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  • Hospitality degrees offer a world of work options

    Hospitality degrees offer a world of work options
    A world without cubicles is just one of the benefits awaiting the holder of a Hospitality Management degree. Those in this career can ply their trade in hotels, restaurants, senior living communities, corporate facilities, casinos and even palaces and...
  • Chicago schools reach out with international campuses

    Chicago schools reach out with international campuses
    Did you know there is a Northwestern University in Qatar? A University of Chicago in Singapore? A National-Louis University in Poland? American universities are exporting themselves to the world, and these Chicago schools are on the leading edge of...
  • New programs, functionality, gadgets change higher ed experience

    New programs, functionality, gadgets change higher ed experience
    Technology gets schooled New programs, functionality, gadgets change higher ed experience University students across Illinois are taking advantage of cutting-edge technological advances that are changing the way they learn. In a Northwestern University...
  • Service is becoming a big part of learning

    Service is becoming a big part of learning
    Earning a college degree is no longer a matter of just attending classes writing reports and taking exams. Increasingly, service learning and community engagement are part of the mix as well. Ways to serve and learn At River Forest's Dominican...
  • Collections work for university museums

    Collections work for university museums
    There's a conventional view among the lay public about art museums in university settings. That view, says Louise Lincoln, director of the DePaul Art Museum at Chicago's DePaul University, holds that art museums are reserved solely for the nation's...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014

     Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014
    Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece. "People who saw his slides...
  • Keen observations flow through Andrew Holmes' drawings, videos

    Keen observations flow through Andrew Holmes' drawings, videos
    One of the best exhibitions now on view in Los Angeles occupies the partially built-out corner of a concrete building that resembles a multi-level parking structure being converted into loft-style offices. At the corner of La Brea Avenue and 4th Street,...
  • Animal Charm animates with 'Hot Shot Tuscan II'

    Animal Charm animates with 'Hot Shot Tuscan II'
    Twenty years ago, when Rich Bott and Jim Fetterley were students at the Art Institute of Chicago, they teamed up to form Animal Charm. They have been collaborating ever since, their recent pieces combining digital projections and homemade objects. At...
  • Deep sense of mystery pervades Peter Zokosky's paintings

    Deep sense of mystery pervades Peter Zokosky's paintings
    Peter Zokosky’s portraits of puppets, babies and fish get visitors involved with creatures we would ordinarily overlook or go out of our way to avoid. At Koplin del Rio Gallery, the L.A. artist’s 18 paintings, each neatly set in a handmade...
  • Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. saved, for now

    Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. saved, for now
    Indie pop band Foster the People’s downtown Los Angeles mural, which was set to be whitewashed Monday morning, has been saved, at least temporarily. The mural was supposed to be removed after the band’s permission for the public artwork...