Fall 2015- News, Events, and Announcements

Best Classes At Chicago Universities This Year | Chicago Inno 

Two UIC courses are featured in a ChicagoInno.com round-up of unique classes, focused on technology or entrepreneurship, that are being offered at Chicago-area universities. http://bit.ly/1KPfRtW

Energy Storage for the Grid and Transportation: This College of Liberal Arts and Sciences course takes an interdisciplinary approach to issues of sustainable energy and examines energy storage from a macro to micro scale including national perspectives and implications, technical components of energy storage for the grid and transportation, the science of energy storage technologies, and scientific and technical innovations. It is co-taught by George Crabtree, director of the UIC Energy Initiative and UIC Distinguished Professor of Physics, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering, and Elizabeth Kocs, director of programming and outreach for the UIC Energy Initiative and adjunct assistant professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Administration.



President Obama is traveling in Alaska to shine a spotlight on what Alaskans in particular have come to know: Climate change is one of the biggest threats we face, it is being driven by human activity, and it is disrupting Americans’ lives right now.


Urban Forum-2015

UIC Urban Forum

Remaking the Urban Social Contract:
Health, Energy and the Environment

September 17, 2015

Doors open at 8:15 a.m., Program runs from 9:00-5:00 p.m.

  • UIC Forum
  • 725 W. Roosevelt Road
  • Chicago, IL

The draft agenda for the Urban Forum is now available.

Admission is complimentary for all Chicago-area teachers, faculty and students with valid ID. Tickets are $25 for the general public. Registration required for all guests. Lunch will be provided. Walk-in registrations will be allowed with credit card or check payments only.