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University of Illinois at Chicago police today warned of the robbery of a student late Thursday just west of the school's main campus, a week after a student was robbed about two blocks away. The student was robbed on Polk Street near Oakley Boulevard...
Tags: Criminals, Students, Theft, Teaching and Learning
The University of Illinois at Chicago is asking students to be alert after two students were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents earlier this week. In the first robbery, a student told authorities he was walking south on Racine Avenue just south...
Tags: Criminals, Cell Phones, Apple iPhone, Theft, Near West Side
"They say, 'Tony, you're so crazy.' Yes, I am." You heard it from Tony Hu himself, chieftain of Chinatown. Something's off in his bitter melon. A sane businessman wouldn't open seven restaurants within a half-square-mile area, yet here we are, an...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A short waiting room exercise encouraging African American patients to reflect on their personal values helped improve communication between the patients and their white doctors, in a new study. However, those patients didn'...
Tribune reportersStudents watched as the counts mounted onscreen at the UIC student center, periodically falling silent when a total was announced. "Come on, Ohio," breathed Monique Bolden, 18; of the West Side. "Come on, president." The table of students, who live in...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In study findings that may not surprise many people, kids and teens ate more calories - including more fat and more sugar - on days when they had a meal from a fast-food or sit-down restaurant. "Parents (should) realize that...
Modern humans have gotten incomparably good at survival, doing more to extend our lives over the last century than our forebears did in the previous 6.6 million years since we parted evolutionary ways with chimpanzees, according to a new study. In fact,...
Tags: Germany, Science, Demographics, Science and Technology, Japan
She's only 17, but Jessica Chrzan is at the forefront of an effort to do a better job of monitoring a disease that makes her nauseated. Chrzan participated in a University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine study that tested a new way to...
The literary events at the Chicago Humanities Festival are illustrative of the festival's sprawling theme, “America.” A diverse array of voices, perspectives and characters will illuminate the American experience. And for those whose passion...
The University of Illinois at Chicago will receive a three-year $85,000 grant from a philanthropic foundation to study the counseling experiences of pastors. Funding from The John Templeton Foundation will help university researchers examine the...
Tribune NewspapersWhen author Nami Mun was 13, she ran away from her family's Bronx apartment. She survived by holding down odd jobs and living wherever she could — on benches, in shelters or squatting in abandoned buildings. In her early 20s, she found steady...
There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word. Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...
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