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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.

Leane Dostaler

November 7, 2012

Deaths: Leane Dostaler

Leane Dostaler, 35, “a model teacher, trusted friend and integral part of the Tutorium in Intensive English,” died Oct. 24 after complications from surgery.

Political science student Emily Kosa meets President Barack Obama

November 2, 2012

First-hand education in presidential politics

Political science student Emily Kosa is gaining once-in-a-lifetime experience with the Obama presidential campaign.

Mark Grabiner

October 24, 2012

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Kinesiology professor Mark Grabiner is the new research integrity officer in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

Silvia Malagrino

October 24, 2012

Filmmaker honored for contributions to community

Filmmaker Silvia Malagrino, a professor of art and design and Guggenheim Fellowship winner, received an Illinois Secretary of State Distinguished Artist Award for outstanding contributions to cultural and community leadership.

Luis Alberto Urrea

October 24, 2012

Novel featured in national reading program

A UIC professor’s novel about a young Mexican woman’s quest to save her village from drug traffickers was selected for a national reading program by the National Endowment for the Arts.

James Ho

October 10, 2012

Professor wins top 2012 global award

James Ho, professor of information and decision sciences, was named Best Professor in Information Systems at the 2012 World Education Congress Global Awards.

Dartunorro Clark

August 15, 2012

Scholarship prepares two for future in public service

Two UIC students who plan careers in public service — one in law, the other international communications — are among 15 students nationwide to receive McKelvie Scholarships for Government Service.

Howard Ozer

August 1, 2012

Physician-scientist heads Cancer Center

Cancer researcher and clinician Howard Ozer, former interim director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, has been named the center’s director.

Chris Knowlton

August 1, 2012

Scholarship winners honor Olympic ideals

The distinctive characteristic of Avery Brundage scholarships is that, although the students who win them are outstanding athletes, they’re not striving for a career as pros.

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