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  • Interested in studying abroad in Summer or Fall 2015? Apply by Fri. 3/20

    Thinking about studying abroad?  It's not too late for this summer or Fall!

    The Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 program deadline is March 20th, 2015. Some programs may have earlier deadlines.  Learn more at http://studyabroad.uic.edu/ and attend a First Steps Session to get started!

    Contact the Study Abroad Office at sao@uic.edu or 312-413-7662 with questions.

  • On-Campus Job Fair

  • 3rd Annual First-Generation Celebration at UIC! (11/8)

  • Pop-Up Food Pantry Open on Thurs. 2/12

    Thanks to your donations the Pop-up Pantry will be 'popping up" again to distribute food to UIC students on the following date:

    Location: Student Center East Tower, Room: 604A

    Time: 11:00am-4:00pm

    Date: February 12, 2015.

    Students will need their I-card.

  • Asian American Mentor Program (AAMP) Applications due 2/24

  • Identity Protection and Cyber Security – April 13

  • "Future of Chicago" Lecture Series

    The University of Illinois at Chicago presents the annual “Future of Chicago” lecture series, which brings civic leaders to campus to examine issues with students and the community.

    Topics focus on the social, economic and political conditions of the Chicago metropolitan region. Former Chicago alderman Dick Simpson, UIC professor of political science, moderates the series, hosted by the UIC department of political science since 1976.  Series co-sponsors are the UIC Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement and UIC Honors College.

    All lectures are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, lectures are from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Behavioral Sciences Building, Room 140, 1007 W. Harrison St. For more information, call (312) 413-3780.

    Additional presenters will be announced later. Scheduled lectures include:

    Sept. 30 “Homelessness in Chicago” Hannah Willage, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

    Oct. 14 “The Future of Illinois and the 2016 Elections” Jim Edgar, former Illinois governor

    Oct. 21 “Reform in Chicago and Cook County” Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, Cook County Commissioner

    Nov. 6 “The Chicago City Council and the Future of Chicago” Edward Burke, 14th Ward alderman

    Nov. 30 “Reform of Cook County Government” Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board president

    - See more at: http://news.uic.edu/lecture-series-to-address-local-political-civic-issues#sthash.KXlY8oJ7.dpuf

  • Center, Periphery and the Hapsburg Dilemma: The Case of Ivan Franko (1856-1916), Tues. 11/18

    SEENEXT hosts Professor Yaroslav Hrytsak from L'viv Catholic University, Ukraine. He is a prolific
    scholar and an influential public intellectual involved in the current Ukrainian and international political and intellectual debates about the present situation and the future of Ukraine. For more information on
    Prof. Hrytsak please refer to the flyer of his SEE NEXT talk:
    https://sites.google.com/a/uic.edu/mogilner/see-next/2014-11-18-yaroslav-hrytsak
    His talk "Center, Periphery and the Hapsburg Dilemma: the Case of Ivan Franko (1856-1916)" will take place on November 18, 2014 at 6 pm at the UIC Institute for the Humanities, 701 South Morgan Street, Stevenson Hall, lower level. Contact: humanist@uic.edu 312-996-6354
    http://humanist.las.uic.edu
    For venue location and parking options please consult
    http://huminst.las.uic.edu/docs/ifth/ifth-map-with-parking.pdf?sfvrsn=2

  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Health Spring 2017 Information Sessions

    Bachelor of Arts in Public Health Spring 2017 Information Sessions

    Are you interested in exploring an exciting and interdisciplinary field that aims to improve health at the community level? If so, the Bachelor of Arts in Public Health may be right for you! Please come to an information session to learn more about our program and get your questions answered.

    Session topics include:

    What is Public Health?

    General Education and Major Public Health (PUBH) Course Offerings

    Prerequisites to the Major

    Admission Requirements and Application Process

    Public Health Career Opportunities

    Q&A

     

    Upcoming Spring 2017 Undergraduate Information Sessions:

    Wednesday, February 8th - 3:00pm to 4:00pm in 103 Lincoln Hall

    Tuesday, February 14th - 12:30pm to 1:30pm in 219 Behavioral Sciences Building

    Monday, February 27th - 4:00pm to 5:00pm in 202 Lincoln Hall

    Wednesday, March 1st - 3:00pm to 4:00pm in 207 Lincoln Hall

    Thursday, March 9th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm in 319 Behavioral Sciences Building

    Tuesday, March 14th - 3:30pm to 4:30pm in 207 Lincoln Hall

    Thursday, March 16th - 12:30pm to 1:30pm in 319 Behavioral Sciences Building

    Monday, March 27th - 4:00pm to 5:00pm in 315 Lincoln Hall

    Wednesday, March 29th - 12:00pm to 1:00pm in 320 Lincoln Hall

    Thursday, April 6th - 12:30pm to 1:30pm in 319 Behavioral Sciences Building

    Monday, April 17th - 5:00pm to 6:00pm in 319 Behavioral Sciences Building

     

    RSVP for these sessions (appreciated but not required) at the following link: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/8189541. If you are unable to attend an information session but have questions about our program, please contact Kevin Price at kevprice@uic.edu or 312-355-3566. For more information about our program, visit our website at: www.publichealth.uic.edu/bachelor-of-arts.

  • CPR & AED Machine Workshop with WLRC: Mon, 3/13

  • Provost Susan Poser's Next Campus Conversation Forum, Thurs. 3/16

  • "Almost Sunrise" A Documentary Screening sponsored by Student Veteran Affairs, SVA, and VITAL: April 4th

  • Campus Advocacy Network / Women's Leadership and Resource Center Block Party and BBQ, Fri. 9/5

    Join the Campus Advocacy Network and Womens Leadership and Resource Center for a block party!
    See the new space! Raffles!

    12:00p - 4:00p
    RRB Parking Lot

  • Townhall Conversation about Urban Health Program with Congressman Danny Davis, Mon. 2/9

    Townhall Conversation with Congressman Danny K. Davis, 7th Congressional District of Illinois

    UIC Monday, February 9, 2015, Illinois Room B, SCE

    UIC Students, Faculty and Staff, please join the Urban Health Program for a Townhall Conversation with Congressman Danny K. Davis, to discuss: “The Urban Health Program - Reflecting on the Past and looking towards the Future.” 

    Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago, Urban Health Program (UHP) and the UHP Community Advisory Council (CAC)

  • Faculty-Led Summer Study Abroad Program in Chiapas, Mexico, Open House on Mon. 2/9

    Faculty-led Summer Study Program with Professor Molly Doane, Department of Anthropology and LALS affiliate.  

    Cultures & Histories in San Cristobal de las CasasChiapas, MexicoInformational Open House Monday, February 9, 201512:00 to 1:00 p.m.1550 University Hall

    See attached flyer for more details on the program.

    Questions? Contact Irina Krymova at krymova@uic.edu

  • BA in Public Health Spring 2018 Info Sessions

  • Marquette University Law School Information Session and Pizza Lunch – March 13

  • Extended Hours for Offices in Student Services Building, 8/25 - 8/29

    Need to pick up an I-Card, talk to Financial Aid or Admissions, visit the Student Employment Office, Career Services, the Counseling Center, or any other campus resource that is in the Student Services Building?

    All offices in the Student Services Building (SSB) will have extended hours for the first week of the fall semester as follows:

    Monday, August 25th through Friday, August 29th, 2014

    • Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
    • Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    All offices will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 1, 2014 and will return to regularly scheduled hours (8:30 am - 5:00 pm) as of Tuesday, September 2, 2014.  Contact each individual office with questions or for more information. 

  • African American Cultural Center Fall Open House, Tues. 9/1

    VISIT THE AACC DURING OUR FALL OPEN HOUSE

    Tour our Center. Meet our wonderful staff. Learn about events,programming, and community resources. Check out the excitingtopics of our upcoming Brown Bag Series – become a presenter!Find out about our upcoming exhibits – become a docent!

    When: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
    Where: Addams Hall – Room 207, 830 South Halsted
    Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

    FREE REFRESHMENTS!

    If you require any accommodations call: 312.996.9549

    http://uicaacc.wordpress.com 

  • IRRPP "Generation Revolution" Film Screening + Panel, Tues. 3/7

  • Navigating a Career Fair Workshop – March 8

  • Student Services Building Open on Sun. 8/21

    Do you need an i-card, job on campus, or parking tags? This is your chance to visit offices in the Student Services Building (SSB) for resources BEFORE the first day of classes! Before Convocation at the UIC Pavilion, stop by offices in SSB. Offices are open Sunday, August 21, 2016, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

  • Latino Cultural Center Open House - Wed. 8/30

  • Interview Essentials Workshop, Thurs. 9/29

    Interview Essentials Workshop

    Looking for a job and not getting hired? Come to this interactive workshop to learn how to avoid the common mistakes students make!

    Thursday, Sept. 29
    3:30 - 5:00 pm
    329 SCE

    Workshop hosted by the Student Employment Office.  Questions? Contact studentjobs@uic.edu or 312-996-3130.

  • Choosing a Major Workshop, Wed. 10/14

    Choosing a Major: Oct 14th, 3:00-4:30pm, Daley Library 1-470

    An interactive 1.5-hour session supporting undecided or exploring students by asking important questions and offering valuable resources to aid in career decision-making. Co-facilitated by Career Services and LAS Advising.  Registration: http://go.uic.edu/choosingamajor.

  • The "Forked Path" Series: A discussion about Ethics in Clinical Toxicology with Professor Frank Paloucek--10/22 at 3pm

  • Find your Path After Undergrad Discussion (11/6)

  • Museum and Exhibition Studies presents "Curating Latinx: Toward Queer Decoloniality" - Tues. Feb. 28

  • Law School Personal Statement Workshop – April 4

  • ARTivism, Theatre of the Oppressed: Crafting Creative Responses to Hate Speech – Nov 13

  • Finals Week & Relaxing Activities at the Latino Cultural Center

  • 2015 Chicago Disability Studies Conference, Fri. 3/13

    Friday, March 13, 9am - 3pm, UIC Student Center East Room 605

    A one-day interdisciplinary conference taking up the issues of power, disability, justice, and coalitions.

    This event is free and open to the public thanks to these co-sponsors:

    The Disability Studies Student Council
    UIC Department of Disability and Human Development
    UIC Department of English
    UIC Department of Gender and Women's Studies
    UIC Disability Resource Center

    Click on the post for a full schedule.  Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/551505101655302/

  • BA in Public Health Info Sessions, Beginning Thurs. 2/13

    Information sessions for prospective applicants to the Bachelor of Arts in Public Health are offered throughout the year. Topics of the session include: overview of the public health field; general education and major course offerings; prerequisites to the major; admission requirements and application process; public health career opportunities; and time for questions and answers.

    Undergraduate Information Sessions take place in various buildings on the East Side of UIC's Campus unless otherwise noted.

    Undergraduate Information Sessions Upcoming Dates and Times:

    • Thursday, February 13th - 5:00pm to 5:50pm in 103 Lincoln Hall
    • Tuesday, February 18th - 2:00pm to 2:50pm in 312 Lincoln Hall
    • Wednesday, February 26th - 4:00pm to 4:50pm in 207 Lincoln Hall
    • Monday, March 3rd - 5:00pm to 5:50pm in 192 School of Public Health and Psychiatric Institute Building (Note: West Campus location)
    • Thursday, March 6th - 5:00pm to 5:50pm in 103 Lincoln Hall

    RSVP for these sessions (appreciated but not required) at the following link:https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/8189541 

    If you are unable to attend an information session but have questions about our public health undergraduate major, feel free to contact Melissa Tag, Undergraduate Program Coordinator, at mtag@uic.edu or (312) 355-2536.

  • Feminisms Lunch Lecture Series, with free lunch, Thurs. 2/23

  • Archival Impulse Exhibit at the Gender and Sexuality Center Gallery, Wed. 3/4

    Archival Impulse

    Opening Reception
    Wednesday March 4th, 4pm - 6:30pm

    GSC Gallery (BSB 183)
    1007 W Harrison St.
    Chicago, IL

    The Archival Impulse is the power of the artist to bring gender and sexuality out of the past and into the present. This is an exhibition of UIC artists exploring 20 years of queer history. Artists featured in the exhibition include: D. Beltran, Leigh Hellman, Nadine, P. Sally, Red's Garden, Soheila Azadi, Sydney Shavers

    More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/428453053978877 

  • Continuing Provost Susan Poser's Campus Conversation Series, Tues. 3/7 at 12pm

  • BA in Public Policy Open House – March 8

  • Film Screening: Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes | Feeling Heart – March 12

  • Prescription Drug Abuse in Action: Vigil, Wed. 4/22

    Prescription Drug Abuse in Action

    A speaker, featured on Oprah Prime, will discuss his battle with addiction and his road to recovery.

    We will also be discussing patient cases with Dr. Adam Maclasco, PharmD. He is a second-year resident at the UIC Hospital's Emergency Medicine Department.

    Please join us and participate in an interprofessional dialogue about patient prescription drug misuse & abuse!

    When: Wednesday, April 22nd Where: Student Center West 2nd Floor Thompson-C

     

    Want to Learn how to keep your friends and loved ones safe from drug misuse and abuse? Please join us in an interprofessional dialogue about prescription drug misuse & abuse. A speaker will be sharing his experience with addiction and the road to recovery. He frequently talks at schools in the community and was recently featured on Oprah Prime. We will also be discussing patient cases with Dr. Adam Maclasco, PharmD. He is a second-year resident at the UIC Hospital's Emergency Medicine Department. As healthcare providers, it is our responsibility to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and how to help prevent it. Please join us in supporting this very important cause! Light refreshments will be provided. An RSVP is not required but encouraged due to limited seating. Please RSVP at: http://goo.gl/forms/WEOhBJ1ZlT

    Sponsored by the UIC College of Pharmacy and UIC Wellness Center

  • Women’s Health Research Day: “Women Living with HIV,” Tues. 4/21

    The goal of Women's Health Research Day is to promote research and advance understanding of new developments in women's health. This half-day event also provides an opportunity for faculty, fellows, staff, and students to network and to showcase their research through poster and oral presentations.

    The theme of this year's event is "Women Living with HIV, " featuring Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine in the Division of HIV/AIDS, University of California, San Francisco

    Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Thompson Room, Student Center West, 828 S. Wolcott Ave, University of Illinois at Chicago

    Registration: Registration is FREE! Advance registration required. Register at: http://go.uic.edu/whrd_registration 

    Schedule of Events
    9:00-9:30 am: Networking & Continental Breakfast
    9:30-10:30 am: Poster Presentations
    10:30-11:00 am: Oral Presentations by Abstract Winners
    11:00-11:30 am: Invited Presentation: When Enough is Enough: Stress and Brain Functioning in HIV-infected Women featuring Leah Rubin, PhD
    11:30 am-12:30 pm: Keynote Lecture: Women Living with HIV featuring Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH

    Monica Gandhi MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of HIV/AIDS at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Medical Director of the HIV/AIDS Clinic ("Ward 86") at San Francisco General Hospital. Past research efforts focused on HIV/AIDS in US women through the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS), a multisite, prospective cohort study established in 1994 to study the natural history, clinical and laboratory findings of HIV in women. Currently, she is investigating low-cost solutions to measuring antiretroviral levels in resource-poor settings, such as determining drug levels in hair samples. Dr. Gandhi also leads multiple HIV education and mentorship programs at UCSF. She is the principal investigator of an R24 mentoring grant from the NIH focused on nurturing early career investigators of diversity in HIV research and the Associate Director for the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Mentoring Program.

    Leah Rubin, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Rubin's primary program of research is aimed at understanding the effects of how different hormonal factors (estrogen, oxytocin, stress hormones) and different hormonal milieus (pregnancy, menopause) impact the cognitive and mental health of women including those with psychiatric illnesses and HIV. Dr. Rubin is a former UIC BIRCWH scholar, and she recently received NIMH funding for a K01 mentored research scientist training program to further develop her research on women's cognitive and mental health with a specific focus on the effects of stress and stress hormones on cognition in HIV positive women.

    If you have questions or require accommodations, please contact Kris Zimmermann at kzimme3@uic.edu or 312.413.4251.

    Women's Health research day is presented by the UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender and National Center of Excellence in Women's Health in partnership with the UIC BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health) program and multiple partners, and co-sponsored by the UIC College of Medicine, the UIC College of Nursing, the UIC School of Public Health, and the Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women.

  • Poetry Workshop Tonight, May 31, 6pm

  • We Belong: A Space to Share Stories, Support, and Advocate for Needs of International Students (Tuesday, July 21st at 12pm)

  • Student Veteran’s Affairs Open House, Wed. 9/10

    The UIC Office of Student Veterans Affairs is hosting an Open House

    Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
    11am - 2pm
    UIC Student Center East - Cardinal Room

    Come out and enjoy lunch on us as you catch up with fellow student veterans and meet the incoming class of student veterans.  Our staff as well as the officers from the Student Veterans Association at UIC will be on hand to meet and greet you.

    Questions?  Contact 312-996-1408

  • UIC Sustainability Days, 9/14 - 9/18

    September 14-18, 2015 will mark the UICs eighth annual Sustainability Days, five days of activities to help the campus learn how to conserve resources and build a more sustainable community. Each day focuses on a different theme of sustainability featuring an exciting event and awesome activities. For a chance to win prizes, play our Social Media Photo Contest! See the week's activities and more details at sustainability.uic.edu.

  • African American Cultural Center Student Board--spots open!

  • Walls or Bridges: How Do We Make Sense of This Political Moment? Tues. 11/29

    Walls or Bridges: How Do We Make Sense of This Political Moment?

    In the wake of the 2016 Presidential elections, how do we understand the current political environment as it may impact, our students, colleagues, research, and communities? Join us for an open forum on immigration policy, communities experiencing violence, the threat of a mandatory registration for Muslims, new challenges facing media, the discourse on race, class and gender, and the role and future of higher education. Guest speakers, and several faculty members, will offer their expertise and observations followed by small group discussions on specific topics.

    Guest Speakers Include:

    Steve Bynum, a senior producer for Worldview, a global affairs/news program on NPR's Chicago affiliate, WBEZ.

    Paromita Shah, an immigration attorney and Associate Director of the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyer's Guild.

     

    RSVP Required!

    www.WallsorBridges.eventbrite.com

     

    Location: Student Center East 750 S. Halsted, Illinois Room.

    Date: November 29, 2016

    Time: 6:00pm

     

    Cosponsoring Units

    African American Studies Department

    Arab American Cultural Center

    Gender and Women's Studies Program

    Global Asian Studies Program

    Great Cities Institute

    Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy Latin American and Latino Studies Program Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement Social Justice Initiative

  • LAS Pop-Up Advising – Dec 5 & 6

  • BA in Public Policy Online Information Session, Thurs. 12/18

    Learn about UIC's newest undergraduate degree program, the Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy, at an online information session hosted by the Department of Public Administration.

    Thursday, 12/18
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Use this link to view the info session: go.uic.edu/bppinfosession

    Questions? Contact eallen6@uic.edu or 312-355-2286.

  • Latino Cultural Center Open House, Wed. 1/22

    Are you new to UIC?  Do you want to learn about the Latino Cultural Center? Would you like to connect with Latino student organizations on campus?

    Join us for our Spring 2014 Open House and have all of your questions answered. Take a tour of our Center, greet our wonderful staff, and meet leaders from different UIC Latino student organizations. Learn about our awesome programs, upcoming events, student services, and check out our amazing mural: El Despertar de las Americas (The Awakening of the Americas), one of the largest indoor murals in the City of Chicago!  FREE refreshments will be provided.

    Location: 2 Lecture Center B

    Contact: lcc@uic.edu or 312-996-3095

  • Learning Sciences Research Institute Seminar Series: Friday 2/10, "Latinx engineers: Redefining what it means to be an engineer"