| Apr 1, 2015
| 9:25 AM
Events for the whole family are being held at local libraries.
Warren-Newport Public Library
224 North O'Plaine Road, Gurnee
(847) 244-5150; http://www.wnpl.info
School night: Kids of all ages with an adult are invited to spend the evening with...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 3:40 AM
A Northwestern University student told officials she was sexually assaulted in her dorm room Monday evening at the school’s north suburban campus in Evanston.
The student reported the assault happened between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. in a university...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:37 PM
Shaun Kremin has traveled the world most of his adult life, and estimates he's been to over 50 countries. It was his trip to Australia three years ago that led Kremin to launch his travel and urban walking shoe company, CMUK.
"My wife and I were both on...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 3:30 PM
Entrepreneurs, learn how to quickly and affordably build relationships with Chicago’s angel investors. Peter Wilkins ⇒ of Hyde Park Angels, Mark Achler of MATH Venture Partners and Shradha Agarwal ⇒ of ContextMedia will discuss...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:58 AM
Alice Dreger had just left a session of the National Women's Studies Association where fellow academics savaged her research. She had known the panel would be far from flattering, and it was. The historian had twice petitioned organizers to be allowed...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 9:01 AM
As an enduring Evanston politician, whose career ran nearly two decades, Joan Barr-Smith saw her role as a moderator and consensus builder.
That image was often put to the test, particularly as the first woman to serve as mayor, from 1985 to 1993.
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:06 AM
For the second year in a row, a nonprofit foundation has recognized Parkland School District's commitment to music education.
The NAMM Foundation, which is supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants, awarded the district a Best...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:21 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 3:05 PM
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,...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:44 AM
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...