By Lydia Randall
You can’t see it, you can’t hear it, but it is one of the most potent threats facing Chicago kids. Those who live in city’s most distressed neighborhoods are developing lead poisoning at five times the city’s average. This edition of Medill Newsmakers examines the link between lead poisoning and violence and what’s being done to lower the rate of poisoning. Continue reading
By John Rosin
In today’s age of technology, it can be easy to overlook the endless potential stored within video games. In this edition of Medill Newsmakers we explore how teachers are using video games and comic books to teach children math, history and science.
By Lukas J. Voss
Women have increasingly been part of the sports world. Professional sports, college athletics and the media. All fields in which women have made long strides during the last decade. But there is plenty of room for improvement and it didn’t always come easy.