UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic/feeds/massmail.rss Campus announcements en-us Fri, 17 May 2013 18:52:23 -0500 60 UIC Massmail http://www.uic.edu/favicon.png http://www.uic.edu/uic Campus announcements [INFO] UIC a.w.e. Youth Camp Spots Still Available air. water. earth.<br />Environmental Science<br />Summer Youth Camp<br /><br />July 31 - August 18, 2017 | 8:30am - 4:30pm<br /><br />Has human activity caused the world’s climate to change over the past 100 years? What is the difference between weather and climate? What makes Earth the perfect planet for humans and animals? How much water is available? How does air move?<br /><br />At The University of Illinois at Chicago’s air. water. earth. Environmental Science Summer Youth Camp, campers entering the 6th or 7th grade will explore these topics and the application of STEM concepts through fun, interactive classroom activities and hands-on outdoor experiences including visits to the UIC Greenhouse and a stream walk – coordinated in collaboration with Friends of the Chicago River.<br /><br />air. water. earth. is ideal for parents looking to give their child a head start in the coming year’s math and science schoolwork, through the exploration of Chicago’s natural beauty and a heightened awareness of the environment.<br /><br />Space is strictly limited to 30 campers.<br /><br />****************************************************************<br /><br />UIC faculty and staff save 10% on the session fee with code UICEMPL.<br /><br />****************************************************************<br /><br />Register today: http://go.uic.edu/AWE or call (312) 355-0423.<br /><br /><br />Janette S. Maldonado<br />a.w.e Camp Director<br /><br />UIC Extended Campus <br />The University of Illinois at Chicago<br /><br />1333 South Halsted Street<br />Suite 205, MC 140<br />Chicago, IL 60607<br />(312) 355-2281 <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:40:42 -0500 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:40:42 -0500 [INFO] Heat Stress Awareness and Prevention Click here to see this online (http://uofi.uic.edu/emailer/newsletter/134280.html) <br /><br />HEAT STRESS AWARENESS AND PREVENTION<br /><br />HEAT STRESS IS A HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS, SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.<br /><br />HEAT STRESS KILLS OVER 300 PEOPLE EACH YEAR IN THE U.S. <br /><br /><br />TIPS TO PREVENT HEAT STRESS AT HOME AND WORK:<br /><br /><br />MINIMIZE YOUR EXPOSURE. Avoid working in the hottest temperatures, work in the early morning or evenings, when possible.<br /><br /><br />WEAR LIGHT-COLORED, LOOSE-FITTING, BREATHABLE CLOTHING, SUCH AS COTTON. Avoid wearing heavy or thick clothing.<br /><br /><br />AVOID HOT SPOTS. On a hot day, your car can rise 20° F in just 10 minutes. Never leave children, pets or anyone else in a parked car in hot weather for any period of time. <br /><br /><br />STAY HYDRATED. Drink plenty of cool water throughout the day.<br /><br /><br />REMEMBER <br /><br />WATER. REST. SHADE. <br /><br /><br />[Watch the Video to Learn More about Heat Stress] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr2ouLj1oW0]Watch the Video to Learn More about Heat Stress <br /><br /><br />EHSO PROVIDES HEAT STRESS AWARENESS AND PREVENTION TRAINING TO DEPARTMENTS AND GROUPS.<br /><br /><br />TO REQUEST A HEAT STRESS AWARENESS AND PREVENTION TRAINING FOR YOUR DEPARTMENT OR GROUP CONTACT EMSTRAINING@UIC.EDU <br /><br /><br />Learn more about the training opportunities offered by EHSO at www.ehso.uic.edu [https://www.ehso.uic.edu/]<br /><br />Contact us at emstraining@uic.edu to schedule a Heat Stress Awareness and Prevention Training <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:54:29 -0500 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:54:29 -0500 [AD] RESERVE YOUR FALL SEMESTER BOOKS NOW through our Textbook Reservation System! RESERVE YOUR FALL SEMESTER BOOKS NOW through our Textbook Reservation System!<br /><br />When you reserve your books early, you get best deals on used textbooks. You can save up to 35% off the new retail price!<br /><br />RESERVE YOUR BOOKS ONLINE AND GET A FREE T-SHIRT OR HOODIE!<br />ORDER $250 OR MORE & get a limited edition, exclusive design t-shirt (shown above).<br /><br />ORDER $500 OR MORE & Get a limited edition, exclusive design hooded sweatshirt (shown above).<br /><br />ENTER TO WIN ONE OF FIVE $100 GIFT CARDS!<br />Order course materials online and you may be one of five randomly selected customers to receive a $100 bookstore gift card.<br /><br />Visit the UIC Bookstore athttp:// www.uicbookstore.org.<br /><br />RIGHT BOOK. RIGHT PRICE. RIGHT HERE.<br />UIC Student Affairs Bookstore logo<br /><br /><br />http://www.uiccbookstore.org<br />uicbkst@uic.edu<br /><br />http://www.facebook.com/UICBookstore<br />https://twitter.com/TheUICBookstore<br />http://instagram.com/uicbookstores massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:29:19 -0500 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:29:19 -0500 [INFO] Call For Proposals – UIC Chancellor’s Innovation Fund POC Awards Program Fall 2017 On behalf of the UIC Chancellor's Innovation Fund (CIF), IllinoisVENTURES, in partnership with the Office of Technology Management, is pleased to announce that pre-proposals are now being accepted for the fall 2017 POC Awards Program. Funded proposals have the potential to receive funding of up to $200,000 over 2 phases of funding. Final award amount will be determined by scope of work of milestones to be completed with the input of the review committees. To be eligible for funding, projects must be based on a UIC invention that has been disclosed to the Office of Technology Management. Eligible applicants must submit a Pre-Proposal Application form no later than August 4th, 2017 at 5:00PM CST. For instructions on submitting a Pre-Proposal Application and to download a Pre-Proposal Application Form, please visit the UIC Chancellor's Innovation Fund website at cif.uic.edu. All Pre-Proposal Application submissions must be sent to pocsubmission@uic.edu.<br /><br />We highly encourage faculty inventors to schedule a meeting with their Technology Manager in the Office of Technology Management (OTM) and/or IllinoisVENTURES to discuss the proposed project prior to submitting a Pre-Proposal Application. Questions regarding the POC Awards Program can be addressed to pocsubmission@uic.edu.<br /><br />About the UIC Chancellor's Innovation Fund<br /><br />The UIC Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) has been established at UIC by the Office of the Chancellor in partnership with IllinoisVENTURES to support the commercialization of technology developed by UIC faculty, staff and students based on UIC research. Up to $5M has been committed for the program which positions UIC as a leader in transforming discoveries originating inside universities into useful products and services that benefit society and generate economic impact. <br /><br />About IllinoisVENTURES<br /><br />IllinoisVENTURES (IV) is a premier seed and early-stage technology investment firm focused on research-derived companies in information technologies, physical sciences, life sciences and clean technology. IV supports the startup of globally-competitive businesses based on work conducted at Midwest Universities and federal laboratories by bringing together leading researchers and entrepreneurs to mold concepts, vision, intellectual property, sweat and passion into breakthrough, high-growth companies. Conceived and launched by the University of Illinois, IV has been consistently named by Entrepreneur magazine to its national list of the top 100 venture capital firms. For more information about IllinoisVENTURES please visit www.illinoisventures.com<br /><br />About Office of Technology Management<br /><br />The Office of Technology Management (OTM) is responsible for managing and commercializing the intellectual property generated by research and educational activities at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The Office evaluates early inventions and positions technologies for commercialization through engagement with industry or startup companies. With a dedicated team of experts, serving faculty throughout the UIC campus, the OTM is committed to facilitating the transfer of technology from the University into the market. For more information about the Office of Technology Management please visit www.otm.uic.edu. <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:51:59 -0500 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:51:59 -0500 [INFO] Limited Competitions The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Research Development Services, announces the following limited competition opportunities. Advanced authorization is required from Research Development Services to apply for a limited competition. <br /><br />Table of Contents<br /><br />1. NSF 17-573 Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) <br />2. NSF 17-574 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS)<br />3. American Heart Association: Strategically Focused Research Networks (EXPEDITED- LOI due Wednesday July 19th at Noon)<br /><br />Summary:<br /><br />1. NSF 17-573 Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL): This program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments. UIC is limited to three submissions. For more information see http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions/nsf_aisl17.<br /><br />2. NSF 17-574 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS): GEOPATHS invites proposals that specifically address the current needs and opportunities related to undergraduate education within the geosciences community. The primary goal of the IUSE: GEOPATHS funding opportunity is to increase the number of undergraduate students interested in pursuing undergraduate degrees and/or post-graduate degrees in geoscience through the design and testing of novel approaches for engaging students in authentic, career-relevant experiences in geoscience. UIC is limited to one submission. For more information see http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions/nsf_sepg17.<br /><br />3. American Heart Association: Strategically Focused Research Network: This mechanism award is to enhance the understanding of the causes, biology, pathophysiology and epidemiology of these disorders, and to develop more effective ways to prevent and treat them with ultimate improvement in outcomes. Vascular Diseases, specifically Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and/or Aortic Disease, constitute a broad array of disorders, but applications responsive to this SFRN RFA must focus specifically on peripheral artery disease and aortic diseases in order to enhance synergy among centers and within the network. UIC is limited one submission. For more information see http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions/ahassrn17.<br /><br />Please Note:<br /><br />• Preference may be given for resubmissions only if the sponsor provided extramural reviews AND those reviews suggest enthusiasm and/or encouraged resubmission. Reviews MUST be attached to the internal LOI form for consideration.<br /><br />• If you cannot reach the desired page by clicking on the link provided, try copying the full URL into your browser's address bar. There should be no spaces in the URL.<br /><br />• Please review guidelines and eligibility requirements before submitting an internal LOI. <br /><br />• If you would like to apply for a limited competition not currently posted at our website at http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions please contact Natalia Glubisz at RDS@uic.edu. <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:54:46 -0500 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:54:46 -0500 [INFO] Limited Competitions The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Research Development Services, announces the following limited competition opportunity. Advanced authorization is required from Research Development Services to apply for a limited competition. <br /><br />Table of Contents<br /><br />1. NSF 15-575 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites <br /><br />Summary:<br /><br />1. NSF 15-575 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites: This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, and Mathematics (STEM) in-service and pre-service teachers, fulltime community college faculty, and university faculty and students to enhance the scientific disciplinary knowledge and capacity of the STEM teachers and/or community college faculty through participation in authentic summer research experiences with engineering and computer science faculty researchers. The research projects and experiences all revolve around a focused research area related to engineering and/or computer science that will provide a common cohort experience to the participating educators. The K-12 STEM teachers and/or full-time community college faculty also translate their research experiences and new scientific knowledge into their classroom activities and curricula. UIC is limited to three submissions. No more than 2 of the three proposals may have an engineering focus and only one of the three proposals may have a computer and/or information science focus. For more information see http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions/nsf-retec17.<br /><br />Please Note:<br /><br />• Preference may be given for resubmissions only if the sponsor provided extramural reviews AND those reviews suggest enthusiasm and/or encouraged resubmission. Reviews MUST be attached to the internal LOI form for consideration.<br /><br />• If you cannot reach the desired page by clicking on the link provided, try copying the full URL into your browser's address bar. There should be no spaces in the URL.<br /><br />• Please review guidelines and eligibility requirements before submitting an internal LOI. <br /><br />• If you would like to apply for a limited competition not currently posted at our website at http://research.uic.edu/funding/limited-submissions please contact Natalia Glubisz at RDS@uic.edu. <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:00:16 -0500 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:00:16 -0500 [INFO] Women and Gestational Diabetes Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Influencing Metabolic and Cardiovascular Outcomes through Physical Activity<br /><br />Investigators are conducting a research study on improving health outcomes through physical activity in women who have had gestational diabetes. You may quality for the study if you have had gestational diabetes during your last pregnancy; it has been 3-4 months since the birth of your child; and are between 18-45 years of age. Subjects will be reimbursed for parking and travel. For further information about this study, please call: Laurie Quinn PhD, RN (312-996-7906); Department of Biobehavioral Health Science; College of Nursing – University of Illinois at Chicago. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:58:16 -0500 Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:58:16 -0500 [INFO] Paid Research Study Dr. K. Luan Phan (M.D.) at The University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study on mood and anxiety. This study is testing to see how treatments affect brain function, physiology, behavior and mental health. <br /><br />You may be eligible if you: <br />1. Are 18-65 years old<br />2. Are experiencing anxiety, worry, and/or depressed mood. <br /><br />Study includes:<br />1. A psychiatric interview.<br />2. Four functional MRI scans to non-invasively measure brain function.<br />3. Four sessions with electroencephalography (EEG) to non-invasively measure brain function. <br />4. EITHER 12 weeks of treatment with a FDA approved medication for the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders and will attend 5 regular visits during that treatment. <br />5. OR 12 weekly treatment visits with a talk therapy called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).<br /><br />Interested volunteers should have no metal parts in their body and no major medical or neurological illness. Patients who are currently undergoing psychotherapy (talk therapy) or taking certain medications that affect the brain may not qualify for the study. Women should not be pregnant or trying to become pregnant. <br /><br />This study involves a time commitment of approximately 24-35 hours over a total of 14-21 visits. Volunteers will be compensated for their time. Volunteers must be US citizens or permanent residents. All information you give is confidential. <br /><br />FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:<br />CALL: 888-686-5591<br />EMAIL: emotion@psych.uic.edu <br />ONLINE SURVEY: http://j.mp/1oSDtWu <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:39:59 -0500 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:39:59 -0500 [INFO] Paid Research Study for 17-19 year olds Dr. Stephanie Gorka at The University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study involving young adults ages 17-19. In this study, we are looking at how brain function and psychophysiology relate to behavior over the next 1-2 years.<br /><br />You may be eligible if you:<br />1. Are 17-19 years old.<br /><br />Study includes:<br />1. A psychiatric interview.<br />2. One laboratory session to non-invasively measure psychophysiological responding.<br />3. One functional MRI scan to non-invasively measure brain function.<br />4. A packet of questionnaires every 3 months for the next 1-2 years.<br /><br />Interested volunteers should have no metal parts in their body and no major medical or neurological illness. Women should not be pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Volunteers will be compensated for their time. Volunteers must be US citizens or permanent residents. All information you give is confidential.<br /><br />If you are interested in participating please email: behaviorstudy@psych.uic.edu<br />Subject: Young Adult Behavior Study <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:37:09 -0500 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:37:09 -0500 [INFO] Paid Research Study Dr. K. Luan Phan (M.D.) at The University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study on mood and anxiety. This study is testing to see how treatments affect brain function, physiology, behavior and mental health. <br /><br />You may be eligible if you: <br />1. Are 18-65 years old<br />2. Are experiencing anxiety, worry, and/or depressed mood. <br /><br />Study includes:<br />1. A psychiatric interview.<br />2. Four functional MRI scans to non-invasively measure brain function.<br />3. Four sessions with electroencephalography (EEG) to non-invasively measure brain function. <br />4. EITHER 12 weeks of treatment with a FDA approved medication for the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders and will attend 5 regular visits during that treatment. <br />5. OR 12 weekly treatment visits with a talk therapy called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).<br /><br />Interested volunteers should have no metal parts in their body and no major medical or neurological illness. Patients who are currently undergoing psychotherapy (talk therapy) or taking certain medications that affect the brain may not qualify for the study. Women should not be pregnant or trying to become pregnant. <br /><br />This study involves a time commitment of approximately 24-35 hours over a total of 14-21 visits. Volunteers will be compensated for their time. Volunteers must be US citizens or permanent residents. All information you give is confidential. <br /><br />FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:<br />CALL: 888-686-5591<br />EMAIL: emotion@psych.uic.edu <br />ONLINE SURVEY: http://j.mp/1oSDtWu <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:35:28 -0500 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:35:28 -0500 [INFO] Research Opportunity! As of 2015 there were 21.3 million refugees worldwide, and on average 33,972 people are forced to flee their homes every day (UNHCR). While we are experiencing a global refugee crisis, the political climate in the United States (US) is currently in transition towards less friendly refugee policy, including suspended admittance and increased vetting of refugees (Executive Order, 2017). In our current political climate it is more important than ever to learn from refugees’<br />experiences.<br /><br />Higher education may offer refugees a route to economic advancement and improved quality of life in countries of resettlement. It also benefits society in the long-term, as community education has wide-reaching implications. Yet, few refugees attend and graduate from college. There is limited research on refugees in higher education and on what factors can influence the nature of refugee students’ experiences and successes in college.<br /><br />This is your opportunity to help address this question! Emily Bray, a graduate student in the Community and Prevention Research Program in the Psychology Department, is conducting a research study to investigate the experiences of refugee background undergraduate students.<br /><br />You are eligible to participate if you:<br />- Are an undergraduate student at a college or university in Chicago<br />- Are at least 18-years-old<br />- Were born outside of the US<br />- Left your home country because of persecution, war, or violence<br />- Fluent English speaker<br /><br />Participants will be asked to participate in one audio-recorded interview (taking 1-2 hours).<br /><br />Participants will receive $25 as compensation for their time.<br /><br />Participants are also invited to continue on in the research process with Emily to offer feedback and continue to work with Emily to share the results from the study and help make beneficial change for other students.<br /><br />If interested, please contact Emily at StudentSuccessUIC@gmail.com or text/call (872) 228-6392 for more information or to see if you are eligible to participate. Eligible students will be interviewed on a first come first serve basis, as only a maximum of 25 students will be able to participate in this study. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:32:47 -0500 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:32:47 -0500 [INFO] Save the Date: UIC URBAN FORUM - The Public Infrastructure of Work and Play - September 14 Mark your calendar! <br /><br />Announcing the 2017 Urban Forum-The Public Infrastructure of Work and Play<br /><br />Thursday, September 14th<br />8:45 a.m.- 1p.m.<br /><br />Illinois Rooms, Student Center East<br />750 S. Halsted St. Chicago, IL<br />Online registration begins July 24th.<br /><br /><br />From “hard infrastructure,” such as roads and bridges, dams and canals, to “soft infrastructure,” like parks and town squares, public art and rails-to-trails, a city’s overall infrastructure has a significant influence on daily life and links its residents, neighborhoods and businesses.<br /><br />The former category features key facets that drive economic development and growth, while the latter type of infrastructure serves to improve residents’ quality of life.<br /><br />The planning of projects where people work and play, and making well-designed connections between both, is often a political tug-of-war due to the intersection of public policy, markets and aesthetics.<br /><br />Given the important role of infrastructure, the 2017 UIC Urban Forum is designed to raise issues related to uniting hard and soft infrastructures, the built environment’s lasting impact on a city and its people, opportunities for economic development, and the future of city design.<br /><br />For more information visit www.uicurbanforum.org or email uicurban@uic.edu. <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:37:17 -0500 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:37:17 -0500 [INFO] Research Opportunity! As of 2015 there were 21.3 million refugees worldwide, and on average 33,972 people are forced to flee their homes every day (UNHCR). While we are experiencing a global refugee crisis, the political climate in the United States (US) is currently in transition towards less friendly refugee policy, including suspended admittance and increased vetting of refugees (Executive Order, 2017). In our current political climate it is more important than ever to learn from refugees’<br />experiences.<br /><br />Higher education may offer refugees a route to economic advancement and improved quality of life in countries of resettlement. It also benefits society in the long-term, as community education has wide-reaching implications. Yet, few refugees attend and graduate from college. There is limited research on refugees in higher education and on what factors can influence the nature of refugee students’ experiences and successes in college.<br /><br />This is your opportunity to help address this question! Emily Bray, a graduate student in the Community and Prevention Research Program in the Psychology Department, is conducting a research study to investigate the experiences of refugee background undergraduate students.<br /><br />You are eligible to participate if you:<br />- Are an undergraduate student at a college or university in Chicago<br />- Are at least 18-years-old<br />- Were born outside of the US<br />- Left your home country because of persecution, war, or violence<br />- Fluent English speaker<br /><br />Participants will be asked to participate in one audio-recorded interview (taking 1-2 hours).<br /><br />Participants will receive $25 as compensation for their time.<br /><br />Participants are also invited to continue on in the research process with Emily to offer feedback and continue to work with Emily to share the results from the study and help make beneficial change for other students.<br /><br />If interested, please contact Emily at StudentSuccessUIC@gmail.com or text/call (872) 228-6392 for more information or to see if you are eligible to participate. Eligible students will be interviewed on a first come first serve basis, as only a maximum of 25 students will be able to participate in this study. <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:33:53 -0500 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:33:53 -0500 [INFO] Paid Intestinal Health Research Study Seeking Women Ages 55-70 Dr. Lisa Tussing-Humphreys at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Department of Medicine is conducting a research study examining how weight can affect the body's ability to digest and absorb dietary iron and how changes to the way the body handles iron affects intestinal health and risk for colorectal cancer. <br /><br />You may be eligible if you:<br />1. Are a Caucasian, Hispanic, or African-American female age 55-70 years old<br />2. Are post-menopausal<br />3. Have a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 - 24.9 or 30.0+ kg/m2<br />4. Have no major medical problems<br /><br />For women with a BMI 18.5-24.9 kg/m2 the study involves:<br />*One scheduled research visit at UIC<br />*Body measurements(height, weight, and waist circumference)<br />*Finger-stick to screen hemoglobin and body inflammation<br />*Fasted blood draw<br />*Body composition scan (DXA)<br />*Surveys<br />*One home stool collection with phone-based diet recall<br /><br />For women with a BMI 30.0 or above the study involves:<br />*Six scheduled research visits at UIC<br />*Body measurements (height, weight)<br />*Finger-stick to screen hemoglobin and body inflammation<br />*Fasted blood draws<br />*Body composition scans(DXA)<br />*Surveys<br />*Determining your calorie needs with indirect calorimetry<br />*Six home stool collections with phone-based diets recalls<br />*Consume 3 different diets for 3 weeks each (all meals are provided at No cost)<br /><br />All eligible participants will be compensated for their time. All information you give is confidential.<br /><br /><br />For more information call Alyshia Hamm at (312) 355-5111 or email at ahamm6@uic.edu <br /><br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:26:40 -0500 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:26:40 -0500 [INFO] Zouk: Summer Dance UIC THIS WEEK: Thursday, July 13 — Zouk<br /><br />Join us for Summer Dance! Show up to our free program. Bring your lunch, listen to great music, and wear your dancing shoes outside in the UIC LC Quad. In the first 45 minutes, you will learn a new dance. In the next 45 minutes, the dance floor will be open for more seasoned dancers.<br /><br />This program is free and open to the public from Noon to 1:30pm at UIC Lecture Center Plaza (UIC LC Quad).<br /><br />Thursday, May 18 — Salsa*<br />Thursday, June 1 — Bachata<br />Thursday, June 15 — Argentine Tango*<br />Thursday, June 29 — Kizomba<br />Thursday, July 13 — Zouk<br />Thursday, July 27 — Steppin’<br /><br />*Starts at 11:30am with an Ice Cream Social.<br /><br />For the latest updates, visit http://go.uic.edu/summerdanceUIC.<br /><br />Check out last year's video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cxGukUf6jw. <br /><br />Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement, Campus Recreation, and Summer Session.<br /><br />UIC Student Affairs Center for Student Involvement/Campus Recreation logo<br />UIC Summer Session 2017 logo<br /><br />https://www.facebook.com/UICCSI<br />https://twitter.com/uiccsi<br />https://www.instagram.com/uiccsi<br /><br />@UICCSI <br /> massmail http://www.uic.edu/uic MassmailFeed Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:17:59 -0500 Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:17:59 -0500