| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:00 PM
The University of Illinois marked a major turnover in leadership Thursday with the election of a new board of trustees chair and the official hiring of a new president and UIC chancellor.
The board also approved a tuition freeze for new students this...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:23 AM
The University of Illinois board Thursday picked Edward McMillan as its new chairman, the first time a Republican has held the position in more than a decade.
Gov. Bruce Rauner announced last week that he had reappointed McMillan, a downstate...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 12:05 PM
The quest for greatness begins with an unwavering dedication to work harder than your peers and never being satisfied with just being good. The 6th annual BeachDig Holiday Camp came to Pompano Beach and 30 aspiring volleyball players from the ages of 12-...
| Dec 29, 2014
Time-share suites are becoming a larger part of Walt Disney World's lodging portfolio.
The resort's number of hotel rooms has shrunk as its Polynesian Village Resort converts rooms in three of its buildings into 360 new time-share villas. It's the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Low fat? Low carb? Vegan? Crash diets? Diet soda? Exercise? What’s the most effective way to lose weight? Here’s a look at what 2014’s weight loss studies showed us, including one cautionary tale for all dieters.
The diet battle of the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:14 PM
The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Thursday that a longtime university administrator from South Carolina will take over as chancellor of the city's largest public campus.
Michael Amiridis, provost at the University of South Carolina at...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:41 AM
If a night trick-or-treating at the Magic Kingdom won't satisfy your appetite for sugary fun, Disney has a little something extra to sell you.
After paying $62 for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which takes place on select nights through...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
A University of Miami sophomore who created a website to connect college students with prospective employers was one of four winners in an East Coast regional student entrepreneurial contest.
Connor Masterson will advance next month to the Global Student...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Students seeking a spot in FSU's or UF's freshman class have to type in their grades for all their high-school courses into a special website, reporting their own academic record rather than relying on their high schools to send in transcripts.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:56 PM
What began as a common theme in a Corona del Mar student's college application essays in 2012 became fodder for a just-published book about the U.S. government and Constitution.
"Vigilance: The Price of Liberty" was released nationally in late...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Now and again a book comes along that offers not only an engaging story but one that actually makes its readers think.
"A Southern Girl," a novel by John Warley is one of those books. On the surface, the story centers on the experiences of one family as...