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  • IIT architecture student dies while biking in Ky.

    Police in Kentucky are trying to piece together why a Chicago architecture student struck and killed by a car was riding a bicycle in darkness on an unlit rural highway between Lexington and Frankfort. Yishi Wei, 27, a graduate student at the Illinois...
  • A list of jurors chosen for the Hudson family murder trial

    Fourteen jurors were picked Monday for the William Balfour trial. The judge has kept their identities secret until after their verdict. In all, 18 jurors – including six alternates -- will be selected. Here is what was learned about the seven men...
  • John Cheney Wood, artist

    John Cheney Wood, artist
    John Cheney Wood, a Baltimore artist who worked in a variety of media, died July 20 of advanced Parkinson's disease at his summer home and studio in Ithaca, N.Y. The Mount Washington resident was 90. The son of a master carpenter and an executive...
  • Mies arrives in Chicago

    Mies arrives in Chicago
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, former head of the Bauhaus School of Design and a recent emigrant from Nazi Germany, was to be honored this evening on his appointment as director of the Armour Institute of Technology's department of architecture. But at a...
  • Living for the Weekend College

    In her capacity as a representative of Harper College, Nancy Wajler often gives talks to groups of unemployed adults. The message she imparts centers on the wisdom of returning to college to retrain and retool for new occupations. In recent talks, she...
  • Hubbard Street Dance furthers its L.A. reach

    Hubbard Street Dance furthers its L.A. reach
    In Chicago they build things right -- and that goes for dance companies. In January, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago displayed its artistic vitality in Los Angeles with its splendid staging of Frederick Ashton's postwar masterpiece " Cinderella" at the...
  • Venice couple builds a modern home on top of a Venice cottage

    Venice couple builds a modern home on top of a Venice cottage
    Venice is home to a lot of extravagant architecture, whether it's Frank Gehry's playful deconstructions or Franklin Israel's experiments in postmodern collage. Yet even in such environs, Robert Choeff and Krystyan Keck's home on Cabrillo Avenue stands...
  • PASSINGS

    John F. Mitchell Motorola cellphone pioneer John F. Mitchell, 81, who helped engineer the technology that paved the way for the world's first cellular phone during a 45-year career at Motorola, where he was president from 1980 to 1995, died of cancer...
  • A growing environment

    A growing environment
    Generations entering college have never known a life that didn't include recycling and to keep up with their environmental mindset schools are greening up not only the curriculum but their campuses as well. Mark Olson, dean of enrollment at North Park...
  • Dual degree programs give motivated students head start

    Dual degree programs give motivated students head start
    Phil Swarbrick graduated from Chicago's DePaul University last year with a Bachelor of Science degree in network technology and a Master of Science degree in computer information and network security. Under normal circumstances, the undergraduate and...
  • California Academy of Sciences designs sustainability

    California Academy of Sciences designs sustainability
    RENZO PIANO'S original concept for the new California Academy of Sciences building in Golden Gate Park was elegantly simple: Slice out a huge, rectangular section of the park landscape, lift it 36 feet into the air and slide a new piece of architecture...