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Kids train teachers on new tech
Oct. 21, 2013
Students at a Chicago Public School in Chinatown are leading professional development around technology as a way to help teachers integrate devices into the classroom and engage kids.
Spanning the river and the decades
Oct. 11, 2013
We profile Chicago’s iconic downtown bridges and the (shrinking) pool of workers who tend them.
Millennials, risk and the economy
Oct. 10, 2013
Does the 'entrepreneur generation' have it right?
Women still face gender bias in math, science fields
Oct. 9, 2013
A closer look into why the upper echelons of math and science continue to be dominated by men, and how women are striving to close the gender gap.
Why ABC's 'Scandal' matters
Oct. 3, 2013
More than anything,
’s near-perfect formula of intrigue, sex, and crazy has created and sustained a community of fans that are dedicated to the show’s plot and the show’s success.
Who's watching from our bridges?
Sep. 26, 2013
A Curious Citizen from West Suburban River Forest is fascinated by bridge houses on Chicago's rivers, but he's just as interested to know who might be inside and what they do.
Catfishing: Identity in an Internet age
Sep. 16, 2013
Based on the 2010 documentary
, the TV version seeks to reveal the potential insidiousness of online dating. More than dating though, the show reveals the power of identity creation in the Internet age.
Schools’ question: Cell or not to cell?
Aug. 23, 2013
Districts consider whether the devices distract students or add value in the classroom.
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