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The Solar Energy Challenge by Seth Darling
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Argonne to host next public lecture on 6/14

Argonne OutLoud, Argonne's new public lecture series, will feature: The Solar Energy Challenge by Seth Darling Thursday, June 14, 2012 * 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. … Read more ›

Students celebrate the completion of a group project at IPPL.
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Exam Cram at Indian Prairie Library

During finals week, the Indian Prairie Public Library is offering special study spaces for students. Study times are as follows:Tuesday, May 29 from 11 a.m. … Read more ›

Downers Grove North and South ranked among top schools

Downers Grove North and South High Schools are in the top 70 high schools in the state of Illinois, according to recently released rankings issued … Read more ›

At its annual event "Science Careers in Search of Women", Argonne National Laboratory demonstrates to 350 young women from Chicago-area high schools why a career in science might be right for them.
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Program has inspired women in science careers for last 25 years

In 1987, Ronald Reagan shouted "tear down this wall!” urging Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to bring new opportunity, equality and freedom to millions. That same … Read more ›

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Northern Illinois University brings Financial Cents to Naperville

Student-run Financial Cents to provide Money Smart Week financial literacy program at NIU-Naperville April 26 DEKALB — Northern Illinois University-Naperville will host the NIU Financial … Read more ›

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Model Car Competition: Fueling future scientists and engineers

On Saturday, April 14, 2012, racing will just be part of the excitement as Chicago-area middle-school students will use electric-powered model cars at equipment manufacturer … Read more ›

Barb Trusco instructs Nathaniel Szabo on how to sew around a bunny made of construction paper during kindergarten at Gower West Elementary School in Willowbrook. The class runs from 8:05 to 10:45 a.m. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune / April 4, 2012)

Schools weigh merits, costs of all-day kindergarten

Parents and school officials are asking: Is 2.5 hours enough to adequately prepare students for first grade? Or are we pushing kids too hard? And … Read more ›

The Wind Ensemble from South HS in Downers Grove
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South HS Wind Ensemble at U of I Superstate Contest

Congratulations to the members of the Wind Ensemble from South High School in Downers Grove for being selected, through competitive recorded audition, to perform at … Read more ›

High School students visited with the SEASPAR EAGLES to learn about the career field of therapeutic recreation.
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SEASPAR EAGLES Promote Learning From One Another

Juniors and seniors from four different high schools recently visited the EAGLES site in Darien to learn about SEASPAR, Special Recreation Associations, and Therapeutic Recreation. … Read more ›

Northwestern College President Lawrence Schumacher is proud of the 10 Year Accreditation granted to Northwestern College this week by the Higher Learning Commission, the highest accreditation term available. This year the College will be celebrating its 110th Anniversary.
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Northwestern College Granted 10 Year Accreditation!

[ROSEMONT, IL] – Northwestern College, the second oldest private, two-year college in Illinois, announced today that the Higher Learning Commission has granted continuation of its … Read more ›