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UChicago Physicists First to See Behavior of Quantum Materials in Curved Space

Interplay of light, matter is of potential technological interest These false-color images represent the quantum Hall state that UChicago physicists created by shining infrared laser light at specially configured mirrors. Achieving this state with light instead of matter was an important step in developing computing and other applications from quantum[Read More…]

Senator Elizabeth Warren Releases Report Raising Serious Concerns About College Accreditor and Federal Advisory Committee’s Troubled Oversight

Urges Education Department to hold accreditor ACICS accountable for long record of failure Washington, DC –(ENEWSPF)–June 10, 2016.   A report released today by Senator Elizabeth Warren describes lax federal oversight of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a college accreditor that has a long track record of[Read More…]

White House Launches the Fair Chance Higher Education Pledge

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 10, 2016.  at the White House, Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Muñoz and Education Secretary John King will host 15 higher education public and private institutions from across the country who are standing with the Obama Administration as founding partners in launching the Fair Chance Higher Education Pledge.[Read More…]

Downtown Homewood Art and Garden Street Fair June 10 & 11

Homewood, IL—(ENEWSPF)—June 9, 2016. The Village of Homewood proudly presents the annual Downtown Homewood Art and Garden Street Fair on Friday, June 10 and Saturday June 11 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. This two-day festival features over 45 unique artisans and vendors, activities for all ages, gardening workshops,[Read More…]

Attorney General Madigan Sues Jimmy John’s for Imposing Unlawful Non-compete Agreements on Sandwich Makers and Delivery Drivers

Attorney General Files Suit Against Jimmy John’s Corporate Entities for Unfair Labor Practice Chicago —(ENEWSPF)–June 8, 2016.   Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit today against Jimmy John’s two corporate entities – Jimmy John’s Enterprises LLC and Jimmy John’s Franchise LLC – for imposing highly restrictive non-compete agreements on[Read More…]

Senators Warren and Lee Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Graduate Students Build Retirement Savings

Washington, DC —(ENEWSPF)–June 7, 2016.   United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced the Graduate Student Savings Act of 2016, which would allow funds from a graduate student’s stipend or fellowship to be deposited into an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). While fellowship or stipend funding currently[Read More…]

‘Aspects of Realism’ Exhibit at Prairie State College’s Christopher Art Gallery Through July 14

Card image design by Winifred Godfrey CHICAGO HEIGHTS—(ENEWSPF)—June 7, 2016.  Prairie State College’s (PSC) Christopher Art Gallery, 202 South Halsted Street in Chicago Heights, is currently exhibiting ‘Aspects of Realism’ through July 14. The exhibit features works by Jacqueline Moses, Winifred Godfrey, Roland Kulla, Armin Mersmann, and Victoria Fuller. Through the Iris[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023