| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:21 PM
In the mid-1960s, Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock was seen at airports around the world, dressed in a blouse, skirt, high heels and pearls. But she was not on business trips or working as a flight attendant.
Dubbed "the flying housewife," Mock was a pilot on...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:46 AM
We're coming up on one of the watershed moments of a college student's freshman year — worse than the realization that the "freshman 15" is not an urban myth (except it's more like the "freshman 3") and more cringe-inducing than seeing a roommate in...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Having difficulty getting pregnant can be an incredibly stressful experience for any couple. Now, for the first time, researchers have data that suggests preconception stress might play a role in infertility.
Extending and corroborating their earlier...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Here are the 2014 winners of the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects Awards:
•Beverly Shores Residence, Beverly Shores, Ind. — Booth Hansen
•Jinao Tower, Nanjing, China —...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship members say they just want to spread the word, to provide a welcoming space for believers and non-believers alike on college campuses that sometimes can seem cold and isolating.
But because it requires its leaders to...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The inroads Under Armour has made in the college athletics outfitting market have come at a price, a new study says.
The study – to be presented at the annual Sport Marketing Association conference in Philadelphia next week - says Nike has been...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets.
The explosion echoed another — just six months...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Doug Ulman, a Howard County native and founder of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, has been named president and CEO of Pelotonia, a cycling organization that raises money for cancer research, according to officials of the Ohio-based organization....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation.
He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table.
He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
| Jun 30, 2014
I've been following the trial meant to determine whether players should get a piece of the billions of dollars generated by big-time college athletics, and all I can say is that if intellectual gymnastics were a sport, defenders of the status quo would...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Howard Gillman, a political scientist who has been interim chancellor of UC Irvine since July, is being nominated to become the permanent head of the massive Orange County campus.
Gillman became temporary chancellor of the 29,000-student school after...