September 25, 2014Detained youths can’t comprehend immigration documents
Third-grade literacy, college-level texts
May 25, 2014UIC camps teach theater, jazz, band to high school performers
Summer programs offer top faculty, campus experience
April 29, 2014Studying the dynamics of interaction between youth, police
Grad student hopes research leads to better relations, training
April 29, 2014Literacy expert new leader of College of Education
Alfred Tatum’s reading, writing programs used by millions of students
December 11, 2013Federal grant to address LGBTQ youth homelessness
Studies show up to 40 percent of homeless youth identify as queer
February 7, 2013Study: how young adults use e-cigarettes, snus
Do young smokers use “new” tobacco products to quit? A UIC study uses electronic diaries to find out.
October 1, 2012$4M Grant to Study Impact of Policy, Environment on Kids’ Health
UIC’s ImpacTeen project to study influences on youth nutrition, physical activity
July 2, 2012Writing Workshop for Young Black Males Spawns National Curricula
A summer writing institute for adolescent black males based at the University of Illinois at Chicago is advancing literacy around the country through two curricula based on it.