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November24, 2014
Chaos adds realism to IWU nursing program (Bloomington Pantagraph)
BLOOMINGTON — The “hospital room” was full of Illinois Wesleyan University nursing students attempting to deal with a teenager who had overdosed on pills and liquor, his upset ex-girlfriend and his angry mother. The chaos was intentional. The students, all juniors in the simulation lab for the first time, are in a psychiatric and mental health course.

University of Chicago’s Dr. Donald F. Steiner, pioneer in diabetes research, dead at 84 (Chicago Sun-Times)
Dr. Donald F. Steiner’s work improved the lives of diabetes patients around the globe. He was so esteemed in Japan, a scientist there is planning to take a portion of his ashes to Kyoto for burial in a temple, said Dr. Steiner’s cousin, Steve Roess.

After aid papers are forged, city colleges repay $4 million (Chicago Sun-Times)
The dead have voted in Chicago. Now, they’ve also signed papers swearing their kids were eligible for financial aid to attend one of the City Colleges of Chicago, documents obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times show.

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