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National Survey Finds 51 Percent of Professionals Plan to Participate in Office Pools During National College Basketball Tournament

National Survey Finds 51 Percent of Professionals Plan to Participate in Office Pools During National College Basketball Tournament

Naperville, Ill., March 14, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — With the national college basketball tournament quickly approaching, Americans are busy spending time around the clock researching teams and making tournament predictions. According to OfficeMax’s 2011 “Hoops at Work” survey¹, many employed Americans are not afraid to show their college basketball team spirit or join in tournament pools and brackets at the office.

American Medical Association Names New JAMA Editor-in-Chief

American Medical Association Names New JAMA Editor-in-Chief

Professor of Pediatrics and noted researcher to become 16th editor in journal’s 127-year history CHICAGO , March 10, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ –  Howard C. Bauchner, M.D., from Boston University School of Medicine , will become the next JAMA Editor-in-Chief on July 1, 2011 , according to an announcement made today by Michael D.

UBM Studios Unicruit’s Diversity Virtual Career Fair Assists College Students in Finding Employment in a Challenging Economy

UBM Studios Unicruit’s Diversity Virtual Career Fair Assists College Students in Finding Employment in a Challenging Economy

CHICAGO , March 8, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — UBM Studios Unicruit ‘s inaugural Diversity Virtual Career Fair was held on March 3, 2011 and brought nearly 25 employers together with over 3,500 college students from more than 30 schools across the United States .  On average, the college students visited 11 booths with an average dwell time of 77 minutes.

Researchers Find Reduced Levels of an Important Neurotransmitter in MS

Researchers Find Reduced Levels of an Important Neurotransmitter in MS

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have shown for the first time that damage to a particular area of the brain and a consequent reduction in noradrenaline are associated with multiple sclerosis. The study is available online in the journal Brain.

New Book Helps Anyone Understand Emerging Markets

New Book Helps Anyone Understand Emerging Markets

Ann Logue believes there are great opportunities for investors in emerging markets, and the more people know, the better will be their investment decisions. Logue, a lecturer in finance at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration, provides all the information anyone needs to take their investments global in her new book, “Emerging Markets for Dummies” (Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2011.) The book is for investors who are interested in Asian, Russian, Indian, Brazilian, and other foreign markets, but who want to know more before “taking the plunge,” says Logue, who spent 12 years in financial services.

Governor Quinn Breaks Ground on Charter High School in Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood – Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy Will Prepare Students for Health Science Careers, Create 160 Jobs

Governor Quinn Breaks Ground on Charter High School in Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood – Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy Will Prepare Students for Health Science Careers, Create 160 Jobs

CHICAGO – February 18, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today broke ground on the Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy, Chicago’s first charter high school dedicated to preparing students for health science careers.

New report shows college savings off to a “Bright Start”

New report shows college savings off to a “Bright Start”

By Melissa Leu     Illinois Statehouse News More Illinois families are saving for college, at least according to the latest  financial report  by Auditor General William Holland. A financial report for the Illinois’ College Savings Program, which include the Bright Start College Savings Program and the Bright Directions College Savings Program, shows that it made significant gains from the previous year, according to the report released Thursday.

Timberline Knolls Partners With National Organization Screening for Mental Health to Provide Eating Disorder Screenings on College Campuses

Timberline Knolls Partners With National Organization Screening for Mental Health to Provide Eating Disorder Screenings on College Campuses

CHICAGO , Jan. 20, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — In an initiative to increase student understanding about eating disorders and help absorb the extra demand placed on college counselors, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center has teamed with Screening for Mental Health (SMH) and founder Doug Jacobs , M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical and also president and CEO of SMH, to become a major national supporter of the organization’s on-campus screening program, College Response .

South Loopers worry about students attracting crime

South Loopers worry about students attracting crime

Chicagos South Loops University Center houses over 1,700 students from neighboring universities, and while instrumental to economic growth, some fear their presence is attracting more crime. People interviewed in the South Loop cited public safety as one of the top concerns.

Scholarship program helping students with school and style

Scholarship program helping students with school and style

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