The healthcare wearables market continues to grow, as consumers become more empowered by monitoring their own health.
My interview with Susan Conroy McLeod for Medill magazine
http://issuu.com/donnam/docs/donnamedill?e=1377081/30103018 I had the pleasure of interviewing advertising media specialist Susan Conroy McLeod for Medill magazine for the Spring/Summer 2015 issue.
ReneeDion illuminates new sound, new life on Moonlight
There comes a time in every artist's life where she must decide: continue down a well-worn path of familiarity or toe the grasses of something new. And sometimes life's own plot twists make those decisions for you. Renee was here. Two years ago ReneeDion's soulful sound could be heard on on music blogs across the… Continue reading ReneeDion illuminates new sound, new life on Moonlight
Choreograph this: making the music for Hubbard Street Dance Company
Playing in a rock band and composing music for ballerinas is all in a day’s work for Ben Juodvalkis.
Chicago Q Ensemble: What does that Q mean?
The Chicago Q Ensemble by Donna Marbury Don’t ask them what the “Q” stands for because they won’t tell. By the time you hear their music, it won’t matter. A performance by the Chicago Q Ensemble won’t be as hushed and cross-legged as your typical chamber music event. “Audience members can order a beer or… Continue reading Chicago Q Ensemble: What does that Q mean?
As Abbott and AbbVie move toward split-up, Wall Street waits
Nov 29, 2012 For the past year, top executives at Abbott Laboratories have been trying to convince investors that the impending spinoff of the North Chicago medical-product giantʼs pharmaceutical division, set for January 1, will make the 125-year-old company a more valuable stock holding. At the same time, executives also predict that the new spinoff… Continue reading As Abbott and AbbVie move toward split-up, Wall Street waits
Chicago shoppers say Cyber Monday is an easy sell
Nov 27, 2012 Adrienne Nudo started her holiday shopping at eight stores on Monday without leaving her home. The Cyber Monday shopper said the convenience of online shopping, coupled with incentives from her favorite stores might have her shopping in front of the computer all holiday season long. “I just like shopping online. With deals… Continue reading Chicago shoppers say Cyber Monday is an easy sell
Chicago entrepreneur grows HR business through networking
Nov 15, 2012 When Melonie Boone was laid off from her human resources job after a lucrative 12-year career, her entrepreneurial instincts kicked in. Instead of refreshing her resume and looking for a new position, she decided to start her own HR consulting firm in 2010. “When I got laid off I started thinking about… Continue reading Chicago entrepreneur grows HR business through networking
Telehealth: Health care is only a website away
Oct 25, 2012 On the website Vitals.com, people can read and write reviews about 870,000 doctors and thousands of insurance plans. They can also submit symptoms and then search for the type of doctor who can treat them. Visitors get feedback from others who have had surgeries and other procedures to compare rest times and… Continue reading Telehealth: Health care is only a website away
Huang Ruo premieres ‘Invisible Compass’ at PianoFest
by Donna Marbury for ChicagoClassicalMusic.org Avant garde Chinese composer Huang Ruo premieres his newest composition on Thursday, Oct. 18 during PianoFest held at Roosevelt University’s Ganz Hall, 430 S. Michigan Ave. The event is held jointly by Chicago’s Chinese Fine Arts Society and the Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts, and features works from… Continue reading Huang Ruo premieres ‘Invisible Compass’ at PianoFest