Weekly Advisory: September 3, 2014

UIC Experts

Red light cameras = safety?: According to a new exploratory study by Rajiv Shah, UIC adjunct assistant professor of communication, there is no evidence Chicago’s red light camera network offers drivers a significant safety benefit. The report by Shah, who researches the use of surveillance technology and red light cameras in Chicago, analyzes accident data and ticket data from 2009 through 2012. Contact Brian Flood, (312) 996-7681; bflood@uic.edu

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

5, Friday: “Universal Declaration of Infantile Anxiety Situations Reflected in the Creative Impulse.” Art exhibition opening. Drawings, masks, performance by art collective My Barbarian. Reception, 5 – 8 p.m.  Performance, 6:30 p.m. On view Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, noon – 6 p.m.Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 996-6114.

6, Saturday: Project Osmosis benefit. Party and silent auction for Project Osmosis, which engages minority youth in creative activities. 6 – 9:30 p.m. UIC Innovation Center, 1240 W. Harrison St. $65. Call (312) 413-2331.

7, Sunday: John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. Open for tours. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

9, Tuesday: Tuesdays-at-One concert. The Estrella Consort, saxophone quartet. 1 – 1:50 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-6068.

13, Saturday:UIC Open House. Admissions and financial aid sessions, campus tours, student panels and college information tables. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free. Call (312) 996-4350.openhouse.uic.edu

17, Wednesday: National Constitution Day. Voter Registration. 11:30 a.m. – noon; 1 – 1:30 p.m.Room 302, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 996-3105.

17, Wednesday: National Constitution Day Lecture. “The Hidden Constitution: National Security, Electronic Surveillance and Privacy in an Age of Terror.” Matthew Lippman, UIC professor emeritus of criminology, law and justice. Noon. Room 302, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 996-3105.

25, Thursday: “South Asian American History, Culture and Community.” Exhibit reception. 4  – 6 p.m. A. Montgomery Ward Gallery, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St., 2nd floor. Free. Call (312) 413-9569.

Thru Oct. 31: “South Asian American History, Culture and Community.” Exhibit. Monday throughThursday, noon – 9 p.m.; Friday, noon – 5 p.m. A. Montgomery Ward Gallery, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St., 2nd floor. Free. Call (312) 413-9569.

Thru May 2015: “Unfinished Business: The Right to Play.” Exhibit on the need for time off.  Tuesday -Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 4 p.m. Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted St.  Free. Call (312) 413-5353.

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