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  • Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers

    Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers
    With more children being diagnosed with disabilities and the goal of inclusive classrooms firmly in place, the special education landscape continues to progress. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in every 110 children in the...
  • Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers

    Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers
    Since their birth in record numbers in the years following World War II, baby boomers have impacted all facets of society from housing to education. As this generation approaches its sunset years, it will continue to have great impact, in particular in...
  • You're never too old to learn

    You're never too old to learn
    Michael Barnett sold his business to stay home and take care of his wife when she was diagnosed with terminal cancer. He realized that some of the people that made the most difference in his wife's life were caregivers and nurses and after she died he...
  • Fatal shooting in River Forest: 'Looking at her lifeless, I couldn't breathe'

    Fatal shooting in River Forest: 'Looking at her lifeless, I couldn't breathe'
    Three men were being questioned Tuesday in the shooting death of a woman in River Forest, which may have stemmed from a domestic situation, a law enforcement source said. Chervon Alexander, 29, was shot several times in a parking lot on Division Street,...
  • Prosecutors: Friend offered $400 to kill ex-cop's girlfriend

    Prosecutors: Friend offered $400 to kill ex-cop's girlfriend
    Prosecutors said this morning a former North Chicago police officer offered a friend $400 to kill the man's girlfriend. Devin Bickham Sr. paid Cardell Taylor half the money upfront before the killing of Chervon Alexander Monday night in a parking lot...
  • 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...
  • Financing extra learning

    Financing extra learning
    If you find that your financial aid will not cover extra learning opportunities, such as J-Terms (January terms), summer terms, and study abroad programs, don't worry. Here are some tips that will help you make it happen. 1. Plan ahead. Visit your...
  • Local wins award at Cooperstown tourney

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Toluca player takes first in Golden Arm competition: The Fightin' Titans, a Toluca Baseball Pony League team, enjoyed modest success recently at a Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament. During the event in New...
  • Local trio collect invites

    Former Newport Harbor High standout Kirby Burnham and UC Irvine starters Aly Squires and Kristin Winkler are among 48 players selected to participate in the U.S women's national A2 volleyball team program this summer. Burnham, a 6-foot-3 outside hitter...
  • 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...
  • Illinois Storytelling Festival

    Illinois Storytelling Festival
    Your ears are in for a treat at the Illinois Storytelling Festival, Saturday September 24th at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. Tellers from many cultures will share their talents with family audiences in the afternoon & adult audiences...