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  • Hampton U. adds new football players at mid-year, hopes for boost

    Hampton U. adds new football players at mid-year, hopes for boost
    HAMPTON — After the most distasteful, frustrating season of his career, Hampton University football coach Connell Maynor made two demands: Players get better; get better players. Maynor won’t know about the former until spring practice...
  • Forget football — Ohio State students spend break volunteering with Habitat for Humanity

    Forget football — Ohio State students spend break volunteering with Habitat for Humanity
    Not every Ohio State University student spent the week leading up to its Monday night's football national championship came against Oregon engrossed in all the media hype. More than a dozen spent it laboring in the rundown neighborhood of Skyline...
  • University of California coaches won't get bonuses if teams perform poorly with academics

    The academic performance of student athletes will be a factor in how coaches and athletic directors at University of California campuses are evaluated and compensated under a new policy approved by university President Janet Napolitano and made public...
  • Ways to lower the cost of college

    The University of Illinois trustees freezing the annual tuition rate for incoming students for one year is a laughably weak response to the ballooning cost of higher education. What’s needed, not only at the U. of I. but at every American college...
  • Snapshot returns: 'Rehab Sunglasses' on repurposed multimedia gal

    Snapshot returns: 'Rehab Sunglasses' on repurposed multimedia gal
    So there’s this great piece of music courtesy of Dan O’Connor. It’s called “Rehab Sunglasses” and I’ve used this song at least twice in my documentary short work as a multimedia journalist, now for Chicago Tribune Media...
  • U of I, AbbVie partner on innovation center

     U of I, AbbVie partner on innovation center
    AbbVie and the University of Illinois have partnered to open an innovation center on the university's Urbana-Champaign campus, officials said. The AbbVie Innovation Center, housed in a building in the university's research park, will employ at least 18...
  • Preventing falls in seniors an ongoing effort

    Preventing falls in seniors an ongoing effort
    A trip on the carpet, a tumble on the stairs or a plunge from a hospital bed — all are common among the nation's seniors, and send millions to the hospital. Yet, though the problem is well known in geriatric circles, and preventive steps such as...
  • UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances

    UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances
    Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano, who have butted heads over proposed tuition increases, are expected to team up next week as a rare two-person committee to review the 10-campus system's spending patterns, graduation rates and pension...
  • Lake Bluff's Blair House nominated for landmark status

    Lake Bluff's Blair House nominated for landmark status
    Lake Bluff historic preservation officials will apply for landmark status for the architecturally significant Blair House, although all involved agree the move may only postpone the home's date with a wrecking ball. "Obviously, landmark or not, the...
  • Earth warms like a broken record; For 3rd time in 10 years, globe sets mark for hottest year

    For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday. Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of...
  • Community college to create fracking degree program

    Community college to create fracking degree program
    A southwestern Illinois community college has received the go-ahead to create a petroleum drilling technology, or fracking, program. Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Ill., will enroll its first students this fall. The college petitioned the state...