| Dec 14, 2014
| 1:31 PM
In retirement, Bill Johnson brought his love of horses to his role as board president of Newark, Ill.-based Equine Dreams, a nonprofit horseback riding program for children and adults with disabilities in Kendall County.
"To everybody here he was 'Sweet...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:05 AM
At the end of Season 3 of "Girls" (apologies if this is a spoiler), Hannah got accepted into the University of Iowa's MFA program. The new trailer for Season 4 shows us a little bit of her Iowa City life after she picks up and moves from New York for...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Three prominent Mexican film directors have called out their government on the issue of the 43 disappeared students, a San Diego architect takes on Sen. Ted Cruz and border policy and protesters hit the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Plus: There are plans...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Ashland University, Ohio
Society member: Abigail Leboza, daughter of Reid and Sue Leboza of Green Oaks, is a member of Order of Omega and Omicron Delta Kappa. She is a 2011 graduate of Libertyville High School. The Order of Omega recognizes students...
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Thousands of students across the country are lifting their red Solo cups to cheers to the nation's top party schools, named Monday by The Princeton Review as part of its annual list of college rankings.
This year Syracuse University in New York beat out...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Emergency rooms weren't always staffed by specialists — doctors well-versed in making life-or-death decisions when a patient arrives at the hospital in cardiac arrest, bleeding from a gunshot wound, or suffering from a drug overdose.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:56 PM
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look.
In an effort to make students from...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Tom Steyer wants to save the planet, but first he wants to know about the U.S. Senate race in Iowa.
Seated in a hotel coffee shop, with a packet of data in his lap, he bursts with questions for the political strategists arrayed around the table: How...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium will host New York Times best-selling author T.C. Boyle at Christopher Newport University on Thursday, Oct. 9.
Boyle, a graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop, received his doctorate from the University of Iowa...
| Oct 9, 2014
has been named account executive at First Generation in Allentown.
Gering will work to help the company meet its clients' needs as well as identify and pursue new accounts to expand its business.
Gering has experience in managing and...