| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:58 PM
For children growing up in poverty, the seeds of poor health in adulthood appear to be sown early. But a nurturing parent may be able to foster a child's resilience to such conditions as allergies, diabetes, heart disease and some cancers, says a new...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Just a week after highly touted point guard Jalen Adams said he will join Kevin Ollie's program, another UConn recruit changed his mind.
Will Jackson, from Athens, Ga., decommitted from UConn and said Monday he will stay home and attend the University of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Serge Trezy usually gets two reactions when he tells people where he went to high school.
The first usually goes something like this, “What is Agape Christian School?”
The other reaction is a bit more laughable for those, like Trezy, who...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Meredith Martin "Mimi" Addy has joined Katten Muchin Rosenman in the law firm's Chicago office as partner and head of its Patent Litigation practice. Prior to joining Katten, Addy was the Chicago managing partner at Steptoe & Johnson. She has a law degree...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Exploding cannon fire lit the sky and reflected off the water as rain poured down on American soldiers struggling to defend Fort McHenry against a British attack. It was September 1814, and after the Battle of Baltimore, Francis Scott Key penned the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The night after I graduated from Northwestern, I stayed with my parents in a Fairfield Inn in Gurnee, 32 miles north of campus.
It was the closest room my family could find and afford. More than a decade later, downtown Evanston boasts all of five...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary.
Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Patience is a virtue. Never more so than when you consider university research-inspired, commercialized ventures — and the eagerly anticipated economic benefits sought from them.
Having worked with entrepreneurial start-ups developed from...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Ronald S. Coddington, an author and editor, has spent nearly four decades collecting Civil War-era images — especially cartes de visite, his favorite.
Out of a collection of 2,500 images he has assembled, 1,500 are cartes de visite, with the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Images of Southern folk musicians shine brightly in the paintings of Art Rosenbaum, a Georgia-based artist, musician and folk music collector.
What's more, in 2008, he won a Grammy award for his collection "Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Rockville researchers are on the cusp of developing the first-ever malaria vaccine. The impact on global health would be revolutionary — the mosquito-borne disease sickens 200 million people each year and claims more than half a million lives....