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(Chicago Tonight)

This fall, Roosevelt will begin offering a new scholarship to future STEM teachers, thanks to a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

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With the immediate future of new charter school openings in Chicago already up in the air, a new study now suggests halting charter growth in the city to avoid saturating low-demand neighborhoods with too many schools.

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A mural memorial in South Lawndale is part of the exhibition "Not Forgotten: Chicago Street Memorials." (Courtesy of Thomas Ferrella)

An upcoming photography exhibition at the Gage Gallery at Roosevelt University shines a light on these organic works of art and the stories behind them.

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(Eric Molina / Flickr)

A study from Roosevelt University titled, “Hidden in Plain Sight,” analyzes the state’s heroin crisis. One of the report’s co-authors pinpoints Chicago’s West Side as the “epicenter” of the state’s crisis.

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A new baseball statistic that could help the Chicago Cubs win, a new tool that could revolutionize the surgical removal of cancerous tumors and new images of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. Museum of Science and Industry director of science and integrated strategies Rabiah Mayas joins us with these stories and more.

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A new exhibit at Roosevelt University looks at crime photography in Chicago in the 1920s and '30s -- and in the last few years.

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It's a big expansion for Roosevelt University, as a new vertical campus opens in the Loop. But it's left the college with some big financial challenges. We hear how the university is trying to get back on track.

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It's a big expansion for Roosevelt University, as a 21st century vertical campus opens in the Loop. But it's left the college with some big financial challenges. We hear how the university is trying to get back on track.

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Photo by Lloyd DeGrane

What's life really like behind prison walls? We hear from a photographer whose pictures documented the Illinois correctional system for 10 years to find out what he discovered about life behind bars.

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