Ci3's digital storytelling project will present at Black Cinema House. Learn more.

South Side Stories at Open Sunday - April 27

Ci3 seeks a full-time Research Specialist 3 to join our team. Click here to apply (Requisition Number 094998)

JOB POSTING: Ci3 Research Specialist

Ci3 and The University of Chicago Section of Family Planning are seeking a full-time Research Manager. Click here and enter Requisition Number 094835.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Research Manager

Be a part of the Game Changer Chicago team in this full-time position. Learn more and apply (position 094866)

Game Changer Chicago Seeks Game Developer

Participate in an oral contraceptive research study conducted by Ci3 Founder and Director Dr. Melissa Gilliam. Learn more here.

Women Ages 18-35 Wanted for Research Study

Welcome to Ci3

The Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3) at the University of Chicago is a faculty-led initiative to advance sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice locally, nationally, and globally. Our members bring a wide range of expertise and come from diverse disciplines. Ci3 creates an intellectual hub for a network of faculty, staff and students to work collaboratively with partners from outside of the University to address critical problems in sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice. With a particular focus on adolescents, women, and communities of color, our goal is to develop new research methodologies, evidence, intervention strategies, and novel solutions to advance human health and well-being.

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South Side Stories at "Open Sunday" Event April 27

South Side Stories, Ci3's digital storytelling project for youth, will be featured at the next "Open Sunday" event for the Rebuild Foundation. The event will take place this Sunday, April 27, from 2-5 p.m. at Black Cinema House (6901 S. Dorchester Ave.).

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Dr. Brandon Hill Moderates "God Loves Uganda" Screening/Discussion May 13

Ci3's Dr. Brandon Hill will moderate a discussion with filmmaker Roger Ross Williams following a screening of Williams' documentary God Loves Uganda on Tuesday, May 13 on The University of Chicago campus. The film itself will be screened at 4:30 p.m. at Ida Noyes Hall's Max Palevsky Cinema (1212 E. 59th St). The discussion will run from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Community Room (105) of the Centers for Gender/Race Studies (5733 S. University Ave).

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Ci3/ICAH Town Hall Meeting May 23

Join Ci3 for a Town Hall meeting with the Family Network of the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health (ICAH). The event will take place Friday, May 23 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Community Room (105) the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (5733 S. University Ave., on The University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park).

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Game Changer Chicago Seeking Mentors for Summer STEM Program

Ci3's Game Changer Chicago Design Lab (GCC) is seeking graduate and undergraduate mentors for its second summer STEM program, S.E.E.D. The program will be held on The University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park.

GCC is seeking energetic mentors with different levels of teaching experience with knowledge and interest in various areas, including science, technology, game design and programming, visual art, writing, and youth education.

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GCC Co-Founders Receive 2014 Faculty Collaboration Grant

Dr. Melissa Gilliam and Dr. Patrick Jagoda, co-founders of Ci3's Game Changer Chicago Design Lab, have been awarded the 2014 Faculty Collaboration Grant from UChicago's Arts|Science Initiative. Read the full press release here.

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South Side Stories Receives Write-Up in Windy City Times

South Side Stories, Ci3's youth digital storytelling project, has received an article in the Windy City Times from Windy City Media Group. Read the full article here.

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JOB OPENING: Ci3 Seeks FT Research Specialist

Ci3 is seeking a Research Specialist 3. A partial job description is as follows.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Ci3/Section Seeks Research Manager

Ci3 and its partner, The University of Chicago Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research, seek a full-time Research Manager to work across both organizations. A partial job description is as follows:

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Sexual and Reproductive Justice Graduate Student Working Conference - April 11

Ci3 will co-sponsor the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Graduate Student Working Conference on Friday, April 11 from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (5733 S. University Ave., Chicago). 

During this one-day conference, graduate students from UChicago and area universities will present works-in-progress on sexual and reproductive justice.

Speakers include:

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: GCC Seeks Game Developer

Ci3's Game Changer Chicago Design Lab is seeking a Game Developer.

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Game Changer Chicago Design Lab in the News

Ci3's Game Changer Chicago Design Lab has recently received press coverage in two separate outlets.

GCC co-founder Dr. Patrick Jagoda was profiled by the Department of American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. 

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"Play as Inquiry" Article in UChicago News

UChicago News covered last November's "Play as Inquiry" symposium opening event, presented by Ci3's Game Changer Chicago Design Lab. Read the full article.

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Women Ages 18-35 Wanted for Oral Contraceptive Research Study

Are you interested in a research study regarding investigational estrogen-free birth control medication?

Subjects will receive compensation after each clinic visit.

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March "Cookies and Conversation with Ci3" Canceled - Next Event April 8

This month's "Cookies and Conversation with Ci3", originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 11, has been canceled. The next "Cookies and Conversation" will take place Tuesday, April 8 from noon-1 p.m. in the Living Room space of the Institute of Politics (5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., on The University of Chicago campus). The discussion of the April "Cookies and Conversation" will revolve around emergency contraception, on a local, national and international level.

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Registration Open for Game Changer Summer STEM Program

Ci3's Game Changer Chicago Design Lab will hold its second STEM learning program for youth this summer. S.E.E.D. is a summer STEM learning program that will unfold both online and on The University of Chicago campus in summer 2014.

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Dr. Melissa Gilliam Featured on Latino USA Podcast

Ci3 Founder and Director Dr. Melissa Gilliam was featured on the February 7 edition of NPR's Latino USA, the only English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective. The episode, entitled "Control", explores teen condom use, the GOP immigration platform, and anchor Maria Hinojosa's own personal abortion story. Click here to listen to the full episode. Listen to Dr. Gilliam's segment on IUD use among the Latina population.

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Call for Submissions: Sexual & Reproductive Justice Conference

The 2nd Annual Sexual & Reproductive Justice Graduate Student Working Conference invites submissions on questions concerning sexuality, reproduction, and justice. This conference is co-sponsored by Ci3 and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS).

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