Weekly Advisory: October 14, 2013
- $1 million grant to help great teachers become urban principals
- Adult stem cells help build human blood vessels in engineered tissues
- Five UIC students awarded Gilman study abroad scholarships
- Orthopaedic surgeon receives UIC College of Medicine alumni award
- Research to delay aging better investment than cancer, heart disease
ADM Tax Breaks: Archer Daniels Midland cites precedent as a reason why ADM deserves tax breaks to keep jobs in Illinois. Rachel Weber, UIC associate professor of urban planning and author of “The Ideal Deal,” can comment on how such deals should work. Contact Anne Brooks Ranallo, (312) 355-2523.
15, Tuesday: Tuesdays-at-One concert. Third Coast Percussion Ensemble. 1 – 1:50 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.
15, Tuesday: Re-Thinking Soup. “The State of School Lunch.” Susan Levine, UIC, author of “School Lunch Politics,” and Nadia Sulayman, Chicago Public Schools wellness specialist. 6 – 7 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.
16, Wednesday: “Leadership and Civic Engagement: Reflections on 40 years of Public Service.” Emil Jones, Jr., CEO of Strategic International Group and former Illinois legislator. 2 – 3 p.m. Room 302, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 355-0088.
17, Thursday: “Washington, In or Out? Regional Governance and Development from Below.” Panel. Bruce Katz, Brookings Institution; Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board; Mary Sue Barrett, Metropolitan Planning Council; Michael Mullen, Tri-State Alliance for Regional Development. 4 – 7 p.m. Illinois Room, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-3345.
18, Friday: “Stasis: Dissent and Civil War in Ancient and Modern Greek History.” Conference. 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daley Library, 801 S. Morgan St., Room 1-470. Free. (312) 996-3881.
18, Friday: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “Reform of Cook County Government.” Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board president. Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.
19, Saturday: Urban Global Health Celebration and Gala. Forum and gala. 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Road. For tickets and registration, visit https://urbanglobalhealth.eventbrite.com.
Thru Oct. 19: “The Program” curated by Michael Scott Hall. Three short group exhibitions on Viennese art.10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday thru Friday;noon – 6 p.m., Saturday. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-6114.
21, Monday: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “Planning the Future of the Metropolitan Region.” Randy Blankenhorn, executive director, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.
23, Wednesday: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “Corruption in Chicago.” James Laski, former Chicago city clerk and alderman. Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.
Thru Dec. 20 (new closing date): “The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World’s Columbian Exposition.” Exhibition. Room 207, African-American Cultural Center, Addams Hall, 830 S. Halsted St. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Free. Call (312) 996-9549.