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$1.5 million from The Davee Foundation boosts UIC scholarship fund

The University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has received $1.5 million from The Davee Foundation to expand its scholarship support for high-achieving students with financial need.
12-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


‘Call Me MISTER’ initiative comes to UIC to train more teachers of color

Call Me MISTER” initiative at UIC focuses on training men of color to teach in CPS elementary grades. The initiative is part of a national effort started at Clemson University to get more male teachers of color in the elementary grades.
11-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Biochemists Discover Cause of Genome Editing Failures with Hyped CRISPR System

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to describe why CRISPR gene editing sometimes fails to work, and how the process can be made to be much more efficient.
10-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Rare Pediatric Skin Conditions Often Get Expensive, Inconsistent Care

New research shows that death and recurrence are rare in children with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), but children who experience these skin conditions have high rates of complications and that treatment...
9-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reducing Deaths From Opioid Overdoses in Illinois

A University of Illinois at Chicago researcher says most overdoses and opioid-related overdose deaths in Illinois are now caused by heroin use, often in combination with potent synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl and carfentanyl.
9-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


With changing demographics, more racial/ethnic socialization needed for white youth

Without exploring how white youth are socialized about race and ethnicity current race relations will remain unbalanced
3-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Key Protein Involved in Triggering Inflammation

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified a protein that is crucial for activating inflammation — both the good kind of inflammation that leads to healing wounds and fighting infection, as well as excessive...
27-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UIC awarded $1M grant to advance inclusion in STEM education

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a five-year, $1 million grant through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Inclusive Excellence Initiative.
22-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

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Book Looks at How ‘Gayby Boomers’ Are Aging

In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear...
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#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

21-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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