisa Yun Lee believes in art for everyone

“Everyone has the right to creative thinking and creative expression”

Leon Fink

February 19, 2013

Expanding the study of labor history

“Research is a poor man’s way to travel, both figuratively and literally,” says historian Leon Fink.

Rachel Havrelock

February 19, 2013

Crossing borders, religious and political

Biblical scholar Rachel Havrelock does not shy away from controversial subjects, scholarly or cultural.

Craig Niederberger

February 19, 2013

Craig Niederberger: Innovator of the Year

His background in medicine and bioengineering and his knack for invention have real-world benefits.

Michael Cho

February 12, 2013

Tinkering with biology

Michael Cho’s career was inspired by tinkering with vacuum tubes in old TV sets.

Alfred Tatum teaching a group of students

February 5, 2013

‘Brother Authors’ inspiration for best-selling author

A best-selling, award-winning children’s book was inspired by a UIC writing workshop.

Lorena Garcia

February 5, 2013

Sociologist considers Latina sexual identity

Don’t paint Latina girls and their sexual lives with a broad brush. That’s a UIC sociologist’s message.

Esther and Albert Kegan

February 5, 2013

Remembering a dedication to intellectual life

A professor emerita honors her mother, a pioneering attorney, with a fund in gender and women’s studies.

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