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THIS WEEK: Marek Bienczyk at UIC, Thurs. Oct 11th at 4pm, Daley Library

On Thursday, October 11th, at UIC, we will have a rare opportunity to meet and talk to Marek Bieńczyk, one of the most accomplished Polish writers. Bieńczyk is the recipient

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Back to Polish School in Chicago. Our reader’s letter

It’s back to school season in Chicago. But it’s not just American school starting. Many of us are returning to Polish school. I’ve always seen a huge difference between Polish

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Inauguration of NEIU President Gloria J. Gibson 

Northeastern Illinois University will officially celebrate the arrival of Gloria J. Gibson as the institution’s seventh president with an Inauguration Ceremony on the Main Campus on Sept. 13, 2018. The

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John Marshall Law School to merge into UIC

Chicago’s first public law school will welcome its first class in fall 2019 URBANA, Ill. – Chicago’s largest university will be home to the city’s first public law school under

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Lecture: “A Theory of Cartel Formation – Policy Implications”

The University community is invited to attend a lecture titled “A Theory of Cartel Formation – Policy Implications” by Dr. Jacek Prokop, Vice Rector for International Relations and Head of

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Gutierrez Asks DOJ Civil Rights Division to Investigate Anti-Puerto Rican Incident in Cook County Park

“I understand this incident on a gut level because almost exactly the same thing happened to me…” Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) wrote to the Acting

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Dr. Radwańska-Williams lecture: Poetry as intercultural response

The University community is invited to attend a lecture titled “Recollected in Tranquility: Poetry as Intercultural Response” by Dr. Joanna Radwańska-Williams. Free and open to the public, the lecture will

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U.S. Representative Peter Roskam’s letter  to the Polish American Congress-Illinois Division

U.S. Representative Peter Roskam (R-IL, 6th District, Hinsdale) wrote the letter  to the Polish American Congress-Illinois Division President Michael Niedzinski in regards to the discussion about U.S.-Poland partnership and Polish-Jewish

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IDOT Seeks Feedback on Illinois Rest Areas

The Illinois Department of Transportation is asking for the public’s help in developing a plan that will determine the best use of the state’s rest areas. An online survey, accessible

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150th anniversary of Marie Curie’s birth at NEIU. Women in Science Conference

WHEN: Monday, September 18, 2017 at 5:30 pm to Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:00 pm WHAT: Conference Sponsor/Host: ChicagoCHEC WHERE: Northeastern Illinois University Address: 5500 N. Saint Louis Avenue,

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Illinois Department of Insurance Reminds Homeowners of Their Options Following Summer Storms

 Following severe summer storms, the Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) wants Illinois families to know the range of options they have when it comes to their homeowners insurance. How can

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State and Local Officials Tour Flood Damage in Lake County

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner toured flood damage in Gurnee with state and local officials who have been on the front line of addressing the considerable flooding and response efforts over

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RTA Celebrates Dump the Pump Day 2017

On Thursday, June 15, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will join the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace Bus in celebrating the 12th annual Dump the Pump Day, a

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Now Accepting Applications for Governor’s Hometown Awards

The Serve Illinois Commission is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for the Governor’s Hometown Awards program. The program gives formal recognition to those who contributed to their

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IDOT: Be Responsible Motorist

Memorial Day through Labor Day is deadliest time on Illinois road. The Illinois Department of Transportation joined Illinois State Police and local law enforcement agencies to honor survivors of motor

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Poles in Chicago marching in Polish Parade

Chicago celebration of the Polish Constitution of 1791 is being held on Saturday, May 6th, 2017, at 11:30 AM, on a new route, along Columbus Drive. Polish parade is in

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Everyone Has a Role to Play

The public is invited to join the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Prevent Child Abuse Illinois, other child welfare stakeholders, elected officials and more for a month long

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Essay Contest for Students and Young Talent Award Sponsored by CEP

The Council of Educators in Polonia (CEP), the oldest educational non-profit organization in Illinois, funded in 1930, invites students to participate in the Essay and Young Talent Contests. The winners

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How to Prepare for Earthquakes in Illinois

Springfield – In recognition of the earthquake risk in southern Illinois from the New Madrid and Wabash Valley seismic zones, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management