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4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Neuhardt puts priority on women's issues

When Sharen Neuhardt's best friend came to her worried that she might be pregnant, neither of the high-school sophomores knew what to do.


Related Topix: Yellow Springs, OH, Abortion, Georgetown University, Dayton, OH

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Island Packet

Wessel, Cuca

Karen Wilber Wessel and Lewis Wessel of Hilton Head Island announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Clare Wessel of Chicago, to Nicholas James Cuca of Chicago, son of Marilyn Lewis Cuca and Gerald Cuca of Arlington Heights, Ill.


Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC, Illinois Wesleyan University, Wesleyan University, Wedding

F&M Magazine

ASTM Honors Engineer for Work on Sheet Steel Standards

Robert Puccia, senior metallurgical engineer at ArcelorMittal USA, has received the ASTM International Award of Merit from Committee A05 on Metallic-Coated Iron and Steel Products.


Related Topix: East Chicago, IN

Glenview Announcements

Glenview couple starts company to help couples reignite the spark

Suzy Olds has worked in the field of engineering for most of her adult life. Currently a professor and the Assistant Chair of the Biomedical Engineering Department at Northwestern University, Olds is no stranger to solving problems.


Related Topix: Glenview, IL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Nanoparticle oligomers detect hydrogen

Researchers at Northwestern University in the US are reporting on a new way to produce heterogeneous nanoparticle oligomers using a large-area nanofabrication technique called reconstructable mask lithography.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

The Warwick Advertiser

College notes

Provost's list Julie Balsamo of Warwick was named to the SUNY Oneonta Provost's List for the spring 2014 semester.


Related Topix: Warwick, NY, SUNY College at Oneonta, Rowan University, Pine Island, NY, SUNY College at New Paltz

Middlesboro Daily News

Marion Adams recalls the aftermath of D-Day

Marion Adams, 91, a retired farmer from Newton Township, Ohio, says of June 6, 1944, "I try to forget it.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, US Navy, US Military, Devon County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Opinion

WILX-TV Lansing

Summer Break-In Scams

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.



New Method May Allow Breast Cancer Drug to Be Given Through Skin

A drug that has proven effective in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer, but with serious side-effects, may be delivered effectively through the skin using a new topical drug-delivery system.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, University of Illinois Chicago

World Magazine

Quick Takes

City leaders in Portsmouth, Va., are wondering: How can a city auditor do his job if he goes more than a year without logging into the city's financial records system? According to a Virginian-Pilot newspaper report, Portsmouth City Auditor Jesse Andre Thomas had not released a single audit since taking the position 14 months ago.


Related Topix: Portsmouth, VA, Home Listing, Home, University of Wisconsin Madison

Thu Jul 10, 2014

International Business Times

Antioxidant Supplements Can Accelerate Cancer, Not Protect Against Them

Brazilian patient Isabela , 4, wears a Brazil national soccer team t-shirt with her name on it as she is walks with her father Thiago at the end of the 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Cancer Itaci Hospital in Sao Paulo June 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Cold Spring Harbor, NY

WILX-TV Lansing

Gym Membership Linked To Higher GPA

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.


Related Topix: Michigan State University


Catch a Rising Star? 3 Things to Know Before Launching That Mobile App

Three weeks into the experiment of " Rising Star ," ABC-TV execs are counting on the latest brand of live audience integration and mobile apps to pay off in brand awareness and loyalty.


What and where is the source of your consciousness?

Scientists at George Washington University say they were able to switch off a woman's consciousness by stimulating a single area of the brain.


Related Topix: George Washington University

Frank Almond Named 2014 Artist-In-Residence of Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra

Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra has announced that Frank Almond will serve as MYSO's 2014 Artist-in-Residence, a newly created position generously sponsored by the Johnston Family.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Texas Christian University, Roosevelt University

Chemistry World

Emily Weiss: Tuneable illumination

Emily Weiss is an associate professor of chemistry at Northwestern University , US.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Nanotechnology

JD Supra

Amicus Briefs Submitted to NLRB on Appeal of Northwestern University Decision

As previously noted in this blog , the National Labor Relations Board has sought amicus curiae briefing in the Northwestern University and College Athletes Players Association matter on review of the NLRB Regional Director's decision that the University's grant in aid scholarship football players are employees and the subsequent direction of ... (more)



Visual and anatomical outcomes following intravitreal aflibercept in...

D S Grewal 1 , M K Gill 1 , D Sarezky 1 , A T Lyon 1 and R G Mirza 1 Correspondence: RG Mirza, Department of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 645 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 440,Chicago, IL 60611, USA Tel: +1 312 908 8152; Fax: +1 312 503 8152.


The Southtown Star

Griffin Theatre raises the curtain on rarely staged...

Katherine Banks and Lori Myers in Griffin Theatre Company's production of "Men Should Weep" by Ena Lamont Stewart, directed by Robin Witt at Raven Theatre Complex.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Theater, Arts, Time, IL, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

News Observer

At U.S. Senate hearing, NCAA's Emmert pledges to work for change

"I think this hearing is a useful cattle prod that we know the world is watching," Emmert said at a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Wilmington, NC