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  • Women bring science to college roommate matching

     Women bring science to college roommate matching
    Two Chicago-area women are hoping to do for roommates what online dating has done for some happy couples. For the past four years, Highland Park psychologist Kim Rubenstein, 42, and Skokie businesswoman Andrea Yusim Meltzer, 56, have been working on...
  • Environmental health specialists do battle against pollution, other hazards

    By Erinn Hutkin Program director of environmental health at Illinois State University, George Byrns calls the field a "discovery major." Many students don't even know it exists, then stumble upon it and end up switching to this intriguing field....
  • James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014

     James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014
    James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930. Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
  • Jim Drumm, partner-in-charge, Sikich

    Jim Drumm, partner-in-charge, Sikich
    Sikich, an accounting, advisory, investment banking, technology and managed services firm headquartered in Naperville., has named Jim Drumm the partner-in-charge of the firm’s technology practice.  In his new role, Drumm will set the overall...
  • Local Voices: May 8 edition

    Local Voices: May 8 edition
    Letters to the editor for the May 8 TribLocal print edition from Bourbonnais, Tinley Park and Bolingbrook. Common Core Here we go again on another front. The federal government, tasked with very few responsibilities by the U.S. Constitution, is trying...
  • Plainfield superintendent to become principal at Providence Catholic

    Plainfield superintendent to become principal at Providence Catholic
    Retiring Plainfield school district Superintendent John Harper will be returning to his alma mater when he takes over as principal at Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox on July 1. The 1977 graduate of Providence Catholic recently was...
  • Days after resignation, ex-ISU president charged with disorderly conduct

    Days after resignation, ex-ISU president charged with disorderly conduct
    Timothy Flanagan, the former Illinois State University president who resigned shortly after a police investigation of an alleged confrontation with a school employee, has been charged with  misdemeanor disorderly conduct, officials said Tuesday....
  • Plainfield East student named Golden Scholar

    Plainfield East student named Golden Scholar
    Plainfield East High School senior Jamal Bruce has studied his teachers from as early as the first and second grades, and knew he wanted to do what they do. "Just watching them, and how willing they were to help with everything, it just seemed like it...
  • Illinois State wastes tax dollars

    Illinois State University President Timothy Flanagan started in August 2013, resigned in March 2014 and departed with a $480,418 golden parachute.  Upon Flanagan’s being hired, Michael McCuskey, chairman of the board of trustees said, “We...
  • New teacher licensing system full of glitches, hitches

    New teacher licensing system full of glitches, hitches
    Just hours after the state launched a new, multimillion-dollar teacher licensing system last year, an educator logging in was shocked to find a serious security breach. "I discovered that by doing a public search using any educator's name, ALL of our...
  • ISU president abruptly resigns

    ISU president abruptly resigns
    The president of Illinois State University has resigned, the school announced Saturday, following a police investigation into claims that he assaulted a former ISU employee late last year. Timothy Flanagan, who was appointed president by the school's...