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  1. UIC students take a class in KickstarterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

    Like many aspiring product designers looking for creative support and capital from the Kickstarter community, Jonathan Owens turned his bio into his sales pitch. The video he posted on the crowd-funding site to convince backers to buy his Cave Picnic Tray , a stylish walnut carrying case for serious cheese fans, references the summers he spent working at farmers' markets for Wisconsin's Brunkow Cheese.

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  2. Tribune poll: Chicago voters like Obama library park land pushRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    A proposed site for the Obama presidential library on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus just south of the Eisenhower Expressway. It is bounded by Harrison Street on the south, the Eisenhower on the north, Halsted Street on the east and Morgan Street on the west.

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  3. U of I at Chicago team to optimize new traffic-powered source of electricityRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department of the University of Illinois at Chicago has entered into an agreement with New Energy Innovations, Inc. , to optimize New Energy Innovations' TPRES , a new traffic-powered source of electricity that can be deployed at intersections, municipalities, airport entrances, toll booths, as well as entrance and exit ramps. The concept entails the embedding of a series of air pumps in the road.

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  4. Exhibit recalls 1940 American Negro ExpositionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The African American Cultural Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago will present "The American Negro Exhibition," a showcase of objects, images and texts from the landmark 1940 American Negro Exposition in Chicago. The American Negro Exposition, which ran from July 4 through Sept.

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  5. Moore's Law and Moving Beyond Silicon: The Rise of Diamond TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wired

    My "aha" moment occurred in 2004 when, as a junior at the University of Illinois at Chicago, double majoring in physics and engineering, a research paper seized my interest. It was about the role that diamond could play as an electronics material - vastly uncharted territory at the time.

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  6. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Auto Channel

    Jan. 29, 2015: The University of Illinois at Chicago Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department has announced they have entered into an agreement with New Energy Innovations, Inc., to enhance the new traffic powered sustainable source of clean energy at intersections, municipalities, airport entrances, toll booths, as well as entrance and exit ramps nationwide. Ralph A. Black, creator and inventor of the patented Traffic Powered Renewable Energy System Patent # 8,754,539, along with Chief Technical Officer and co-inventor, Asad Ali, have worked closely together on the design and effectiveness of this renewable energy system.

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  7. Equations Against CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newswise

    Hassan Fathallah-Shaykh, M.D., Ph.D., believes that math can transform medicine, and he has the numbers to prove it. In the clinic, this UAB neurologist specializes in treating brain tumors.

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  8. Damaged DNA May Stall Patrolling Molecule to Initiate RepairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science, Industry and Business

    Sites where DNA is damaged may cause a molecule that slides along the DNA strand to scan for damage to slow on its patrol, delaying it long enough to recognize and initiate repair. The finding suggests that the delay itself may be the key that allows the protein molecule to find its target, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  9. Collaboration between University of Illinois, Chicago and New Energy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WJRT

    "The UIC Senior Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Design Teams were the missing link we have been looking for to continue this project and help finalize the best amount of energy production with our unit. This provides us with the blueprint for optimum use of products in our final assembly.

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  10. Natalie Hernandez Vinci Baseball Glove - Softball Spirit Magazine ArticleRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Vinci Company is proud to announce Natalie Hernandez is featured in an Interview in Softball Spirit Magazine January 2015 issue. SSM's initial issue.

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  11. Mayor Emanuel visits UIC/North Lawndale site for Obama Presidential LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel views the site with Ald. Jason Ervin, 28th Ward; Ald. Walter Burnett, 27th Ward; Marcus Betts and Wallace E. Johnson of the North Lawndale Presidential Library Committee; and Ald.

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  12. Legality, race, and inequality: An interview with Ruth Gomberg-MunozRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Savage Minds

    Ruth Gomberg-MuA oz is an assistant professor of anthropology at Loyola University Chicago. Her 2011 book, Labor and Legality , explores the work and social lives of undocumented busboys in Chicago.

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  13. Girls gymnastics: Mahoney injury tough loss for Prairie Ridge co-opRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    State runner-up Prairie Ridge heads into the girls gymnastics postseason looking to overcome a major loss to the team. Cary-Grove senior Riley Mahoney, one of the team's top all-rounders, is out for the season after suffering a knee injury in early January.

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  14. Super Bowl Ads: UIC Experts AvailableRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newswise

    University of Illinois at Chicago experts are available to discuss and comment on the climate for Super Bowl 2015 commercials. Kim Moon, a lecturer who teaches marketing, advertising and communications classes, has a professional background that spans across the marketing mix with Fortune 200 companies in various industries.

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  15. 'Microlesions' in epilepsy discovered by novel techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    Using an innovative technique combining genetic analysis and mathematical modeling with some basic sleuthing, researchers have identified previously undescribed microlesions in brain tissue from epileptic patients. The millimeter-sized abnormalities may explain why areas of the brain that appear normal can produce severe seizures in many children and adults with epilepsy.

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  16. Linux Systems Administrator at University of Illinois at ChicagoRead the original story

    Wednesday | DigitalKoans

    As the Library's senior systems administrator, the Linux Systems Administrator contributes to the overall development of the Library's Web and digital library infrastructure and will help plan, select, and implement technologies to support the Library's goal of anytime anywhere access to UIC's scholarly information.

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  17. Study shows risk for younger adults with isolated systolic hypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News Today

    Younger adults with elevated systolic blood pressure -- the top number in the blood pressure reading -- have a higher risk for cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease than those with normal blood pressure, according to a large long-term study of younger adults published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology . The risk was higher for women.

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  18. WNIJ Winter Book Series features regional authorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | De Kalb Midweek

    Each Monday in February at 6:50 and 8:50 a.m., Dan Klefstad speaks with an author about their book as well as their motivation and inspirations and invites the authors to read selections of their published piece. On Feb. 2, Ron Modell talks about his memoir, “Ron Modell: Loved Bein' Here with You.” In addition to being a world-class trumpeter and educator, Modell is the founder of the Northern Illinois University Jazz Ensemble and has been active in jazz, symphony and pop music scenes for decades working with some of the best-known names in music.

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  19. Kasich tries to up cigarette taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Toledo Blade

    In advance of Gov. John Kasich again trying to convince lawmakers to raise Ohio's cigarette tax, anti-tobacco activists on Tuesday released a report suggesting that the state could raise $1.5 billion over five years with a $1 hike per pack. The governor has made it clear his third two-year budget proposal to be unveiled Monday will include a proposed hike, but it's not clear how much it would be.

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  20. Dry January: What a month without booze does to the body and mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Red Eye Chicago

    A growing number of people are taking part in Dry January, or Dryanuary, a month without alcohol. Since Jan. 1 -- at first by accident -- the 35-year-old from Lakeview has abstained from drinking, inadvertently joining the growing movement of Dry January or "Dryanuary."

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