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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.

Men's basketball scrimmage game

October 24, 2012

Basketball team showcases talent at annual scrimmage

The men’s basketball team thrilled at the annual Red vs. Blue scrimmage Saturday at the Flames Athletic Center.

October 24, 2012

Twitter feuds

“If Facebook is a wall, Twitter might be a bullhorn.”

Alexander Mankin

October 24, 2012

Researchers’ finding sheds light on how antibiotics work

Some allow germs to continue to make certain proteins, which may do them in.

2012 commencement

October 24, 2012

Helping undergraduates succeed

How can UIC help its undergraduates excel? That’s the question administrators are asking through the UIC Student Success Plan initiative.

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