Weekly Advisory: July 22, 2013
- Allen-Meares makes list of 100 influential Chicago women
- UIC poet awarded Pushcart Prize
- Composer will lead UIC College of Architecture, Design, the Arts
- UIC scientist fighting war against bacteria
- MS drug shows promise for preventing heart failure
Detroit Bankruptcy: In most states, the law prevents municipal bankruptcy. Michigan will have to assume much of Detroit’s responsibility for city services now that the bond markets are unlikely to lend funds to the city, says Michael Pagano, dean of the UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. Contact Anne Brooks Ranallo, (312) 355-2523; email@example.com
25, Thursday: “Ida in Her Own Words.” Book signing and discussion with Michelle Duster, great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells-Barnett. 7-9 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.
22-26: Chicago Jazz Philharmonic/UIC Summer Jazz Academy. Instructors from UIC and CJP teach students in grades 5-12. Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call (312) 996-2977.
30, Tuesday: Building Peace and Justice Series: “Unraveling Bill.” Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble work about an Iraq veteran who committed suicide. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.
Thru Oct. 11: “The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World’s Columbian Exposition.” Exhibition. UIC African-American Cultural Center, Room 207, Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted St. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Free. Call (312) 996-9549.