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  • Marjorie Brown, volunteer in GOP politics, dies

    Marjorie Frey Brown put her energy and talent to work on behalf of others over decades of service to Chicago-area charitable organizations and political groups, including a decadeslong involvement with the Chicago-based Northwestern University...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NU researchers shed light on domestic violence among same-sex couples

    NU researchers shed light on domestic violence among same-sex couples
    Same-sex couples may experience more domestic violence than opposite-sex couples, a Northwestern Medicine review of research suggests. Richard Carroll, an associate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern's Feinberg School of...
  • Priest's Letter Blamed Israel For Treatment Of Jews

    Priest's Letter Blamed Israel For Treatment Of Jews
    One thing you can say about the Rev. Bruce M. Shipman, the former Episcopal chaplain at Yale, is that he is candid about his beliefs. In response to a New York Times article describing the rise of violent anti-Semitism in Europe — including...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...