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  • Downers Grove school band picked for state contest

     Downers Grove school band picked for state contest
    A stream of hyper teenagers bounded into Tom Tedeschi's band room at Lakeview Junior High School in Downers Grove for daily rehearsal. The room soon filled with the combating sounds of trumpets, trombones, percussion and woodwinds warming up. Then a...
  • Downers Grove North senior recites 3,141 digits of pi

     Downers Grove North senior recites 3,141 digits of pi
    Each year Downers Grove North High School conducts a contest for students to recite the most digits from memory of the never-ending mathematical figure known as pi. This year on March 14, known as Pi Day, the razor-sharp recall of senior Michael Schirle...
  • Biking improvements planned this summer for Highland Park

    Biking improvements planned this summer for Highland Park
    Bicycling enthusiasts in Highland Park can look forward to trail and sidewalk improvements this summer, as the city continues working on its 18-year plan to improve biking and walking paths. Eventually, Highland Park is hoping to be considered a...
  • Restored Alma Mater headed back to University of Illinois

    Restored Alma Mater headed back to University of Illinois
    After a near two-year sabbatical, the beloved Alma Mater statue is headed back to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University officials confirm the 84-year-old landmark will be returning to campus next month after undergoing extensive...
  • 9 mumps cases at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    9 mumps cases at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Nine students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus have been clinically diagnosed with the mumps since returning from spring break, officials said. Dr. Robert Palinkas, director of the U. of I. McKinley Health Center, said the...
  • Astronaut returns home to U of I to give commencement address

    Astronaut returns home to U of I to give commencement address
    Forgive U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Hopkins if he seems a bit rushed. A printout of today’s schedule is tucked into his pants pocket, detailing the events the NASA astronaut must tackle before he travels to deliver tomorrow’s graduation...
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  • Analysts blame cheap food for obesity across all groups

    Our food is cheap – perhaps too cheap, if you look at the intersection of economics and obesity. Researchers have found that obesity hits all groups of Americans – those with more money and education and those with less. That, and some other...
  • Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing

    Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing
    The University of Illinois doesn’t often buddy up with the University of Iowa, just as Rolls-Royce doesn’t often volunteer to hold hands with General Electric. But that’s exactly the kind of scenario the Digital Lab for Manufacturing --...
  • Flaw in pension law sparks university retirements

     Flaw in pension law sparks university retirements
    Albert Valocchi, a University of Illinois engineering professor, recently recruited new graduate students to join his research team. He is scheduled to teach two classes this fall. He has several grant proposals pending. But Valocchi, 60, may not be...
  • UM supercomputer to boost complex research

    UM supercomputer to boost complex research
    Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...