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  • College Notes: Performances, scholars and more

    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...
  • U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals

    U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals
    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...
  • NASA Langley aims for younger workforce

    NASA Langley aims for younger workforce
    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...
  • Operation Santa delivers cheer to fallen or injured officers' families

     Operation Santa delivers cheer to fallen or injured officers' families
    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...
  • Bill Johnson used love of horses to help people with disabilities

     Bill Johnson used love of horses to help people with disabilities
    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...
  • AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms' Mark Alt knows how to play through pain

    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...
  • Princeton Review releases rankings for best party schools

    Princeton Review releases rankings for best party schools
    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...
  • How Bruce Rauner can lead Illinois from ruin

    How Bruce Rauner can lead Illinois from ruin
    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...
  • Dr. Gail V. Anderson dies at 88; pioneer in emergency medicine field

    Dr. Gail V. Anderson dies at 88; pioneer in emergency medicine field
    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. That all...
  • Nevada overstating economic benefits of Tesla factory, analysts say

    Nevada overstating economic benefits of Tesla factory, analysts say
    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...
  • Lena Dunham previews Hannah's University of Iowa MFA life on 'Girls'

    Lena Dunham previews Hannah's University of Iowa MFA life on 'Girls'
    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...