UIC Urban Forum to explore the growth, potential impact and future of autonomous vehicles

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s 2019 Urban Forum, titled “Are we there yet? The myths and realities of autonomous vehicles,” will examine the questions and uncertainties surrounding not only the societal and legislative impact of autonomous vehicles, but also the technological advances needed for these vehicles to proliferate.

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Media availability: Join us for the first-ever Academic and Residential Complex Move-In Day Aug. 21

Hundreds of University of Illinois at Chicago administrators, staff, student volunteers and student-athletes will welcome first-year students and help them move into residence halls. Approximately 400 first-year students will move into UIC’s newest residence building, the Academic and Residential Complex, where they also will have the opportunity to take classes in new spaces that foster learning through technology and collaborative design.

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38th Annual New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2019 Begins September 13

The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program In Cinema Studies, is proud to present the 38th Bi-Annual New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2019. Showcasing new international films, American independent features, animation, experimental and short subjects, and cutting-edge documentaries, the New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2019 will feature 29 film screenings.

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What is Brain Death? What are the Ethical Issues Surrounding it? How is Conflict Handled?

How is brain death defined? What are the legal aspects of declaring brain death? How can professional and family conflicts surrounding brain death be handled? What are the solutions to ethical decision making in brain death? Answers to these questions and others will be addressed at a symposium about brain death on August 6 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm when leading medical, legal and religious experts come together at Stony Brook University for a unique program to discuss brain death.

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