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Two Chicago universities will advance to the next round of competition to build the Barack Obama presidential library and museum, the president's foundation announced on Monday. The University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago will join Columbia University in New York and the University of Hawaii in submitting official proposals to host the library.
President Obama bows his head during a moment of silence at a ceremony marking the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the Pentagon in Washington September 11, 2014. The Barack Obama Foundation, which is developing and raising money for the massive legacy project, announced Monday that it has selected four universities to compete for the library, culled from an initial list of 13 applications submitted earlier this year.
A proposed site for the Obama presidential library on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus just south of the Eisenhower Expressway. It is bounded by Harrison on the South, the Eisenhower on the North, Halsted on the East and Morgan Street on the West.
The Barack Obama Foundation says four of the 13 applications submitted earlier this year made the cut. New York's Columbia University and the University of Hawaii are being invited to submit more formal proposals to host the library.
Dr Tommy Liu and colleagues have discovered cartilage plays an active role in rheumatoid arthritis and is not an 'innocent bystander' as previously thought. Melbourne researchers have discovered that cartilage plays an active role in the destruction and remodelling of joints seen in rheumatoid arthritis, rather than being an 'innocent bystander' as previously thought.
The moral high ground seems to be a crowded place. A new study suggests that religious people aren't more likely to do good than their nonreligious counterparts.
After a summer of hardship for the Jewish people in Israel and around the world, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's 114th Annual Meeting held Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, reflected the community's commitment to Jewish life and Israel in the past year-and looked ahead to hopes for peace, light, and partnership in the Jewish year ahead. Chicago Archbishop Francis Cardinal George, OMI, a longtime friend to the Chicago Jewish community, delivered the keynote address.
On the anniversary of 9/11, Gov. Pat Quinn Thursday morning unveiled an exhibit of hand-drawn portraits of Illinois service members who have since lost their lives. The "Portrait of a Soldier" exhibit opened at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Student Center on Thursday, the 13th anniversary of the Sept.
Illinois' Latino population grew by 33 percent over the last decade but that's one of the slowest rates in the nation. Latinos in Illinois total 2.03 million 16 percent of the state population, according to census data crunched by the Illinois Latino Family Commission.
Members of the College Republicans at Bradley University in Peoria planned to put up about 3,000 flags in memory of the victims in front of Bradley Hall. The flags are to remain through Friday.
The Women's Studies Committee at College of DuPage will present "Women and Religion in the Modern World: A Discussion of Women in Contemporary Judaism and Hinduism" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in the Health and Science Center, Room 1234, on the College's main campus, 425 Fawell Blvd., in Glen Ellyn. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is one of the premier public institutions of Higher Education and Research in the nation and the world. We employ nearly 2,445 instructional faculty members, serving 16,790 undergrads and 10,519 graduate and professional students.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have shown for the first time how the activation of a receptor provokes the inflammation and bone degradation of rheumatoid arthritis -- and that activation of this one receptor, found on cells in the fluid of arthritic joints, is all that is required. Their findings, published in the Journal of Immunology , point to a new therapeutic target to interrupt the vicious cycle of inflammation and bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritis .
Erik Gonzalez typically drives from his Northwest Side home to the CTA California Blue Line station on weekdays to park on the street and ride the Blue Line to the University of Illinois at Chicago for class.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:52 am
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