Weekly Advisory: January 14, 2013

UIC Experts

Midway Privatization:  The long-term benefits of Midway privatization for passengers and airlines are more important than upfront revenue to the City of Chicago, says Steve Schlickman, executive director of the UIC Urban Transportation Center and a participant in the Chicago Skyway privatization. Contact Anne Brooks Ranallo, (312) 355-2523; aranallo@uic.edu

Changing CAPS:  Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced that the Chicago Police Department will revamp its CAPS program. Community policing expert Dennis Rosenbaum, UIC professor of criminology, law and justice, can discuss the program’s changes, the police-community relationship, and findings from his independent survey that found more than 80 percent of respondents had positive interactions with members of Chicago’s force. Contact Brian Flood, (312) 996-7681; bflood@uic.edu

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

15, Tuesday: Re-Thinking Soup. Chicago Victory Gardens and the Peterson Garden Project. Noon – 1 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 453-5353.

18, Friday: “Report to the Public.” Closing reception. Exhibition on the Conservative Vice Lords, curated by the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Art in These Times, 2040 N. Milwaukee Ave. Free. Call (312) 453-5353.

Jan. 18-March 9: “Observer Effect.” Exhibit examines how artwork incorporates processes akin to the scientific method to examine phenomena. Curated by Carrie Gundersdorf and Lorelei Stewart. Exhibit hours, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, noon – 6 p.m. Saturday. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Call (312) 996-6114.

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