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Newswise: Report on new Illinois law addressing early childhood expulsions

Article ID: 714244

Report on new Illinois law addressing early childhood expulsions

University of Illinois at Chicago

Kate Zinsser and researchers at UIC conducted a preliminary investigation of Illinois early childhood programs’ current and prior expulsion practices, in addition to their understanding of and responses to the new law.

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11-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: UIC’s College of Education launches urban higher education master’s program

Article ID: 714178

UIC’s College of Education launches urban higher education master’s program

University of Illinois at Chicago

UIC has begun a Master of Education program for urban higher education institutions.

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10-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: New UIC report on racial inequity for Native Americans in Chicago

Article ID: 714113

New UIC report on racial inequity for Native Americans in Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

A new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy documents the historical and ongoing contributions of Native Americans in Chicago and examines how racial inequity impacts members of this community today.

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7-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714107

Naloxone access law in Pennsylvania falls short

University of Illinois at Chicago

A study finds that only one-third of pharmacies in Philadelphia carry naloxone nasal spray, a medication used to rapidly counter the effects of opioid overdose, and that many of the pharmacies that do carry the drug require patients to have a physician’s prescription for it.

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Recreating embryonic conditions at break sites can help bones heal faster

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania have developed a unique technique that uses stem cells and flexible implantable bone-stabilizing plates to help speed the healing of large breaks or defects. The technique allows the stem cells applied to break sites to experience some mechanical stress, as they do in developing embryos.

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5-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Diets of Latinos and blacks have greatest environmental impact per dollar spent

University of Illinois at Chicago

Despite spending less than white households on food overall, black and Latino households have more impact on the environment per dollar spent on food than white households, according to a new study published in Environmental Engineering Science. The report suggests that black and Latino households tend to spend more on foods that have greater negative environmental impacts, such as grains and protein (e.

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3-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Most preventive antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unnecessary

Article ID: 713751

Most preventive antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unnecessary

University of Illinois at Chicago

A new study found that 81% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists to prevent infections prior to dental visits are unnecessary.

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31-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713718

African Mole-Rats Immune to ‘Wasabi Pain’

University of Illinois at Chicago

A new report in Science provides the first evidence of a mammal — the highveld mole-rat — being immune to pain from exposure to allyl isothiocyanate, or AITC, the active ingredient of wasabi.

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30-May-2019 4:50 PM EDT
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UIC Launches HR Management Degree

University of Illinois at Chicago

Entry-level jobs in human resource management are expected to grow at a rate of 7.1% between 2016 and 2026, according to the 2016 Occupational Outlook Handbook provided by the U.S. Government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. In response, the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Business Administration is launching a new undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management.

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30-May-2019 2:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: UIC to offer in-state tuition to students from any of the 573 tribal nations in US

Article ID: 713541

UIC to offer in-state tuition to students from any of the 573 tribal nations in US

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago will offer in-state tuition to American Indian/Native Alaska students from the 573 tribal nations in U.S.

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28-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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