With funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Prevention Research Centers, the UIC School of Public Health is launching a project to better understand the multi-faceted causes of vaccine hesitancy across different communities and the best interventions to improve vaccine confidence and uptake.
A partnership between City Colleges and Roosevelt University will allow City Colleges students to earn a pharmacy degree through a dual enrollment program.
DePaul’s accounting students volunteer their time each year from January to April to assist low-income families with tax returns through Chicago-based organization Ladder Up and its tax assistance program.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot visited Chicago State University's public vaccination center to hold a media briefing thanking CSU for hosting the site and urging Chicago's Black Community to take advantage and get vaccinated. CSU's president Z. Scott welcomed her.
University of Illinois at Chicago unveiled its community vaccination site on February 1, 2021, at its First Credit Arena, vaccinating 1500 phase 1a and 1b qualified individuals its first day.
The University of Chicago announced a $75 million gift from James and Paula Crown to the School of Social Service Administration, renaming the school and breaking the record for a grant to a social work program.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported today that Northwestern scientists have come up with a drug with the potential to treat severe pneumonia associated with COVID-19. In an article Published In Nature, the scientists said this could be important both for those suffering in the current pandemic but also as a treatment for future virus-related diseases.
Crain's Chicago Business reporter John Pletz wrote that chemists from the University of Chicago have produced the first usable model of the COVID-19 virus. This model can be used to further understand the complexity of the virus and help with further steps to ameliorate the impact of the virus on society.
A Northwestern University-based research team has unveiled an online COVID-19 data dashboard that aims to show more quickly where infections are surging in states and across the world.
The University of Illinois at Chicago announced a $2.5 million grant to develop an accredited program aimed at preparing people with intellectual disabilities for employment opportunities.