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  • Chicago team to study long-term stay in space

    Chicago team to study long-term stay in space
    As a twin, astronaut Scott Kelly knew his mission to spend a year on the International Space Station offered the perfect opportunity for a science experiment. Kelly launched into space Friday on a Soyuz space capsule while his brother, retired astronaut...
  • MAR 24 | Blue Sky: How to Find an Angel Investor

    MAR 24 | Blue Sky: How to Find an Angel Investor
    Entrepreneurs, learn how to quickly and affordably build relationships with Chicago’s angel investors. Peter Wilkins ⇒ of Hyde Park Angels, Mark Achler of MATH Venture Partners and Shradha Agarwal ⇒ of ContextMedia will discuss...
  • Illinois hospitals in line for more money from Obamacare

    Illinois hospitals in line for more money from Obamacare
    Under the Affordable Care Act, Illinois hospitals have secured $34.9 million in research funding since 2012 to help them find answers to some of the most elusive health care questions. The latest — and largest — round of funding is expected...
  • Musician, conductor and teacher Joseph J. Frantik Jr. dies at 77

     Musician, conductor and teacher Joseph J. Frantik Jr. dies at 77
    Joseph Frantik Jr. juggled jobs as a music teacher, a performer and conductor, and as a businessman assembling orchestras for Chicago performances of such shows as "Les Miserables," "Phantom of the Opera" and "The Nutcracker." The core of his career was...
  • Alex Temple's voice comes alive

    Alex Temple's voice comes alive
    Chicago composer Alex Temple said she usually writes about "characters who are removed from society, dropped out or view the world in an askew way." Her new "Behind the Wallpaper" uses surreal metaphors to narrate an unexplained transformation that...
  • Frances Jennings, physical therapist and mother of 9, dies at 90

    Frances Jennings, physical therapist and mother of 9, dies at 90
    Shortly after her older brother joined the military during World War II, Frances Jennings signed on with the Women's Army Corps and trained as a physical therapist. She found she had a knack for it. After the war and college, Mrs. Jennings worked as a...
  • Math and science are a blast at these Chicagoland summer camps

     Math and science are a blast at these Chicagoland summer camps
      Adler Planetarium 3, 2, 1 ... blastoff! Adler Planetarium offers weeklong or two-day camps that let children age 3-14 explore the final frontier: maneuvering telescopes, building rockets, programming robots, launching high-altitude balloons and...
  • What will bachelor's degrees from community colleges be worth?

    What will bachelor's degrees from community colleges be worth?
    When 15 California community colleges received preliminary approval to offer four-year degrees recently, officials touted the move as a way to provide highly trained workers at a lower cost, especially for technical jobs in fields such as medicine and...
  • CMUK shoes travel from Australia to Northbrook warehouse

    CMUK shoes travel from Australia to Northbrook warehouse
    Shaun Kremin has traveled the world most of his adult life, and estimates he's been to over 50 countries. It was his trip to Australia three years ago that led Kremin to launch his travel and urban walking shoe company, CMUK. "My wife and I were both on...
  • U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering

    U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering
    The University of Chicago, Northwestern and Illinois have some of the best graduate schools in the nation for business, law and engineering, according to a U.S. News and World Report list released Tuesday. U. of C. ranked fourth among law schools,...
  • NU aging class brings students, seniors together

    Students in Northwestern University Professor Regina Logan's Adulthood and Aging class spend a good deal of the 10-week course going over studies and learning prevailing theories about the aging process. The class looks at various psycho-social...