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  • Dietitians serve up nutrition advice to help patients lead healthier lives

    By Erinn Hutkin Holly Herrington had always been interested in food and nutrition -- mainly related to weight loss -- something she's struggled with most of her adult life. She developed a passion for reading "every nutrition book, diet book, magazine...
  • 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...
  • Geneva library director's resignation expected at Wednesday meeting

    Geneva library director's resignation expected at Wednesday meeting
    The director of the Geneva Public Library District is expected to announce his resignation at a special library board meeting Wednesday night, according to the meeting agenda. Matt Teske has served as the library's director since 2008 after being...
  • 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...
  • Jazz resolutions for a New Year

    Jazz resolutions for a New Year
    A new year brings new hopes for music in Chicago. Here are key resolutions for 2013: Create a concise Cultural Plan. After months of town hall meetings, the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events last fall came up with a 48-page wish...
  • 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...
  • Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'

    Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'
    Before each performance of the five-hour "Einstein on the Beach," violinist Jennifer Koh must endure at least one hour in the makeup chair to transform her from a thirtysomething woman to the gray, wizened Nobel Prize-winning physicist — a head-to-...
  • Study abroad shapes lives

    Study abroad shapes lives
    We spoke with students who have studied abroad and asked them about their experiences. Giancarlo Chavez Benedictine University senior, international business and economics What inspired you to study abroad? I made friends with Spanish and French...