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  • Smithsonian hosts symposium on cultural heritage during war

    The Smithsonian Institution is hosting a symposium with the University of Chicago about how cultural heritage has become a target during global conflicts and an aid for reconciliation. The Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art will host the discussion...
  • Lake Central's Paige Carter comes back strong from knee surgery

    Lake Central's Paige Carter comes back strong from knee surgery
    ST. JOHN — Feeling helpless and frustrated, Lake Central's Paige Carter was yearning to help her teammates in the worst way last year. A severe injury to her left knee forced Carter to undergo surgery and miss her entire sophomore season. "It...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Philharmonic: The Highland Park-based Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio performs Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand and Falla's "Nights in the Gardens of Spain." Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" and "La Mer" serve as program...
  • From Chick and Herbie to Ellis and Delfeayo, a huge weekend

    From Chick and Herbie to Ellis and Delfeayo, a huge weekend
    This will be an extraordinary weekend in jazz, even by Chicago standards. Among the highlights: Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock: Two of the foremost pianists in jazz – each an innovator on several counts – play a rare duo show in...
  • Educated advice: Consider whether value of law degree worth the price

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw: I will be applying to law school this fall and wonder if you have any advice to offer about the admissions process. I have a 3.5 GPA and a 160 LSAT. I would like to apply to an out-of-state school, but the higher tuition would mean...
  • Chicago not releasing video of officer-involved shooting

    Months after a teenager was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer, the city is still refusing to release the dash-cam video of the fatal shooting and didn't even show it to aldermen Wednesday before they approved a $5 million settlement with the...
  • Pick-your-own fruit farm to open in Chicago this summer

    Pick-your-own fruit farm to open in Chicago this summer
    Breanne Heath started with a patch of dirt on the South Side and a simple idea: a farm where visitors can pick their own fruit. Now the nearly half-acre site in Back of the Yards is slated to open this summer as The Pie Patch, a pick-your-own farm in...
  • University of Oregon names Chicago law dean as president

    Michael Schill, dean of the law school at the University of Chicago, was named Tuesday as president of the University of Oregon, becoming the school's fifth leader in six years. The new president takes the helm amid significant transition at the...
  • Harry Hoffner, scholar on ancient Hittite civilization, dies at 80

    Harry Hoffner, scholar on ancient Hittite civilization, dies at 80
    Harry Hoffner, a professor at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, was a nationally known scholar of the language of the Hittites, whose formidable empire was dominant from the 17th to the 13th century B.C. in an area that now encompasses...
  • Univ. of Virginia president speaks at UM graduation

    Teresa A. Sullivan, the president of the University of Virginia, will speak May 9 at commencement at the University of Mississippi. Sullivan has served as Virginia's eighth president, the first woman elected to that position, since 2010. Sullivan, a...
  • 'Right to Try' measure raises issues of ethics, freedom

    Some doctors worry that an effort to grant terminally ill people more access to unproven drugs might offer them false hope or even be harmful, but advocates for a "right to try" say patients should have more opportunities for treatments that could...