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  • U. of I. pitches new medical school

    U. of I. pitches new medical school
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials are lobbying to establish a new and independent college of medicine, an idea that has rankled counterparts at its sister campus in Chicago who currently oversee the university system's medical...
  • China's Confucius Institute regrets closure of University Of Chicago center

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A leading U.S. university has closed a Chinese government-backed culture and research center in a row over the terms of a renewal agreement, in a decision a Chinese official said was made before ascertaining the facts and the truth....
  • Chicago Confidential: Business books I've liked recently

    Chicago Confidential: Business books I've liked recently
    This year, I enrolled in the University of Chicago's executive MBA program. Every now and again, I plan to recommend a set of business books, research and ideas I've come across in school. "The Undercover Economist" by Tim Harford, 2005 A new...
  • Man charged with first-degree murder in fatal stabbing

    Man charged with first-degree murder in fatal stabbing
    A man was charged with a first-degree murder in the stabbing of 20-year-old man on Saturday in the city’s Woodlawn neighborhood. Nehemiah Spencer, 24, of the 6500 block of South Minerva Avenue, was charged with a felony murder and a felony...
  • The real engine behind the arts? Teacher paychecks

    The real engine behind the arts? Teacher paychecks
    Without artists who teach, the cultural life of Chicago would effectively cease to exist. This is true in all artistic fields: dance, art, theater, comedy, poetry, music of all kinds. It is a national phenomenon; the money provided to the arts and...
  • 3 dead include 15 shot across South Side - 9 in Englewood

    3 dead include 15 shot across South Side - 9 in Englewood
    Fifteen people were shot, three of them fatally, across the South Side in a 16-hour period starting about 2 p.m. Friday afternoon and continuing into Saturday morning, according to police. Nine of the 14 were wounded in the Englewood police district - a...
  • Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement

    Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign paid more than $77,000 to a student who accused campus officials of minimizing her sexual assault and harassment complaints even after photographs and a video of the incident were passed around a fraternity...
  • Concerned for academic freedom, University of Chicago ends China-funded program

    BEIJING China's soft-diplomacy push hit a speed bump this week when the University of Chicago decided to pull the plug on renewing a controversial Beijing-funded Confucius Institute. The decision may prompt other universities to rethink their...
  • Jack Siegel, municipal attorney, dies at 88

    Jack Siegel, municipal attorney, dies at 88
    Jack M. Siegel was an expert in municipal law and a trusted and respected adviser to a succession of town leaders in a career that spanned more than 50 years as village attorney for both Schaumburg and Arlington Heights. Mr. Siegel was also village...
  • Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors

    Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors
    For decades, Big Pharma and medical technology firms have made gifts and other payments to physicians as part of developing, testing and marketing their products, an expense long recognized as another cost of doing business. On Tuesday, the federal...
  • Before 'Carved, Cast, Crumpled,' a Smart Museum total makeover

    Before 'Carved, Cast, Crumpled,' a Smart Museum total makeover
    At the Smart Museum these days, the metaphors come easily and from realms you might not expect. "It's been a real campaign, basically like a military venture," says Richard Born, a senior curator at the University of Chicago art museum. "It's a big...