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UIC’s Gallery 400 and Jane Addams Hull House Museum earn Terra Foundation grants for joint exhibit

The grants total over $50,000 for the research and development of a joint initiative as part of Art Design Chicago, a Terra Foundation initiative
14-May-2021 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chicago’s health database moves to UIC

Today, the Chicago Health Atlas will move from its home at City Tech Collaborative to the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, which will further extend the Atlas’ reach and impact. The Chicago Health Atlas is a free community...
13-May-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC climbs to 11th among public universities in ‘QS World University Rankings: USA’

UIC moved to the 11th spot from 14th among U.S. public universities, and to 36th from 43rd among all doctoral universities
7-May-2021 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New mutation raises risk for AFib, heart failure for people of color

A new mutation found in a gene associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation poses a significantly increased risk for heart failure in Black people.
5-May-2021 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

340B hospitals offer more assistance removing barriers to medication access

According to a new study published in the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program provide more medication access services — which are services that help remove barriers to...
5-May-2021 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UIC researcher finds possible novel migraine therapy

By discovering a potential new cellular mechanism for migraines, researchers may have also found a new way to treat chronic migraine. Amynah Pradhan, associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Illinois Chicago, is the senior author of...
5-May-2021 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New reports address COVID-19’s fiscal effects, policy possibilities

From revenue shortfalls to meeting increased demand for public services, the challenges facing government entities require atypical policies to deal with these issues in the COVID-19 era and beyond, according to new reports from the Government...
26-Apr-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UIC study shows 2% of asymptomatic pediatric dental patients test positive for COVID-19

A study by a University of Illinois Chicago pediatric dentist has shown a novel way to track potential COVID-19 cases — testing children who visit the dentist. The study also showed an over 2% positivity rate for the asymptomatic...
26-Apr-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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UIC students breaking down stereotypes about young Black men

A group at the University of Illinois Chicago is on a mission to break down stereotypes of who young Black men are and what they’re capable of. We Are Men (WAM) is a program at UIC’s Jane Addams College of Social Work.
22-Apr-2021 3:55 PM EDT

How to keep employees motivated post-pandemic

As COVID-19 lockdowns and quarantines are lifted, businesses are now faced with the challenge of how to keep their employees who are returning to work motivated and engaged.
11-Mar-2021 11:15 AM EST

How to shift from confrontation to negotiation in 2021

Research suggests that as businesses become more global — with mergers, acquisitions and partnerships — it’s increasingly important to understand the nuances of the entire negotiation process.
17-Feb-2021 10:10 AM EST

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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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