Website Wednesday

I don’t know what you’d use it for, but when I found it, I knew I wanted to share it.

It’s called ITO Road Fatalities and it is a map of every death that occurred in the United States on a road between 2001 and 2009, differentiated by Pedestrian, Cyclist, Motorcyclist, Vehicle Occupant, and Other, and each incident includes the sex and age of the victims, and year of their death.

You can search by scroll down to street level:

It’s pretty amazing. A bit morbid, too, I suppose, but I’ve got to think that there’s something great that someone can do with this in terms of critical thinking, mathematics, social science, something…If you have any ideas, post them in the comments.


Graduation Information

Just in case you missed it in your email (via VP John Metoyer–now with a BONUS MAP!!)…


To:            CCC Faculty

Date:            May 4, 2011

RE:            Faculty Commencement Instructions

Contact:          Vernese Edghill-Walden, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Academic Affairs
O: (312) 553-2721

UIC Pavilion
525 South Racine Avenue
Chicago, IL 60607-3303
(312) 413-5740

Graduation Date:     Wednesday, May 11th   6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Event Report Time:     4:30 PM – Report to the UIC Pavilion Parking Garage (Lot 07) located just east of the Pavilion.   Check-in will be located in the exit ramp – look for the tented canopy.  Once you enter the Garage at the exit ramp, overhead signage will direct you to the right where you will see the Faculty Check in area.

Parking Options:    Parking will be available in the parking structure – Lot 07 located just east of the Pavilion as well as in the 2 lots across the street from the Pavilion.  Parking is now free for all graduates, their guests, CCC faculty and staff. See parking map below.

Attire:     Please report to the UIC Pavilion already dressed in your appropriate cap and gown.

•    Parking Garage Specifics
o    Faculty who have registered to participate in Graduation will check in by last name