Medill Newsmakers: What does support look like for Chicago Public Schools during a pandemic?
By Diamond Palmer Medill Reports Medill Newsmakers is a series of broadcasts dedicated to taking an in-depth look at a single topic. Each broadcast features the newsmakers in Chicago and elsewhere who are at the forefront of these issues. Diamond Palmer is a community and culture reporter at Medill. You can follow her on Twitter […]
Filmmaker, dad finds disability rights cause in plight of lost daughter
By Yixuan Chai Standing at the corner of Adams and Dearborn, Joey Papa and several friends yell at passersby through a loud speaker — for a reason: To raise awareness of people with special needs. On this cold Tuesday in February, between educating people walking by the post office about prejudice against those with special […]
Children explore the universe of science at Family Science Day
By Neil Murthy Children explored robotics and met a NASA astronaut as they delved into experiments at the Family Science Day hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual conference in Washington, D.C. AAAS is the world’s largest general science society and brings together leaders from multiple disciplines to share their […]