Kershaw Elementary School students worked hard on their electric projects at ENpowered Games at the Museum of Science & Industry. [Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago]

As Diversity Lags In STEM Fields, Chicago Engineer Works To Empower City’s Black, Hispanic Youth

By teaching kids as young as 10 how to build circuits, Project SYNCERE hopes to inspire them to pursue STEM careers.

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As Sterling Bay Plans 2 New Office Buildings, Alderman Asks For Affordable Retail Storefronts In Fulton Market

If approved, these will be the fourth and fifth office buildings Sterling Bay has developed in the area in the last two years.

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Who Needs Instruments, Anyway? Grant Park Chorus Brings A Capella Series To South Shore Cultural Center

The chorus will make a stop in South Shore for its "In the Parks" a capella series, celebrating works written by women — including a commissioned piece from award-winning composer Lori Laitman.