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  • Architect Katrin Klingenberg champions 'passive house' movement

    Architect Katrin Klingenberg champions 'passive house' movement
    Meeting her in the unassuming Chicago condo she calls home, a visitor would never guess architect Katrin "Kat" Klingenberg is a superstar in the eyes of her colleagues. "Katrin has built the 'passive house' movement in this country," said Chicago...
  • Kelly Services, DeVry partner to fill STEM gap

     Kelly Services, DeVry partner to fill STEM gap
    DeVry University and Kelly Services are teaming up to fill a skills gap that makes it difficult for one of the world's largest staffing firms to find the kind of skilled labor it needs for jobs that require science, technology, engineering and math...
  • Top UConn Health Official Resigns After Herbst Splits Job Into Two Positions

    UConn President Susan Herbst announced Tuesday her decision to split the university's top medical job into two roles – a move that effectively creates a new administrative position and has led UConn Health Executive Vice President and Dean of School...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why college is necessary but gets you nowhere

    This is the time of year when high school seniors apply to college -- and when I get lots of mail about whether college is worth the cost. The answer is unequivocally "yes," but with one big qualification. I'll come to the qualification in a moment,...
  • Dan Webster, ex-VP at Lake County college, dies

     Dan Webster, ex-VP at Lake County college, dies
    When Dan Webster joined the College of Lake County in Grayslake as its vice president of student affairs, he brought a wealth of experience from some turbulent years at Michigan State University. Mr. Webster oversaw many of Michigan State's most popular...
  • Florida travel events calendar for December

    Florida travel events calendar for December
    Check out festivals and events in December across the state. Featured destination: Key West Dec. 4-21: Key West 'Bight' Before Christmas, Key West. Live holiday music, games for the kids, free cookies and eggnog, holiday cheer and a chance for...
  • Rallies across UC system protest tuition hikes

    Rallies across UC system protest tuition hikes
    Hundreds of students rallied at campuses across the UC system Monday, staging walkouts, marches and sit-ins in protest of tuition increases. In Berkeley, scores of students and community members marched through the city and continued to occupy Wheeler...
  • Hundreds of University of California students walk out over proposed tuition hike

    Hundreds of University of California students walked out of classes on Monday to protest a planned 25 percent tuition increase they say will make the cost of education across the 10-campus system too expensive. The proposed tuition hike of 5 percent over...
  • Neither rain nor snow nor heat sways views on climate science

    Think that people in upstate New York will more strongly believe climate change is upon us after an early November blizzard dumped 7 feet of snow, which then was turned to slush by spring-like temperatures? Think again. Freaky seasons and drastic...
  • University of Texas acquires archive of famed writer Garcia Marquez

    AUSTIN, Texas The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas announced Monday that it has acquired the literary archive of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of the most significant collections of Latin American literary history to become available in the...
  • Big university business: Students calling alumni for money

    Big university business: Students calling alumni for money
    The calls always come at the worst times. I'll be rushing around trying to make dinner. Or giving the kids a bath. Or settling in to watch "Homeland," which is the best show on television. And the phone rings. It's a student from the University of...