Weekly Advisory: September 30, 2013

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Toxic Chemicals: Reducing exposure to environmental hazards during pregnancy is critical to prevent adverse health outcomes in infancy, childhood, and beyond. Dr. Susan Buchanan at UIC’s Great Lakes Center for Children’s Environmental Health, is available to discuss how environmental toxins are harmful to reproductive health and how they disproportionately affect underserved populations. Contact Sherri McGinnis Gonzalez, (312) 996-8277; smcginn@uic.edu

UIC Events

(A complete listing of UIC events is online)

Oct.1: Tuesdays-at-One concert. Jazz soprano Patrice Michaels. 1-1:50 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

Oct. 2: Music Master Class. Jazz pianist Johannes Wallmann. 3 p.m. Recital Hall L060, Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St. Free. Call (312) 996-2977.

Oct. 3: “Participatory Urban Planning.”  Tim Merry, co founder of Art of Hosting, on public consultation. 9 – 10 a.m. Great Cities Institute, 412 S. Peoria St. Free. Call (312) 355-0088.

Oct. 5: UIC Open House. Admissions and financial aid sessions, campus tours, student panels and college information tables. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free. Call (312) 996-4350. Go to www.admissions.uic.edu/openhouse2013

Oct. 8: “Reviving the Jordan River: Islam, Judaism, Ecology, and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” 4 p.m. UIC Institute for the Humanities, Stevenson Hall, lower level, 701 S. Morgan St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.

Oct. 9: Future of Chicago Lecture Series. “Corruption in Chicago.” Joe Ferguson, City of Chicago inspector general. Noon. Science and Engineering South, Room 230, 845 W. Taylor St. Free. Call (312) 413-3780.

Oct. 11: “Delivering Food Assistance in a Shrinking Humanitarian Space.” Lecture. Ertharin Cousin, executive director, United Nations World Food Programme. 2 p.m. Room 302, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Free. Call (312) 996-6354.

Oct. 18: “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.

Oct. 18: 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.

Oct. 19: 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.

Oct. 21: 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.

Oct. 23: 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.

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