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New Mobile App Helps Families, Individuals Cope with Dementia


Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing have developed a free mobile app for individuals suffering from dementia, their families and caregivers, as a way to improve the quality-of-life, well-being and knowledge of the...
23-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Professor’s Lucky Find of 16th-Century Book Becomes UIC’s Treasure


The 1568 Italian book, “Le vite de’ più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori da Cimabue insino a’ tempi nostri” (“Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects from Cimabue to Our Times”) donated to UIC.
22-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Examines the Risky Business of International Alliances and Acquisitions


A new study at the University of Illinois at Chicago examines the influence “country risks” have on U.S. firms’ choices to expand abroad.
21-Feb-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Discussions to Improve Knowledge of Civil Rights Issues


Panels do discuss Civil Liberties on UIC campus
17-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gluten-Free Diet May Increase Risk of Arsenic, Mercury Exposure

People who eat a gluten-free diet may be at risk for increased exposure to arsenic and mercury – toxic metals that can lead to cardiovascular disease, cancer and neurological effects, according to a report in the journal Epidemiology.
13-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Going Bald for Cancer Research


Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host an annual head-shaving event to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Staff, physicians and families of children with cancer volunteer each year to have their heads shaved in support...
9-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Panel to Examine Media's Role in Racial, Political Discourse


The University of Illinois at Chicago's African American studies department will present "The Press, Race, and Contemporary Politics," a panel discussion addressing the role of news media in debates about race and politics.
8-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Teachers May Be Cause of 'Obesity Penalty' on Girls' Grades

While obesity is often thought of as a health problem, a new study by a University of Illinois at Chicago sociologist suggests that discrimination by body weight may be the more important factor for obese white female students' lower success in...
7-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST 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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