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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Massive Redevelopment Of Tribune Printing Plant, Union Station Gets The OK From Key City Commission

The $2.5 billion project could break ground in 2020 and faces two more votes at City Hall before it wins final approval.

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Chicago Man Arrested In Budlong Woods Raid Now Charged With Helping ISIS

The man is charged with "using social media to spread propaganda supporting violent jihad, to recruit operatives, and to encourage others to carry out terrorist attacks."

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Zella In Lincoln Park To Close At End Of Month

The restaurant is hosting a costume contest before its lease is up, though.