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UIC earns national recognition for sustainability efforts

UIC has been recognized for its sustainability efforts with several recent acknowledgements
25-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC Chemical Engineers First to Functionalize Boron Nitride with Other Nanosystems

Scientists report that treatment with a superacid causes boron nitride layers to separate into atomically thick sheets, while creating binding sites on the surface of these sheets that provide opportunities to interface with nanoparticles, molecules...
25-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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AFib linked to family history in blacks, Latinos

Study shows there is a genetic predisposition to early-onset AFib in blacks and Latinos that is greater than what is observed in whites.
21-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smart Pills Dumb Down Medical Care, Experts Warn

Enthusiasm for an emerging digital health tool, the smart pill, is on the rise but researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have published a paper in the American Journal of Bioethics that cautions health care providers and policymakers...
20-Sep-2018 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chicago Universities to Host Community Forum on City’s Cancer Inequities

The Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC), a National Cancer Institute-funded initiative to reduce cancer disparities in Chicago’s low-income neighborhoods, will provide a detailed look at the ongoing work of the ChicagoCHEC...
20-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC 2018-19 Theater Season Offers Contemporary Takes on Classic Plays

"Electricidad" kicks off the 2018-2019 University of Illinois at Chicago theatre season, which features the theme this year of “Desperately Holding on to Pieces of the Past.”
20-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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For-Profit Hospitals Correlated with Higher Readmission Rates

Patients who receive care in a for-profit hospital are more likely to be readmitted than those who receive care in nonprofit or public hospitals, according to a new study published by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers.
18-Sep-2018 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC Lauded with National Award for Diversity, Inclusion

Oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education recognizes UIC.
17-Sep-2018 4:20 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

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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

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#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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