Don’t Throw Away Those Eclipse Glasses…

Don't Throw Away Those Eclipse Glasses...

The eclipse may be over for those of us in the United States, but on July 2, 2019, there will be a solar eclipse visible in Asia and South America where many people don’t have the resources to get special glasses to see the phenomenon. Astronomers Without Borders is soon announcing a collection program that

How Worried Should Parents of Athletes Be About Concussions?

How Worried Should Parents of Athletes Be About Concussions?

Most parents would be incredibly proud if their sons grew up to be like John Urschel. He is both a remarkable athlete and award-winning mathematician pursuing his doctorate at MIT. Unsurprisingly, many moms and dads took notice this summer when Urschel retired from the NFL after three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. He announced his

Exclusive Interview: John Mahoney Talks Favorite Roles, Surviving Cancer and Steppenwolf Return

John Mahoney

Photos courtesy of Steppenwolf.

There’s no mistaking that voice. It commands your attention, immediately reminding you of the many famous roles he’s taken on, be it stage, screen or TV. He’s the prototypical American man, Mr. Guy Next Door. In reality, he’s British by birth. John Mahoney was born in England during World War II, the seventh of eight

Impact Behavioral Health Partners: A New Name, But the Same Commitment to Providing Mental Health Services

Impact Behavioral Health Partners: A New Name, But the Same Commitment to Providing Mental Health Services

For many residents of the North Shore, housing is viewed as an extension of self. Where you live is an opportunity to express your taste, style and personality. However, for many of those who have a mental illness, a safe place to call home is often not even a guarantee. Impact Behavioral Health Partners is looking

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Commitment to Teaching the Lessons of History Takes on New Urgency

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Commitment to Teaching the Lessons of History Takes on New Urgency

Photo courtesy of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

In liberation’s aftermath, when the truth of the Holocaust was thrust upon the world’s conscience, “Never Again” became a mantra. Yet, today, we are witnessing a rise in Holocaust denial and antisemitism here at home, as evidenced by recent events in Charlottesville — as well as in the very lands where the Holocaust took place. Since

How This Startup is Making It Easier for You to Support Women-Owned Businesses

BOSSY Chicago: How This Startup is Making It Easier for You to Support Women-Owned Businesses

Isabel Benatar and Sam Letscher (Photo courtesy of BOSSY Chicago.)

In traditional small business loans, only $1 out of every $23 in financing goes to women-owned businesses. They comprise 36 percent of all businesses, but only receive 12 percent of the revenue. With strong interests in empowering women, Sam Letscher and Isabel Benatar saw this as a problem that they could help fix with their startup, BOSSY —

Back to School Guide 2017: 10 Ways to Get Ready for a Great Year

Back to School Guide

With September fast approaching, it’s easy to get stressed out with preparation for the start of school. We’ve gathered together the best articles packed with tips, tricks and hacks to make sure this year is your best yet — in every way possible. 1. Create a Launch Pad… With everything set in one spot, getting out the door

How This Chicago Arts School is Using a Trauma-Informed Approach to Bring Compassion to Its Teaching

ChiArts Moves Toward a Trauma-Informed Arts Education Practice

Photos by Mark Ballogg.

Reginald Harris — currently lead social worker at BrightLife Transitional Living Program at Lighthouse Youth and Family Services in Ohio — thought he was making a massive career shift when he left his role as Dance Department Head at The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts®) to pursue a master’s degree in social work.

5 of Chicago’s Most Stunning Landscapes (Plus Tips for Perfecting Yours)

landscape design: ILCA's design tour (Green Bay Road estate)

Green Bay Road estate (Photo courtesy of ILCA.)

Some of Chicagoland’s most spectacular and elegant landscapes are sprinkled throughout the North Shore, and on July 13, more than 100 people in the green industry — landscape architects, contractors, designers, stone masons, turf specialists and other pros — toured five such sites as part of the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association’s (ILCA) design education tour.

Don't Throw Away Those Eclipse Glasses...

Don’t Throw Away Those Eclipse Glasses…
By Manon Blackman

How Worried Should Parents of Athletes Be About Concussions?

How Worried Should Parents of Athletes Be About Concussions?
By Shannan Younger

John Mahoney

Exclusive Interview: John Mahoney Talks Favorite Roles, Surviving Cancer and Steppenwolf Return
By Julie Chernoff

Impact Behavioral Health Partners: A New Name, But the Same Commitment to Providing Mental Health Services

Impact Behavioral Health Partners: A New Name, But the Same Commitment to Providing Mental Health Services
By Impact Behavioral Health Partners

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Commitment to Teaching the Lessons of History Takes on New Urgency

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Commitment to Teaching the Lessons of History Takes on New Urgency
By Jed Silberg

BOSSY Chicago: How This Startup is Making It Easier for You to Support Women-Owned Businesses

How This Startup is Making It Easier for You to Support Women-Owned Businesses
By Manon Blackman

Back to School Guide

Back to School Guide 2017: 10 Ways to Get Ready for a Great Year
By Manon Blackman

ChiArts Moves Toward a Trauma-Informed Arts Education Practice

How This Chicago Arts School is Using a Trauma-Informed Approach to Bring Compassion to Its Teaching
By Jessica Ramirez Welton, Director of Development, The Chicago High School for the Arts

landscape design: ILCA's design tour (Green Bay Road estate)

5 of Chicago’s Most Stunning Landscapes (Plus Tips for Perfecting Yours)
By Nina Koziol