Dr. Sherwin Nuland, a writer of unflinching clarity and honesty about difficult topics including his own battles with depression, discusses the history of medical ethics from Hippocrates to the present. In his talk, Dr.
The Gulf oil spill is the largest marine oil spill ever recorded. It began on April 20, 2010, with an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. For almost three months oil flowed into the fragile Gulf of Mexico ecosystem before the well was capped.
In Illinois today, 26 percent of all residents, and 35 percent of children age 10 to 17, are obese. For an individual who is obese or overweight there can be a wide range of personal costs, from health problems to social isolation to overall unhappiness.
Series A showcases experimental writing in the US and the Midwest through readings, discussion and performance. Series A is dedicated to showcasing experimental writing in the US and the Midwest through readings, discussion and performance.
The history of television in Chicago begins with the birth of the medium itself. Radio was still in its infancy when the Chicago Federation of Labor transmitted the image and audio of its chairman in 1928. By 1950, there were four commercial stations in Chicago.