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Alumnus recognized for personal, lifelike designs reflecting his Chicago upbringing

Alumnus recognized for personal, lifelike designs reflecting his Chicago upbringing

November 2, 2019

Born and raised in Back of the Yards, Norman Teague uses his upbringing and childhood experiences as inspiration for much of his work. He used memories of local drug dealers as the driving factor for one...

Letter to the Editor: Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago without engineers and they need our support

Letter to the Editor: Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago without engineers and they need our support

October 16, 2019

Chicago is home to some of America’s greatest achievements in architecture and design. The Tribune Tower, One Illinois Center, The Wrigley Building, Millennium Park, the Chicago Riverwalk and Maggie...

“The Chicago Coloring Book: Iconic Landmarks and Hidden Gems” designed by Chris Arnold, an associate professor in the Design Department, became available this month in stores and online.

Professor explores Chicago with adult coloring book

November 28, 2016

A Columbia faculty member's new adult coloring book was designed to bring Chicago's historic architecture and landmarks to life by venturing into a new art form. Chris Arnold, an associate professor in the Design Department, began creating “The Chicago Coloring Book: Iconic Landm...

Notable Native: Liz Nicholson Sullivan talks need for NFL concussion awareness

Because of her husband’s experiences playing professional football, Liz Nicholson Sullivan has advocated for awareness, solutions and accountability from professional sports leagues regarding the lasting effects of repetitive concussions.

By Metro Reporter

September 19, 2016

Liz Nicholson Sullivan, wife of retired professional football player Gerry Sullivan, who played for the Cleveland Browns 1974–1981, knows from personal experience the issues faced by retired athletes w...

New Chicago-based architect group  advocates for climate change legislation

New Chicago-based architect group advocates for climate change legislation

September 12, 2016

A group of 95 Chicago-based architecture, design and engineering firms launched a new organization—the Architects Advocate Action on Climate Change—Sept. 1 to promote and advocate for climate change legis...

The “Creative Properties: Columbia’s South Loop Sidewalk Campus Since 1977” exhibit, located on the second floor of the library, located at 624 S. Michigan Ave., gives Columbia a glimpse of how it became part of the South Loop through historical and current photos of the buildings.

College’s South Loop history unfolds with exhibit

December 14, 2015

Students in this semester’s “Public History: Presenting and Interpreting the Past” course gathered on the second floor of the library, 624 S. Michigan Ave., for the Dec. 9 opening of the students...

Notable Native: Anthony Nielsen

Nielsen poses for a picture with a polar bear on his trip with Polar Bears  International’s Climate Alliance. 

By metro reporter

November 23, 2015

Anthony Nielsen has worked as lead keeper of carnivores at Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., since 2010, but has worked at the zoo since 2000. Nielsen said his favorite parts of the job include inte...

Midterm evaluations provide little insight

By Editorial Board

October 26, 2015

In previous semesters, students who had poor attendance or were in danger of receiving low or failing grades in a course received progress reports during the fifth week of the semester. This semester, all students—including those doing satisfactory or better work—received midterm progress reports at week six. Professors were required to submit their evaluations by midnight Oct. 17.The sixth-week progress reports are inten...

Ruins like these represent the rise and fall of great human ideas, said Allison Grant, assistant curator and education coordinator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography.

‘Grace of Intention’ is photographic, monumental

October 19, 2015

“Grace of Intention,” an exhibit  featuring photographs from eight international artists at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S. Michigan Ave., opened Oct. 15 and will continue through ...

Two SC Johnson headquarters’ buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright are available for free tours through the biennial.

Chicago hosts first North American architecture biennial

October 5, 2015

Chicago has long been known as the birthplace of modern architecture and now has the distinction of hosting North America’s first architecture biennial.Chicago’s inaugural architecture biennial ru...

Literature collection exposes Chicago’s dark history

By Arts & Culture Reporter

September 28, 2015

"Chicago Noir: The Classics," a compilation of reprinted stories chronicling the often dark and corrupt nature of Chicago's history, was released Sept. 1 by Akashic Books in New York.The anthology is ...

Appreciation of neon signs marks end of an era

Central Camera Co.’s sign at 230 S. Wabash Ave. is one of the few neon signs left in Chicago. Such signs once illuminated nearly every storefront.

By Metro Reporter

March 30, 2015

Preservation Chicago, an organization advocating for the preservation of Chicago-based historic architecture, neighborhoods and urban spaces, released its annual top seven Most Endangered Buildings list March 4. T...

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