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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tom Steyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now

    Tom Steyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now
    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...
  • New York Times best-selling author T.C. Boyle gives free author talk tonight in Newport News

    New York Times best-selling author T.C. Boyle gives free author talk tonight in Newport News
    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...
  • NU grad school asks applicants' sexual identity

     NU grad school asks applicants' sexual identity
    Starting this year, applicants to Northwestern University's graduate school will be asked about their sexual orientation. The optional question asks whether applicants consider themselves to be members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or...
  • 48 Oak Lawn seniors banned from graduation ceremony

    48 Oak Lawn seniors banned from graduation ceremony
    Oak Lawn Community High School senior Mason McCarthy will not be walking across the stage with his friends at graduation Wednesday night. He is one of 48 seniors who are not being allowed to participate because they falsified documents related to their...
  • Simulator trains autistic teens to drive better

    Simulator trains autistic teens to drive better
    Will the dog run into the road? Is that pedestrian on the sidewalk about to step into the street? In a virtual world, a sophisticated driving simulator at the University of Virginia, autistic teens reacted appropriately to nonhuman cues and hazards, but...
  • Donald Bogue, University of Chicago sociologist, 1918-2014

     Donald Bogue, University of Chicago sociologist, 1918-2014
    Donald Bogue, a longtime sociology professor at the University of Chicago and a widely regarded demographer, studied the movement and habits of people on distant continents as well as closer to home. Mr. Bogue, 96, died of natural causes Monday, April...
  • Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling

    Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling
    Johns Hopkins researchers will share in a $30 million grant that aims to find the best methods of preventing falls, a big problem for seniors. Ten institutions will begin recruiting seniors in the fall for a five-year study that will compare existing...
  • Leesburg receiver Adrian Falconer commits to Iowa Hawkeyes during visit

    Leesburg receiver Adrian Falconer commits to Iowa Hawkeyes during visit
    Leesburg wide receiver Adrian Falconer committed to the University of Iowa on Saturday during a visit to the Iowa City campus. Falconer, who announced his commitment via text message to the Sentinel, picked the Hawkeyes over offers from 16 other FBS...
  • Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing

    Partners start hashing out details of Chicago's Digital Lab for Manufacturing
    The University of Illinois doesn’t often buddy up with the University of Iowa, just as Rolls-Royce doesn’t often volunteer to hold hands with General Electric. But that’s exactly the kind of scenario the Digital Lab for Manufacturing --...