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1 hr ago |

'Adrift' After College: How Graduates Fail

Many recent college graduates struggle to transition into adulthood, and their alma maters must share some of the blame, argue the authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates, scheduled for release this week.


Related Topix: New York University

5 hrs ago | Streets Blog Chicago

U. of C. Medical Center Takes Down Every Single "Not a Bike Rack" Sticker

Two weeks ago, Streetsblog Chicago reported that nearly every sign pole, light post, fence and handrail by University of Chicago Medical Center buildings on 59th Street, 58th Street, and Maryland Avenue sported stickers or placards reading "Not a Bike Rack."


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

9 hrs ago |

Winnetka Obituary: Marina Adams, 46

Marina Adams nee Markovich, age 46 of Winnetka. Beloved wife of Joseph Adams; incredibly loving and devoted mother of Arabella, Vivienne, and Bridget; dutiful daughter of Mirjana and the late Radmilo Markovich.


Related Topix: Winnetka, IL, Evanston, IL

14 hrs ago | Sag Harbor Online

The Art of Seaweed

Dr. Larry Liddle initially didn't intend for it to be art; it was science, another method for him to learn more about and document his findings.


Related Topix: Bridgehampton, NY, Montauk, NY

17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Scientists at the UCM have discovered link to reverse food allergies using gut bacteria

It seems the scientists at the University of Chicago Medicine have discovered a link between modern hygiene and food allergies! It seems that modern hygiene, diet and antibiotics along with anti-microbial agents disturb the bodies bacterial balance.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Companies Are Taking Longer to Hire

Bridgestone Retail Operations, a division of tire maker Bridgestone, takes 21 to 30 days to hire an experienced mechanic or salesperson.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY

WUSA-TV Washington

A college library without books? Yep, it's a thing

A college library without books? Yep, it's a thing What if you walked into your school library and found it completely devoid of books? Check out this story on That's what students at Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Fla.


Related Topix: Libraries, Lakeland, FL, Electrical Engineering, Science

Jerusalem Post

Architect of the Cold War

The annals of the international crisis between Russia and the US will reserve a position of honor for Bill Browder, a former Putin ally who is now one of his bitterest enemies.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Opinion

USA Today

Ranking the 10 best college football fight songs

College Football Fan Index presented by Degree is a data-based ranking of America's most engaged fan bases.


Related Topix: Michigan, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

Medical News Today

Home Microbiome Project announces results of study on household microbes

A person's home is their castle, and they populate it with their own subjects: millions and millions of bacteria.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Health

Laughter Proves to be Best Medicine for Local Cancer Patient

Photo caption: Staff from the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital pose with cancer patient Mike Chlebek.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology, Prostate Cancer, New Lenox, IL

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Gut bacteria discovery could lead to probiotic therapy for food allergies

As someone who almost shuffled off this mortal coil after downing a satay, I'm always hopeful when potential breakthroughs for the treatment of food allergies arise.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Gadgets


Hands Up, Don't Shoot

Hands Up, Don't Shoot By Garen Yegparian on August 30, 2014 In Ferguson, Mo., "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" has become indignant citizens' slogan.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Graduation rates for Chicago Public Schools on the rise

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Barbara Byrd-Bennett recently announced that rate for freshmen on-track to graduate for School Year 2013-2014 is the highest measure on record at 84.1 percent, up 2.6 percentage points from 2013.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Standardized Testing, Education

Journal and Courier

Wedding: Janelle Washburn & Jacob Ohlemiller

The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Kate Walker. The bride's parents are Jesse and Connie Washburn of Lafayette, and the groom's parents are Kevin Ohlemiller and Melinda Monroe Ohlemiller of St. Louis, MO.


Related Topix: Wedding, Lafayette, IN, Pop/Rock, Purdue University

Sydney Morning Herald

Europe threatens more sanctions while Ukraine says Russia is already at war

Washington: In a tit-for-tat escalation in the separatist crisis in eastern Ukraine, there's a real danger that a bigger historical picture is being lost in a contests for today's news headlines.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Art Daily

The Museum of Biblical Art appoints new museum leadership

The Museum of Biblical Art announces new appointments and promotions across the Museum, reflecting the growth and development of the institution under the leadership of Richard P. Townsend, who joined MOBIA as Director in the fall of 2013.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania

The Daily Caller

America's Seven Most Grossly Overpaid College Presidents Ever

If you are out of job and looking to start a new prosperous career, look no further than becoming a college president.


Related Topix: Ohio State University, West Virginia University, US News, Conservative Political News

The Most Interesting Man Revolutionizing The Health World

Nicole Fisher is the President and CEO at HHR Strategies, a health care and human rights focused advising firm.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, Health Care Policy, University of Missouri, Inventions, Science / Technology


OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body.


Related Topix: Illinois