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"A Tale of Three Cities: The State of Racial Justice in Chicago."

May 15, 2017

New report details Chicago’s racial, ethnic disparities

Life in the city today is a ‘tale of three cities’

Ben Feigenberg

March 31, 2015

Economist learns lessons from Chile’s education system

Benjamin Feigenberg studies unique voucher system that determines college choice

rolls of metal sheeting

December 18, 2013

$5M grant supports university manufacturing initiative

UI LABS will work with Illinois companies to move technology forward

aerial photo with marked boundaries

October 29, 2013

Medical District pours $3.4B into region’s economy

Contributes more than 18,000 jobs, more than $75 million in tax revenue, study finds

Siva Sivananthan

October 29, 2013

UIC startups highlight importance of university research

Seven companies featured in Science Coalition report

Image from Dread Scott video "Money to Burn"

September 24, 2013

Portraits of life in the new economy

Gallery 400’s latest exhibit draws on community for “Standard of Living”

Image from Dread Scott video "Money to Burn"

September 12, 2013

UIC’s Gallery 400 receives federal grant for ‘Standard of Living’

Gallery 400 series explores today’s economy

Brenda Parker

April 23, 2013

Brenda Parker studies urban homesteaders

Brenda Parker looks at households who make ends meet in enterprising ways

Eric Schlosser lectures

April 7, 2013

Injustice on the menu for food workers

“The food we eat too often has been made possible by someone else’s misery,” says Eric Schlosser, author of “Fast Food Nation.”

dollar signs

March 19, 2013

Decline in state support likely to continue

The economy is improving, but it’s too soon to stop worrying about Illinois’ grave financial outlook.