| May 27, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The topic of climate change will be getting more traction in science classes in Glenbard High School District 87 and at Jay Stream Middle School in Carol Stream.
This comes after a group of science teachers from those schools recently attended a one-day...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Photographer Bob Adelman was a Zelig-like observer of people and events that helped define 20th century pop culture in America. He was a New York art-scene insider who was close friends with Roy Lichtenstein and ran with the Warhol crowd. He exchanged...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Notre Dame of Maryland University announced Thursday that a New Jersey liberal arts college provost known for her research on domestic violence will be its new president.
Marylou Yam, currently provost at Saint Peter's University, a Catholic liberal...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Harold Garde has a problem.
"I paint too much," says the 90-year-old who splits his time between New Smyrna Beach and Belfast, Maine.
"I'm too old for an active love life. I get indigestion if I eat too much. I can't drink. All that's left to do is...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Richard Brick, a producer, Directors Guild of America official and former New York City Film Commissioner died Wednesday. He was 68.
Brick worked on three Woody Allen movies -- "Celebrity," "Deconstructing Harry" and "Sweet and Lowdown" -- along with...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:17 AM
When the makers of the da Vinci surgical robot asked University of Illinois doctors to appear in a national advertising campaign, their Chicago hospital saw an opportunity to promote its expertise with the device.
But the plan backfired.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
One of the most powerful images in "The Movement," the NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale photography exhibition about the Civil Rights Era, shows a group of demonstrators being assaulted with fire hoses at Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, Ala., on May 3,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The push to build Barack Obama's presidential library officially got underway Friday with the establishment of a foundation managed by three of his longtime supporters.
Chicago businessman Marty Nesbitt, a close friend of the president who served as...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods of Annapolis. He was 91 and had lived on Gibson Island....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy.
In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married.
| Mar 14, 2014
The story of the Jews, involving so many grim waves of persecution, expulsion and mass murder, is not for the faint of heart. Neither is Simon Schama's account of both Jewish creativity and travails during antiquity and the Middle Ages.