Healthcare, education, basically any writing assignment I can sink my teeth into. That’s what I like doing best.
The most unusual feedback I ever received was from a prominent medical researcher who said my story on the use of animals in medical research for an American Academy of Pediatrics publication was “too balanced.” The best feedback came from an artist who said he had tears in his eyes when he finished reading the profile I wrote on him for Plate World Magazine after visiting him at his home and studio.
I’ve written feature articles for the Chicago Tribune (and their former specialty publications “Nursing News” and “Allied Health”), blog posts on innovations in higher education for www.mycollegeplanningteam.com, and press releases and ghostwritten articles for clients of Lekas & Levine Public Relations. If I can learn from it, or have fun with it, I’m in.
A full 65 percent of students have gone without buying a college textbook due to its high cost, according to a U.S. PIRG Education Fund study released in 2014. But what if no teachers required students to buy any books for their classes, and students could access all the materials they needed online for free?
Rising multiple births create school dilemma: whether or not to separate With the burgeoning population of twins and other multiples, more parents are asking schools to rethink the way they handle class placement of such siblings.
The Grand Valley State University Technology Showcase in Allendale, Mich., is offering opportunities for students and teachers to learn in new ways. Prominently situated within the school's library, the 3-year- old Technology Showcase is less of a place to gawk at the latest gadgets and more of a hands-on lab where students and faculty can discover how to integrate technology and education-or even check out products for free for use on school projects or lesson plans.
The best step you can take to marital bliss is to be a Cubs fan. I can prove it.Exhibit A: I have been married to the same man for 24 years. Exhibit B: My husband and I are both life-long Cubs fans.
"All you need is love" couldn't be further from the truth when it comes to having healthy relationships, according to psychologist Joanne Davila. "I think people can get really wrapped up in this notion and emotional experience of, 'But I love the person.'
Some women read teen fiction as part of their job. Some read it because their daughters read it. Some come upon it by accident. But no matter how they discover it, many women are reaching the same conclusion: Teen fiction is a good fit for adult readers too.