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University of Illinois Hospital and the Illinois Nurses Association Agree on COVID-19 Pay

The University of Illinois Hospital and the Illinois Nurses Association agreed on a schedule of enhanced compensation for nurses working during the COVID-19 pandemic. This agreement makes the hospital, which is part of the University of Illinois at...
3-Apr-2020 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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News Advisory: UIC-Shakespeare Theater partnership supplies 5,000 masks to UI Health, leads to work for many

With funding from UIC leadership, 5,000 face masks to be delivered to UI Health
3-Apr-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC receives $2.8M from private donor to increase early childhood education teacher preparation

Grant will develop and expand programing that will create a pipeline of early childhood education teachers.
2-Apr-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC clinical trials investigate COVID-19 treatments

The University of Illinois at Chicago is participating in two clinical trials for COVID-19 treatments.
2-Apr-2020 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC shows continued strength in US News graduate schools rankings

UIC continues to climb in US News & World graduate school rankings.
17-Mar-2020 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

EVENT CANCELED: UIC to host 7th annual Young Men of Color Summit

12-Mar-2020 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Noncitizens are undertreated for heart attack, stroke risk factors

A new study shows that noncitizens in the United States are less likely to receive treatment for cardiovascular disease risk factors when compared with born or naturalized U.S. citizens.
10-Mar-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC opens occupational therapy clinic

The new Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice, which is part of UIC's College of Applied Health Sciences, is focused on working with adults experiencing chronic health conditions whose ability to participate in these daily activities is limited and...
9-Mar-2020 5:20 PM EDT 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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