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.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
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Should Pilsen Become A Historic Landmark District? Some Say City Is Trying To ‘Shove This Down Our Throats’

The process initially was set to extend late into the summer, but was expedited after someone tried to demolish three buildings in the proposed district.

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Field Museum Researchers Remade A 1,000-Year-Old Peruvian Beer After Analyzing Ceramic Artifacts

An ale inspired by the ancient beer will be released in Chicago stores and bars this summer.

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Avondale Resident Hopes To Breathe New Life Into Family Property

The couple decided to seek a zoning change and construct a three-flat building with 1,600 square feet of commercial space on the first floor.