Health & Education
Saving Nepal, one step at a time
Ryan Lally finds hope blooming in the mountains of Nepal.
Come morning, MacLennan, his staff and his team of volunteers would again continue carrying out the Mountain Fund’s mission: to ease suffering and stimulate social change in one of the poorest countries in the world.Read more
A Euclid estate alive with history
How a group of friends saved history in Euclid.
With his rising success and fortune, Albert Henn purchased an 18-acre parcel of land in bucolic Euclid, an estate situated on the shores of Lake Erie and amid farming country where grapes were a vital crop. "Euclid had never attracted the money like Lakewood or Bratenahl did," says Friends of Henn Mansion co-founder June Daugherty. Still, it was there that he commissioned a 23-room, three-story, 9,200-square-foot mansion at a cost of $120,000 in 1910.Read more
Kent State researchers solve a deep problem
Two researchers solve an abstract problem that turns out to have real-world applications.
“It’s surprising and very satisfying to note that liquid crystal-based research can have important applications in completely different areas.”Read more
A new face for the Case/Play House MFA program
The Cleveland Play House's new performer.
"What excites me most about what I can bring to this position is the fact that I've worked across the country and have a sense of what is out there and what is really required for a young actor to be successful, or to at least possess the knowledge to be pro-active."Read more
Cleveland 10 year old Haley Grays' poetic wisdom inspires
Meet Haley Grays, a precocious 10-year-old with poetic wisdom.
"You know how people judge you, like bullying, like saying you’re not pretty, not beautiful? I was just talking about how beauty is on the inside, not the outside." – Haley GraysRead more
Ten Minutes with Temple Grandin
Writer Elizabeth Weinstein meets with Temple Grandin to learn why she's more than autism.
Schmoozing with strangers in an enclosed, noisy space is challenging enough for many neurotypical people, but for the autistic author, activist and animal welfare expert Temple Grandin, 63, it is a skill she has worked hard to learn, by rote, for decades.Read more
Cleveland students display their achievements
CMSD's 12th annual all-city family festival gives students a chance to learn, perform and achieve.
Aside from providing a showcase of student achievement for the community, the festival is an opportunity for students to see how their school work can impact their future.Read more
The vitals of a year-long international backpacking trek
Ryan Lally checks his Conscious Compass.
During our round-the-world trip, many people have asked us, “How do you pack enough stuff for a full year of travel?” I’ll be the first to admit it’s no easy task...
KeyBank's new partnership keeps women informed
KeyBank's Key4Women establishes a powerful new partnership.
According to the Center for Women's Business Research, women-owned businesses contribute $3 trillion to economic development, and women are outpacing men in launching new small businesses.Read more
George Voinovich joins Cleveland State University
A former Senator takes a new seat at Cleveland State University.
"We are thrilled that someone who has helped shape the history of Cleveland and Ohio will be joining the university and participating in important research," says CSU President Ronald M. Berkman.Read more
Stan Hywet's innovative new season
How rubber – and FA Seiberling – helped put Akron on the map.
The programming helps illustrate how the enterprising Summit County–born Seiberling went from being a penniless 40 year old with a wife and three children to the impresario of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, making him among the region's wealthiest, most well-regarded industrialists.Read more
Cleveland's original punks turn to writing
Carlo Wolff catches up with a few old Cleveland punks.
The music that brought Cheetah Chrome, Mike Hudson, Bob Pfeifer and David Thomas notoriety was made more than 30 years ago, qualifying them for induction into the Rock Hall.Not likely, however; they’re not the type.
Regina Brett appears at Ursuline
Ursuline College presents an evening with Regina Brett.
Brett’s most popular column, "50 Life Lessons," is about faith and family, about the lessons her bout with cancer taught her and the ones she learned growing up in a family of 11 children and as a single parent for 18 years. "It turns out those personal life lessons were universal truths."Read more
The harbingers of Spring fly into Hinckley
Artist Karen Sandstrom illustrates the return of a feathered friend.
She's very likely to misbehave when you're in her cage, nipping at your shins or trying to bite any exposed flesh, just for the hell of it, though I can't help but think it's because she wants the interaction. It's annoying and yet endearing.Read more
Green is growing in Northeast Ohio
Jonathan Sin-Jin Satayathum gets the scoop on Northeast Ohio's green scene.Read more