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  1. Chicago Mayor Pens Official Support of Annual Survivor in the City...Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | PRWeb

    Hosts of 6th Annual Survivor in the City cocktail party receive official greetings from Chicago's Mayor in advance of event saluting remarkable women who have reached out, followed their dreams and inspired others to support survivors. With the help of the medical community and the University of Illinois at Chicago's Department of Neurosurgery, the Brain Aneurysm Foundation has become one of the world's leading sources of private funding for brain aneurysm research.

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  2. Research finds similar neural reactions among drinkers, abstainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    College students who are light alcohol drinkers or abstainers react the same when they see alcohol as those who drink regularly or binge drink, according to a researcher at The University of Alabama. Dr. Philip Gable, associate professor of social psychology at UA, recently completed a follow-up study to 2014 findings in which he concluded that alcohol cues, like pictures of alcoholic beverages , can cause the same myopic state, or narrowing of focus, in college students as drinking alcohol .

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  3. Forced out U of I officials land high-paid faculty jobsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    Former University of Illinois Chancellor Richard Herman is seen in 2009 in Chicago during a meeting of independent commission investigating clout-driven admissions at the university before his resignation. CHAMPAIGN – The resignation of the top administrator at the University of Illinois' flagship campus is following a familiar script: Step down under pressure, take a year off with pay, then return as one of the highest-paid members of the faculty.

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  4. Dyett hunger-strikers vow to continue fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Sun-Times

    Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, praised the actions of the hunger strikers at Dyett High School. On Wednesday morning - Jeannette Taylor's 10th day of a hunger strike aimed at saving a neighborhood school in Bronzeville - paramedics removed her from a Chicago Board of Education meeting because she was too weak to walk out on her own.

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  5. An Ethical Business is a Better BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CMSWire

    To understand the gist of his message, just think about those drunk driving Public Service Announcements you see on TV nowadays. If you drive drunk, the commercials warn, you'll get caught.

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  6. Karger-Gatzow named head track coach at St. John'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Starbuck Times

    Saint John's University named Jeremy Karger-Gatzow its head track and field coach on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Karger-Gatzow replaces Tim Miles, who announced his retirement as head track and field coach May 28 following 36 seasons at SJU. His estimated start date is Sept.

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  7. University leaders forced out land in high-paid faculty jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The York Daily Record

    The resignation of the top administrator at the University of Illinois' flagship campus is following a familiar script: Step down under pressure, take a year off with pay, return as a highly paid faculty member. Chancellor Phyllis Wise resigned last week over the use of private emails to discuss university business.

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  8. University leaders forced out land in high paid faculty jobsRead the original story

    Wednesday | My Mother Lode

    The resignation of the top administrator at the University of Illinois' flagship campus is following a familiar script: Step down under pressure, take a year off with pay, then return as one of the highest-paid members of the faculty. Chancellor Phyllis Wise became at least the sixth top administrator to resign from the university under difficult circumstances since 2009.

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  9. Emanuel announces UIC tuition help, but it's limitedRead the original story

    Wednesday | University Business

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced a University of Illinois at Chicago scholarship for a few hundred qualifying City Colleges graduates, a program that will leave students to find other ways to come up with thousands of dollars in tuition. The UIC Star Scholar Award will cover $2,500 a year in tuition costs for two years.

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  10. West Chicago pageant offers lessons in Mexican heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    You don't have to speak Spanish to walk away with new knowledge from this year's Miss Fiestas Patrias scholarship pageant in West Chicago. Five local women have been selected to give presentations about the heritage and culture of several Mexican states during the pageant, which begins at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept.

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  11. Local Athlete Chases Dream to International Roller Skating StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    A Flossmoor 19-year-old will go up against the best in the world Sept. 15-27. He needs your help to get there.

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  12. How the dairy industry shaped ItascaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    "I remember the cows. The cows were still around," said Jerry Danzer, who moved to town in 1962.

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  13. New Optical Method Promises Faster, More Accurate Diagnosis of Breast CancerRead the original story

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    A new optical method promising faster, more accurate diagnosis of breast cancer is reported in a new article in the Journal of Biomedical Optics, published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Illinois at Chicago. The researchers used spatial light interference microscopy to obtain quantitative data for tissue analysis, in place of manual inspection.

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  14. Deere, UAW begin contract talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KCRG

    Dave Hamilton of John Deere Waterloo Works applies the distinctive yellow stripe and model number on one of the company's 8330 row-crop tractors. The 8030 series, which achieves 8.8 percent better fuel economy than its predecessor, was conceived and designed in Waterloo.

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  15. Mayor Emanuel, City Colleges of Chicago and University Of Illinois at ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | City of Chicago

    At Least 250 Star Scholars Annually Will be Provided With $5,000 UIC Tuition Award Following Graduation from City Colleges Mayor Rahm Emanuel, University of Illinois at Chicago Chancellor Michael Amiridis and City Colleges Chancellor Cheryl Hyman today announced a new tuition award that will enable Chicago Public Schools graduates to pursue further education at significantly lower costs through eligibility for the new UIC Star Scholar Award, a UIC-funded education award, for two years. This new program will allow hard-working students $2,500 per year in additional tuition per year for two years support to access a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago following graduation from City Colleges.

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  16. Architecture Grad Now Building Career at Prestigious Firm in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    Architect and former College of DuPage student Michael Pecirno is fascinated by the complexity that goes into planning, designing and building. "When people think of architecture as a profession, their first inclination is either big skyscrapers or small homes, which are quite opposites," he said.

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  17. Ania Jaworska's first solo show opens at Museum of Contemporary Art, ChicagoRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Art Daily

    The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents Ania Jaworska's first solo show, which runs concurrently with the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial. A trained architect and designer with an imaginative style, Jaworska uses humor and irony to consider the history of architecture and its impact on society through prints, drawings, scale models, and functional objects.

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  18. for Her as a Piano to Make World Premiere at Pegasus Theatre This FallRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Pegasus Theatre Chicago is pleased to launch its 2015-16 season with the world premiere drama FOR HER AS A PIANO by Nambi E. Kelley, playwright of the critically acclaimed 2014 hit Native Son, featuring music by Jaret Landon and directed by Producing Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan . Produced in association with Goodman Theatre and Chicago Dramatists , FOR HER AS A PIANO will play September 30 - November 1, 2015 at Chicago Dramatists , 1105 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago.

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  19. for Her as a Piano Premiere to Launch Pegasus Theatre Chicago's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Pegasus Theatre Chicago just announced its 2015-16 season, kicking off this fall with the world premiere drama FOR HER AS A PIANO by Nambi E. Kelley, playwright of the critically acclaimed 2014 hit Native Son. Infused with stirring music composed by Jaret Landon , FOR HER AS A PIANO will be directed by Producing Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan and produced in association with Goodman Theatre and Chicago Dramatists .

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  20. Premiere by Nambi E. Kelley to open Pegasus Theatre's 2015-2016 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Nambi E. Kelley's new play, "For Her as a Piano" will have its world premiere by Pegasus Theatre Chicago this fall. Theatre Chicago has announced that it will open its 2015 - 2016 season with "For Her as a Piano," a world premiere drama by Nambi E. Kelley, the Chicago playwright who created the hit 2014 stage adaptation of Richard Wright's "Native Son" for Court Theatre.

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