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  • Faculty, residents speak out against COD leadership

     Faculty, residents speak out against COD leadership
    About a dozen people spoke out against the College of DuPage president and Board of Trustees Thursday night, when heated words were not only offered by the public but among the college's leadership. The July 17 meeting brought out faculty, residents and...
  • Service is becoming a big part of learning

    Service is becoming a big part of learning
    Earning a college degree is no longer a matter of just attending classes writing reports and taking exams. Increasingly, service learning and community engagement are part of the mix as well. Ways to serve and learn At River Forest's Dominican...
  • Timeline to an advanced degree

    Timeline to an advanced degree
    If you're contemplating getting an advanced degree, think in terms of time a lot of it. From first deciding to continue your education to finally graduating sets you on a course that will take years not months, with time variations depending on...
  • Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season

     Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season
    Virginia Tech sold out 93 consecutive home football games from 1998-2012, a streak that reflected not only the Hokies' national emergence but also college football's burgeoning appeal. Last year, fans filled Lane Stadium once in six dates, again mirroring...
  • Former Ford president, Jaguar chairman Nick Scheele dead at 70

     
    Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Ford, JaguarWe have the privilege here at Autoblog of reporting a lot of good news, but it is our duty as well to report the bad news and sad news as well. And this is one of those occasions as the automotive industry...
  • University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules

    The University of Texas can consider race in undergraduate admissions to promote diversity, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Acting in a lawsuit that the U.S. Supreme Court had sent back last year, Judge Patrick Higginbotham wrote that considering...
  • Artist with a passion for wildlife wins California Duck Stamp Competition

    Artist with a passion for wildlife wins California Duck Stamp Competition
    Having your painting featured on a wildlife stamp is no easy accomplishment, but Groveland artist John Nelson Harris secured his seventh stamp last month when his painting of a lesser scaup duck won the 2014 California Duck Stamp Competition. The...
  • Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA

    Monna Johnson steps into new role as head of Glendale Council PTA
    On July 1, Monna Johnson officially stepped into a new volunteer position as president of the Glendale Council PTA. In that role, she'll represent Glendale Unified parents involved in 26 PTA groups across the city who work closely with educators to...
  • Obama Library foundation raises more than $850,000

    A Chicago investment manager with strong ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel is among the contributors who have collectively donated more than $850,000 to the foundation overseeing the development of President Barack Obama’s presidential library, according...
  • Cubs may expand legal rights along with bleachers

    Cubs may expand legal rights along with bleachers
    In 2013, the Chicago Cubs came up with a comprehensive proposal to renovate Wrigley Field that included a revamped west entrance, upgraded concession areas and a sparkling new clubhouse for players. In 2014, the team revised its plans after behind-the-...
  • State Senate race features longtime rivals

    State Senate race features longtime rivals
    The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin. Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican...