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  • 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...
  • Evanston prepares for presidential visit

    Evanston prepares for presidential visit
    President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.  "It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
  • Victor T. Curry: Tax-credit lawsuit threatens dream of equal opportunity

     Victor T. Curry: Tax-credit lawsuit threatens dream of equal opportunity
    In his historic speech on the Washington Mall, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. urged us to come together as diverse citizens to ensure that all of us — regardless of our station or status — had the chance to enjoy the opportunity this country can...
  • HU receives $3.5 million grant from U.S. Department of Education for STEM

    Hampton University received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to promote learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. The university received the federal funds for STEM education under a new initiative...
  • NU grad school asks applicants' sexual identity

     NU grad school asks applicants' sexual identity
    Starting this year, applicants to Northwestern University's graduate school will be asked about their sexual orientation. The optional question asks whether applicants consider themselves to be members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or...
  • Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies

    Ex-Glenbrook North band director Peter Herr dies
    Peter R. Herr took a fledgling music program at Glenbrook North High School and during nearly three decades as director of bands put together an award-winning ensemble that entertained local audiences and others in New York, Hawaii, Canada and Europe....
  • 'Gone Girl' author Gillian Flynn makes confident leap into screenwriting

    'Gone Girl' author Gillian Flynn makes confident leap into screenwriting
    Walking across Western Avenue on a muggy September afternoon, Gillian Flynn stepped through the rutted pavement of a construction zone and explained with patience and precision how she would murder me one day. Granted, I had asked. Say you needed to...
  • Flying home by commercial jet may be safe after heart attack: study

    Flying home by commercial jet may be safe after heart attack: study
    People who have a heart attack while traveling abroad may be able to safely fly home on a regular commercial flight, according to a new study published in the Air Medical Journal. "There is very little useful information in the literature, to guide...
  • Obama to speak at Northwestern Thursday: reports

    Obama to speak at Northwestern Thursday: reports
    President Barack Obama will give a speech about the economy Thursday at Northwestern University, according to multiple news outlets.  The Chicago Sun-Times says Obama will arrive in Chicago Wednesday evening and attend a fundraiser Thursday. He will...
  • Kristin G. Bagull, partner, Arnstein & Lehr

    Kristin G. Bagull, partner, Arnstein & Lehr
    Chicago law firm Arnstein & Lehr has hired Kristin G. Bagbull as a partner in its Estate Planning & Probate Administration practice in Chicago. Her practice is focused on taxation and estate planning, and she advises clients on aspects of asset...
  • 'The View' adds Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace to lineup of co-hosts

    ABC's latest makeover of "The View" is now complete: actress Rosie Perez and political analyst Nicolle Wallace will join the morning talk show as co-hosts, it was announced Wednesday.  They will join Whoopi Goldberg, the only co-host to survive the...