| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:56 PM
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look.
In an effort to make students from...
| 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 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 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
| 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 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,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When theater director Jon Vickers hopped on the phone with Variety, his single-screen cinema was in the middle of a typically diverse run. The night before, it had screened a brand new restoration of Luchino Visconti's "Sandra." That night, the program...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Greater Hartford ranked 12th out of metropolitan areas in the U.S. for overall health and fitness in the seventh annual American Fitness Index released Wednesday.
Washington, D.C., topped the list, followed by the Minneapolis-St. Paul region; Portland,...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...