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3 hrs ago | Synapse

Ucsf P&T Wins 14th Annual Amcp P&T Competition

It was all sunshine and smiles in Tampa, Florida for the UCSF Pharmacy and Therapeutics team as they took home first place in the 14th Annual AMCP P&T Competition on April 4. The team, consisting of Edna Cheung , Randal Du , Isabel Fong and Thomas Lee , accepted the honor and $2500 scholarship with faculty advisor, Glen Yokoyama before the cheers, ... (more)


Related Topix: Tampa, FL

5 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

Obama Presidential Library Plans Get Hearing

A hearing on spending $100 million to build President Obama's presidential library focused not on whether it's worth the investment, but where in Chicago it should be built.


Related Topix: Chicago State University, University of Chicago

6 hrs ago | Switched

5 Lessons The World Can Learn From One Of History's Most Daring Cities

This post is part of HuffPost's Good News USA series, which showcases both past and present ways cities across the country have created a positive impact worldwide and within their own communities.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

10 hrs ago | Planning

Smart Growth principles part of Treasure Valley summit

April 17 --The two things people hate about development are sprawl and density. That's an old saying among urban planners, one that captures the "damned if you do, damned if you don't" resistance that meets all new trends in development.


Related Topix: Boise, ID

15 hrs ago | The San Francisco Foghorn

Between the Lines: USF Hosts Writers Festival

Up-and-coming writers gathered to read from selected events at the University's Emerging Writers' Festival last week.


Related Topix: African-American, Arts, Poetry, UMass Lowell

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tadeusz Slobodzianek Attends Remy Bumppo Performance of His Play Our Class Tonight

Award-winning Polish playwright Tadeusz Slobozianek will be at the Remy Bumppo Theatre Company's presentation of his noted and controversial play, Our Class, tonight, April 17, and will participate in a talkback after the show.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

The News-Gazette

UI-Chicago, faculty union reach contract deal

The faculty union at the University of Illinois at Chicago has reached a tentative deal with administration on its first contract, the union announced Wednesday.


My FOX Chicago

Illinois-Chicago, faculty union reach agreement

The head of the University of Illinois at Chicago's faculty union says a tentative contract agreement has been reached with the school administration.


Michigan Radio

How thrifting became a $13 billion industry

We're joined by Brenda Parker. She is a professor of Urban Planning at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


PhysOrg Weblog

Component of I.V. drips may reduce acute injury to organs, including the heart

Yale researchers have found that the lactate component of a common saline solution used in hospitals may have anti-inflammatory effects that can reduce injury to major organs.


Related Topix: Gastroenterology, Medicine, Nephrology, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

WAND-TV Decatur

UIC to officially open new baseball stadium

Officials from the University of Illinois at Chicago are preparing to officially unveil the school's new baseball stadium this week.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


Desensitization of Myofilaments to Ca2+ as a Therapeutic Target for...

From the Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Center for Cardiovascular Research , University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH ; Division of Molecular ... (more)


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Genetics, Medicine, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, University of Cincinnati

The Papillion Times

Part-time college professors push for higher pay

Anne Winkler-Morey is as an adjunct professor at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minn., a job for which she'll earn $17,000 this year.


Related Topix: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Metropolitan State University, University of Minnesota, Hamline University, Macalester College

Boxing Scene

Ronny Rios Edges Andrew Cancio in Exciting Slugfest

Junior lightweight Ronny Rios kept his record unblemished with a 10-round unanimous decision victory over Andrew Cancio on Monday night at the University of Illinois-Chicago Pavilion.


Related Topix: Harvey, IL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Colleen Ehrhart earns 4.0

Colleen Ehrhart, daugther of Brad and Gina Ehrhart, Aurora, Ohio currently holds a 4.0 semester average at the University of Illinois at Chicago and overall grade point average of 3.9. Colleen is a sophomore studying graphic design, digital media and web design.


Related Topix: Aurora, OH

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to Preseny Psychic Panic at Space, 5/16-6/29

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Psychic Panic, guest organized by Olivia Ciummo.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Photography, Painting, Philadelphia, PA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Homeowners upset over O'Hare noise win property tax appeals

Residents of three choice Northwest Side neighborhoods have won property tax appeals - of up to nearly 12 percent - after arguing that the value of their homes has taken a nose dive due to new flight patterns at O'Hare International Airport.


Related Topix: Cook County, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Norridge, IL, Wood Dale, IL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Southtown Star

Exhibit spotlights artist with Blue Island studio

"Real Places Seen in Dreams," an exhibit of mixed-media works by Carla Winterbottom, is to open with a reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 18 at the Health in the Arts Clinic and Gallery at the University of Illinois-Chicago, 835 S. Wolcott Ave., No.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

Fri Apr 11, 2014


ASU leads new national research network to study impacts of nanomaterials

Arizona State University researchers will lead a multi-university project to aid industry in understanding and predicting the potential health and environmental risks from nanomaterials.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Colorado School of Mines

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Philippine Celebration: Piyesta Pinoy

The Philippine Consul General Honorable Leo M. Herrera-Lim and the Philippine American Foundation celebrated the Piyesta Pinoy at Navy Pier's Crystal Gardens on Sunday, March 23, 2014.