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  • 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...
  • Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger

    Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger
    Alice Dreger had just left a session of the National Women's Studies Association where fellow academics savaged her research. She had known the panel would be far from flattering, and it was. The historian had twice petitioned organizers to be allowed...
  • Evanston's first female mayor managed through consensus

    Evanston's first female mayor managed through consensus
    As an enduring Evanston politician, whose career ran nearly two decades, Joan Barr-Smith saw her role as a moderator and consensus builder. That image was often put to the test, particularly as the first woman to serve as mayor, from 1985 to 1993. At...
  • 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...
  • Parkland School District receives national recognition for commitment to music education

    Parkland School District receives national recognition for commitment to music education
    For the second year in a row, a nonprofit foundation has recognized Parkland School District's commitment to music education. The NAMM Foundation, which is supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants, awarded the district a Best...
  • Evanston alderman to step down, take Princeton post

    Evanston alderman to step down, take Princeton post
    Coleen Burrus, alderman of the Evanston's far south 9th Ward since 2009, confirmed Tuesday that she will step leave office next month to become Princeton University's new director of corporate and foundation relations. Princeton officials said in an...
  • 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...
  • BGHS readies for major annual trip to Northwestern

    BGHS readies for major annual trip to Northwestern
    For the Buffalo Grove High School music community, the big one is coming up. "This is one of the better concert halls in the world, and it's right in our backyard," said Ed Jacobi, BGHS' director of bands. The school's symphonic band, concert choir...
  • Arcade Fire's Will Butler is moving out, not moving on

    Arcade Fire's Will Butler is moving out, not moving on
    Who is Will Butler? He is the Ringo, the goofy one, the guy who runs around on stage beating a huge drum. The problem with that analogy, though, is the Beatles had four Beatles and Arcade Fire, the Montreal-based mega group in which Butler plays...
  • 'Dead Man' is wrenching music drama in first full area staging

     'Dead Man' is wrenching music drama in first full area staging
    Until Northwestern University did the honors last weekend, Chicago was virtually the last major American city not to have seen a fully staged production of Jake Heggie's "Dead Man Walking." A grievous oversight, considering the work's proven popular...