| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Earning a college degree is no longer a matter of just attending classes writing reports and taking exams. Increasingly, service learning and community engagement are part of the mix as well.
Ways to serve and learn
At River Forest's Dominican...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 7:58 AM
Your ears are in for a treat at the Illinois Storytelling Festival, Saturday September 24th at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. Tellers from many cultures will share their talents with family audiences in the afternoon & adult audiences...
| Nov 26, 2011
On a recent Wednesday night at Blue Chicago, a long-running club downtown, you had to elbow your way forward just to get past the doorman. Men and women in business suits — collars loosened, beers in hand — packed the place, barely leaving...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Nancy Marie Haragan, founding executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, died Sunday of metastatic melanoma at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Canton resident was 60.
"Reflecting on all she's done for the arts community made me realize...
| Dec 4, 2011
Chicago State University police Chief Ronnie Watson was convinced he had a rape case on his hands in the early morning hours of Feb. 20, 2010.
An 18-year-old freshman reported being attacked by a fellow student after going to his dorm room to listen to...
| Oct 10, 2011
Violin virtuoso Jennifer Koh, a Glen Ellyn native, is scheduled to perform for two first ladies Thursday: Michelle Obama and South Korea's Kim Yoon-ok.
Koh started violin lessons at age 3 in a Suzuki Method program in Wheaton, choosing violin only...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Brothers Jovan and Marquis Turley are just over 1 year apart in age, having grown up together on Grand Rapids’ Southeast Side.
They played basketball together while attending Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School, and were both awarded...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Like many new grad students, Dominican University MBA student Chelsey Patton thought she had the "write stuff" when she entered the program after working in the science field for a number of years.
That is, until one course required she write several...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park has placed the legendary author’s boyhood home in Oak Park up for sale for $525,000.
Plans by the foundation to convert the house from its current use as a three-unit apartment house to a learning...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway's home is up for sale.
Hemingway's childhood home is in Oak Park, and is going for $525,000. It's now being used as a three-unit apartment.
Plans to convert the house into a learning center fell through when...
| Aug 17, 2007
Sometimes a casual question makes a person stop and think. Cynthia Pontier had been living in rental apartments since college graduation in the mid-1980s. When Lissa Weinstein, a tennis friend and broker associate with Sudler Sotheby's International...