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October 17, 2012

Public Health celebrates 40 years of research, service

The School of Public Health marks its 40th anniversary this year with events leading up to a gala at the Chicago Cultural Center next spring.

Rachel Weber

October 17, 2012

Great Cities project gives citizens a say in budget

Residents of four Chicago wards will be empowered to decide how to spend $4 million in taxpayer dollars through a participatory budgeting process coordinated by the Great Cities Institute.

October 17, 2012

Mile Square adds Englewood clinic

The Mile Square Health Center is now providing primary care with an emphasis on women’s and children’s health at the Englewood Clinic on Chicago’s South Side.

Sheila Simon

October 17, 2012

Students stress importance of keeping college affordable

When Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon visited UIC last week to talk about keeping college affordable, she met four reasons why it’s important: Sean Suastegui, Swathi Madugula, Jeff Li and Mena Poonaki.

October 17, 2012

Health system ‘making progress’

Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd last week, Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, university vice president for health affairs, outlined the progress, challenges and opportunities for the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.

Bill Clinton

October 17, 2012

Nursing helps improve health services in Rwanda

UIC is one of five U.S. nursing schools selected to participate in the new Rwanda Human Resources for Health initiative.

Toni Preckwinkle

October 17, 2012

Mixed blessing

“It is a mixed blessing succeeding somebody who is inept. On one hand, the bar is low, and on the other hand, things are a mess.”

October 17, 2012

So you think you can dance your dissertation?

If it’s difficult to explain your research to friends, family and the world at large — why not dance it?

Levarr Butler

October 17, 2012

‘Patients are alive because of what you’re doing’

Why take an hour of your day to donate blood? Levarr Butler, 11, is one reason.

Katherine Warphea

October 10, 2012

Moving research from lab to market

Once researchers have discovered a way to turn basic science into a potentially viable commercial product, they have to actually develop the product.

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