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Legendary Chicago Restaurant Remembered in UIC Archives


90 years of Blackhawk Restaurant remembered at UIC
25-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Political Left, Right Similarly Motivated to Avoid Rival Views


A new report from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Winnipeg suggests people on both sides of the political aisle are similarly motivated to dismiss monetary enticements in order to distance...
25-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Summit to Examine Issues Confronting Great Lakes


"Untrouble the Waters" features Great Lakes mayors, environmental advocates and community leaders who will address critical issues impacting the Great Lakes region.
20-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Justice Initiative Receives Grant for ‘Intellectual Quilting’ Think Tanks


Social Justice Initiative at UIC receives grant for think tanks.
20-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Naked Mole-Rats Turn Into Plants When Oxygen Is Low


Deprived of oxygen, naked mole-rats can survive by metabolizing fructose just as plants do, researchers report this week in the journal Science – a finding that could lead to treatments for heart attacks and strokes.
17-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Poor Sleep in Anxiety, Depression May Make It Harder to See Positive

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that an area of the brain, the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex, may have to work harder to modify negative emotional responses in people with poor sleep who have...
18-Apr-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Turning Skin Cells Into Blood Vessel Cells While Keeping Them Young

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified a molecular switch that converts skin cells into cells that make up blood vessels, which could ultimately be used to repair damaged vessels in patients with heart disease or to...
10-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Open Engagement’ Conference Highlights Art, Social Justice


The University of Illinois at Chicago is co-sponsoring "Open Engagement 2017 - Justice" conference.
5-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

UIC Economist Available for Comment on Turmoil in Greece

7-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

UIC Financial Expert Available to Comment on Greece’s Economy and U.S. Markets

7-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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