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Health - Social Sciences - 17.01.2024
How to increase health equity among children  
Racial and ethnic health disparities among children in the U.S. are the result of generations of structural racism and require myriad policy solutions to bring about equity, according to a new paper in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health led by Dr. Monique Jindal of the University of Illinois Chicago.

Materials Science - 28.11.2023
Bidding adieu to sticky ice, but with a grain of salt
As Americans gear up for winter, many will face one of their toughest foes: ice. From delaying flights to making roads slippery, ice accumulation on surfaces wreaks havoc in many ways.

Health - Life Sciences - 06.11.2023
NIH grant expands UIC brain bank into citywide effort to study epilepsy, brain cancer 
A new virtual brain bank spanning five Chicago academic medical centers and led by University of Illinois Chicago will create a powerful new resource for clinical care and research on epilepsy, brain tumors and neurological disorders.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.11.2023
Can acupuncture alleviate certain kinds of chest pain?
Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago have received a $3.12 million National Institutes of Health grant to study whether acupuncture can alleviate chest pain caused by stable angina.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.10.2023
UIC, Mile Square join national trial of blood test for multi-cancer screening
The University of Illinois Chicago will be the first site in the state to participate in a national study of a clinical test that screens for a shared cancer signal in a sample of patient blood.

Health - 18.09.2023
UIC awarded $3M to study link between gut microbiome, pain in kidney transplant patients 
An interdisciplinary research team, led by the University of Illinois Chicago College of Nursing, has received a $3 million National Institutes of Health grant to study the relationship between the g

Health - Campus - 11.09.2023
UIC reports record freshman class, growth in first-gen freshmen, Black students

Social Sciences - 08.09.2023
UIC’s Great Cities Institute launches Latino Research Initiative 

Physics - Campus - 22.08.2023
UIC leads national consortium educating next generation of quantum engineers 

Environment - 01.08.2023
UIC leads field study on home, water safety after Ohio chemical spill 
In February, the train derailment and subsequent chemical spill and fires in East Palestine, Ohio, caused an environmental emergency that led thousands of people to evacuate their homes.

Environment - 17.07.2023
A novel plan to recycle Chicago’s wastewater could prevent a future water crisis  
The looming crises over fresh water - in places from California to the Middle East - likely seem very distant to those of us living in the Chicago area.

Environment - 17.07.2023
Plan calls for recycling wastewater to avoid Chicago region water crisis

Pharmacology - Health - 15.06.2023
Multi-city trial will use community centers to bring treatment to opioid users 
A new clinical trial co-led by the University of Illinois Chicago confronts the disparities in treatment for one of today's highest-risk groups - Black people with opioid use disorder - by collaborating with trusted community partners and locations.

Religions - Psychology - 19.04.2023
Study explores prosocial behavior within, between religious groups
April 19, 2023 Does a commitment to one-s God facilitate altruistic behavior that benefits only members of the same religious group? Or does it extend to helping members of a different religion? University of Illinois Chicago social psychologist Michael Pasek and colleagues examined this question through field and online experiments involving more than 4,700 people from diverse ethnoreligious populations in three political and cultural contexts.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.04.2023
UI Health’s clinic aids Spanish speakers seeking kidney transplants

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 20.03.2023
New UIC early learning website focuses on kindergarten readiness

History / Archeology - Politics - 15.03.2023
Pioneering female politicians’ papers available for review in UIC Library special collections

Health - Life Sciences - 06.03.2023
With $13M, UIC scientists will study lung inflammation mechanisms
Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago hope to learn more about how the human immune system is regulated by the endothelium in lung tissue, thanks to a $13 million, multi-project Program Project Grant award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Social Sciences - 14.02.2023
UIC report examines experiences, racial justice for Chicagoland's Arab Americans
UIC report examines experiences, racial justice for Chicagoland’s Arab Americans

Art and Design - History / Archeology - 09.01.2023
'Reckless Rolodex' opens this week at UIC's Gallery 400
’Reckless Rolodex’ opens this week at UIC’s Gallery 400

Health - 28.11.2022
Are older women being over-screened for cervical cancer?
Are older women being over-screened for cervical cancer?
A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that women over the age of 65 may be undergoing unnecessary cervical cancer screenings and that more public health data is needed on the utilization of cervical cancer screening-associated services among older women to prevent potential harm and unnecessary costs.

Campus - Social Sciences - 07.11.2022
UIC graduate wins global design award focusing on homeless community in Chicago
UIC graduate wins global design award focusing on homeless community in Chicago

Health - Career - 31.10.2022
UIC grant will increase public health 'boots on the ground' in underserved areas 
UIC grant will increase public health ’boots on the ground’ in underserved areas 

Health - Campus - 26.10.2022
HIV, AIDS training center at UIC goes national with help of $3M grant 
HIV, AIDS training center at UIC goes national with help of $3M grant 

Career - Campus - 20.10.2022
UIC to lead $8.8M grant analyzing what 'Blackness' means in STEM 
UIC to lead $8.8M grant analyzing what ’Blackness’ means in STEM 

Social Sciences - Campus - 30.09.2022
UIC announces newly created Global Asian Studies major
UIC announces newly created Global Asian Studies major
For the first time this fall, University of Illinois Chicago students can major in and earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in global Asian studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Physics - Campus - 28.09.2022
$4M NSF award brings next-generation microscope to UIC
$4M NSF award brings next-generation microscope to UIC

Health - Social Sciences - 19.09.2022
Specialty Care Building at UI Health opening up access to care, jobs
Specialty Care Building at UI Health opening up access to care, jobs

Campus - Social Sciences - 19.09.2022
Bridge to Faculty continues to grow as first cohort becomes faculty
Bridge to Faculty continues to grow as first cohort becomes faculty
Diversity officials at the University of Illinois Chicago are announcing a new cohort of Bridge to Faculty scholars as they celebrate the initial group of scholars transitioning to become UIC faculty members.

Research Management - 12.09.2022
UIC rises to top 45 public universities in US News 'Best Colleges' rankings
UIC rises to top 45 public universities in US News ’Best Colleges’ rankings

Health - Career - 12.09.2022
First federal center focused on farmworker health and safety to open in Chicago 
First federal center focused on farmworker health and safety to open in Chicago 

Chemistry - 09.09.2022
A breakthrough discovery in carbon capture conversion for ethylene production   
A breakthrough discovery in carbon capture conversion for ethylene production   

Health - Campus - 07.09.2022
UIC enrollment grows for incoming freshmen, international and online students
UIC enrollment grows for incoming freshmen, international and online students

Social Sciences - Psychology - 06.09.2022
New book explores crisis of early childhood expulsion, suspension practices
New book explores crisis of early childhood expulsion, suspension practices

Environment - Social Sciences - 02.09.2022
Chicago River event, public art project aim to raise environmental awareness
Chicago River event, public art project aim to raise environmental awareness

Linguistics / Literature - Campus - 18.08.2022
UIC Library receives grant to develop tools supporting student success
UIC Library receives grant to develop tools supporting student success

Health - Life Sciences - 08.08.2022
Developing antivirals for pandemic-level viruses
Developing antivirals for pandemic-level viruses
Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago are working with the National Institutes of Health and researchers from across the country to establish a center for antiviral drug development for pandemic-level viruses, including Ebola and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Politics - 04.08.2022
Study examines voters' threshold for transgressions by political candidates
Study examines voters’ threshold for transgressions by political candidates
During a 2016 campaign stop in Iowa, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pronounced, "I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose any voters, OK?” Was he right? Or do some transgressions cross a line in the sand - points that, if crossed, cause voters to abandon their support? And if there are lines in the sand, do conservatives and liberals draw them in the same place? Does the stren

Environment - 01.08.2022
Developing tech to eliminate ’forever chemicals’ from water 
Engineers at the University of Illinois Chicago have been awarded just over $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Alliance for Water Innovation to build a system that

Environment - Career - 25.07.2022
NSF, DOE grants fund UIC research to decarbonize cement manufacturing
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.

Social Sciences - 18.07.2022
Rodolfo 'Rudy' Lozano digital exhibit available online
Rodolfo ’Rudy’ Lozano digital exhibit available online

Social Sciences - 30.06.2022
Summer of Fun @ UIC program to provide Pilsen youth with swimming pool, athletic field access
Summer of Fun @ UIC program to provide Pilsen youth with swimming pool, athletic field access

Event - 28.06.2022
UIC's Social Justice Initiative Portal Project awarded $1.5M grant
UIC’s Social Justice Initiative Portal Project awarded $1.5M grant

Health - Environment - 24.06.2022
Arsenic in private well water contributes to low birth weight even at low levels
Arsenic in private well water contributes to low birth weight even at low levels
In the largest epidemiologic study of arsenic and birth outcomes to date, researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago and collaborating institutions estimated arsenic levels in U.S. private well water sources by county and compared estimates to documented birth outcomes.

Architecture - Administration - 16.06.2022
The School of Architecture at UIC appoints 'creative powerhouse' as director
The School of Architecture at UIC appoints ’creative powerhouse’ as director

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 15.06.2022
Exhibitions at UIC Gallery 400 explore immigration, dispossession
Exhibitions at UIC Gallery 400 explore immigration, dispossession

Social Sciences - 14.06.2022
MacArthur Foundation, UIC report examines population shifts in Chicago, metro area
If residents vote with their feet, Chicago is losing. Since 2000, Chicago is the slowest growing major city in the U.S. Since its peak in 1950, Chicago has lost nearly 1 million residents.

Computer Science - Physics - 09.06.2022
UIC joins national quantum computing center
UIC joins national quantum computing center
The University of Illinois Chicago has been selected to join the Co-design Center for Quantum Advantage , a U.S. Department of Energy-funded center focused on building the tools necessary to create scalable, distributed and fault-tolerant quantum computer systems.

Campus - Research Management - 09.06.2022
UIC becomes founding member of national alliance to increase Hispanic opportunity

Campus - Career - 09.06.2022
Winners selected for $3M in grants supporting Latino humanities research