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  • Elder financial abuse in Illinois on rise

    Elder financial abuse in Illinois on rise
    Downers Grove retiree Robert Govenat was on the computer every day, watching prices of his stocks go down. It was November 2007, and a bear market was threatening. "He was about to have a nervous breakdown or a heart attack," recalls his wife, Jan, a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Students rock their free iPads at IIT

    Students rock their free iPads at IIT
    A few select schools across the country have embraced the iPad, and it's easy to see why. The smart-looking tablet computer can do everything a laptop can do -- even more -- with thousands of available apps. Plus it's compact, connected, fast, user-...
  • Digging for information gold with data mining

    Digging for information gold with data mining
    The old image of looking for a needle in a haystack doesn't even come close to the realities of modern life. Simply put, the world is drowning in data. Every item scanned at every grocery store, every keystroke made on every website, every transaction...
  • Urban farm is no fish tale

    Urban farm is no fish tale
    Imagine raising vegetables in an abandoned, four-story manufacturing building. And doing it without soil. An old building once used to manufacture plows for farm fields is being transformed into a dirtless vertical farm where fish and lettuce are grown...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...