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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...
  • Dutch architect and educator is IIT's next architecture dean

    The Illinois Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that it has named Dutch architect and educator Wiel Aretsas the new dean of its architecture school. Arets, currently a professor of building, planning and design at the BerlinUniversity for the Arts,...
  • 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...
  • For homebuyers and sellers, it's all about compromising

    For homebuyers and sellers, it's all about compromising
    Is this the year to sell your home? Is it time to buy? National headlines are proclaiming a housing market recovery. The inventory of homes available for sale is down dramatically, and as a result, market time has dropped and that is breeding local...
  • Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world

    Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world
    Amy Francetic was at a child's birthday party in 2004 when she decided it was time to leave Silicon Valley.    "I was sitting there listening to 6-year-olds talk about IPOs and whose house was bigger and how much a wedding dress cost," she said.    By...
  • Harris: Design for developing nations developing at IIT

    Harris: Design for developing nations developing at IIT
    Chicago architect Ann Clark is designing a boarding school that will sit in a saddle-shaped field of mostly beans in Grand-Bois, Haiti. Among the challenges: One side of the field slopes more than 25 degrees, and getting there is rougher than white-...
  • Culture clash: New history of Chicago taps into our malaise

    Culture clash: New history of Chicago taps into our malaise
    Thomas Dyja looked at me with abject horror, then humor, then, as his face crumbled in defeat, resignation. A face that said, "See? This is why I wrote a 412-page cultural history of Chicago at midcentury that — as much as it pulls together...
  • 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...
  • Gene R. Summers dies at 83; architect renovated L.A. Biltmore

    Gene R. Summers dies at 83; architect renovated L.A. Biltmore
    Gene R. Summers, an architect and developer who undertook the first major renovation of the historic Biltmore Hotel, reviving interest in downtown Los Angeles and helping to spark its revitalization, has died. He was 83. Summers, who retired to the...
  • Michael Abramson dies at 62; photographed Chicago South Side's nightlife

    Michael Abramson dies at 62; photographed Chicago South Side's nightlife
    Michael Abramson, a photographer who spent much of his career in exotic climes and photographing well-known people but who gained his greatest fame and personal satisfaction from photos he shot of nightlife on Chicago's South Side during the 1970s, has...
  • PASSINGS: Robert Pritzker, Liviu Ciulei

    PASSINGS: Robert Pritzker, Liviu Ciulei
    ROBERT PRITZKER One of three brothers who built family business empire Robert Pritzker, 85, a billionaire industrialist and one of three brothers who built the Pritzker family's business empire, died of Parkinson's disease Thursday in Chicago, said...