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  • 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,...
  • Lawmakers Discuss Study Bill Allowing Student-Athletes to Join a Union

    Lawmakers Discuss Study Bill Allowing Student-Athletes to Join a Union
    College athletes who generate big money for their schools ought to be allowed to join a union, the top official at the Connecticut AFL-CIO told members of the legislature's labor committee Thursday. "If someone is making money for the university, then...
  • 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...
  • Ex-NU professor a 'Survivor' expert in the classroom, but is he in the field?

    Ex-NU professor a 'Survivor' expert in the classroom, but is he in the field?
    Note: The following contains spoilers for this week's already aired episode of "Survivor" Max Dawson, the former Northwestern University professor so obsessed with the CBS reality series "Survivor" that he taught a class on it, was voted off on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glen Ellyn man dies after being injured in Rome

    Glen Ellyn man dies after being injured in Rome
    A University of Iowa student from Glen Ellyn, who suffered serious injuries during a fall while studying abroad in Rome, died Sunday morning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Andrew Mogni, 20, died at 11:25 a.m. Sunday at...
  • Changes linked to Alzheimer's disease evident even in young brains

    Changes linked to Alzheimer's disease evident even in young brains
    Scientists know that Alzheimer’s disease gains a foothold in a patient’s brain years before he or she first stashes car keys in the freezer, or gets lost coming home from the store. But a new study suggests that the changes in the brain that...
  • State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services

    State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services
    HARTFORD — It might seem like low-hanging fruit, this idea of taking nine programs scattered over five departments and braiding them into a single agency focused on early childhood education, safety and family skills in Connecticut. But it didn't...
  • Janet Otwell, former leader of state aging agency, dies at 86

     Janet Otwell, former leader of state aging agency, dies at 86
    Janet Otwell led the Illinois Department on Aging in the 1980s, was a coordinator of the Governor's Task Force on Children and chairman of the Children and Family Services Advisory Council. "She was an advocate who really got things done for older...