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  1. Geneva Hires New Economic Development DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Cathleen Tymoszenko has been named the head of the City's Economic Development Department bringing more than 26 years of municipal experience to Geneva. Tymoszenko served as the Director of Community Development for the Village of West Dundee since 2005.

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  2. Targeting Integrin and Integrin Signaling in Treating Thrombosis...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Circulation

    Correspondence to Xiaoping Du, MD, PhD, Department of Pharmacology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 835 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago, IL 60612. E-mail The critical roles of integrins in thrombosis have enabled the successful development and clinical use of the first generation of integrin antagonists as represented by abciximab , eptifibatide , and tirofiban .

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  3. Parents using gifts to motivate kids may raise materialistic adultsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The study from the University of Missouri and the University of Illinois at Chicago found that parents who use material goods as part of their parenting techniques may be setting children up for difficulties later in adulthood. Researcher Marsha Richins said that their research suggests that children who receive many material rewards from their parents will likely continue rewarding themselves with material goods when they are grown, which could be problematic.

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  4. 'Draw me a picture,' say scientists; computer may respondRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Jillian Aurisano, Ph.D. student in computer science, works with the Articulate prototype in EVL cyber-commons classroom. Seated: EVL students Yiwen Sun and Dennis Chau .

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  5. Chinese orphans end up neighbors, 'Nutcracker' performersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    The 13-year-olds went from being at the same Chinese orphanage to being part of the Joffrey Ballet's "Nutcracker" in Chicago. "These two little girls start out randomly being at the same social welfare place in China in 2001 to 12 short years [later] being on stage in arguable America's No.

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  6. Rotary AIDS day event turns spotlight on world's deadliest infectious diseaseRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Rotarian

    Matt Richards, director of Care2Prevent at the University of Chicago, a pediatric and adolescent HIV treatment and prevention program, talks about populations that have a disproportionate risk of infection, during Rotary's World AIDS Day event. The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst ever, has claimed several thousand lives and generated worldwide concern.

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  7. The Evolution of Charter School QualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cato Institute

    The role of charter schools in improving academic achievement is controversial, and existing evidence has led to contrasting conclusions about appropriate future policies. Past incongruous findings provide support for both advocates and opponents of charter schools.

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  8. Why don't black Chicago neighborhoods gentrify?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    On 64th and Ingleside in the Woodlawn neighborhood, Romarez Moody's converting a two-flat greystone into a single-family dwelling. The touches are fancy: heated floors, fake chandeliers for closet lights.

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  9. Researchers use novel technique to identify microlesions in brain tissue from epileptic patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Medical News

    Using an innovative technique combining genetic analysis and mathematical modeling with some basic sleuthing, researchers have identified previously undescribed microlesions in brain tissue from epileptic patients. The millimeter-sized abnormalities may explain why areas of the brain that appear normal can produce severe seizures in many children and adults with epilepsy.

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  10. Magna Legal Services Hires Medical Illustrator & 3D AnimatorRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Magna Legal Services, one of the country's largest jury research, litigation graphics and court reporting companies, today announced the appointment of Peter Kuempel, M.A.M.S., as Lead Medical Illustrator and 3D animator. Mr. Kuempel will be based in New York, NY.

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  11. Obama's Pal Bill Ayers Appears on Iranian TV - Calls US a Terrorist NationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

    Barack Obama's family friend and domestic terrorist Bill Ayers told Iranian Fars News Agency that the US is a terrorist nation. Ayers went on to say that the United States is the most serious threat to world peace.

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  12. 'Microlesions' in epilepsy discovered by novel techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Using an innovative technique combining genetic analysis and mathematical modeling with some basic sleuthing, researchers have identified previously undescribed microlesions in brain tissue from epileptic patients. The millimeter-sized abnormalities may explain why areas of the brain that appear normal can produce severe seizures in many children and adults with epilepsy.

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  13. Certain parenting tactics could lead to materialistic attitudes in adulthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Science Daily

    A new study found that parents who use material goods as part of their parenting techniques may be setting children up for difficulties later in adulthood. With the holiday season in full swing and presents piling up under the tree, many parents may be tempted to give children all the toys and gadgets they ask for or use the expectation of gifts to manage children's behavior.

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  14. Co-Producing the City: UW Tacoma as Anchor InstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Exit 133

    This time of year it can be hard to think past all the holiday parties and vacation plans, but here's something to put on your calendar for after the lights are down and tne New Year's resolutions are made: UW Tacoma's 2015 Urban Studies Annual Debra Friedman Lecture this year will feature Portland State University's president, Wim Wiewel speaking on "Co-Producing the City, UW Tacoma as an Anchor Institution." Portland State University has operated from its location along the downtown Portland Park Blocks since the 1950s, now covering 50 blocks and serving nearly 30,000 students.

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  15. 'The Higher Education Ponzi Scheme.', Segment 1Read the original story

    Monday | A-Infos Radio Project

    Dr. Anthony DiMaggio earned his PhD in political science from the University of Illinois, Chicago. He has authored five books and written for numerous publications including Counterpunch, Znet and Monthly Review.

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  16. Under UIC plan, part of Obama library complex would sit atop expresswaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Chicago Tribune

    A digital rendering released by UIC shows an artist's conception of the proposed visitors center and academic institute complex. The facilities would extend over portions of the Jane Byrne Interchange.

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  17. Gentrification Index Portrays Chicago Neighborhoods, 1970-2010Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Newswise

    More Chicago neighborhoods are declining than gentrifying, despite the greater attention given to gentrification, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. UIC's Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement today released a report titled "The Socioeconomic Change of Chicago's Community Areas ."

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  18. Rendering Reveals: UIC Releases Ambitious Obama Presidential Library ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Curbed

    The University of Illinois at Chicago has publicly unveiled its bid for the future Obama Presidential Library . In its proposal, the university wants to bring the institution to the near-south and west sides of the city in a large two-location project .

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  19. Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping Appoints Abid Rashid as Director of Quality AssuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | PRWeb

    Abid Rashid, bringing 15 years of experience to Kenmode, will identify new opportunities for enhancing quality and incorporate the latest advances in quality assurance. Abid Rashid will help us build on our commitment to continuous improvement in all quality-related programs and systems, in concert with our quality department and our entire team.

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  20. #PreMarket Prep Guest List For The Week Of December 15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Benzinga

    Dennis Gartman, Leon LaBrecque and Kevin McPartland will all be guests on this week's #PreMarket Prep broadcast, sponsored by Marketfy. Be sure to tune in at 8:00 a.m. EST Monday-Friday here to tune in to the exciting show.

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