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Chicago-based AbelsonTaylor giving back by helping Tanzania up its milk production

An advertising agency, which specializes in helping market health and wellness products, is now in its second year of involvement in a program to expand the production of milk in one east African country.

Analysis: College men's golf in Illinois grosses $6.5 million

University of Illinois men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $705,097 – or $100,728 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

OPINION: Every aspect of an individual’s well-being is connected, and our approach to healthcare should be the same

The ever-rising cost of healthcare has been a constant and unyielding pressure on individuals, employers and government.

Illinois colleges, universities report 9.6 percent default rate on student loans

At Larry's Barber College in Chicago, 40.3 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Illinois sold $65 billion in products globally last year

With May designated "World Trade Month," Gov. Bruce Rauner recently pointed out that the state sold $65 billion worth of manufactured products globally last year and leads the Midwest in exports.

College softball earns $19.6 million for Illinois schools

DePaul University, Illinois State University and Bradley University top the list of highest grossing programs in Illinois, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

19,560 borrowers in default on student loans after attending Illinois schools

DeVry University in Chicago reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Edelman to hold panel discussion on financial industry trust

A panel discussion will be held May 22 involving trust levels in the financial services industry.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Kendall County has the highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 239 properties in Kendall County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in Illinois, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Junior colleges report borrower default rate of 18%

From Higher Education Tribune

At Daymar College in Ohio, 37 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: 31,936 college athletes play softball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Pennsylvania and New York are the most popular states for college softball, federal data shows.

Analysis: Illinois has the 4th highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 425 properties in Illinois started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Mulligan promoted to general manager of advisory services at Edelman

Sheila Mulligan, who has worked at Edelman in Chicago for more than a decade, has been promoted to a senior leadership position at the international communications marketing firm.

Haro hired as executive vice president at Edelman

Tari Haro recently was hired at worldwide communications marketing firm Edelman as an executive vice president of B2B technology in Chicago.

Edelman names Koesterer to senior vice president

Edelman recently named Phil Koesterer senior vice president, planning director, B2B at the international firm's Chicago office.

Sohn joins Edelman as executive vice president

Communications executive and Emmy-winning journalist Sophie Sohn recently was named an executive vice president at the marketing firm Edelman.

209,472 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from two-year colleges

From Higher Education Tribune

Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, Ross Medical Education Center and Everest Institute – both in Michigan – reported the largest share of borrowers from two-year institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Sammons Financial employees are making a difference in their communities

Chicago-based Sammons Financial Group recently highlighted its 2017 community involvement activities, which included more than 7,000 volunteer hours by its employees.

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