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Yearly Archives: 2018

Moderate Carbohydrate Intake May Be Best for Health

Moderate Carbohydrate Intake May Be Best for Health

Eating carbohydrates in moderation seems to be optimal for health and longevity, suggests new research published in The Lancet Public Health journal. The observational study of more than 15,400 people… Read more »

Triton Faculty Member Wins National Pasta Contest; Will Compete in Italy for World Title

Triton Faculty Member Wins National Pasta Contest; Will Compete in Italy for World Title

From creating dishes inspired by fine art to preparing a new generation of chefs and restaurateurs – Triton College Culinary Department faculty member Carolina Diaz loves to share her passion… Read more »

Morton College Physical Therapist Assistant Program Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Morton College Physical Therapist Assistant Program Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Morton College announced today its Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program has received reaffirmation of accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education This is the first time in… Read more »

Investment Coming for Youth Mentoring

Investment Coming for Youth Mentoring

The City of Chicago is taking additional steps to further prevent violence in neighborhoods experiencing high levels of violence by investing $10.4 million to sustain youth mentoring programs that have had… Read more »

Illinois Department of Human Rights Honors “Dream Builders”

Illinois Department of Human Rights Honors “Dream Builders”

The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR), in partnership with First Northern Credit Union, is recognizing organizations that empower youth and encourage them to realize their full potential. IDHR Director… Read more »

AFT’s Weingarten and CTU’s Sharkey on Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund’s Divestment from Private Prisons

AFT’s Weingarten and CTU’s Sharkey on Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund’s Divestment from Private Prisons

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten and Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statements after the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund added immigration detention and other… Read more »

Back-to-School Tips

Back-to-School Tips

As summer comes to an end and back-to-school season begins, it can be hard to get back into a regular schedule — both for kids and adults.  Here are a… Read more »

West Loop Continues to Grow Welcoming New Addition

West Loop Continues to Grow Welcoming New Addition

Solstice, a digital innovation firm that helps Fortune 500 companies seize new opportunities through digital solutions, announced a major expansion of its North American headquarters to a 60,000-square-foot space in… Read more »

City Announces Streetlight Modernization Program Milestone

City Announces Streetlight Modernization Program Milestone

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the Chicago Smart Lighting Program (CSLP) is wrapping up its first year and has installed new lights in all of the city’s 50 wards. To date… Read more »

Martinez Measure Expanding Protections for Trafficking Victims Now Law

Martinez Measure Expanding Protections for Trafficking Victims Now Law

All victims of human trafficking will have additional protection under a new law passed by Assistant Majority Leader Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago). The law amends the Predator Accountability Act by… Read more »