| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:39 PM
On Nov. 4, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner won more than an election. He won the opportunity to change our state's kleptocratic political culture and make Illinois once again a hospitable place to raise a family and grow a business.
Rauner campaigned as a...
| 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.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:49 PM
When Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a $1.3-billion package of public subsidies to lure a Tesla Motors battery factory, he stressed that the huge sum would be dwarfed by an economic windfall for local residents.
The electric car maker will create...
| 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...