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Media Advisory: Move-in Day 2022

More than 3,000 students will live on campus this fall.
16-Aug-2022 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Developing Antivirals for Pandemic-Level Viruses

Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago are working with the National Institutes of Health and University of Minnesota to establish a center for antiviral drug development for pandemic-level viruses, including Ebola and SARS-CoV-2.
10-Aug-2022 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Understanding How Rechargeable Aqueous Zinc Batteries Work

“With this study, we showed there is actually no microscopic evidence of zinc reinsertion into manganese dioxide, and what was previously thought to be indicators of recharging was from positively charged hydrogen ions being inserted in the...
9-Aug-2022 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study examines voters’ threshold for transgressions by political candidates

University of Illinois Chicago researchers explore voters' decisions when they learn their favored candidates have committed moral transgressions
4-Aug-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Behavioral Intervention Reduces Depression, Anxiety in Adults with Obesity

Results from a pilot clinical trial show that among a racially and ethnically diverse cohort of adults who were obese and depressed, an integrated behavioral intervention was more effective than usual care at reducing depression and associated...
2-Aug-2022 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Developing tech to eliminate ‘forever chemicals’ from water

Engineers have been awarded $1 million to build a system that selectively removes and destroys poly- and perfluorinated substances, commonly called PFAS. PFAS are man-made chemicals found in many common materials, and the grant will support the...
1-Aug-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Adaptive weight loss intervention study to test telehealth behavioral interventions

Researchers will study telehealth behavioral interventions among adults 50 and older with excess weight and cardiometabolic risk factors.
1-Aug-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NSF, DOE Grants Fund UIC Research to Decarbonize Cement Manufacturing

Chemical engineers at the University of Illinois Chicago are investigating new methods to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from cement manufacturing, thanks to two federal grant awards.
25-Jul-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Computer Science, Environmental Health Experts at UIC Team Up to Protect US Navy Divers with AI

The U.S. Office of Naval Research has awarded University of Illinois Chicago researchers $725,000 to develop an artificial intelligence system that can help protect divers from waterborne bacteria, parasites, and other harmful pathogens and microbes.
29-Jul-2021 10:45 AM EDT

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

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

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