| Jan 18, 2015
| 1:42 PM
William Woestendiek, a journalist and former director of the University of Southern California school of journalism, died at a Mesa, Ariz., nursing facility Friday after a long illness. He was 90.
A reporter and editor of several newspapers, such as...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:56 PM
The problem with modern diets is that they rely too heavily on modern, processed foods. If only we emulated the eating habits of our paleolithic predecessors, we'd be healthier and less obese. That's the premise of popular "paleo" diets.
"We are Stone...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Writer, director and actor B.J. Novak makes a special stop in Chicago to discuss his bestselling book “One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories” with Jennifer Day, editor of Printers Row Journal. Best known for his work on...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 2:12 PM
William Woestendiek, an editor who led Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper investigations before ending his career as director of the USC school of journalism, died Friday at a Mesa, Ariz., nursing facility after a long illness, his family said. He was 90....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:18 PM
Even as a young man, Ashton Carter had eclectic interests, earning degrees in physics and medieval history at Yale, and a doctorate in theoretical physics from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
"There was no relationship between them...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:00 PM
In April, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a 2006 Michigan ballot initiative in which voters rejected affirmative action at state public universities. The Supreme's 6-2 ruling, however, did not end the debate over the controversial remediation for decades of...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:34 PM
When Marilyn Alaimo took a job with Northern Trust Co. in Chicago in 1954, it wasn't to answer phone calls.
Mrs. Alaimo, a product of Harvard University's Harvard-Radcliffe Program in Business Administration, was the one making the calls, "one of the...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:35 PM
A student at my alma mater, Brandeis University, recently asked me to speak to her school group about my post-college experiences, specifically my time studying in China and Germany and now at Harvard University. There was one major problem with this...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:48 AM
Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, get a fair trial in the Hub? It's a profound question, but one that the framers would have found incomprehensible. Far from providing for a change of venue in high-profile cases, they...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 6:06 PM
In more than two decades as a real estate agent, Marc Tahler has seen his client base of would-be buyers shift.
He used to see a lot of younger couples, married, maybe with a kid in tow or one on the way.
Lately, though, his buyers are trending a...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the powerhouse world of Alabama college football, the Blazers have long been the scrappy underdog.
This season, there was a turnaround for the University of Alabama at Birmingham: A new coach led the team to six wins, game attendance doubled to...