| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The Rev. Robert Botthof took an unusual path to becoming a Catholic priest, joining the Dominicans order as a member of the Order of Preachers when he was in his late 50s, after the death of his wife of 23 years.
He was a longtime public school teacher...
| Oct 19, 2014
Jerry J. Burgdoerfer spent 25 years with the Chicago law firm Jenner & Block, where he led its securities practice, built a reputation for mentoring young lawyers and developed its practice in Japan.
"Jerry was passionate about being a lawyer, and he...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Menahem Pressler couldn't be much busier these days.
After the German-born pianist gives a recital this weekend for the Candlelight Concert Society, he'll head off for engagements in Europe. He'll be back there in November, then again in December,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Hapless lovers are not the only ones who get lost down there: even sexologists can't agree on what's what, and where, among women's female parts.
At least, that's according to a father-daughter team of researchers in Italy, Drs. Vincenzo and Giulia...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Florida Opera Theatre opens its 2014-2015 season with Peter Brook's adaptation of Bizet’s "La Tragedie de Carmen." Brook's version condenses the story of the fiery Gypsy and her tumultuous love life to about 90 minutes. And fans of the better-...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:37 PM
To the editor: The article on Big Data's potential to improve healthcare overlooks a fundamental problem: Many of the institutions that hold our most valuable health data are reluctant to share them with one another. ("Big data, meet big money: NIH...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:44 PM
A knee injury will force Victor Oladipo to watch from the bench Friday night while his Orlando Magic teammates face the Indiana Pacers in a preseason game.
But Oladipo will savor the trip to Indianapolis anyway.
Oladipo has never forgotten that the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:23 PM
It has been 45 years since Gary Donatelli walked on to the football field at Glenbrook North High School, where he was good enough to snare a scholarship to Indiana University.
"There's nothing like high school sports," he said in a phone interview,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Jim Fish had a knack for management from a young age, former colleagues say — and in his 43 years as a professional librarian, he never worked as anything but a library director.
The longtime administrator of the Baltimore County Public Library...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return.
More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Ah, for the good-old days, when Californians understood the value of education for everyone. My husband and I, our son, our sisters, nieces and nephews all attended University of California schools in those glory days when Californians "got...