| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:58 PM
University of Illinois trustees Thursday approved a nearly $100,000 bonus for outgoing UIC Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares, who earlier this week completed her sometimes rocky tenure as the campus’ top official.
The bonus payment, which is in...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Of all the activities he is involved with at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Travis Christner’s favorite, by far, is helping his peers.
That’s saying a lot, because the junior is involved with a long list of activities.
He is on the...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 10:19 AM
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin was a French judge and politician who managed to survive revolution, the Napoleonic wars and the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy, all the while exercising a considerable and nuanced appreciation for the pleasures of the...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Evanston Township High Assistant Head Football Coach & Defensive Coordinator Steve King died Friday. According to the release:
Evanston Township High School has lost a dear and beloved member of our school family. Steve King died on Friday, June 27,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Nancy Teeters, who in 1978 became the first woman on the Federal Reserve board of governors, then continued to stand out by opposing Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's anti-inflation campaign, has died. She was 84.
Teeters died Nov. 17 at an assisted living...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:03 AM
Who: Being a volunteer created a career opportunity for Jonathan Davidson. He recently joined United Way of Broward County as mentor coordinator with its Mission United initiative, working now in the organization for which he had been volunteering for...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:44 AM
Almost three-quarters of parents turn car seats around too early in a child's life, according to a recent study from the University of Michigan.
The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its guidelines for child passenger safety in March 2011,...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 10:58 PM
Calling Maddy Abbott a setter for the Sage Hill School girls' volleyball team, while accurate, is also vastly underselling what she means to the Lightning.
She's a four-year starter and two-year team captain in the most successful athletic program at...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:42 PM
LOS ANGELES — Just last week, Florida State University reportedly negotiated a contract extension that will pay football coach Jimbo Fisher an average salary of about $5.5 million a year.
That's an incredible amount of money.
But not nearly...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Ending weeks of speculation, Michigan hired Jim Harbaugh as its coach Tuesday in hopes that its former star quarterback will lead the Wolverines back to national prominence.
Interim athletic director Jim Hackett said Harbaugh agreed to a seven-year deal...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:52 PM
By the time the final graduate crosses the stage Saturday, the University of Florida will celebrate the milestone of awarding 500,000 degrees — a literal Gator Nation.
"People can identify with milestones and big numbers," said university...