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Signing off from NPR

Although my primary focus at NPR is on the digital news desk — in other words, writing web-only content — I was able to develop my radio skills as well.

The work that I did on air almost always had an online component. I was often just supplementing my normal digital news workload with a radio version. Take a listen, and check out the stories online.Read More »Signing off from NPR

Music Memory

Michael Greenstone uses a non-traditional yet essential tool to teach students at Sinai Temple’s Religious School about Judaism: music.


Only 1,500 Jewish residents live full-time in Champaign-Urbana, according to Rogerio Cukierman. Rogierio lived in seven cities on four continents before settling down in Champaign, the smallest city of all.