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  • Kristof at NU: Students should broaden horizons

    Kristof at NU: Students should broaden horizons
    Students packed a Northwestern University auditorium Monday night to hear Nicholas Kristof encourage them to be somewhere else. "A crucial part of education is to get out of the classroom and into an environment that's really different," said the...
  • ICE heats up Chicago's new music scene, at a Bucktown bar

     ICE heats up Chicago's new music scene, at a Bucktown bar
    If you want to hear live contemporary classical music in the Chicago area these days, you are far more likely to find it in out-of-the-way clubs and bars than in more sobersided downtown concert halls. Or, as flutist Claire Chase, the MacArthur Award-...
  • North and northwest suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15

    North and northwest suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15
    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct. 9 Dann & Raymond's Movie Night: Daily Herald film editor...
  • O'Hare among five U.S. airports to beef up screening for Ebola

    O'Hare among five U.S. airports to beef up screening for Ebola
    Stepping up efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic from spreading widely in the United States, federal authorities and officials in Chicago on Wednesday announced preventive measures that will include more intense health screening for airline passengers...
  • HU receives $3.5 million grant from U.S. Department of Education for STEM

    Hampton University received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to promote learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. The university received the federal funds for STEM education under a new initiative...
  • OCT 9 | Blue Sky: Rick Bayless on Letting Vision Drive Success

    OCT 9 | Blue Sky: Rick Bayless on Letting Vision Drive Success
    On Thursday, October 9, acclaimed chef Rick Bayless will share with Blue Sky Innovation how he has stayed true to his vision as he has built a restaurant, food and media empire. Bayless joins the Chicago Tribune’s Colin McMahon at the National...
  • Barbara Mahany on 'Slowing Time'

    Barbara Mahany on 'Slowing Time'
    Publishers Weekly named "Slowing Time: Seeing the Sacred Outside Your Kitchen Door" one of the 10 most anticipated religion books for the fall. But former Chicago Tribune reporter Barbara Mahany would like to tweak that: "It's a spirituality book," she...
  • Dating site: Northwestern students 'more dateable' than UChicago's

    Dating site: Northwestern students 'more dateable' than UChicago's
    Which Chicagoland college produces the most "dateable" graduates? What kind of a question is that, even? A subscription-based dating website eschewed tact earlier this year and mined its New York City and San Francisco user data to answer that question....
  • Reinventing marriage for the 21st century

    Reinventing marriage for the 21st century
    Fewer Americans are married than ever before, and a growing percentage are happy to stay unhitched. A Pew Research Center analysis of 2012 census data found that one in five adults age 25 and older — roughly 42 million people — have never...
  • Obama to speak at Northwestern Thursday: reports

    Obama to speak at Northwestern Thursday: reports
    President Barack Obama will give a speech about the economy Thursday at Northwestern University, according to multiple news outlets.  The Chicago Sun-Times says Obama will arrive in Chicago Wednesday evening and attend a fundraiser Thursday. He will...
  • T. William Heyck, history scholar at NU, dies

    T. William Heyck, history scholar at NU, dies
    T. William Heyck, whose work as a scholar focused on British history, taught history at Northwestern University and led a movement to establish a residential college system at the Evanston school. Mr. Heyck, 75, died of complications from leukemia on...