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Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Lozano digital exhibit available online

In anticipation of July 29 marking Rodolfo “Rudy” Lozano Day in Cook County, the University of Illinois Chicago Library is announcing that a digital exhibit celebrating the Pilsen activist, labor organizer and UIC…

UIC student Yi-Chien Wu with her winning still photo in the Image of Research competition. Wu is standing in front of an abstract green shape in the background that resembles wings. Wu is turned to the side and is wearing a purple shirt and black pants and sneakers.

Capturing the beauty of research

UIC’s annual Image of Research competition showcases the diversity of research at UIC — and the beauty within it. Graduate and professional students selected as winners or honorable mention recipients in the competition were celebrated April 29 duri

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Library exhibit highlights Latinx activist ‘Rudy’ Lozano

The former activist, community organizer and politician is the subject of a new exhibit at UIC’s Richard J. Daley Library, “A Search for Unity: Rudy Lozano and the Coalition Building in Chicago,” which will run until next fall.

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Kate Carpenter retires

Kate Carpenter retired in Feb. 2022 after 44 years of service as a librarian, 30 of those years at UIC. She was Associate University Librarian for Health Sciences and Associate Dean from 2007 until her retirement.

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Share your voice

Let us know about your experience visiting the Richard J. Daley Library during the spring 2022 semester by taking our online survey. Only a few minutes to complete Enter to win a $20…

Peggy Glowacki, Special Collections Librarian, works with students when the Queer Asian American Archives was created. Three people standing in between shelves of archival materials in library.

Course helps build library’s Queer Asian American Archives

Students in Karen Su’s Asian American Gender and Sexual Diversity course will have an opportunity this spring to assist in gathering oral histories that are part of the Queer Asian American Archives housed at the Richard J. Daley Library at UIC.

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