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Exercise Program Improves Performance of Daily Activities for Frail Older Adults


An exercise program comprised of gentle exercises and taught by home care aides can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago published in The...
23-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines Gun Policy Preferences Across Racial Groups


Support for all forms of gun control is stronger among Latinos and blacks than whites, according to researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
22-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UIC Experts Publish Papers on Chicago Public Schools


Peer-reviewed special issue on Chicago Public Schools edited with studies by UIC Education experts.
21-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Plant Compound More Powerful Than AZT Against HIV


A plant found throughout Southeast Asia traditionally used to treat arthritis and rheumatism contains a potent anti-HIV compound more powerful than the drug AZT, according to a new paper published in the Journal of Natural Compounds.
14-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Chemical Method Could Revolutionize Graphene


University of Illinois at Chicago scientists have discovered a new chemical method that enables graphene to be incorporated into a wide range of applications while maintaining its ultra-fast electronics.
14-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF Grant to Support Program Tackling ‘Heavy Metals’ in Chicago


UIC receives NSF grant to develop high school programs to study urban 'heavy metals' pollution in Chicago.
9-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Heroin’s Use Rising, Costing Society More Than $51 Billion


Heroin use in the United States was estimated to cost society more than $51 billion in 2015, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
8-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Poverty . . . An Equal Opportunity ‘Disrupter’ of Student Success


55 school districts analyzed statewide in Center for Urban Education Leadership report.
6-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

21-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

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...
1-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Father's Day Expert: Strengthening Relationships Between Fathers and Their Children

2-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT

#UIC expert available to discuss privatization of public infrastructure in the wake of South Carolina's flood damage

9-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

#UIC Sociologist Available to Discuss Issues Surrounding Racial #Achievement Gap in Schools #Backtoschool #Education

18-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

21-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

UIC Economist Available for Comment on Turmoil in Greece

7-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

UIC Financial Expert Available to Comment on Greece’s Economy and U.S. Markets

7-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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