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2 hrs ago | Evanston Review

Evanston sees minimal impact from new Ryan Field scoreboards

Evanston officials believe the impact from proposed new scoreboards and a larger LED video screen at Northwestern University's Ryan Field stadium, 1501 Central.


Related Topix: Evanston, IL

4 hrs ago | Evanston Review

Artist duo speaks at Northwestern University

The actor Robin Williams once wrote "Your work makes my heart tap dance." It is that emotional response that artist duo Roberta and David Williamson seek to evoke through their one-of-a-kind jewelry and mixed media.


Related Topix: Evanston, IL

5 hrs ago | Live Science

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

7 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Dallas man's exoneration makes history

Michael Phillips had long ago given up trying to clear his name. At 57, he was a registered sex offender, living in a nursing home, wheelchair-bound from severe sickle cell anemia.


Related Topix: Dallas County, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

7 hrs ago | The Olympian

Pop goes silent movie a The Generala

What: Buster Keaton's 1926 "The General" hurtles into the 21st century with an original score and live musical accompaniment by Chicago experimental pop band Quasar Wut-Wut.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, War Movies, Action Movies, The General, Buster Keaton, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, Watches, Evanston, IL

14 hrs ago | Northwestern University

Construction Alert: Utility Work Under Lincoln Avenue

The City of Evanston will perform underground utility work on the Northwestern University campus on Lincoln Avenue east of Sheridan Road July 28 - August 18. While the city anticipates maintaining two-way traffic on this portion of Lincoln Avenue, it is possible that excavation may force intermittent lane closures that will require traffic control.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Don't tell kids veg is healthy! How if a child thinks a food is...

Don't tell kids veg is healthy! How if a child thinks a food is good for them they are less likely to eat it Telling children that carrots help you to see in the dark has been encouraging them to eat healthily for generations - or so parents thought.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Medical Daily

Medical Device Implants Heal Better With New Antioxidant Biomaterial

Following the surgical implantation of medical devices, the human body undergoes a series of processes to protect the body from the supposed invader.


Related Topix: Supplement, Vitamin C

WILX-TV Lansing

Uber Launches Ride Share Service In Lansing Area

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: Lansing, MI

Hispanic Business

Studies from Northwestern University in the Area of Chemical Physics...

When the quantum emitter and nanoring are subjected to an incident plane wave, coupling between the quantum emitter and a dark plasmon supported by the nanoring gives rise to a similar lineshape to the familiar Fano type."


US News & World Report

Study: Divorce Rates No Higher for Wives More Educated Than Their Husbands

Wives who are more educated than their husbands are now no more likely to get divorced, according to a new study.


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Des Plaines Valley News

Lyons police sergeant promoted to deputy chief

Lyons Police Sgt. Matthew Buckley has been promoted to fill the vacant deputy chief of police position.


Related Topix: Illinois

The Araca Group Announces Seven Original Productions

The Araca Group has announced the seven shows that will comprise the 2014 Araca Project season, lasting from September 7th until November 2nd at the American Theatre of Actors.


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Evanston Review

Suit filed against NU employee hired to write book on Leopold-Loeb

A Northwestern University employee assigned to write a book about the notorious 1924 murder of a 14-year-old boy by two University of Chicago law students is being sued by the school for taking restricted files.


Related Topix: University of Chicago

AME Info

Northwestern Alumni, Faculty and Staff share insights with high...

Northwestern University in Qatar's Summer Media Institute, will this year bring together for the first time NU-Q alumni and 30 local highschool students to share insights on several aspects of reporting and filmmaking as well as life at the university and in the workplace.


Cape Cod Times

Caring for You: Ed Janulaitis works to keep people moving

Ed Janulaitis, CPO , is the president of Advanced Orthopedic Services, Inc. in Hyannis.


Related Topix: Norwood, MA, New Bedford, MA, Taunton, MA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Northwestern to Host Princess Power, 8/2-3

"Princess Power," a music concert celebrating Disney princess songs, will be performed at Northwestern University , 2 p.m. Saturday, August 2 and 2 p.m. Sunday, August 3. This magical afternoon performance will delight Disney-lovers of all ages with a cast of 12 singing songs from movies such as "Cinderella," "Snow White," "The Little Mermaid" and ... (more)


Related Topix: Evanston, IL

Accuracy In Academia

College Football on Strike

The efforts of Northwestern University's scholarship football players to unionize could have profound implications for the future of college education.



Unpaid Interns Can Collect Back Pay Without Hurting Their Careers

After a year scrutinizing the intern economy, ProPublica's internship investigation is coming to an end.


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The Fairfield Ledger

New Parsons College Alumni Hall display focuses on history department

The Parsons College history department staff pictured in the college's 1968 yearbook are, from left, front row: L. Waugh, G. Solheim, L. Bicknell, L. Soblotne, N. White; back row: G. Dickson, A. Krammer, G. Newborg, R. Tree, E. Garrett, J. Hines, F. Schwengels, D. Hubler and R. Barton.


Related Topix: Caldwell College, Grinnell College, Columbia University, Fairfield, IA