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  • Thomas Dyja's 'The Third Coast' awarded nonfiction Heartland Prize

    Thomas Dyja's 'The Third Coast' awarded nonfiction Heartland Prize
    In awarding the 2013 Heartland Prize for Nonfiction to "The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream" by Thomas Dyja, the Tribune celebrates an important cultural history of mid-20th century Chicago. This stylishly written and deeply...
  • Oak Park man charged with taking video up woman's skirt

    Oak Park man charged with taking video up woman's skirt
    A former college volleyball coach with a history of covertly taking video up women's skirts is facing a new charge, this time for allegedly following a suburban Whole Foods shopper last year and using a camera attached to his shoe to record footage of her...
  • Create safe learning environments

    I run a non-profit called Do Your P'Art Foundation that brings kids from all over Chicago and the suburbs together through school partnerships and field trips. We work with about 1,000 students a year and keep growing. The program’s purpose is to...
  • Antarctic snow cruiser's arduous journey

    Antarctic snow cruiser's arduous journey
    The giant Muon g-2 electromagnet that inched its way through the Chicago area last week wasn't the first scientific marvel to snarl traffic even as it excited imaginations. Rear Adm. Richard Byrd's massive Antarctic snow cruiser made nearly the...
  • Robert F. Christy dies at 96; Manhattan Project physicist

    Robert F. Christy dies at 96; Manhattan Project physicist
    Robert F. Christy, a physicist who was a key member of the Manhattan Project team that created the atomic bomb during World War II, died Wednesday at his Pasadena home. He was 96. Christy, who spent 40 years as a Caltech professor and administrator, died...
  • Greener gestures: A sustainable home that's meant to last

    Greener gestures: A sustainable home that's meant to last
    What does 'green' really mean? In corporate America, it's definitive and quantifiable, such as Patagonia's $20 million green venture capital fund or Cisco's stringent greenhouse gas reduction goals, which just landed it on the prestigious annual Global...
  • A focus as big as all outdoors

    A focus as big as all outdoors
    David Plowden's second-floor office in his Winnetka home is not the sanctuary that was his now-shuttered basement darkroom. It is more prone to distractions, but that is just one of the allowances that the celebrated 80-year-old photographer has made to...
  • Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan

    Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan
    Joe Griffith thought he could get the better of Lake Michigan. In the late 1950s, the lifeguard tried four times to swim the 38 miles from Chicago to Michigan City, Ind. Through the years, he faced stomach cramps, indigestion, 15-foot waves, navigation...
  • Enrollment numbers force schools to adjust

     Enrollment numbers force schools to adjust
    MBA enrollment numbers generally have remained flat over the last few years, but Chicago business schools insist their programs aren't suffering. Instead, they're diversifying — offering prospective students more options. Take the University of...
  • Getting an MBA: Your business. Your decision.

    Getting an MBA: Your business. Your decision.
    Admissions consultant Andrea Sparrey uses two numbers to startle prospective business school applicants. She tells them the average price of a home in the United States in 2010 was $273,000. And then she tells them the average price of an MBA from a...
  • Taking the less-known route

     Taking the less-known route
    If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it? The answer depends largely on the student. Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...
  • Boundless opportunities exist in the computer science, info tech fields

    What was true 10 years ago is still true today: computer science and information technology are good fields to enter. What has changed is why people enter these fields and what they can do within the field has greatly expanded. Matthew Bauer, senior...