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Policies fall short on expanding access to birth control

Only 10.1% of Los Angeles County pharmacies provided this service and 77.4% imposed age-restrictions at 18 years or older, including in neighborhoods with the highest rates of unintended pregnancies and teen births.
7-Jul-2020 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC Business announces the Stuart Handler Department of Real Estate

The Stuart Handler Department of Real Estate joins the accounting, finance, information and decision sciences and managerial studies departments in serving the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration’s more than 3,000...
1-Jul-2020 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC and UIS announce guaranteed pathway for undergraduates to earn UIC nursing degree

Under the program, first-time freshmen will have a guaranteed place in the UIC College of Nursing BSN program
1-Jul-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chicago professor, nurse to lead National Institute of Nursing Research

University of Illinois at Chicago professor Shannon Zenk has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to lead its National Institute of Nursing Research, or NINR.
30-Jun-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rising Latino studies scholars named IUPLR/UIC Mellon Fellows

Presented by the Inter-University Program for Latino Research, or IUPLR, and the University of Illinois at Chicago, each fellow will receive a yearly stipend of $25,000, a faculty mentor in Latino studies, monthly teleconferences with other fellows...
29-Jun-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Studies examine how race affects perceptions of law-involved Blacks, school discipline

The extent of discriminatory treatment Black adults and children experience at every point of contact within the legal system and the biases that result in Black children’s behavior being managed more harshly in school are detailed in two new...
29-Jun-2020 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC to make ACT/SAT exams optional for 2021-22 school year due to COVID

Along with many other universities in the nation, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) will not require standardized tests for the '21-'22 school year.
24-Jun-2020 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC named Illinois' best college for LGBTQ students

The University of Illinois at Chicago has been named Illinois’ best college and university for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, according to the 2020 edition of rankings from BestColleges, in partnership with Campus Pride.
22-Jun-2020 11:55 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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Manual of Style for Crowdfunding; Expert on Pitch Success Secrets

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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...
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#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

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