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  • Donald Levine, believer in liberal arts education, dies at 83

    Donald Levine, believer in liberal arts education, dies at 83
    Donald Levine, a University of Chicago sociology professor who was dean of the university's undergraduate college in the 1980s, championed the value of a liberal arts education and a pluralistic intellectual approach and also was an expert in Ethiopian...
  • Tips on choosing health-care technology

    The increasing digitization of health care has ushered in a wide array of technological options, pushing patients to read up on them and make good choices. Here's what the experts say: >> Be a wise consumer. You wouldn't buy a car without reading the...
  • App extends safety network at Northwestern

    App extends safety network at Northwestern
    Northwestern University student Liz McLaughlin, says she's not "an app person" and only has three or four apps on her smart phone. But the 19-year-old-year psych student said she's checking out a new campus safety app recently rolled out to Northwestern...
  • Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin

    Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin
    Toward the end of a recent moderated discussion of his new book, "Michelle Obama: A Life," Northwestern University journalism professor Peter Slevin was asked whether the biography would have been different if he were a black man. "It certainly would have...
  • Expert: 'Nicotine is harder to quit than heroin, cocaine and alcohol'

    Expert: 'Nicotine is harder to quit than heroin, cocaine and alcohol'
    It took a head-on car collision for Andrea Lucas to give up smoking last year. The accident left the Grayslake resident in a hospital with two broken legs and serious bruising. Unable to go out to buy and smoke her Newport Lights while recuperating,...
  • New blood test a milestone for diagnosing depression

    By Marla Paul, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine whatdoctorsknow.com The first blood test to diagnose major depression in adults has been developed by scientists at Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.), a breakthrough approach that...
  • Cleanup marks Earth, Arbor days in Evanston

    Cleanup marks Earth, Arbor days in Evanston
    Despite the cold, drizzly weather on Saturday, April 25, volunteer clean up crews were out carrying trash bags for a community-wide observation of Earth Day and Arbor Day. All were invited to participate in the city's "Clean up Evanston!" event for...
  • Former Northwestern football player faces weapons charges

    Former Northwestern football player faces weapons charges
    A former Northwestern University football player is facing weapons charges after a rifle and "metal knuckles" were found in his vehicle and ammunition was found in his dorm room, according to court records. Xavier Menifield, 19, a running back from...
  • Skokie stands with Evanston for anti-racism event

    Skokie stands with Evanston for anti-racism event
    The fourth annual Stand Against Racism took April 24 in Evanston, sponsored locally by the YWCA Evanston/North Shore. People lined Ridge Avenue in front of the YWCA, 1215 Church St., gathering along Church from Ridge Avenue west to Pitner Avenue...
  • University to share cost of campus Divvy stations

    University to share cost of campus Divvy stations
    The ubiquitous light blue Divvy bikes found in various locations around Chicago are coming to the Northwestern University campus as part of a joint program between the school and Evanston, officials said. "The city of Evanston has really been the driving...
  • Cathy Coughlin, longtime AT&T executive, dies at 57

    Cathy Coughlin, longtime AT&T executive, dies at 57
    Cathy M. Coughlin, a former AT&T global marketing executive and businesswoman in the Chicago community, has died. She was 57. Ms. Coughlin died Thursday, April 23, at her Dallas home after battling pancreatic cancer, AT&T spokesman Jim Kimberly said....