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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...
  • Frances Jennings, physical therapist and mother of 9, dies at 90

    Frances Jennings, physical therapist and mother of 9, dies at 90
    Shortly after her older brother joined the military during World War II, Frances Jennings signed on with the Women's Army Corps and trained as a physical therapist. She found she had a knack for it. After the war and college, Mrs. Jennings worked as a...
  • 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,...
  • NU aging class brings students, seniors together

    Students in Northwestern University Professor Regina Logan's Adulthood and Aging class spend a good deal of the 10-week course going over studies and learning prevailing theories about the aging process. The class looks at various psycho-social...
  • BGHS readies for major annual trip to Northwestern

    BGHS readies for major annual trip to Northwestern
    For the Buffalo Grove High School music community, the big one is coming up. "This is one of the better concert halls in the world, and it's right in our backyard," said Ed Jacobi, BGHS' director of bands. The school's symphonic band, concert choir...
  • Arcade Fire's Will Butler is moving out, not moving on

    Arcade Fire's Will Butler is moving out, not moving on
    Who is Will Butler? He is the Ringo, the goofy one, the guy who runs around on stage beating a huge drum. The problem with that analogy, though, is the Beatles had four Beatles and Arcade Fire, the Montreal-based mega group in which Butler plays...
  • Northwestern's $92 million gift will go toward biomedical research

     Northwestern's $92 million gift will go toward biomedical research
    Northwestern University is on a fundraising roll. A month after announcing its largest gift ever, the university has secured another significant donation: nearly $100 million for its medical school. Northwestern alum Louis Simpson and his wife,...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    STACI SAEGER Has been promoted to Director of Marketing at NAI Summit. In her role Saeger designs and manages the marketing efforts for both the brokerage of available properties in the portfolio as well as the promotion of NAI Summit's property...
  • 1 challenger to face 3 incumbents in Deerfield board race

    1 challenger to face 3 incumbents in Deerfield board race
    Business development is one of several major issues confronting the four candidates for three seats on Deerfield's Village Board of Trustees. Three incumbents — Robert Benton, Tom Jester and William Seiden — face Plan Commission chairman Dan...
  • Committee mulls fine hike for sidewalk bike riding

    City officials are considering a hike in the fine for riding on a sidewalk in the Central Business District and other business districts, but members of a city committee also want to try public education and clearer signage to reach compliance on the...