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  • Rauner appoints West Side pastor to Chicago State board

     Rauner appoints West Side pastor to Chicago State board
    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday announced the appointment of a West Side pastor to the Chicago State University board of trustees. The Rev. Marshall Hatch has worked as a pastor, most recently at New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Rauner's office...
  • Kelly gets high marks for first year as FAU president

    Kelly gets high marks for first year as FAU president
    John Kelly arrived a year ago with an ambitious goal to transform Florida Atlantic University from a struggling regional school into one of the fastest improving research universities in the country. Kelly, whose one-year anniversary at the Boca Raton-...
  • 1-3 inches of snow reported around region, closing schools

    1-3 inches of snow reported around region, closing schools
    The National Weather Service reported 1-3 inches of snow around the Baltimore area Thursday morning, with the highest totals in Anne Arundel County. In Annapolis, 3 inches of snow were reported. Higher totals were reported in Southern Maryland, with...
  • Eastern Illinois will name new president Monday

    Eastern Illinois University plans to name its next president on Monday. The university's Board of Trustees will meet Monday and select a replacement for President William Perry. Perry plans to retire in June. The Charleston university has been...
  • U of Illinois asks court to dismiss professor's lawsuit

    The University of Illinois has asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by a professor who lost a job offer from the school over anti-Israel Twitter posts. University lawyers on Wednesday filed a motion arguing that Steven Salaita had no...
  • People on the Move: Educators recognized for leadership

    People on the Move: Educators recognized for leadership
    Promotions, hiring and recognition at South Florida employers. Leadership Lilian Jordan, Palm Beach State College physics and astronomy professor, received the Distinguished Engineering Educator Award from The Engineers' Council at its 2015 National...
  • Local Carroll University students named to dean's list

    Skokie residents, Marilyn Abraham and Serina Lodhia were named to the dean's list at Carroll University for the fall 2014 semester. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade point average for the semester of at least 3.5 on a 4-point...
  • Sociologist, author opens Women's History Month at Purdue Calumet

    A presentation by nationally respected sociologist and author Marianne Cooper kicks off Purdue University Calumet's Women's History Month observance at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the university's Student Union & Library — Room with a View. The...
  • Study: parasite infecting Florida snails poses health danger

    A rare parasite found in snails and rats that can cause serious health problems in humans and animals is more pervasive in South Florida than previously thought, a new study has found. University of Florida scientists say the nightmarishly named "rat...
  • Judges OK $11.3M settlement with ex-Mountain State students

    A three-judge panel says former students of Mountain State University are entitled to an $11.3 million payout. Media reports state that the so-called mass litigation panel met in Charleston on Thursday to approve the proposed settlement. The students...
  • Rat lungworm parasite reaches South Florida

    Rat lungworm parasite reaches South Florida
    GAINESVILLE — A rare parasite found in snails and rats that can cause serious health problems in humans and animals is more pervasive in South Florida than previously thought, a new study has found. University of Florida scientists say the rat...