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ADVANCES IN ARTS AND SCIENCES
Seminar Series: "The Cutting Edge-Increasing Public Awareness in Rapidly
Ad- vancing Fields." The University of Illinois at Chicago will
feature prominent UIC scholars discussing the latest cutting-edge developments
in arts and sciences.
seminars, which are free and open to the public, will be held from 10
to 11 a.m. in Room 250 of UIC's Behavioral Sciences Building, 1007 W.
Harrison St. Signs will direct participants. For more information, call
413-3470, or visit
the Web site.
Reality: Biomedical Visualization." Mary Rasmussen, UIC assistant
professor, School of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, will
discuss how patients and health care professionals have unprecedented
tools for understanding and treating illnesses.
What Are We Made Of? The Basic Structure of Matter." Uday Sukhatme,
UIC professor of physics and interim vice provost, will talk about the
challenge scientists face in search of the smallest, most basic building
blocks of life.
Constructed Image: Photography in the 21st Century." Esther Parada,
UIC professor of art and design, will discuss how computers have aesthetically
and ethically changed this century's digitally captured photographs.
Genetics in Clinical Medicine." Dr. Sherman Elias, head of UIC's
department of obstetrics and gynecology, will talk about the human genome
project that finds humans share some 30,000 genes-basic knowledge predicted
to radically change medicine and health care.
Attention, Memory, Intelligence." Andrew Conway, UIC assistant professor
of psychology, will discuss how the 1990s marked advances in understanding
how the brain achieves basic functions, leading to a more sophisticated
concept of intelligence.