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October 24, 2012

Designing video games can cost virtually nothing

Nathan Hurde always wanted to make video games. All it took to get started was a simple Google search on how to design them, “and the rest is history,” he says.

Noelle Paige dancing

October 24, 2012

Dance like there’s thousands watching

Noelle Paige is the featured dancer in a music video for an empowering song by pop/soul singer Kelsey.

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.

Sonya Leathers,

October 24, 2012

Moving from foster care to independence

Making the transition from foster care to adulthood can be overwhelming. A new program being studied at UIC in partnership with Children’s Home + Aid may help young adults facing this transition.

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 Cracraft

October 24, 2012

James Cracraft details encounter between ‘two shining souls’

Jane Addams thought so highly of Leo Tolstoy that she traveled all the way to Russia just to spend a few hours with him. Historian James Cracraft documents the story of their mutual admiration in his new book.

Vanessa Gonzalez

October 24, 2012

Encouraging Latino students to pursue health care careers

The College of Medicine will encourage Latino high school and college students to pursue careers in health care with the help of a five-year, $3.4 million federal grant.

Mi Ja Kim

October 24, 2012

Nursing professor a ‘Living Legend’

Mi Ja Kim has never considered herself a living legend. But the American Academy of Nursing does.

Jose de la Cruz

October 24, 2012

Laser boosts accuracy in cataract surgery

A new laser system for cataract surgery, with accuracy to a few hundred-thousandths of an inch, allows eye surgeons to optimize and customize the incision and ensure the best possible outcome.

Jorge Alvarez controls the ball

October 24, 2012

Soccer team leaves Green Bay with win

Freshman Jorge Alvarez scored his first collegiate career goal and senior Ivan Stanisavljevic scored his team-leading seventh goal of the season Saturday in the soccer team’s 2-0 win at Green Bay.

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