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

Week of June 15, 2015

Contact Anne Ranallo: (312) 355-2523 /

The CTU's proposals address the greatest barrier to equitable education -- poverty, says Pauline Lipman, UIC professor of educational policy studies. "Living wages are the single most important policy intervention," Lipman says. "The CTU proposals are a concrete step toward reversing CPS's trend toward a two-tiered school system."

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Contact Jeffron Boynes: (312) 413-8702 /

Graduation. Tme to say goodbye to yesterday. It’s also time to find a job. Should grads be worried? Who better to answer than Thy Nguyen, UIC director of career services. Nguyen, a 16-year career services veteran, is hosting UIC’s Recent Graduate Job Fair this Thursday and will be available to give solid tips for the Class of 2015.

18, Thursday | Free for UIC students, alums | Call: (312) 996-2300

UIC is hosting more than 80 employers at its Recent Graduate Job Fair (open to UIC students and alumni only) held Thursday at the UIC Forum. The director for the Office of Career Services at UIC will be available to the media. Noon - 3 p.m. 725 W. Roosevelt Road.

Thru Aug. 8 | Free | Call: (312) 996-6114

Artists Marianne Fairbanks, Fuloniea, 96 Acres, Jason Lazarus, Cauleen Smith, Jan Tichy and Amanda Williams respond to Chicago's social, political and economic conditions. Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon - 6 p.m. Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St.