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Sunday, April 23
UIC hosts a summit of Nobel Prize winners today through Wednesday; former presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, as well as the Dalai Lama, will be among the attendees. Actor Sean Penn will be receiving a humanitarian award for
divorcing Madonna his charity work in Haiti Wednesday night.