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October 1, 2014
Northeastern Illinois University unveils flashy new building on NW Side (Chicago Sun-Times)
The unveiling of Northeastern Illinois University’s “El Centro” building — that bright blue-and-yellow modern building that had Kennedy Expressway drivers gazing for months — brought out powerful Chicago politicians and alumni on Tuesday.

Most Chicago-area colleges see drop in student loan defaults (Chicago Sun-Times)
A majority of major Chicago-area colleges and universities boast lower student-loan default rates than the new national average reported Wednesday, government data show.

A University for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Takes Action (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Gallaudet University, the Washington, D.C., institution for the deaf and hard of hearing, has been praised by the Department of Justice for its work in educating staff members and students on sexual-misconduct issues.

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