Warmer in Antarctica

Peter Doran Antarctica - Jan '14

UIC scientist Peter Doran studies climate change in Antarctica.

“The play is filled with conflicts, with strong wants, and with a family that fights hard but also loves each other hard. It fits my personality.”

Yasen Peyankov, head of the acting program in the School of Theatre & Music, on the play “Russian Transport,” his directorial debut at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Feb. 6 Chicago Sun-Times


“It’s good for minimum-wage workers; it’s good for other workers; it’s good for the economy; it isn’t a drag on employers. There is no research that has ever identified a negative job impact from raising the minimum wage.”

Robert Bruno, professor and director of the Labor Education Program, on raising the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour, Feb. 4 St. Louis Post-Dispatch


“I don’t think it dropped below freezing the whole time I was there.”

Peter Doran, professor of earth and environmental sciences, on his recent visit to Antarctica, Feb. 8 Chicago Tribune

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