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Professor Claims University Forced Him To Teach Math Because 'Asians Are Good At Math'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

A Korean-American professor filed a lawsuit against the University of Illinois at Chicago last week, claiming that officials in his department “syst...

Whites Like Me

Michael Beyer | Posted 05.25.2016 | Chicago
Michael Beyer

I lived and studied with black people, I felt comfortable around them and felt they accepted me, but I never had a conversation about race that made me uncomfortable. That changed when I met Chala Holland.

The Most Beautiful and Ugliest College Campuses in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.03.2014 | College
Reboot Illinois

When choosing a school, things like academics, finances, location and student activities often take a front seat. But what about the way colleges look?

10 Biggest Tuition Increases at Illinois Universities for the 2014-2015 School Year

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.19.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

We went through Illinois private and public four-year universities to find which schools have the biggest tuition increase, by percentage, from 2013-14 to 2014-15.

Why Students Plagiarize And What Schools Can Do To Stop It

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.21.2014 | College

Slightly more students plagiarize by copying uncited text in a print publication than they do for copy on an Internet source, according to a new infog...

What Do Professors, Walmart and Pig Nutrition Have in Common? The Faculty Strike at University of Illinois at Chicago

Lennard Davis | Posted 04.21.2014 | Chicago
Lennard Davis

A strike of unionized faculty at the University of Illinois is currently underway. It is the first major strike at a top-tier research institution since the 1990s, and it has come to be called "the Walmartization" of the university system.

(Pay)Rate my Professor

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.21.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

In the wake of the faculty members strike at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), we took a look at the salaries of tenured and non-tenured college instructors, according to data from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Tied Up With Student Loans? Maybe You Went to One of These Schools?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.06.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

You graduate college and enter the real world, and then reality hits. You need to pay rent, pay for utilities and, most likely, start paying back your loans.

What Are the Smartest Colleges in Illinois?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Certain colleges have prestige and rigorous admissions standards, but which colleges actually have the smartest students? Lumosity, an organization th...

Immigration Reform Prevents Employer Abuse

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

President Obama has proposed new legislation that would provide a path to citizenship and further secure the boarders, but, critically, it would also crack down on companies that lure undocumented workers into the country by illegally hiring them.

UIC Workers Will Strike Starting May 30

Posted 05.27.2012 | Chicago

More than 80 percent of University of Illinois Chicago medical support staff will engage in a three-day strike starting May 30 unless they reach a new...

UIC Workers Agree To Strike: Hundreds Of Support Staff Will Walk Out

Posted 05.11.2012 | Chicago

More than 80 percent of University of Illinois Chicago medical support staff voted to strike if management refuses to offer them wage increases. A ...

UIC Workers Union To Vote On Strike After Contract Negotiations Stall

Posted 05.07.2012 | Chicago

Roughly 500 workers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will decide whether to strike this week after months of unproductive contract negotiation...

Tenure-Track and Adjuncts Unite! Administration Says: You Have Nothing to Lose But Your Union

Lennard Davis | Posted 02.01.2012 | College
Lennard Davis

Who should have a right to determine union membership -- the boss or the employees? The administration of the University of Illinois should stop trying to divide and conquer its faculty and come to the table to begin collective bargaining in good faith.

The Big Myth About Chicago Violence

Zack Isaacs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zack Isaacs

After surviving the blizzard of 2011, it is fair to say that Chicagoans have suffered with cabin fever. But it is not fair to blame the recent spike in violence on warm weather.

Jane Addams Hull House Reopens Following Renovation

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Jane Addams Hull House, a tiny museum on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, is reopening Wednesday after an $800,000 makeover, the larg...

Bill Ayers Denies Dedicating Book To RFK's Killer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In September, 1960s radical and retired professor William Ayers was denied emeritus faculty status by the University of Illinois at Chicago for an all...

Erin Cho And The Chicago Urban Program

The Huffington Post/Her Campus | Lisa Moy | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This past summer, Erin Cho, a senior at the University of Illinois at Chicago, decided to venture out of her suburban home in Palatine, IL, and live i...

University of Illinois Is in the Black, While Faculty and Students See Red

Lennard Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Lennard Davis

When a financial crisis arises, real or not, the administration tends to balance the budget by cutting salaries or new hires and raising student tuition.

Wage Theft Swamps Chicagoland: Workplace Protections Are Failing Cook County's Low-Wage Workers

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Amy Traub

What if we had a minimum wage, but nobody felt constrained to pay it? What if day-long shifts never came with a meal break?

Celebrating the Contributions of Chicago Entrepreneurs

Rod Shrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rod Shrader

It will be the Midwest, the Chicago region in particular, that will lead the nation out of the recession. The reason is the diversity of our economy.

John D'Emilio Lecture: Chicago's Gay History, Richard Nixon's Accidental Support Of Gays

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Kate Lowry, Justin Sherwood | Posted 10.01.2012 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Was Richard Nixon a gay liberationist? Many would scoff at the question. But John D'Emil...

Rep. Monique Davis, Student Damian Wolak Immersed In Statue Scandals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It is apparently stolen statue week in Chicago. First, there was the hoopla over State Rep. Monique Davis keeping a 400-pound bronze statue of an Afri...

UIC Closing Pilsen Medical Clinic For Low-Income Latinas

Chicago Public Radio | Chip Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago says it's closing a medical clinic geared for low-income women in a mostly Mexican neighborhood. But a community...