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Nonprofit examines mental illness through theater

Nonprofit examines mental illness through theater

November 24, 2014

The impact of mental illness on a family will give audiences food for thought as Erasing the Distance, a Chicago-based arts nonprofit, prepares for its latest production, “Tell Me What You Remember.”The...

Research studies focusing on women should not be sexist

By Copy Chief

September 2, 2014

Women in the sciences have been breaking the glass ceiling wide open since Marie Curie changed medicine forever when she brought her findings about radiation forward 80 years ago, but the scales remain uneven for men and women in the sciences.A study published in the Proceedings of the National Association for the Advancement of the Sciences in August 2012 found academic institutions still prefer hiring males over females. ...

Photo aides cut out of the picture

By Lisa Schulz

September 25, 2011

A “large number” of student workers in Columbia’s Photography Department were dismissed for the fall 2011 semester because of budget constraints. The department’s annual budget was reduced by 30 percent. The Photo I academic course and the darkroom lab experienced the largest number of layoffs throughout the department.The majority of the cuts were in classroom aides who offered assistance to students with questions a...

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