Weekly Advisory: February 4, 2013
- Gender historian receives book prize
- Researchers study link between exercise and recovery time in stem cell transplantation
- UIC to launch Weekend MBA program for fall 2013
- Doolen scholarships available for study of aging
- Commuter student center gets national honor
- Nobel Peace laureate, Cook County commissioner to discuss human rights
- ‘Digital divide’ expert to FCC: Make broadband cheaper
Cheaper Broadband: An FCC panel on Thursday will review efforts to spread broadband to underserved populations. Karen Mossberger, a panelist and UIC professor of public administration, says poor city neighborhoods are top priority. Contact Anne Brooks Ranallo, (312) 355-2523; firstname.lastname@example.org
5, Tuesday: Tuesday-at-One concert. Julia Miller, avant-garde guitar. Recital Hall L060, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.
5, Tuesday: Black History Month. Opening reception and networking event. 4 p.m. East Terrace, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5070.
5, Tuesday: “Give Kids a Smile Day.” The UIC College of Dentistry will provide free oral-health exams to students from St. Malachy Elementary School and El Valor. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will attend. 9 – 11:30 a.m. 801 S. Paulina St., second floor. Contact Sam Hostettler, (312) 355-2522; email@example.com
6, Wednesday: Open Master Class. Christopher Lorimer, Wheaton College Conservatory. 3 – 4:30 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.
6, Wednesday: Spring-Sing-Thing with the UIC Choirs. 7 – 9 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Performing Arts and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.
7, Thursday: “Emigration, Immigration and International Solidarity.” Jody Williams, Nobel Women’s Initiative; Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, Cook County commissioner. 2 – 4 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 453-5353.
7, Thursday: “Who Do You Trust? Lessons from the Last Seven Financial Crises.” Scott Nelson, College of William and Mary. 4 p.m. UIC Institute for the Humanities, Stevenson Hall, lower level, 701 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.
7, Thursday: Poetry Slam. Mojo’s Pen, UIC’s black literary guild. 7 p.m. Room 605, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5070.
7, Thursday: “Race and Insufficient Sleep.” Bharati Prasad, UIC. Noon – 1 p.m. Room 330, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-6339.
Feb 8-9: Learn Anatomy: Two-day workshop teaching anatomy via clay modeling. Hosted by UIC department of kinesiology and nutrition. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Room 117, 901 W. Roosevelt Road. Open to anyone. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org
14, Thursday: Literary Speaker Series. Dr. Brenda Eatman Aghahowa, Chicago State University. 4 p.m. Room 1-470, UIC Library, 801 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 413-5070.
15, Friday: “Reading with and without Dick and Jane.” Opening reception. Exhibition addresses the politics of identity and literacy in 20th century America. 3:30 p.m. UIC African-American Cultural Center, Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5070.
Thru March 9: “Observer Effect.” Group show of art incorporating processes akin to the scientific method. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday – Friday; noon – 6 p.m., Saturday. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-6114.
Thru May 31: “Commerce in Human Souls: The Legacy of the Atlantic Slave Trade.” Exhibition. Richard J. Daley Library, Special Collections Dept., 2nd floor. 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday; 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. Saturday (until 5/14). 801 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-2742.