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  • Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO

     Muti's clout, prestige should make for a stable transition at the CSO
    Riccardo Muti's towering authority, musical and otherwise, should reassure members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's extended family that stability and continuity will be maintained while management undergoes significant transition. Jeff Alexander,...
  • For gerontology specialists, helping the elderly live full lives is a joy

    Julie Bach thinks a lot about growing older. But that focus isn't on herself. As an assistant professor of social work at Dominican University in River Forest, Bach trains students in gerontology, the study of aging. Her resume includes stints as a...
  • Different lists can help you pick a school

    Different lists can help you pick a school
    It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
  • The write side of the brain

    The write side of the brain
    Like many new grad students, Dominican University MBA student Chelsey Patton thought she had the "write stuff" when she entered the program after working in the science field for a number of years. That is, until one course required she write several...
  • 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...
  • Friends continue book club through Facebook

    Friends continue book club through Facebook
    In River Forest, Patty Baker pulled up a chair to a desk off her kitchen and reached for her keyboard. In Delray Beach, Fla., Jane Allen closed the door of her home office, which overlooks two palm trees, and sat in front of her desktop computer. In...
  • Libraries that use 3-D printers consider new rules

    Libraries that use 3-D printers consider new rules
    Faced with almost unlimited options, Liz Kelsey and her 5-year-old daughter, Alice, decided to make a single red rose. Using the 3-D printer at their suburban public library, they could have just as easily made a pair of ear buds, a citrus reamer, a...
  • Lawsuit: Flying axe head injures woman during music performance

    Lawsuit: Flying axe head injures woman during music performance
    A flying axe head struck and injured a woman last December while she was attending a Polish musical performance in west suburban River Forest, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges. In the suit, Helen Rozanski said she was watching a performance of the Lira...
  • New Geneva library director passionate about her new job

    New Geneva library director passionate about her new job
    Christine Lazaris, the new director of the Geneva Public Library, said she views a library as "the people's university." That's the approach that board president Esther Steel said she was looking for as the Geneva Library Board searched for a new...
  • The art of storytelling

    The art of storytelling
    Parents may not spend much time thinking about their children’s “giggle level,” but professional storytellers do. The giggle level–a term some storytellers use to determine what children find funny at different ages–is just...
  • Mary Ann McMorrow, 1st female state Supreme Court Justice dies

    Mary Ann McMorrow, 1st female state Supreme Court Justice dies
    When Mary Ann McMorrow was a Cook County assistant state's attorney, a supervisor told her that a male colleague would argue the points in a legal brief that she prepared for the Illinois Supreme Court. Women just didn't go in front of such high-ranking...