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UIC Researchers Find Hidden Proteins in Bacteria

Scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a way to identify the beginning of every gene — known as a translation start site or a start codon — in bacterial cell DNA with a single experiment and, through this method, they...
20-Mar-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC symposium looks at the arts, politics of architecture

The symposium is presented in conjunction with UIC’s design competition for a new Center for the Arts.
19-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Materials could delay frost up to 300 times longer than existing anti-icing coatings

Most techniques to prevent frost and ice formation on surfaces rely heavily on heating or liquid chemicals that need to be repeatedly reapplied because they easily wash away. Even advanced anti-icing materials have problems functioning under...
18-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UIC remains strong in US News graduate schools rankings

The University of Illinois at Chicago continues to be recognized for its academic strength in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings.
13-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Binge drinking in adolescence may increase risk for anxiety later in life

A growing body of evidence supports the idea that alcohol exposure early in life has lasting effects on the brain and increases the risk of psychological problems in adulthood. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have found...
11-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UI Health Care Coordination Program Designated an Integrated Health Home

The Coordinated Health Care for Complex Kids program, or CHECK, has been approved by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services as an Integrated Health Home.
6-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Integrated therapy treating obesity and depression is effective

An intervention combining behavioral weight loss treatment and problem-solving therapy with as-needed antidepressant medication for participants with co-occurring obesity and depression improved weight loss and depressive symptoms compared with...
5-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UIC offers BFA in art education

The University of Illinois at Chicago is offering a BFA in art education, or BFAAE, to students for the first time in nearly a decade
4-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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

8-Jan-2018 4:30 PM EST

Manual of Style for Crowdfunding; Expert on Pitch Success Secrets

27-Jun-2017 9:10 AM EDT

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

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UIC ranks among the nation's leading research universities and is Chicago's largest university with 29,000 students, 12,000 faculty and staff, 15 colleges and the state's major public medical center. A hallmark of the campus is the Great Cities Commitment, through which UIC faculty, students and staff engage with community, corporate, foundation and government partners in hundreds of programs to improve the quality of life in metropolitan areas around the world.

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System provides comprehensive care, education and research to the people of Illinois and beyond. The UI Health System includes a 495-bed tertiary hospital; the University of Illinois at Chicago Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Applied Health Sciences, School of Public Health and the Jane Addams College of Social Work; 23 outpatient clinics located in Chicago; 13 federally qualified health centers throughout the city; and Colleges of Medicine and affiliated health care facilities in Urbana, Peoria and Rockford.

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