Campus News: Wiewel Lecture


Amy Liu, Brookings vice president and Metropolitan Policy Program director.

Wiewel Lecture

Amy Liu, Brookings vice president and Metropolitan Policy Program director, is the keynote speaker for the annual Wiewel Lecture in Urban and Economic Development.

Liu’s speech, which takes place at 5 p.m. Thursday at Student Center East’s East Terrace, focuses on the recent transformation of economic development. A reception is scheduled to follow.

Health webinars

University of Illinois employees can attend a free webinar series on healthy living topics this spring, hosted by the University of Illinois Extension.

The next webinar, scheduled for 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, is centered on knowing your health numbers.

Ladies Night Out

Support women’s athletics and breast cancer awareness as the UIC women’s basketball team battles Detroit Thursday.

The fourth annual Ladies Night Out will feature a reception, game, beverages and giveaways for $15.

Chancellor Michael Amiridis will honor breast cancer survivors with a pink basketball at halftime.

For ticket information, email

Project management

UIC Extended Campus will host continuing and professional education courses in project management this spring.

Participants will learn from UIC experts, improve their project management skills and prepare for Project Management Institute exams in five course sessions that take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, April 1 through May 6.

Health disparities

The latest lecture in the Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy’s Embodied Inequality Series will examine racial disparities in the U.S. health care system.

“A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care,” takes place at 4 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Moss Auditorium, College of Medicine Research Building. The event is a collaboration between the Health Humanities Program of the College of Medicine and the Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy.

Speaker is Dayna Matthew, University of Colorado Law School and School of Public Health and co-founder of the Colorado Health Equity Project.

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Videos highlight ethics

The University Ethics and Compliance Office has begun releasing quick, five-minute videos discussing important topics related to university business, such as travel, gift acceptance, and other training and compliance-related matters.

View the most recent video on the topic of employee gift acceptance, “Gifts in 5 Minutes.”

UIC Impact Day

Students can showcase their scholarly pursuits by presenting their experiences April 3.

UIC Impact Day is dedicated to giving students the floor to exhibit posters or conduct creative presentations about their internships, leadership, career development or involvement.

The event, cosponsored with the Student Research Forum, will take place at the UIC Forum between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Alcohol, drugs policy

The 2016–2017 UIC Alcohol and Other Drug Policy outlines the university’s standards of conduct, related policies and established disciplinary actions for substance violations.

The policy is a reminder for new and returning students and is in accordance with federal and state guidelines.

Student Ombuds Services

The Student Ombuds Service provides an impartial advocate for fairness who investigates student complaints.

The types of complaints addressed by this service include: grade disputes, grievance procedures, student record errors, billing/financial issues, registration problems, and other administrative concerns.

To request assistance, call 312-996-4857.

Student Legal Services

UIC’s Student Legal Services is a full-service law office dedicated to providing legal solutions for currently enrolled students.

SLS offers advice and representation on a wide variety of legal matters, including: landlord-tenant matters, family law, traffic issues, orders of protection and more.

To make an appointment, call 312-996-9214.

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