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‘Angola 3’ prisoner who spent 43 years in solitary discusses memoir at UIC

Albert Woodfox served the longest sentence in solitary confinement
17-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Discover your potential at UIC’s Open House 2019

Mock classes, campus tours, one-on-one discussions with financial aid experts available at UIC's Open House 2019
17-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC opens three new health care simulation centers

The University of Illinois at Chicago opened three health care simulation centers that use specially trained actors, advanced and computerized manikins of all ages, and simulated environments to help students and health care professionals practice...
13-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC’s record growth continues for 5th straight year

Current enrollment numbers for the University of Illinois at Chicago.
12-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New UIC graduate program to deliver data specialists to the public sector

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs will be home to one of the nation’s few graduate programs dedicated to data science in the public sector, and the first offered at a public institution in the state...
5-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC earns top 10 best value, top 25 public university in national ranking from Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education

The 2020 edition of the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings placed UIC 8th on the “Best Values” list and at 21st (tie) overall among more than 340 public universities in the country.
5-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gaining real-world business experience at UIC’s Starbucks

UIC's new Starbucks allows students to develop a business from the ground up.
4-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC Urban Forum to explore the growth, potential impact and future of autonomous vehicles

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s 2019 Urban Forum, titled "Are we there yet? The myths and realities of autonomous vehicles," will examine the questions and uncertainties surrounding not only the societal and legislative impact of...
29-Aug-2019 1:05 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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The University of Illinois at Chicago is a major research university located in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities. UIC is Chicago’s largest and only public research university with more than 30,000 students, and an integral part of the educational, technological and cultural fabric of Chicago. UIC is recognized as one of the most ethnically rich and culturally diverse universities in America. With 15 academic colleges in all, including seven health science colleges, UIC prepares professionals in all areas of study and contributes to the economic development of Chicago and the state of Illinois.

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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