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UIC Awarded $6 Million to Develop Potential COVID-19 Treatment

Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago are developing a potential treatment for COVID-19, thanks to a $6 million technology and therapeutic development award from the U.S. Department of Defense supporting pre-clinical animal studies.
28-Jul-2021 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Organizations Get Wrong About Interruptions at Work

It comes as no surprise that being interrupted at work by other people can have negative effects, like lowered productivity. But a study shows an upside to these interruptions at work: increased feelings of belonging.
27-Jul-2021 11:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UIC Websites Offer Early Science and Math Resources for Teachers of Young Children

The Early Math Counts professional development website and resources get over 10,000 users a month, and people in over 90 different countries have accessed the site.
27-Jul-2021 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Studies Examine Different Understandings, Varieties of Diversity

University of Illinois Chicago researchers detail findings from three studies that explore the connection between political ideology, attitudes, and beliefs toward diversity
23-Jul-2021 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Financial Management Expert to Lead Government Finance Research Center at UIC

Deborah Carroll joins the University of Illinois Chicago from the University of Central Florida, where she is an associate professor in the School of Public Administration and the director of the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management
23-Jul-2021 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Archives of Pioneering Neuropsychiatrist Available for Review at UIC

The papers focus on the professor from his experience in WWI through the creation and growth of Recovery International.
20-Jul-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Groundbreaking tomorrow: UIC kicks off construction for new computer science center

The University of Illinois Chicago will celebrate the start of construction on a 135,000-square-foot, multi-use computer science and engineering building with a groundbreaking ceremony on July 15.
14-Jul-2021 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Report Finds Fewer Early Childhood Education Expulsions Following Illinois Law

The report, which covers the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years, details survey responses from Illinois area early childhood professionals.
8-Jul-2021 3:05 PM 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

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Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

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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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