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Wearden discusses Strategic Plan implementation, Faculty Senate voices ideas, concerns

By Campus Editor

August 27, 2015

Faculty members were given an outline of their role in the Strategic Plan’s implementation for the upcoming academic year at the first Faculty Senate meeting of the Fall 2015 Semester Aug. 21.Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden presented senators with plans for how they can complement the administration’s efforts regarding the plan’s implementation.Wearden said he met throughout the summer with the Faculty...

Roots of near-death experience explored

Roots of near-death experiences explored

May 4, 2015

The experience of imminent death was first described in the 19th century. In recent decades, this concept of the “life review” or “near-death experience” perceived by those poised on the thresho...

Outside of downtown Beijing, students experience how heavy rush hour traffic contributes to pollution and smog. 

Students experience off-the-charts pollution in China

April 13, 2015

The industrial revolution brought an era of innovation and economic growth that ushered in technological comforts and conveniences. But the path to the modern Western World was not paved without sacrifices, n...

Brianne Bolin, an adjunct professor in the English Department, founded PrecariCorps, an organization that provides financial support to other adjunct professors across the country. Bolin was featured in the December issue of Elle magazine, in which she detailed her life as a financially struggling professor. 

Columbia prof starts support group for financially strapped adjuncts

April 6, 2015

As an adjunct professor in the English Department, Brianne Bolin makes $4,700 for every course she teaches per semester. The payment barely pays her monthly bills, leaving little money to grow her savin...

The block of Wabash Avenue between Madison and Washington streets will be closed for next 18 months due to the construction of the new Wabash and Washington stop.

Chicago Loop Alliance transforms Wabash Avenue into Magnificent Mile

March 30, 2015

From Wacker Drive to Congress Parkway, the Chicago Loop Alliance is spearheading a new infrastructure project, “Layers of Transformation,” to transform Wabash Avenue into a premier Chicago tourist dest...

Segments of the magneto-sensitive e-skin were tested for flexibility and durability in Dresden, Germany.

E-skin technology helps humans evolve ‘sixth sense’

February 16, 2015

In the animal kingdom, it is common for different species to have heightened senses that help them survive. For example, homing pigeons use their magnetoception—the ability to detect magnetic fields...

Buried languages leave lifelong trace

Buried languages leave lifelong trace

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor and Contributing Writer

December 1, 2014

Languages that people are exposed to at a young age form circuits in the brain that the body does not forget, even if the individual does. The existence of this buried information persists after child...

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