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University of Illinois Board of Trustees Chair commits $100K for UIC’s frontline health care workers

University of Illinois Board of Trustees Chairman Don Edwards and his wife, Anne Edwards, have pledged $100,000 to establish the UI Health Employee Relief Fund, which will support health care workers at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health...
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UIC ranks 14th among public universities in ‘QS World University Rankings: USA’

A national ranking has recognized UIC’s commitment to excellence, achievement and diversity.
20-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC receives $5.9M to study mood disorders, cognition

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received $5.9 million from the National Institute of Mental Health for two studies that will use cognition data to predict relapses in mood disorders.
18-May-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New remdesivir trial at UIC tests drug in combination with baricitinib

18-May-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC study examines impact of Chicago River reversal on region's aquatic environments, fauna

Prior to European settlement, wetlands, lakes and streams were the major landscape features of the Chicago region. Much of this has been altered or lost in the past 150 years, most notably by the reversal of the Chicago River in 1900 with the...
18-May-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Report tackles quality of management in federal agencies

A new report from researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs presents a plan for designing and implementing a government-wide initiative to measure the management quality of federal agencies.
11-May-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC graduates first BFA in art education students

As part of their program, CADA students had to take classes in the College of Education.
11-May-2020 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC to hold virtual graduation celebration

Graduates will have an opportunity to return to campus for a face-to-face graduation ceremony once it is safe to do so.
5-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researcher Available to Talk to the Media about Sexual Harassment and Assault in Academic Fieldwork

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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

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