| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago officials are reviewing the dissertation of a high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University amid allegations that parts of it were plagiarized.
Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson, who took over in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The news from the University of Illinois at Chicago of apparently well-founded allegations that the dissertation leading to the Ph.D. awarded to Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson was rife with plagiarism is disheartening ("UIC reviews...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The family of a Morgan Park student who was fatally shot after a basketball game at Chicago State University a year ago is suing Chicago Public Schools and Chicago State University, among others, alleging that officials did not take the necessary...
| Dec 29, 2013
When Edward Howard is asked if he recalls the moment he first set eyes on his future bride, his response is immediate.
"Room 1029, 10th floor," said Howard, 37, of their introduction at Harold Washington College in Chicago some 14 years ago. "I saw...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The headline above is my translation of the legal effort detailed in this story: Chicago State University has demanded that a group of faculty members remove a photograph and change the domain name of a website that criticizes university administrators,.....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:41 PM
The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Sunday that it wants to house President Barack Obama's future library and museum, joining a growing list of contenders.
UIC is exploring at least five sites on its Near West Side campus, said university...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:56 AM
The CTA and South Side artist Theaster Gates are hosting public meetings starting this month about art for the 95th Street Red Line station, which will undergo renovation starting next year.
The $1.3 million art program, which is being billed as the CTA'...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Fumes from a gasoline-powered generator apparently killed a family of four who had just moved from Chicago to a house in northwest Indiana, police said Thursday.
Police on Wednesday night found extension cords snaking from a generator in the garage...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Juan Perez Jr. has the story: A blog written by Chicago State University faculty members that has been critical of the school's administration was sent a "cease and desist" notice by university lawyers Monday, deepening an ongoing rift between a......
| Nov 18, 2013
On Friday night, 100 black male teenagers lined up for dinner on the fourth floor of Chicago State University's main library. They were participating in a weekend mentoring camp sponsored by talk show host and comedian Steve Harvey.
Some of the young...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Downers Grove high school administrators say they are implementing improvement plans to boost student achievement, a state requirement for schools that did not reach mandates in standardized testing this year.
The two Downers Grove-based High School...