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  • Universities not just teaching knowledge they're creating it

    Universities not just teaching knowledge they're creating it
    From newly identified species to discovering the structure of DNA many significant and groundbreaking discoveries and ideas have come from Chicago universities. Whether it be a traditional classroom or a state-of-the-art laboratory, students in higher...
  • Data analysis continues to grow in universities and job market

    Do you wonder how businesses know your buying habits or your driving record? They mine for data. Data mining is sifting through large volumes of information that could not otherwise be done manually, explains Bamshad Mobasher, professor in the school of...
  • Schools get better marks for student dining options

    When it comes to campus dining, the language of food can change as fast as students' majors. A few years ago, few students were familiar with Celiac Disease or gluten-free diets. Those terms, as well as flexitarian, pescetarian, and old standbys vegan and...
  • Options abound for pursuing psychology programs

    Options abound for pursuing psychology programs
    Nancy Tartt has always had a passion for psychology and has devoted her career to social services. She headed to Adler School of Professional Psychology to pursue a master's degree in marriage and family counseling and discovered a new interest in the...
  • Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD

    Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD
    Tyler Bardak soared to the sky, seemingly higher with each arc of the swing, at Camp STAR, a Highland Park camp where he is one of 40 kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For the past two summers, Tyler, 7, has tried more typical summer...
  • West Nile virus found in Deerfield

    West Nile virus found in Deerfield
    West Nile virus was found in Deerfield, the first confirmed presence in Lake County this year, according to a Lake County Health Department news release. On July 8, a Deerfield mosquito pool that was sampled tested positive for West Nile virus, the...
  • Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center taken into custody hailing cab

    Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center taken into custody hailing cab
    A handcuffed prisoner from the Elgin Mental Health Center who escaped from a state vehicle Wednesday morning was captured eight hours later after he hailed a cab in Elgin, ending a manhunt that kept the community on high alert much of the day. Jesse...
  • Recaptured Elgin prisoner tells judge he hears voices, needs help: prosecutors

    Recaptured Elgin prisoner tells judge he hears voices, needs help: prosecutors
    An Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who police said escaped from a state vehicle and was captured after a massive manhunt Wednesday told a judge today that he hears voices and needs help, according to Kane County prosecutors. Jesse Vega, 33, made the...
  • South Whitehall Legionnaires' deaths prompt lawsuit

    A Legionnaire's outbreak at a South Whitehall medical facility last year has spawned a wrongful death lawsuit in Lehigh County Court. The families of two men — Otto A. Gruber and Russell Henry Peters, who reportedly died after contracting the...
  • Depression may keep some men from fighting prostate cancer

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Depression may be source of disparities in the treatment men get for prostate cancer, according to a new study. In the analysis, older men who were depressed before they got a prostate cancer diagnosis were more likely to...
  • Helping the mentally ill join the workforce

    By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano's mental illness bipolar disorder did not make him an ideal employee. Perhaps the worst moment came when he walked into the Brooklyn McDonald's he was managing to discover some now-forgotten worker...