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  • U. of I. right to reject prof's hate speech

    U. of I. right to reject prof's hate speech
    Let's begin by stipulating that most of Steven Salaita's tweets about Israel are merely loathsome. As such, they aren't sufficient grounds to deny him a teaching job at the University of Illinois. In that category we might include these: "Zionist...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users

    Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users
    Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica, which shelved its venerable print edition in favor of a digital-only version more than two years ago, is looking to reclaim its legacy as the household reference of choice. The 246-year-old, privately held company...
  • Kristin G. Bagull, partner, Arnstein & Lehr

    Kristin G. Bagull, partner, Arnstein & Lehr
    Chicago law firm Arnstein & Lehr has hired Kristin G. Bagbull as a partner in its Estate Planning & Probate Administration practice in Chicago. Her practice is focused on taxation and estate planning, and she advises clients on aspects of asset...
  • Web cam used to detect abnormal heart rhythm

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - With a regular laptop camera and sophisticated software, researchers may be able to detect atrial fibrillation about as accurately as with a standard electrocardiogram (ECG), according to a new pilot study. The technology...
  • Northwestern first in Midwest to offer free streaming cable in dorms

    Northwestern first in Midwest to offer free streaming cable in dorms
    Northwestern University is rolling out a new perk for students that no Ivy League school can match -- full streaming cable service for all dorm dwellers. Beginning this fall, Xfinity on Campus will provide residential students more than 130 live...
  • Most asthmatic kids lack health management plans at school

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In Chicago, most kids with asthma or food allergies don't have a health management form on file at school, a new study shows. The problem is typical of other cities, too, experts say – and it puts these children at...
  • Health management plans underused at city schools

    Health management plans underused at city schools
    Chicago Public Schools students with asthma or food allergies often don't have health management plans on file at their schools, according to a new study, potentially leaving the district ill-equipped to respond to life-threatening medical situations....
  • College officials study better policies for student-athletes

    WASHINGTON The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics on Monday held a meeting that took a broad look at what might improve life for college athletes, everything from longer scholarships and extra academic support to care for concussions,...
  • Jean Baron, children's book critic, dies

    Jean Baron, children's book critic, dies
    Jean Baron, a writer and editor who was deeply involved in Evanston's political scene, served two terms on the Evanston Library Board in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Mrs. Baron chaired the library's 100th anniversary celebration, represented Evanston...
  • Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself

    Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself
    RICHMOND — The guilty verdicts for Bob and Maureen McDonnell came faster and more decisively than usual in public corruption cases, where juries routinely deadlock on least some counts — perhaps a sign that the law and the voters are taking...
  • Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?

    Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?
    As a student in the first class of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, Tyler Beck found himself enveloped in a nurturing environment where teachers came in early and stayed late to help tutor struggling students. There, the boys formed a brotherhood...