| 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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:40 PM
The University of Illinois has proposed a tuition freeze for in-state undergraduates next fall, part of an effort to woo high-achieving Illinois students who are increasingly leaving the state for less expensive options.
The freeze, if approved by...
| 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 29, 2014
| 4:05 PM
This isn't your grandfather's NASA.
That's the gist of a growing push at the space agency as a whole, and at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton in particular, to get more peach fuzz among the grizzled veterans of its workforce.
In fact, NASA...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Katarina Perez was 9 years old when her father, a Chicago police officer, was killed in the line of duty.
Now a 21-year-old college student, Perez spent the weekend with the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation as it caravaned around Chicago to deliver...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Mark Alt never felt any different than anybody else he grew up around, but he sure was, and people took notice.
The son of John Alt, the Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame right tackle, a 6-foot-8 behemoth of a man, Mark Alt had some very big shoes to...
| 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 16, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Berlin girls swimming coach Andy Ahlberg concluded his competitive career in 2013, but he hasn't left the sport.
After starring at Glastonbury and lettering four years at the University of Iowa, Ahlberg began coaching after graduation in December 2013....
| 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.