Google Doodle Honors Dr. Percy Julian, Pioneering Medicinal Chemist -
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Putnam Scanner for March 21, 2018

The Banner-Graphic - 21 Mar 2018
Stopped along Percy Julian Drive, Sutherlin was cited for 35 mph in a 20-mph school zone. Information included in the Putnam Scanner is taken from reports provided to the Banner Graphic by the Greencastle Police, the Greencastle Fire and the Putnam ...
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Exec Leonard Edwards: Making Money and Making A Difference

ChicagoNow (blog) - 21 Mar 2018
Staying faithful to his roots, Leonard created and funded (with his own money), the LME Believe Foundation, which focuses on creating opportunities for youth and annually awards $1000 college scholarships to Julian students. He was also inducted into ...
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Black STEM students change narrative

Golden Gate Xpress - 28 Feb 2018
Dr. Percy Julian, another scientist highlighted, laid the foundational work for modern hormonal study. He earned a bachelor's degree from DePaul in 1920 and wanted to earn a doctorate in chemistry but, facing societal pressures, chose to be a chemistry ...
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Commencement speaker announced for 177 ceremony

The Denisonian - 14 Mar 2018
He served as an adviser for and participant in the PBS documentaries School: “The Story of American Public Education,” “The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow,” “Forgotten Genius: The Percy Julian Story,” and “Tell Them That We Are Rising: The Story of Black ...
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Putnam Scanner for March 6, 2018

The Banner-Graphic - 05 Mar 2018
Taken into custody on Indianapolis Road near Percy Julian Drive, Terry was booked into the Putnam County Jail on two counts of criminal trespass involving his reported illegal presence on the McDonald's and Speedway Gas properties. Information included ...
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Meet the six Jr Master Chefs making all Chicagoans proud - 28 Feb 2018
Pierce is a sixth-grader at The Percy Julian Middle School. He started cooking at age 6 and auditioned for “MasterChef” because he “really wanted to share the cooking to the world.” Pierce enjoys playing competitive sports like volleyball and soccer ...
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Deep Cuts: Gothic (1986)

Syfy Wire - 08 Mar 2018
The characters of Gothic are as follows: famous romantic-era poet Percy Shelley as played by a truly over-the-top Julian Sands; fellow writer and eventual wife to Percy, Mary Shelley; infamous dirtbag (and also poet) Lord Byron; half-sister of Mary and ...
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Science stars shine in Oak Park at Percy Julian Symposium

Chicago Tribune - 25 Apr 2017
Dozens of students, parents, educators and community members packed the Oak Park River High School Student Center on April 22 for the 18th annual Percy Julian Symposium. Julian, the science fair's namesake, was an acclaimed chemist who lived in Oak ...
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Black History Month: A Time to Reflect and Celebrate

Michigan Tech News (press release) - 15 Feb 2018
Then there's Percy Julian, a research chemist and pioneer in the chemical synthesis of drugs from plants. His work laid the foundation for the development of cortisone treatments and birth control pills. Michigan Tech honors undergraduates who have ...
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Oak Park girl, 13, attacked near school, police say

Chicago Tribune - 06 Feb 2018
The girl said she was eventually able to get away from the car and was able to run to a friend's house, where she notified police. Oak Park District 97 spokesman Chris Jasculca confirmed the girl is a District 97 student but would not say which school ...
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Notes on… Lord Byron in Venice - 17 Mar 2018
'I want to see Venice, and the Alps, and Parmesan cheeses.' So wrote Lord Byron in 1814, some two years before he settled — if that is the word — in the lagoon city. Even after his arrival in the winter of 1816, Venice retained its fantastical allure ...
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Black History Unsung Heroes: Dr. Percy Julian

Biography - 23 Feb 2015
Very few people in Julian's life encouraged him to follow his dream of becoming a chemist. He was DePauw University's valedictorian in 1920, but at the time no African-American student, no matter how gifted, was expected to pursue higher education. One ...
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Inmate faces new sentence for 2007 slaying of student on CTA bus

Chicago Tribune - 20 Dec 2017
Blair Holt, a 16-year-old student at Percy L. Julian High School, was slain when a teen gunman opened fire at a gang rival on a CTA bus. Blair was struck while shielding a friend from the gunfire. Megan CrepeauContact ReporterChicago Tribune. Annette ...
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Forgotten Faces Of Science: Percy Julian [Comic]

Forbes - 22 Jul 2015
Arch Enemy Entertainment Bringing you science/tech comics and musings on the business of video games Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Neil Herndon , Contributor. So many people get lost throughout the ages. Their accomplishments ...
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Putnam Scanner for Jan. 26, 2018

The Banner-Graphic - 26 Jan 2018
Glass told Capt. Chris Jones she thought Russell had seen her vehicle approaching but he did not yield and backed into the path of Glass. Estimated damage in the accident was listed at $2,500-$5,000. • At 9:50 a.m. Saturday, a two-vehicle accident was ...

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