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  • Professor who lost U. of I. job offer lashes out at administrators

    Professor who lost U. of I. job offer lashes out at administrators
    Controversial professor Steven Salaita, who lost his job offer from the University of Illinois after criticizing Israel on social media, lashed out at university administrators Monday for overreaching in their decision not to hire him. Salaita, in a...
  • 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...
  • Discounted Divvy memberships for students

    Discounted Divvy memberships for students
    Six Chicago area colleges and universities are participating in a new program to lower the cost of a Divvy bike-share membership for some college and graduate students. The Divvy Student Membership program, announced Monday by the mayor's office, will...
  • Northwestern student athletes equip kids to ROARR against bullies

    Northwestern student athletes equip kids to ROARR against bullies
    Ren Freeman wanted to boost her son Gabe’s self-esteem after a bullying incident at Evanston’s Nichols Middle School in 2013 left him “crushed.” Then a sixth-grader, Gabe — who is hearing-impaired and dances ballet — ...
  • Salaita to speak at Chicago-area campuses this week

     Salaita to speak at Chicago-area campuses this week
    Professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was pulled by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign because of his controversial social media posts about Israel, plans to kick off a weeklong speaking tour Monday night at Northwestern University....
  • Robin Lord Taylor walks the walk as Penguin in 'Gotham'

    Robin Lord Taylor walks the walk as Penguin in 'Gotham'
    Oswald Cobblepot may be banished from Gotham City, but it won't be long before the future Penguin and Detective Jim Gordon once again cross paths in Fox's "Gotham." Just don't expect a fight scene, says Robin Lord Taylor, starring in his biggest role...
  • Divvy membership discount offered to many college students

     Divvy membership discount offered to many college students
    Students at some Chicago colleges will be able to get cheaper annual memberships to the city's bike rental program under a plan being launched Monday. Students at DePaul University, Northwestern University, Columbia College, City Colleges of Chicago,...
  • W.R. "Dick" Dell, 1921-2014

    W.R. "Dick" Dell, 1921-2014
    W.R. "Dick" Dell, a longtime editor for two Chicago-based encyclopedia companies, was the top editor for popular volumes, including Britannica's Book of the Year and the youth-oriented Britannica Junior. At World Book, Mr. Dell managed operations for...
  • Marjorie Brown, volunteer in GOP politics, dies

    Marjorie Frey Brown put her energy and talent to work on behalf of others over decades of service to Chicago-area charitable organizations and political groups, including a decadeslong involvement with the Chicago-based Northwestern University...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • Northwestern names new cancer center director

    Northwestern names new cancer center director
    Northwestern University has appointed Dr. Leonidas Platanias as director of its Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. He had served as interim director since January and will oversee clinical operations and basic research programs. Platanias...