November 7, 2012Latinos at risk for cardiovascular disease
Hispanics and Latinos living in the U.S. are highly likely to have several major cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and smoking, according to a new, large-scale study.
November 7, 2012In ‘Flight,’ director Zemeckis returns to live-action roots
“When I was a film student, I got the chance to actually shake Alfred Hitchcock’s hand,” director Robert Zemeckis notes as his chief moment of awe in filmmaking, hours before his new film “Flight” premiered at the Chicago International Film festival last month.
November 7, 2012Role of student trustee: serving as voice of UIC community
When you are walking around campus you may be wondering what the role of student trustee is.
November 7, 2012UIC News wins top CASE awards
It’s another award-winning year for UIC News, which received top […]
November 7, 2012Volleyball game benefits Miracle on Taylor
The College of Nursing and UI Hospital nurses meet at the net Thursday in a volleyball match to benefit UIC’s Miracle on Taylor Street holiday charity program.
November 7, 2012Ready for Flames basketball?
Cheer on Coach Howard Moore and the men’s basketball team at their first game of the season, an exhibition match against University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
November 7, 2012Highlight: Childhood roots of disparities
Nov. 7: University of Pittsburgh scholar Karen Matthews presents “Childhood Roots of Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease in Adulthood.”
November 7, 2012UIC athletes in running to be named Chicago’s best
In this year’s field of decorated candidates for Chicago’s top male and female athlete are three extraordinary women — all with ties to UIC.
November 7, 2012Lectures and conferences
Randy Blankenhorn, executive director of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, speaks Nov. 16 in the “Future of Chicago” lecture series.
November 7, 2012Special events
Brazilian guitarist Paulinho Garcia performs Nov. 13 for the Tuesdays-at-One concert series.