Diversity

Skyline of Chicago taken from Willis Tower. (CBS)

Chicago Is The Most Segregated City In America: Analysis

Chicago is the most segregated city in the United States, while also being one of the most diverse, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census Data.

05/04/2015

An ash tree grows alongside other species of tree at an arboretum. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Experts Urge Focus On Diversity When Replacing Trees Lost To Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer has done a lot of damage in the Chicago area. Approximately 13 million trees have been removed due to infestations of the notorious beetle.

04/24/2015

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Aldermen Want Companies Doing Bond Business With City To Disclose Workforce Diversity

Chicago Aldermen are recommending passage of a requirement to force companies doing bonds business with the City to disclose the diversity of their work forces, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

11/18/2014

Northside College Prep High School was named the top school in Illinois and the #36 college in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2014. (Credit: Facebook)

CPS Officials Defend Diversity Of Selective-Enrollment High Schools

Aldermen grilled Chicago Public Schools officials on Tuesday about declining minority enrollment at some of the most renowned selective-enrollment schools in the city.

07/15/2014

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

Growing Diversity Shaping Schools Across Fox Valley

The student body scurrying through crowded hallways during passing periods at Oswego’s two high schools does not look the same as it did 20 years ago.

11/25/2012

An Emerald Ash Borer Beetle. (James Zablotny/USDA Photo)

Expert Warns Ash Trees Could Be Wiped Into Oblivion, Maples Could Follow

Homeowners are being told to diversify – not just by financial planners – but by a biologist who is concerned that maples could one day follow ash and American elm trees into oblivion.

WBBM Newsradio–08/21/2012