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  • Marcia Gray Martin, 1932-2014

     Marcia Gray Martin, 1932-2014
    Marcia Gray Martin was a working architect who was an architecture professor at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn for 24 years. However, friends and colleagues say Mrs. Martin, who also wrote a college textbook on drafting architectural plans by hand,...
  • For valedictorian, an emotional culmination to hard-won education

    For valedictorian, an emotional culmination to hard-won education
    Brittney Bratton made it only partway through rehearsing her high school graduation speech before she had to stop. "Stay strong," called Danita Allen, school counselor at Youth Connection Leadership Academy as Bratton tried to collect herself. "If...
  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
  • Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world

    Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world
    Amy Francetic was at a child's birthday party in 2004 when she decided it was time to leave Silicon Valley.    "I was sitting there listening to 6-year-olds talk about IPOs and whose house was bigger and how much a wedding dress cost," she said.    By...
  • Taking the less-known route

     Taking the less-known route
    If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it? The answer depends largely on the student. Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...
  • Boundless opportunities exist in the computer science, info tech fields

    What was true 10 years ago is still true today: computer science and information technology are good fields to enter. What has changed is why people enter these fields and what they can do within the field has greatly expanded. Matthew Bauer, senior...
  • A focus as big as all outdoors

    A focus as big as all outdoors
    David Plowden's second-floor office in his Winnetka home is not the sanctuary that was his now-shuttered basement darkroom. It is more prone to distractions, but that is just one of the allowances that the celebrated 80-year-old photographer has made to...
  • Greener gestures: A sustainable home that's meant to last

    Greener gestures: A sustainable home that's meant to last
    What does 'green' really mean? In corporate America, it's definitive and quantifiable, such as Patagonia's $20 million green venture capital fund or Cisco's stringent greenhouse gas reduction goals, which just landed it on the prestigious annual Global...
  • Enrollment numbers force schools to adjust

     Enrollment numbers force schools to adjust
    MBA enrollment numbers generally have remained flat over the last few years, but Chicago business schools insist their programs aren't suffering. Instead, they're diversifying — offering prospective students more options. Take the University of...
  • Getting an MBA: Your business. Your decision.

    Getting an MBA: Your business. Your decision.
    Admissions consultant Andrea Sparrey uses two numbers to startle prospective business school applicants. She tells them the average price of a home in the United States in 2010 was $273,000. And then she tells them the average price of an MBA from a...
  • Meet Patrick Kane's mullet barber

    Meet Patrick Kane's mullet barber
    Walk past a row of four shoe-shining chairs raised on a wooden stage. Take a right. Front and center, a fireplace flickers. A leather ottoman sits next to it, shelving everything from Playboy, Fortune and Sports Illustrated magazines. Within an arm&...