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Chicago Program Knits Together a Community of Refugee Women

Batool Al Waeli concentrates as she pierces a needle through folded sheets of paper on a February afternoon. […]

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Are Millennials Delaying Milestones on Purpose?

The millennial generation gets the reputation for being disruptors—we’re bucking norms by delaying getting married, buying a home […]

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Are You Addicted to Your Phone, or Your Friends?

Good news! Although you probably are checking your phone too much (sorry) it might be for all the […]

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Women Making Waves In Science, Politics and Business

It’s Women’s History Month, a time to honor those who have paved the way for all of us, […]

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How the Web Has Challenged Scientists’ Authority

(This article appeared originally on The Conversation.) Academia is in the midst of a crisis of relevance. Many […]

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Upcycled Food Might Be the Future of Sustainability

Food waste is a big problem. Here in the U.S. alone, we’re throwing away an estimated $162 billion […]

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Why You Should Care About Winter Sun Exposure

So, you’ve decided to head outside this winter, maybe to beat the winter blues. Whether you’re trying a […]

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7 Tips for Living Alone for the First Time

With young adults putting off marriage to check off other things on their lifetime to-do list, living alone […]

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Mayor Amanda Folendorf Breaks Down Barriers in Politics

Amanda Folendorf was born and grew up in the small California town of Angels Camp, about two hours […]

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What Can Google Street View Teach Us?

If you take a few seconds to think about it, the creepiness of Google Street View is probably […]

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Choosing To Be An Ethical Consumer

As a country, we buy a ton of stuff each year—the average household spends $1,700 on clothes alone, […]

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The Doctor-Patient Relationship Goes Digital

One of the most eye-opening things about moving away from my parents was that I could—and needed to—choose […]