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James Kelly: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek

James Kelly: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
Mr. James A. Kelly, Jim serves as an Advisor of Wireless Generation, Inc. Mr. Kelly serves as Senior Counsel of Widmeyer Communications, Inc. Mr.
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VOA Learning English for 8/27/2013

VOA Learning English for 8/27/2013 | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
As It Is - August 27, 2013From VOA Learning English, welcome to As It Is. I’m Steve Ember. On today’s program we go to America’s Chinatowns – and tell about ho...
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VOA interviews Mary Ann Allison ('71) on the challenges of academic writing.

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Peter Cooley: Thanks to the New Orleans Advocate

On a recent plane trip back to New Orleans, having finished my novel (Toni Morrison’s “Home,” which I highly recommend), I was glancing over the accustomed accolades in …
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Work/After Work: The Evolving Vocation of Donna Blue Lachman

Work/After Work: The Evolving Vocation of Donna Blue Lachman | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
In high school I started getting weird. I was a cheerleader but it was the `60s and I wanted to do experimental theater. I went to Shimer College in Mount Carroll, Illinois, a small school of 200 freaks and it was very hip and creative and wild.“Phoebe Snow was my college roommate and she and I were very tight, even until she died. All I wanted to do was read about avant garde theater.
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AP IMPACT: Post-recession, higher ed paths diverge | News 13

AP IMPACT: Post-recession, higher ed paths diverge | News 13 | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it

Al-Akhawayn follows the model Ouaouicha first encountered as a student at tiny St. John's College in New Mexico, which offers a "great books" curriculum based on the foundations of Western literature.

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The Modesto Bee | Solar's future is so bright, you'll have to wear shades

The Modesto Bee | Solar's future is so bright, you'll have to wear shades | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
Solar is our most abundant and reliable form of renewable energy, and, when used effectively, has the potential to meet most, if not all, of our energy needs.
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Roland Winston, Shimer College '53.

 

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GrowLife (PHOT) Enhances Investor Awareness on MoneyTV | Green Technology InvestmentsGreen Technology Investments

Covering the Marijuana Industry
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Kendra Little

Kendra Little | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
Kendra Little specializes in high availability and performance tuning. She is a founder of Brent Ozar Unlimited, LLC, a firm which provides tuning, training, and architectural consulting for SQL Server and storage subsystems.
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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout: National Poetry Month—Jacqueline Nicole Harris "Ghosts"

Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout: National Poetry Month—Jacqueline Nicole Harris "Ghosts" | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it

Nobody is fiercer in that determination than Jacqueline Nicole Harris. 

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Peter Cooley: “Portrait of Adam in Landscape with Swine”

Peter Cooley: “Portrait of Adam in Landscape with Swine” | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
This week we're featuring a poem from our current "Moonhead issue," 35.5. Peter Cooley's ninth book Night Bus to the Afterlife will be published in 2013 by Carnegie Mellon University Press, which has published seven of his previous volumes.
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gospel according to Marcia: Losing their Religion

gospel according to Marcia: Losing their Religion | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
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Laurie Spiegel: Artist You Should Know | KCRW Music Blog

Laurie Spiegel: Artist You Should Know | KCRW Music Blog | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
Like electronic music pioneers Daphne Oram and Delia Derbyshire, Laurie Spiegel was (and is) a unique figure in the history of electronic music. Having
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Holiday Wishes From the Streets of New York

Holiday Wishes From the Streets of New York | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
25 strangers share their hopes for the season.
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Home brewer looks to share hobby with others - Effingham Daily News

Home brewer looks to share hobby with others - Effingham Daily News | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
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Raoul Trahan, Shimer '03.

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Exclusive: Eric Bana Calls Beware the Night Unique, Complex and Very Scary - ComingSoon.net

Exclusive: Eric Bana Calls Beware the Night Unique, Complex and Very Scary - ComingSoon.net | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it

The film is an adaption of Ralph Sarchie and Lisa Collier Cool's true paranormal thriller of the same name about Sarchie's unique side job. When he's not at the 46th Precinct in the south Bronx, Sarchie investigates demonic possessions. In the film version, Eric Bana portrays the cop character and is recruited by a renegade priest (Edgar Ramirez) to help him battle malicious paranormal forces.

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Promenading Public Space » SOA Culture

Promenading Public Space » SOA Culture | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
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The 'Wow!' Signal: One Man's Search for SETI's Most Tantalizing Trace of Alien Life

The 'Wow!' Signal: One Man's Search for SETI's Most Tantalizing Trace of Alien Life | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
For decades, Robert Gray has been trying to duplicate the most surprising and still-unexplained observation in the history of the search for extraterrestrial life.
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Robert H. Gray, Shimer College class of 1970.

 

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Obituary: Vicky (Victoria) Adcock Welch

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JenMoranPhotography

JenMoranPhotography | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
I am a photographer, blogger, cook, gardener, illustrator, crafter, explorer of the extraordinary and the every day. Specializing in food, kitchens, city & farm life, people, flora and fauna, mushroom hunting & more!
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Shimer College - Alum's novel will be produced as film

Lisa Collier Cool's novel Beware the Night is being produced as a film by Jerry Bruckheimer starring Eric Bana and Olivia Munn.  Lisa attended Shimer back in the Mt. Carroll days.

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UNG Mathematics Tournament begins Sat. on Gainesville campus | AccessNorthGa

UNG Mathematics Tournament begins Sat. on Gainesville campus | AccessNorthGa | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it

Delbert Greear, assistant professor of mathematics at UNG and a coordinator of the event, is looking forward to the tournament.

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Delbert Greear (Shimer '68).

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Apartheid doesn’t exist?

Apartheid doesn’t exist? | Shimer College alumni | Scoop.it
Guest professor Alan Dowty chats with the Carillon about his research and work in the ‘Arab-Israel’ conflict
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Shimer College - Kevin Bachler '87 Appointed VP of The Newport Group

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Newport Group, a national provider of retirement and executive benefit plans, today announced the appointment of Kevin Bachler. A well-respected figure in the executive benefits industry, Bachler joins Newport as Vice President in the deferred compensation and executive benefits area.

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Eminent American International political economist Prof. Robert Keohane at Goa University-2

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Crossing The Lines: Mike's Story.

For nearly two years, WDET has been exploring what unites and divides us as people and as a region in a series we call "Crossing the Lines". While you're wat...
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Mike Rafferty Shimer College class of '98:

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