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  • VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey

    VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey
    Pieces of ancient history are on a journey home thanks to the work of students and faculty at Valparaiso University. Turkish dignitaries were present at the university's Art Student Exhibition in the Brauer Museum of Art to sign a Memorandum of...
  • Obama legacy gets second legal test over 'goof' in climate rule

    WASHINGTON A congressional drafting error and clunky phrase is putting a second of President Barack Obama's signature endeavors in jeopardy. This time it's climate change. Challengers to Obama's policies are exploiting a law written 25 years ago in a...
  • Rowling is reassuring, real in 'Very Good Lives'

    Rowling is reassuring, real in 'Very Good Lives'
    “Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination” repackages “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling’s 2008 Harvard University commencement address into book form. The speech is a perfect...
  • Coach plots Chicago-Boston bike trek to get kids moving

    Coach plots Chicago-Boston bike trek to get kids moving
    If Tom Schneider has his way, the image of chubby, pasty children hunkered down in front of their computers or personal devices will become a thing of the past. Schneider is the creator of T.R.U.E. Fit, a training regimen that he hopes will promote...
  • A bride-to-be asks about keeping maiden name

    A bride-to-be asks about keeping maiden name
    Rebecca Raab is getting married in July, and so faces a decision: Should she take her husband's name? Her decision-making process took a detour into my email box recently. Raab, 29, who lives in Logan Square, is a dear friend of my two daughters....
  • German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87

    German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87
    Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died. He was 87. Matthias...
  • Harvard's Julio Frenk is new University of Miami president

    Julio Frenk, a former health minister in Mexico and a dean who helped quadruple fundraising at Harvard during his recent tenure there, was tapped Monday as the next president of the University of Miami. The school's board of trustees unanimously approved...
  • Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says

    Harvard, Yale, Berkeley among top 10 college museums, CollegeRank says
    In the wake of the Duke/Wisconsin Final 4 matchup, here's a new college ranking, one that points to something with cultural heft: the top 50 college museums in the United States.  University of California, Berkeley -- with six natural history museums at...
  • Northwestern debaters capture record 15th national title

    Northwestern debaters capture record 15th national title
    It is probably not a good idea to start an argument with Northwestern University seniors Arjun Vellayappan and Alex Miles. The two students recently returned to the Evanston campus from Iowa having won the 2015 National Debate Tournament. It was the...
  • 17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale

    17-Year-Old Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools Leaning Toward Yale
    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The...
  • 17-year-old NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools

    Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan — he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school. It worked. And then some. The teenager from Long...