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UI board quiet on Salaita issue
University of Illinois Board of Trustees chair Christopher Kennedy at a trustees meeting at Illini Union in Urbana in September 2013.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Confirmed: Microbial life found half mile below Antarctic ice sheet
Scientists present definitive proof that life exists .5 miles beneath the ice sheet in the Antarctic lake.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Caveolin-1 Modulates Cardiac Gap Junction Homeostasis and...
From the Lifespan Cardiovascular Research Center, Department of Medicine, Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center, RI ; Department of Medicine , Department of Pharmacology , and Department of Anesthesiology , University of Illinois at Chicago; and Department of Anesthesiology, VA San ... (more)
Self-Reported Health Information Predicts High-Need Medicaid Patients
Just three types of simple self-reported health measures can predict which Medicaid-eligible adults are more likely to access intensive and costly health services over the next year, a new study in Health Services Research suggests.
Back to school: More teachers at OPRF, solar panels in District 90, AC in District 97
When Oak Park and River Forest High School threw open its doors on Monday to welcome freshman students and the remainder of the student body on Tuesday for the 2014-15 school year, they were met by 24 new teachers.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Annals of Internal Medicine
Aggregate Cost of Mammography Screening in the United States
From University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco California.
She's right at home as a new principal
Candy Usauskas, the new principal at St. Mary Star of the Sea Elementary School, feels like a celebrity these days.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Quinn signs bill banning on-campus smoking for state colleges
Smokers at Illinois' public colleges and universities will have to take their habit off campus under a new law signed today by Gov. Pat Quinn.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
6 Reasons To Not Go Out For Dinner Tonight
If you're weighing whether to splurge on a restaurant meal tonight or hit up the dollar menu at the nearby fast food joint, why don't you consider staying home and cooking instead? There's a number of reasons to hit the kitchen instead of the drive-thru, many of which your body will thank you for.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Facing reelection, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel sees falling poll numbers
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces reelection to a second term in February, but he also faces a city that appears to like him less and less.
#UIC Criminologist Available to Discuss #Ferguson Policing & Importance of Community Relations
"Police-community relations are a key predictor of community response," says Dennis Rosenbaum, professor of criminology, law and justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Kim Buehler sings in Perrysburg
Jazz vocalist Kim Buehler and three of her musical friends will be onstage at 7 p.m. today at Perrysburg's Music at the Market concert series, Louisiana and Indiana avenues in the downtown.
American Academy of Family Physicians
News and Views From National Conference
During an Aug. 8 panel discussion at the 2014 AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, moderator Deborah Clements, M.D., left, professor and chair of family medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, hears from Abbas Hyderi, M.D., associate dean for curriculum at the University of ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Journal of Human Hypertension
Role of leptin receptor gene polymorphisms in susceptibility to the...
Journal of Human Hypertension 28, 551–556; doi:10.1038/jhh.2013.149; published online 13 February 2014 Role of leptin receptor gene polymorphisms in susceptibility to the development of essential hypertension: a case–control association study in a Northern Han Chinese population 1Department of Hypertension Research, Beijing Anzhen ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Cities, Suburbs Trade and Blend Design Features
Newswise - Major cities and their suburbs are becoming increasingly alike, but with little acknowledgement or understanding by architects and urban design professionals, says an architecture scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago in her new book, "New SubUrbanisms."
The Heartland Institute
Will Radical Universities Dominated by Radical Professors Doom this Nation?
Co-author Elizabeth Clarke remembers attending a speech in Waukegan, IL with her late husband in the summer of 1967, at which Senator Everett Dirksen spoke passionately against the then-pending Supreme Court case of Keyishian et al v Board of Regents that ruled against loyalty oaths.
Loyola Chicago med school still alone in enrolling undocumented students
Seven undocumented medical students started classes at Loyola University Chicago on Aug. 4, but the school still is the only one in the state - and possibly the country - to intentionally enroll such students.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Removing school vending machines is not enough to cut soda consumption
Banning vending machines from schools can actually increase soda and fast food consumption among students if it's the only school food policy change implemented, according to research conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Nanocubes get in a twist
Nanocubes are anything but child's play. Weizmann Institute scientists have used them to create surprisingly yarn-like strands: They showed that given the right conditions, cube-shaped nanoparticles are able to align into winding helical structures.
Black UIC Employee Claims Co-Workers Taunted Him With Rope, Black Santa Claus Doll
A black employee of the University of Illinois at Chicago says work has been "a living hell" - because he says he's been taunted by co-workers who first used a rope, and now a black Santa Claus, to mock him, reports WBBM's Steve Miller.