University of Illinois at Chicago


Crime Up Near UIC; Cops Tell Students To Put Away Phones, iPods

Crime is up on the borders of the UIC campus, and Tuesday, campus police told students and staff that it is time to put the cell phones and iPods away and pay attention to what’s going on around them.



UIC Student Found Dead In Dorm Room

A student from the University of Illinois Chicago has died, after he was found unresponsive in his dorm room on campus.


The Chicago River (CBS)

Study: Risk Of Getting Sick On Chicago River Same As Other Waterways

A new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago has concluded that even though the Chicago River is full of wastewater, it has no greater risk of making people sick than other waterways.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

UIC Cop, Child Among 4 Hurt In Near West Side Crash

Three adults – including at least one University of Illinois at Chicago police officer – and a child were injured late Saturday in a crash on the Near West Side.


A historic million dollar home once owned by famed surgeon Dr. Olga Jonasson is now used as the home of the chancellor for the University of Illinois at Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

UIC Spends $625K On Chancellor’s Home

You would think the donation of a million dollar home is a good thing, right? But a donation to the University of Illinois at Chicago is raising questions about why the school has spent more than $600,000 to fix up the house.

CBS 2–10/19/2011

Daijon D. Price (Chicago Police Dept. Photo)

Chicago Teen Charged With Armed Robbery Near UIC

A Chicago teen has been charged with an armed robbery near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus earlier this month.



UIC Student Mugged Near Campus

Officials at UIC were warning students to be extra cautious after a student was mugged near the school’s Near West Side campus on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2011

John Holliday (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Police: Man Put Camera Inside Pen To Tape Dorm Rooms

A northwest suburban man was charged placing a video camera inside a pen and taping three girls inside their dorm room earlier this year without their knowledge at University of Illinois at Chicago, police said.


A rising number of Chinese students are attending graduate schools in the U.S., such as these students at the University of Illinois at Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Rising Number Of Chinese Students Attending U.S. Grad Schools

One of China’s most important exports isn’t steel, clothing, or electronics – it’s students. Chinese students are flooding United States graduate schools.

CBS 2–08/24/2011

Cook County Seal

Prof: Online Meeting On County Budget Is ‘Awkward’ Format

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will hold an online town hall meeting on Tuesday evening to discuss county business and the coming budget.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

The Dalai Lama spoke to a crowd of thousands at the University of Illinois at Chicago on July 17, 2011. He spoke about bridging the divide between faiths. (Credit: CBS)

Dalai Lama Speaks At UIC

“Be kind whenever possible and it is always possible.” That’s a quote from The Dalai Lama, a man whose philosophy of tolerance earned him The Nobel Peace Prize. It’s a philosophy that had roughly 7,000 people visiting the University of Illinois at Chicago on Sunday to witness his teachings in person.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2011

Taylor Street Robbery

Home Invader Hits UIC Student’s Apartment

Police are on the lookout Tuesday morning after a University of Illinois at Chicago student was the victim of a home invasion and robbery.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

UIC Student Attacked By Mob On Bus

As concerns mount about flash mob attacks in the trendy Streeterville neighborhood, the University of Illinois at Chicago is now reporting a similar attack on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

UIC Assault

UIC Campus On Alert After Attack On Student

Students at the University of Illinois at Chicago are on alert, a day after a female student was attacked just off campus.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

Chicago Lakeshore Hospital

Report: Poor Supervision Led To Assaults At Psych. Hospital

A new report says inadequate staffing and lax supervision led to alleged sexual attacks at a psychiatric facility on the north lakefront.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2011


UIC Scientists Working To Fight Bioterror Threat

Scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology are working towards fighting anthrax and other bioterrorism agents.

WBBM Newsradio–05/10/2011


UIC Faculty Advance Move To Unionize

A move is afoot to unionize teachers and others at a the University of Illinois at Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

A cancer patients holds the tubes that funnel chemotherapy drugs into his body at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center June 17, 2003 in Fayetteville, N.C. (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cancer Patients Denied Coverage For Clinical Trials

CHICAGO (CBS) – Insurance companies in Illinois routinely refuse to pay for clients to enroll in potentially life-saving cancer research trials. Now the Susan Komen Foundation and a state lawmaker are pushing to make that […]

CBS 2–03/22/2011

Chicago Public Schools

Renewed Call Issued For Elected School Board

A renewed call has been issued for a school board that would be elected in Chicago instead of appointed by the mayor.

WBBM Newsradio–02/17/2011


UIC Researcher Gets $730K Grant To Study LGBT Bullying

A researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $730,000 grant for a four-year study of adolescents’ reasoning about bullying due to gender and sexuality.