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  • Evanston alderman to step down, take Princeton post

    Evanston alderman to step down, take Princeton post
    Coleen Burrus, alderman of the Evanston's far south 9th Ward since 2009, confirmed Tuesday that she will step leave office next month to become Princeton University's new director of corporate and foundation relations. Princeton officials said in an...
  • 10 things you might not know about distractions

    Contemporary life is full of distractions — texts, tweets, retweets, political charges and countercharges, and Facebook discussions about llamas and dress colors. A new study by Northwestern University found that people with "leakier" sensory...
  • Judge rejects violence claims, says Dart improving Cook County Jail

    Judge rejects violence claims, says Dart improving Cook County Jail
    Cook County Jail may not be a very pleasant place, but it is not the cesspool of violence described by several inmates in a federal lawsuit, a judge ruled late Tuesday. In a long-awaited opinion, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall denied a motion...
  • Northwestern launches center for Huntington's disease

    Northwestern Medicine in Chicago has opened a center devoted to the treatment of Huntington's disease. The Northwestern hospital system and Northwestern University's School of Medicine announced Wednesday that the center will focus on patient care and...
  • Library Notes for April 1

    Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries. Warren-Newport Public Library 224 North O'Plaine Road, Gurnee (847) 244-5150; http://www.wnpl.info School night: Kids of all ages with an adult are invited to spend the evening with...
  • Northwestern student sexually assaulted in Evanston dorm room

    Northwestern student sexually assaulted in Evanston dorm room
    A Northwestern University student told officials she was sexually assaulted in her dorm room Monday evening at the school’s north suburban campus in Evanston. The student reported the assault happened between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. in a university...
  • U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering

    U.S. News names best grad schools for business, law, engineering
    The University of Chicago, Northwestern and Illinois have some of the best graduate schools in the nation for business, law and engineering, according to a U.S. News and World Report list released Tuesday. U. of C. ranked fourth among law schools,...
  • Chicago team to study long-term stay in space

    Chicago team to study long-term stay in space
    As a twin, astronaut Scott Kelly knew his mission to spend a year on the International Space Station offered the perfect opportunity for a science experiment. Kelly launched into space Friday on a Soyuz space capsule while his brother, retired astronaut...
  • Chicago universities study astronaut on 1 year space mission

    Three Chicago-area universities are taking part in the research to examine the health effects on an American astronaut of spending a year in space. The Chicago Tribune (trib.in/1EMA500 ) reported that scientists from Northwestern University, the...
  • MAR 24 | Blue Sky: How to Find an Angel Investor

    MAR 24 | Blue Sky: How to Find an Angel Investor
    Entrepreneurs, learn how to quickly and affordably build relationships with Chicago’s angel investors. Peter Wilkins ⇒ of Hyde Park Angels, Mark Achler of MATH Venture Partners and Shradha Agarwal ⇒ of ContextMedia will discuss...
  • Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger

    Review: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger
    Alice Dreger had just left a session of the National Women's Studies Association where fellow academics savaged her research. She had known the panel would be far from flattering, and it was. The historian had twice petitioned organizers to be allowed...