Getting kids out to the ballgame

Curtis Granderson

UIC alumnus Curtis Granderson, a New York Mets outfielder. Photo: Roberta Dupuis-Devlin/UIC Photo Services

“[The answer to] all of those questions that you shouldn’t ask in a job interview [are] readily available on a social networking website like Facebook.”

Don Kluemper, assistant professor of managerial studies, on employes who use social media sites to get background information on job applicants, April 11 National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered


“Inner-city kids across the country aren’t playing baseball anymore. One of my passions is to make it easier for them to get on the field.”

Curtis Granderson, New York Mets outfielder, on the new stadium for baseball he helped fund at UIC and its April 17 grand opening, April 12 New York Post


“I really feel the city and its people really won me over. I take pride in being part of something that’s on its way up.”

UIC business student Marc Butiong on his upcoming internship in Detroit for the second summer in a row, April 12 Detroit News


“Although many schools rely on water fountains, fountains may not be very effective at encouraging water consumption. The elementary students may need permission to get up, and if water is not available on the table with the meal, students must make a special trip and may have to wait in line to get water.”

Lindsey Turner, research fellow in the Institute for Health Research and Policy, on a study that found less than one-third of children and teens drink the daily recommended amount of water, April 11 Diets In

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