| Jun 1, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Robert P. Kraft, an astronomer who helped illuminate some of the mysteries of the universe and secure the University of California's prominence in the field of astronomy through his guidance of major observatories, has died at a Santa Cruz hospital. He...
| May 29, 2015
| 4:27 PM
Hospital staff donates to IUN medical school
The nearly 500 doctors and dentists that comprise the Medical and Dental Staff at Munster's Community Hospital focused their philanthropy on local medical-related causes close to home. Their $125,000 gift...
| May 30, 2015
| 6:42 AM
Sunshine and rain alternated throughout the day, but it was all dry and all smiles as more than 400 students graduated from Hinsdale South High School Friday.
Principal Stephanie Palmer told the graduating seniors the most important lessons they learned...
| May 29, 2015
| 2:57 PM
Graduation was both a time of beginnings for Deerfield High School seniors and an ending for two key administrators, including retiring principal Audris Griffith, who earned a standing ovation.
It was also a time of inspiration, coming from a member...
| May 27, 2015
| 9:21 AM
More than 2,100 seniors headed to DeKalb Sunday and returned home as District 204 alumni following three commencement ceremonies at Northern Illinois University Convocation Center. On May 24, Neuqua Valley High School kicked off the festivities at 10 a.m....
| May 27, 2015
| 7:58 AM
Greetings, fellow Oak Lawnians!
Congratulations to Rocky Martin, another talented student who graduated from Oak Lawn Community High School on May 20.
At just 17 years old, Martin is quite an engaging and accomplished young man, student and musician....
| May 24, 2015
Once again, the Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has lined up an impressive concert series of opera, pop and Broadway stars.
This year's roster over a two-week period in July includes phenomenal vocalist Bobby McFerrin...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Shulamit Ran remembers very well how she came to be hired as a professor of music at the University of Chicago.
It was 1973, roughly a decade after she had moved from her native Tel Aviv to New York to study composition and piano at the Mannes College...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:46 PM
Pre-med students looking to apply to medical school, as well as high school students with aspirations of one day becoming a doctor, will learn what it takes and how to do it at a one-day weekend conference at Indiana University School of Medicine –...
| May 20, 2015
| 11:01 AM
More than a car race, the Indianapolis 500 is a spectacle, a happening, an event and even a party.
It's a revved-up tradition securely tied to the Memorial Day weekend.
The 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race is set for Sunday, and once again...
| May 18, 2015
| 5:42 PM
As their senior years come to a close, eight high school students from New Trier Township were rewarded with scholarships from The Winnetka Club at a special ceremony on May 17.
Taking place at The Hadley School for the Blind, The Winnetka Club...