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15 min ago | Glenview Announcements

Gala celebrates launch of 'We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern Medicine'

Nearly 950 faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends gathered in the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, Chicago to celebrate the launch of 'We Will.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Preventive Medicine

1 hr ago | Capital Weekly

The Camden Hospital for Animals Welcomes New Associate Veterinarian, Dr. Kristina Mainella

The Camden Hospital for Animals is pleased to announce that Dr. Kristina Mainella will be joining our staff in August! Kristina and her two boys recently moved to Camden from Nobleboro.


Related Topix: Camden, ME, Nobleboro, ME, Rockport, ME, Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Waldoboro, ME

4 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Local lotto winner gives largest donation to Teacher Supply Depot

Local lotto winner gives largest donation to Teacher Supply Depot Roy Cockrum donated $15,000 to Teacher Supply Depot.


Related Topix: Lottery, Knoxville, TN, Knox County, TN, Life, Charity

5 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

Why I supported the Northwestern football players' NLRB case

Bloody Elbow's resident economist explains why he signed an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board in the Northwestern football union case.


Related Topix: Opinion

5 hrs ago | JD Supra

Northwestern University Football Players Are Not Employees

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that grant-in-aid scholarship football players at Northwestern University are "employees" under the National Labor Relations Act.


5 hrs ago | Evanston Review

Volunteers voice benefits of Talking Farm

About 2,000 volunteer hours have been logged each of the first two years at the urban Talking Farm at 3701 Howard St. in Skokie.


Related Topix: Skokie, IL, Evanston, IL, Home Gardening, Home

9 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Shorewood man's love of TV began at village hall

In 2006, seventh-grader Conlan Fay went to the old Shorewood Village Hall to see how local government works as part of a Troy Middle School youth and government group.


13 hrs ago |

Windy City Playhouse to Welcome Joanie Schultz as Second Season Director

Windy City Playhouse has announced the first of its 2016 season directors: JOANIE SCHULTZ is a Chicago-based freelance director who was recently called by the Chicago Sun-Times, "one of the city's strongest and most stylistically adaptable directors."


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Mon Jul 28, 2014

International Business Times

Men Prefer Women Who Are Smarter Than Them - Survey

Many believe that men are intimidated by smarter women and do not prefer dating them, but a new research published in the A seagull flies over a couple walking along Gillson Beach in Wilmette, Illinois, June 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Wilmette, IL, University of Wisconsin Madison

Northwestern University

Red Decade Exhibit Reflects Future of Block Museum

With a widely-acclaimed exhibit recently concluded, "The Left Front: Radical Art in the 'Red Decade,' 1929-1940," and an eagerly-anticipated new exhibition coming this fall, "Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey," the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art is on a roll.


Related Topix: Activism

The Times-Picayune

New Orleans International Piano Competition reception celebrates the winner and finalists

It had only been an hour or so earlier when Marianna Prjevalskaya of Spain had been declared the Gold Medalist of the New Orleans International Piano Competition , yet as she entered the post-competition reception at Julianne Nice's home, she received even more applause for her accomplishment.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Ithaca College


America's body image screwed up

Editor's note: LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Opinion

Fox News

Israeli study finds on dates with men, nice girls finish first

Men really do prefer "nice gals," but men have more leeway when it comes to attracting women, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Evanston, IL

University Business

Off campus, on the radar

A recent Boston Globe investigative series sparked national scrutiny of neighborhoods where some of the city's college students are reportedly living in crowded, unsafe conditions .


Related Topix: Boston College

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Celebrations - July 27

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.


Related Topix: Akron, OH, Oberlin College, Aurora, OH

Log Cabin Democrat

Yesterdays July 28

The picture of Bryon McKinney, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. McKinney and graduate of Hendrix College, 1939 class, is conspicuously displayed in three scenes taken at the Barter summer theatre in Abingdon, Va., and appearing in this week's issue of Life magazine.


Related Topix: Hendrix College

AME Info

Masdar Institute's Summer Research Internships help develop UAE Nationals in science and technology

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, announced that its summer research internship programs for undergraduate students is working to contribute to Abu a Qatar's Supreme Education Council has signed a memorandum of understanding ... (more)


Related Topix: Georgetown University

Free Republic

The Manicured Hands of D.C. and the Calloused Hands of the Forgotten Man

Last weekend, Governor Palin gave a measured and thoughtful speech at the Western Conservative Summit, speaking primarily in the tone of the 'forgotten man'-'the hard working middle class man who can't catch a break'.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

Fri Jul 25, 2014


New approach to form non-equilibrium structures

Although most natural and synthetic processes prefer to settle into equilibrium-a state of unchanging balance without potential or energy-it is within the realm of non-equilibrium conditions where new possibilities lie.


The Globe and Mail

Stuck? Try cultivating an 'aha' moment

It happens at moments when you least expect it: in the shower, while out for a run or, for me, right before falling asleep.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Drexel University