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Office of Public and Government Affairs                    (312) 996-3456 /

Week of April 24, 2017

Contact Jeffron Boynes: (312) 413-8702 /

More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S each year, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Benét DeBerry-Spence, UIC professor of marketing, is available to comment on opportunities for minorities, entrepreneurial diversification, the importance of crowd funding, and how entrepreneurship in developed economies are beginning to mirror approaches used in developing economies.

May 10 - 11 | Free | Call: (312) 996-6352

UIC's Freshwater Lab's summit will bring together community leaders, government officials, and researchers from both the U.S. and Canada. They plan to address lead poisoning, oil pipelines, budget cuts and other threats to the Great Lakes region. Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. Register online