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Santa to visit, ride with GFD Dec. 16

The Banner-Graphic - 13 Dec 2017
Weather-permitting, the ride will be on GFD's open-cab 1928 Studebaker fire truck. Otherwise, the ride will occur on one of the more modern trucks. The parade route will be south from the firehouse on Indiana Street and east on Seminary Street, all the ...
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Jeff Scott Olson: A civil rights crusader -

WISC-TV3 - 05 Dec 2017
Instead, Olson went to work in Madison for Percy L. Julian Jr.—for whom he'd clerked—and got a front-row seat to the early days of civil rights law. “At that point, Percy was the only civil rights lawyer in Madison, and one of the only black lawyers ...
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Alumnus wins prestigious national chemistry award

CU Denver Today (press release) - 27 Nov 2017
This year, Benson was selected by the National Organization of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers to receive the Percy Julian Award. He also served as the keynote speaker at the organization's annual meeting in Minneapolis. The organization's most ...
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New STEM scholarships coming to Washtenaw Community College

The Washtenaw Voice - 04 Dec 2017
From left to right: electrical engineering student Emijoel Lantigua, chemistry teacher Nagash Clarke and life sciences teacher Susan E. Dentel stand next to cutouts of astronaut Dr. Ellen Ochoa and chemist Dr. Percy Julian. Emijoel Lantigua is one of ...
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Fernwood Elementary briefly Theme is to Be Phenomenal

The Chicago Citizen - 06 Dec 2017
by Christopher Shuttlesworth. Robert L. Towners, head principal of Fernwood Elementary, located at 10041 S. Union Ave, comes from a long line of educators and is a product of the Chicago Public School (CPS) system, a graduate of Percy L. Julian High ...
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GHS sign apparently gone with the wind

The Banner-Graphic - 28 Nov 2017
The marquee sign that has proclaimed hundreds of upcoming Greencastle High School events and welcomed thousands of visitors over the past six years met an unceremonious demise Friday night at the entrance to McAnally Center off Percy Julian Drive. But ...
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More Light!

The New York Review of Books - 01 Dec 2017
Curling every which way in little wavelets from the confines of the carpet backing, they offer an orderly disorder for the brush to reinvent. There are three particularly inviting rugs among the 135 works—from paintings and drawings to photographic ...
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Science stars shine in Oak Park at Percy Julian Symposium

Chicago Tribune - 25 Apr 2017
"This is just the start." Both Costopoulos, the science teacher, and Jamael Clark, 26, an OPRF alum who performed two poems to kick off the fair, emphasized the importance of remembering Julian's legacy and educating students about the chemist's story ...
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Black History Unsung Heroes: Dr. Percy Julian

Biography - 23 Feb 2015
For Julian, this synthesis wouldn't just be a remarkable achievement, it would rescue his career. He'd returned to a post at Howard University after getting his Ph.D., but when letters containing details of his dating life in Vienna and uncensored ...
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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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Michigan State Bowl History

The Only Colors - 11 Dec 2017
Plaxico Burress (2000 Citrus) and Andre Rison (1989 Gator) hold the record for receiving touchdowns with three, and Jeremy Langford (2015 Cotton) and Blake Ezor (1989 Aloha) have the only 3 rushing TD performances in MSU bowl history. On the defensive ...
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Putnam Scanner for 8-30-17

The Banner-Graphic - 30 Aug 2017
Do was stopped at State Road 240 and Percy Julian Drive and cited for failure to stop at a highway. • At 10:11 a.m. Sunday, Eric Curran, 42, Cloverdale, was issued two citations by Capt. Jones. Stopped at Percy Julian Drive and Avenue F, Curran was ...
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Chemist Percy Julian '20 "Changed the World", Notes Newspaper

DePauw University - 10 Sep 2014
julian feature "Montgomery native Percy Julian (1899-1975), the grandson of slaves, is credited with creating synthesized medications to treat glaucoma and rheumatoid arthritis," notes the Birmingham News, which cites Dr. Julian in an article, "11 ways ...
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Coast Chronicles: How much is that doggie in the window?

Chinook Observer - 05 Dec 2017
Percy's story ended well too. “He went out for eight months, but there was turmoil in the family and they just couldn't keep him. So I thought, well, he might be pretty happy and comfortable here. That's ok. He'd been here almost two years when about a ...
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Chicago Honors One of City's Youngest Heroes

The Chicago Cusader - 11 May 2017
The city honored his memory on Wednesday by placing an honorary street sign-Blair DeLane Holt Way- in the 1300 block of East 103rd in front of Percy Julian, the high school Blair Holt attended. The teen's father Ron Holt, a Chicago Police Commander ...
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Chance the Rapper, Chicago Bulls Announce More Funds for CPS

Chicago Tonight | WTTW - 31 Mar 2017
Bruce Rauner, the Chatham-born rapper announced he would donate $1 million to Chicago Public Schools through his youth-focused nonprofit, SocialWorks. Days later, he announced $10,000 donations to 10 individual CPS schools, and has said SocialWorks ...

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