University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Shorelight Education recently announced the signing of an agreement to create UIC International, an innovative partnership platform that supports the recruitment, preparation, and success of international students. UIC International will launch the International Accelerator Program (IAP), which will operate at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
Located in Chicago, Ill., UIC International will broaden educational opportunities for students from across the globe and help the university become a model for international student success and opportunity. The development and implementation of UIC International aligns with the university’s emphasis on diversity and providing students with ethnically and ...
Learn Zouk, Chicago Style Steppin', Swing, and more at the Summer Dance at UIC from noon to 1:30 p.m. on the Lecture Center Quad on campus.
Bring you lunch, listen to great music, and wear your dancing shoes for this fun outdoor class series. In the first 45 minutes, you will learn a new dance. In the following 45 minutes, the dance floor will be open to more seasoned dancers.
Tuesday, June 21 -- Ballroom
Tuesday July 12 -- Zouk
Tuesday, July 26 -- Chicago Style Steppin'
Tuesday, August 9-- Swing
Tuesday, August 16 -- Line Dancing
For more details, updates, and weather status, visit: here
Recent research from the Center for Urban Education Leadership examined standardized test achievement for Illinois students under No Child Left Behind. The results are stark: although scores are improving for Black and Latino students, those populations still lag behind White students.
The root causes of this are varied and deep and certainly not explained by race, but the Center’s Jason Swanson, PhD, research specialist, argues in new research that urban principals are limited in designing strategies to address educational gaps when these groups are not even identified by race.
His research, “White Principals Attempting to Lead Race-Conscious School Improvement: A Distributive Perspective,” ...
UIC Emergency Medical Services operates the only university ambulance in Illinois licensed to transport patients. Students can train to earn national certification and work as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), gaining valuable patient-care experience.
Surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System have — for the first time — used an orphan drug to prevent rejection of a kidney transplanted from a living donor with a mismatched blood type.
Michelle Lee, 47, had been on dialysis for almost six months due to kidney failure from high blood pressure. When her doctors told her she would need a kidney transplant, her three sons immediately stepped up.
“We got worked up, and it looked like I was the best match for my mom,” said Marlon Lee, 22.
Except he wasn’t quite a perfect match.
Marlon has type A blood, while his mother is type O. ...
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) Chapter was named the Hispanic Dental Association’s (HDA) 2016 National Student Chapter of the Year at the HDA’s recent Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. This award recognizes the chapter for outstanding efforts to provide service, education, advocacy and leadership in Hispanic oral health.
Selected by a committee consisting of HDA National Office staff members and invited jurors, the chapter stood out among affiliate dental student chapters across the nation.
“We won due to our excellence in community outreach and activity this past year,” Jacqueline Magallanes, President of ...
The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (AAFP) has presented Dr. Fatemeh Afshari, Clinical Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, with the 2016 Claude Baker Faculty Award.
The Baker Award recognizes exceptional dental school junior faculty members in predoctoral fixed prosthodontics teaching. The award acknowledges excellence in teaching demonstrated by innovative teaching methods, student awards, and exceptional course material.
Dr. Afshari was nominated by Dr. Stephen Campbell, Head, Restorative Dentistry, and was chosen by an AAFP standing committee.
She attributed her being honored with the award to several reasons.
“Being fortunate to have myriad opportunities to teach multiple aspects ...
Join the community conversation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 30th, at the National Hellenic Museum, 333 South Halsted Street, in Chicago, with Professor Paul Green, Ph.D. Professor of political science at Roosevelt University. Professor Green will be in conversation with Rufus Williams, CEO of BBF Family Services in North Lawndale to discuss the history and formation of Chicago neighborhoods, particularly, the making and re-making of Chicago’s west side.
“Making the West Side: Community Conversations on Neighborhood Change” is a year-long project funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities that will bring together scholars, activists, neighborhood residents, and other stakeholders to investigate ...