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In time capsule, UChicago students send COVID-19 artifacts 100 years into the future

Anthropology class explores ‘how materials communicate’ through time 

Artfully using LEGO as the building blocks of learning

Laboratory Schools teacher, alum Dave Kaleta pushes boundaries in creations, classroom

CROSSING THE FINISH LINE

Mechanical engineering student Rory van der Steur spent junior year as rookie race car driver

Vaccine resistance has decreased among parents, but young mothers show greatest resistance

With COVID-19 vaccine approval for children under 12 expected in fall and a return to school looming, what is the prevailing attitude among U.S....

Penn Medicine’s first living donor uterus transplant

As proud new mom, Chelsea Jovanovich tenderly placed her newborn son into Cheryl Cichonski-Urban’s arms, the two women marveled at baby Telden’s...

When insurance companies haggle over Medicaid costs, patients pay the price

Reimbursement negotiations can exacerbate health care disparities, new study finds

OPINION

NPR: Families Splurge On Clothes And Electronics In Likely Record Back-To-School Spree

Susan Curp was on a quick run to the store when her 13-year-old daughter spotted something she couldn't pass up: back-to-school sales....

What are the implications of the recent Supreme Court public school speech case?

The U.S. Supreme Court case Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. was framed as a major test of the social media free-speech...

BBC: What’s the purpose of the office – and do we still need it?

The employees of LendingTree, an online loan marketplace headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, US, are still working from desks and couches, on...

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, JULY 2021

VOLUME 13, NUMBER 157, JULY 2021

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

A joint report by the Globalization Think Tank and the Development Research Institute of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, was officially...

NEWS

VOA: Citizenship Path for ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants in US Remains Uncertain

U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday said he remained adamant about the need to create a pathway for U.S. citizenship for so-called...

NPR: Walmart Offering Full College Tuition And Books For Employees

In an effort to help decrease the growing student debt nationwide, Walmart announced Tuesday that the company will begin offering free college tuition and...

VOA: North Korea Resumes Dialogue with South. What Happens Next?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has exchanged several letters since April with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, Seoul announced Tuesday, in...

BBC: Mapping the advance of the Taliban in Afghanistan

The resurgent Taliban have taken more territory in Afghanistan in the last two months than at any time since they were ousted...

TRAVEL

The top of the world got a sunrise special Thursday — a "ring of fire" solar eclipse.  

WORK LIFE

On a walk outside his office in downtown Washington, D.C., Greg Meyer stops to peer in through the glass windows of a...

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Susan Curp was on a quick run to the store when her 13-year-old daughter spotted something she couldn't pass up: back-to-school sales....

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In an effort to help decrease the growing student debt nationwide, Walmart announced Tuesday that the company will begin offering free college tuition and...

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

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