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  • IIT's Pumpkin Launch doesn't put any fruit into orbit

    IIT's Pumpkin Launch doesn't put any fruit into orbit
    A crowd of students and their families watched as the large wooden sling, with a pumpkin attached at the end, spun like an out-of-control Ferris wheel. The catapult-like device, created by Illinois Institute of Technology students for the 10th annual...
  • Streetcars, gondolas for Museum Campus?

    Streetcars, gondolas for Museum Campus?
    Museum Campus, the space along the Chicago lakefront devoted to Soldier Field, Northerly Island, Adler Planetarium and other museums, may not be just for cyclists, pedestrians and drivers any more. Streetcars, gondolas and trolleys are just some of the...
  • Mies chapel at IIT gets winning renovation

     Mies chapel at IIT gets winning renovation
    If you like your chapels with stained glass and gargoyles, then stay away from the "God Box." That's the nickname of master modernist Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's only religious building. Its official name: the Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel of St....
  • El Centro wows with bright colors, visual rhythms

    El Centro wows with bright colors, visual rhythms
    Consider yourself lucky the next time you're stuck in traffic on the Kennedy Expressway around Kimball Avenue: The delay will let you check out a visually arresting zebra of a building. Dedicated Tuesday, this boldly sculpted academic structure is an...
  • Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress

    Battle the damaging effects of oxidative stress through a plant-rich diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, spices, coffee and tea. Oxidative stress occurs when levels of highly reactive molecules called free radicals exceed your...
  • Christian B. Hennion, partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman

    Christian B. Hennion, partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman
    Christian B. Hennion was promoted to partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman in Chicago in the Financial Services. He focuses on financial services and asset management matters. Hennion received his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois...
  • A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city

     A new Plan of Chicago: 12 ways to heal a city
    Ask Chicagoans how to fix their city and you'll hear powerful ideas to rescue flailing schools, cut violent crime, create attractive jobs and help families thrive. We know this. We asked. Last October, we launched our Plan of Chicago project to fill in...
  • Fall architecture: Several grand openings on deck for major cities

    Fall architecture: Several grand openings on deck for major cities
    The fall architectural calendar is packed with major events in Chicago, New York and Shanghai. Here are 10 worth watching. Reclaiming the lower Manhattan skyline: More than 13 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the 104-story One World Trade...
  • Food safety specialists help safeguard our food supply

    By Erinn Hutkin For Paul A. Hall, the path to a career in food safety began in first grade when he got interested in science by watching "Mr. Wizard," he recalled. His early love of science led to an interest in biology in high school, thanks to a...
  • Bridgeport greener with a new Daley in the wings

    Bridgeport greener with a new Daley in the wings
    As the sun rose over Bridgeport — the hereditary fiefdom of the Daleys of Chicago — I noticed something, well, different about the flora. Flora, as all you botanists know, is scientific talk for plants. And the plants of Bridgeport seemed...
  • Study shows retention of U. of I. international students

    Study shows retention of U. of I. international students
    While the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has more international students than any other public campus in the country, the majority of them leave the area after graduation, a new report has found. About 17 percent of foreign student graduates...