| Sep 15, 2010
| 1:18 PM
With the state of today's job market one might think it would give rise to a new type of profession aimed at dealing with the stressors. The reality is, industrial organizational psychologists have been in place in many companies long before this economic...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 1:11 PM
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...
| May 6, 2010
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...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 4:32 PM
In case you missed it, this story -- Air Force, in reversal, will discharge lesbian officer -- updates my April 6 column What happened to the U.S. Air Force lesbian who `told'? Don't ask. Reversing an earlier decision, the Air......
| Apr 16, 2010
| 11:27 AM
On March 22nd, 2010, Scott Zemnick and Amy Robbins-Zemnick purchased the residence at 2214 N. Seminary Ave. in Chicago, Illinois. The Zemnicks purchased the residence for $1,200,000.
Scott Zemnick is an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, an...
| Apr 5, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Air Force Lt. Robin Chaurasiya (right) recalls being summoned to a meeting with her commanding officer at Scott Air Force Base near downstate Belleville last year. He read to her a copy of an e-mail that had come to his......
| Apr 4, 2010
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...
| Nov 5, 2009
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...
| Oct 3, 2009
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...
| Sep 17, 2009
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...
| Jun 29, 2009
| 2:18 PM
(WGN-AM)- More than a year behind schedule, Metra broke ground Monday on a new station at 35th Street on the Rock Island District Line to serve White Sox fans and college students while giving neighborhood residents another mass-transit option.