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  • 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...
  • IMSA working to raise $650K to build innovation hub

    IMSA working to raise $650K to build innovation hub
    Over the last year, Britta McKenna and students at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy have done a lot of research to help shape the design of a new innovation hub slated to open for the start of the 2016-17 school year. Last week, the...
  • Classical music concert recommendations

    Classical music concert recommendations
    Chicago a cappella: The vocal ensemble under principal guest music director John William Trotter is joined by the Ensemble Espagnol Spanish Dance Theater for a tapestry of classical and popular music from Mexico, Spain, Cuba and South America. Ole! 8 p.m....
  • Pay to play (and study) in college sports

    Pay to play (and study) in college sports
    Chances are, you spent part of your Sunday watching extremely well-compensated athletes play some football between the commercials that raise the money to pay the athletes. Welcome to the NFL. Chances are, you spent part of your New Year's Day...
  • Teen philanthropist says money isn't the key to helping

    You don't have to be rich to be a philanthropist say leaders of local nonprofit organizations in Winnetka and Evanston. In fact, they say, you don't even have to have a high school diploma. Alec McKenna, a 17-year-old senior at New Trier High School, has...
  • Coaching business helps kids find happiness

    David Whitlock has been coaching park district and school basketball teams, including his own kids' teams for years. Now, the Northbrook father of two is taking his coaching skills off the court and using them in a different way. Whitlock recently...
  • Top business incubator opens in Skokie's Illinois Science Park

    Top business incubator opens in Skokie's Illinois Science Park
    Almost exactly a year after the Skokie Village Board approved a $175,000 grant to help bring Technology Innovation Center to Skokie, it was time to celebrate. That wasn't the only anniversary of importance though; it was almost 10 years since the...
  • Wang prepares to take over District 35

    Wang prepares to take over District 35
    When Catherine Wang was in college, she was on a pre-med career track, but soon became intrigued with the prospect of being around children as they are learning. "In education you get to spend more time with people and make connections and (are)...
  • Emanuel's donors respond

    Emanuel's donors respond
    Here are responses to questions about campaign contributions from some of those on the list of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's top political donors. JMB companies "In 2010, I, Neil Bluhm, joined many other business and civic leaders in financially supporting...
  • At COT and NU, it's a perfect storm of recent American operas

    At COT and NU, it's a perfect storm of recent American operas
    When was the last time you witnessed the Chicago-area premieres of two operas by living American composers within the same nine-day period? That rare alignment of planets will take place later this month when Tobias Picker's "Therese Raquin" (2001)...
  • Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics

    Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics
    Retail therapy might not be the best medicine, but aroma therapy makes scents. These are among the secrets to spending smarter that can be gleaned from academia's study of consumer behavior, which examines not only what we buy but why. Here are some...