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If as William Butler Yeats asserted -- "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire" -- then three local universities are lighting some interesting fires as they seek to expand programs, add new colleges and literally reach for...
The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time. But it was not nearly as...
The head of the University of Illinois at Chicago's microphysics laboratory and founder of a Bolingbrook tech company was recently named one of the White House's 11 national "Champions of Change," a distinction that honors immigrant innovators in America....
Graduates University of Louisville — Charlotte Rose Crowley, daughter of Terry and Jean Crowley of Danville, was awarded a doctor of medicine degree from the University of Louisville College of Medicine on May 11. Crowley is a 2005 graduate of...
The Manhattan Project, the secret research mission to develop an atomic weapon ahead of Germany and bring an end to World War II, was one of the 20th century's most ambitious feats of science and engineering. And one of its darkest moments. In many...
New LondonMitchell College announced today that Elizabeth Ivey, Ph.D., a physicist and long-time academic leader, has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees. Dr. Ivey is a pioneer among women in science, holding degrees in physics and mechanical engineering...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- For the last three years, the Trinity School at Greenlawn has offered a unique experience to its graduating seniors: a chance to analyze data from the Large Hadron Particle collider in Geneva, Switzerland. The LHC, as it’s often...
FORT LAUDERDALE How to roll lessons about skateboarding, physics and creativity into one cool package? A new exhibit at the Museum of Discovery and Science is ready to show you how. The Tony Hawk: RAD Science Skate Exhibit features 25 interactive...
The opening scene went something like this: Setting: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab building 17 cafeteria -- Fall 2009 Rocket Scientist #1: I do community theater. Rocket Scientist #2: I almost minored in theater in college. Rocket Scientist #1:...
As early as kindergarten, all students in Illinois could be engaged in science and engineering practices, from analyzing data to defining problems and designing solutions. By high school they'd be deep into engineering design and investigating solutions...
Staff WriterHOLTVILLE — For the second-grade students at Finley and Pine Elementary schools, a short trip to the local high school translated into a fun-filled physics lesson here Tuesday. The elementary students had the opportunity to engage in seven hands-...
Scott Beck By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science. Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
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