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  • Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry

     Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry
    Cecilia Corrigan, a 2013 Lake Forest College writer-in-residence, is receiving national accolades for the poetry she wrote during her stay on the North Shore. Corrigan's book, "Titanic," contains poems whose central figure is Alan Turing, the British...
  • FAU's big, and risky, bet on sports

    FAU's big, and risky, bet on sports
    By tying Florida Atlantic University's future to sports, President John Kelly is either visionary or nuts. The region must hope that he's visionary. This month, Kelly announced that the largest private donation in FAU's history — $16 million...
  • Tribune study: Chicago red light cameras provide few safety benefits

    Tribune study: Chicago red light cameras provide few safety benefits
    Chicago's red light cameras fail to deliver the dramatic safety benefits long claimed by City Hall, according to a first-ever scientific study that found the nation's largest camera program is responsible for increasing some types of injury crashes...
  • Gator Nation indeed: UF celebrates 500,000 degrees

    Gator Nation indeed: UF celebrates 500,000<sup> </sup>degrees
    By the time the final graduate crosses the stage Saturday, the University of Florida will celebrate the milestone of awarding 500,000 degrees — a literal Gator Nation. "People can identify with milestones and big numbers," said university...
  • USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor

    USM formally introduces Caret as chancellor
    Robert Caret doesn't begin his tenure as University System of Maryland chancellor until July 1, but he soon will begin meeting with private and public-sector leaders, including Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, to shape his vision for the system. The current...
  • Knock knock. Who's there? Amazon's best-selling holiday author

    It sounds like the usual setup for a knock-knock joke: Who is the best-selling author on all of Amazon.com this holiday season? Rob Elliott. Rob Elliott who? Yet it's no laughing matter for Rob Teigen, a father of five in Grand Rapids, Michigan who,...
  • White House to rate U.S. colleges

    White House to rate U.S. colleges
    The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks. The Education Department will rate institutions on their performance, intake of low-...
  • State's Budget Cuts Hit The Young And Vulnerable

    State's Budget Cuts Hit The Young And Vulnerable
    The Malloy administration's recent decision to make $48 million in emergency budget cuts, including more than $9 million in cuts to the Department of Children and Families, will have a profound effect on the state's poorest residents, including...
  • Buyer beware: Customer shaming has few boundaries

    Nobody who has ever had a customer service dispute wants to experience what happened to Ben Edelman, the Harvard Business School professor whose irate email to a Chinese restaurant went viral on social media and was chronicled by mainstream news outlets....
  • Welcome back, Caret

    Welcome back, Caret
    In selecting University of Massachusetts System President Robert Caret as its next chancellor, the University System of Maryland has kept up a tradition of leadership by those with deep ties to the state and its higher education traditions. Mr. Caret...
  • South Carolina provost introduced as next UIC chancellor

     South Carolina provost introduced as next UIC chancellor
    The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Thursday that a longtime university administrator from South Carolina will take over as chancellor of the city's largest public campus. Michael Amiridis, provost at the University of South Carolina at...