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The U.S. Turning Basin on the South Branch of the Chicago River.

Elevating environmental justice

SPH's co-led Chicago Center for Health and Environment is working with community groups across areas of Chicago lacking political clout to advocate for environmental justice in industry decision-making.

Residents of Kathmandu wash vegetables in raw river water.

SPH professor launches novel method for water testing

Access to water testing labs is expensive and scarce in many parts of the world, but a novel portable testing system devised by SPH's Abhilasha Shrestha could make rapid testing far more accessible.

Elizabeth Fisher photo.

What can we learn from the Great Resignation?

Pundits cite the Great Resignation as signs of lack of worker motivation and productivity, but SPH's Elizabeth Fisher with the UIC Center for Healthy Work says the causes are rooted in inequitable and unhealthy work opportunities.

A screenshot of Katrine Wallace speaking as part of the Washington Post's panel discussion on trust in science.

SPH's Katrine Wallace joins Washington Post panel

Wallace, an SPH alum and adjunct faculty, joined the Post's "Trust in Science" panel discussion, alongside Francis Collins, former director of the National Institutes of Health.

ChiTracing Corps members canvas door-to-door in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood to promote COVID-19 vaccine access.

Chicago Community Health Response Core launches with 11 CBOs

The UIC School of Public Health is a partner in this citywide project to help residents access reliable information, recovery supports such as economic and social programs and services and specific health resources

An SPH researcher shares information at a public presentation.

UIC posts new record research funding totals

More than $460 million in research funding at the university included numerous projects led by SPH researchers, including initiatives aimed at addressing long COVID and building health collaboratives in Chicago neighborhoods.