All Entries by Vibhu Rangavasan
November 29, 2016Man receives vision-restoring retinal implant at UIC
Robert Selby, a legally blind 54-year-old man from Hazelwood, Missouri, has retinitis pigmentosa, or RP — a rare, inherited condition that progressively robs sight, leading to blindness or near-total blindness. But with the help of an artificial retina called the Argus II, which was implanted in his left eye in late October at UIC and turned on Nov. 16, he hopes to be able to get around more independently and safely.
November 29, 2016Women’s Basketball 2016-17 Season Preview
Ready to compete. The team enters this season with high expectations.
November 16, 2016Men’s basketball 2016-17 season preview
Bigger. Taller. Hungrier. The Flames open the home portion of their schedule Nov. 16, when UTSA comes to Chicago for a nonconference game.
August 30, 2016Summer in the city
Students enrolled in UIC’s summer programs experience what life on an urban campus has to offer while catching up, moving forward and growing — academically, professionally and personally.
August 30, 2016Home away from home
Students settled into their rooms for the first time Aug. 17 during Freshman Move-In Day.
August 5, 2016‘Artificial leaf’ solar cell
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have engineered a potentially game-changing solar cell that cheaply and efficiently converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel, using only sunlight for energy.
July 12, 2016Pyro Paddlers make a splash
UIC’s dragon boat team stays in sync during summer competitions.
June 17, 2016UIC Summer Dance
Put on your dancing shoes! Learn salsa, Zouk, ballroom, Chicago Style Steppin’ and line dances during UIC Summer Dance.
June 17, 2016Banding for new brood
Two chicks, the newest member of UIC’s falcon family, are banded in University Hall. The chicks belong to resident peregrine falcons Nitz and Mouse, now in their fourth year of nesting at University Hall.