Smart grid education gets $450,000 boost

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Illinois State University received a $450,000 grant to train K-12 teachers through the University’s Smart Grid for Schools program, which offers schools an opportunity to learn about the smart grid technology being rolled out by investor-owned utilities throughout Illinois.

Making it all work: Roger Behrens

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The best part of Roger Behrens’ day is when he gets the chance to say hello to a student. He only sees them for a short time each day, when he rolls in to clean his assigned floors in Watterson Towers. But those brief moments can make a lasting impression.

Much ado about Shakespeare

Illinois Shakespeare Festival production of Antony and Cleopatra

The Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s 2014 season, starting Friday, July 11, will intertwine its three productions, Much Ado About Nothing, Elizabeth Rex, and Antony and Cleopatra, with original Shakespearean practices.