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Office of Public and Government Affairs                    (312) 996-3456 / newstips@uic.edu

Week of Oct. 26, 2015

 
 
Let's Go Mets!
 
Contact Jeffron Boynes: (312) 413-8702 / jboynes@uic.edu

As the Mets start the World Series Tuesday night, they'll be featuring one of UIC's very own. Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson is an alum. Granderson, a 2003 business graduate, funded a $5 million stadium at his alma mater. The Curtis Granderson Stadium, which opened in April 2014 on the UIC campus, is home to Flames Baseball, as well as Chicago youth sports.

 
 
 
29, Thursday | Free | Call: (312) 996-8700

Talk by Julian Agyeman, Tufts University professor of urban environmental policy, and planning. 3 p.m. Room 605, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St. 

 
 
Nov. 3 - 4 | Free | Call: (312) 996-8700

UIC's Great Cities Institute presents a symposium by UIC, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and the University of Chicago, featuring urban historian Thomas Sugrue. Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., UIC's Jane Addams Hull House Museum, Residents' Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. Wednesday, U. of C. School of Social Service Administration, 960 E. 60th St.

 
Exhibit: "A Choreography of Contagion"
 
Nov. 3 - Dec. 18 | Free | Call: (312) 996-9549

Featuring prints and images from private institutions, health journals and popular media that explore how people of African descent have been represented in public health campaigns. Opening reception Nov. 3, 4 - 6 p.m. Reading and discussion Nov. 4, noon - 1:30 p.m. Open Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; and by appointment. Group and guided tours can be scheduled Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - noon. UIC African American Cultural Center Library, Addams Hall, Room 200, 830 S. Halsted St.

 
 
Nov. 6 | Free | Call: (312) 413-3780

"Future of Chicago" lecture series talk by Edward Burke, 14th Ward alderman. Noon. Behavioral Sciences Building, Room 140, 1007 W. Harrison St. 

 
"Veto Override Session"
 
Nov. 11 | Free | Call: (312) 413-3780

"Future of Chicago" lecture series talk by State Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-Chicago). Noon. Behavioral Sciences Building, Room 140, 1007 W. Harrison St. 

 
LALS Faculty Book Presentation & Celebration
 
Nov. 11 | Free | Call: (312) 996-2445

A panel of UIC scholars from the Latin American and Latino studies program will talk about their latest books. 3 - 4:30 p.m. UIC Daley Library, 801 S. Morgan St., Room 1-470. 

 
"America and Islam"
 
Nov. 18 | Free | Call: (312) 413-3774

Garry Wills, Pulitzer Prize winner and Northwestern University professor emeritus. Part of the UIC department of political science Fall Speaker Series. 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Jane Addams Hull House, Residents' Dining Hall, 800 S. Halsted St. 

 
 
Thru Dec. 11 | Free | Call: (312) 996-9549

A Chicago Cultural Alliance exhibition and related programs that explore family traditions in Chicago’s Chinese-American and Ethiopian-American communities. Open Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; and by appointment. K-12 guided tours can be scheduled Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - noon. UIC African American Cultural Center, Addams Hall, 2nd floor, 830 S. Halsted St.