| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a "healthy tan" may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study.
Researchers found that increasing U.S. melanoma rates track...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
A year after Consolidated High School District 230 began letting student athletes use their own football helmets rather than those provided by the school, district officials said they've seen little interest in the program.
Although a parent pushed...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:49 AM
Arlington Heights School District 25 is taking on unexpected enrollment spikes with a series of community forums.
Ivy Hill Elementary School, which has seen the largest student population increases this year, will host two meetings, including on Sept....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:23 PM
MIAMI (Reuters) - University of Miami President Donna Shalala, a former Clinton administration official who was considered a major catch by the school when she joined in 2001, said on Monday she plans to step down at the end of the academic year....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Barbara Aubin, a Chicago artist and art teacher, helped start the Chicago Women's Caucus for Art in the early 1970s and taught for years at Chicago State University.
Ms. Aubin, 86, died of ascending cholangitis caused by an infection of the bile duct on...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Mark J. Reyes was promoted to partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman law firm in Chicago in the Corporate practice. He focuses on corporate and securities matters. Reyes received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his bachelor's...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Albert Asbury "Ab" Logan Jr., a retired Boys' Latin School teacher who worked in Baltimore neighborhood organizing in the 1970s, died of cancer Aug. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 70.
Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of...
| Apr 20, 2014
After a mistaken diagnosis of an eye problem grounded his plans to be a military pilot in World War II, meteorologist Walter A. Bohan found another way to immerse himself in Earth's atmosphere.
"He chose meteorology to stay involved in the sky," said...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The University of Maryland, University College has a history of experimentation.
With its roots in a 1920s night school, the institution expanded in the 1940s and '50s into Europe and Asia to educate military personnel. Then as the Internet flourished,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Last year U.S. publishers released an estimated 5,000 books for children and teens. Now, here's a quick quiz. How many were written or illustrated by African-Americans or were about black people or other non-whites? 400? 500? Guess again.
A mere 63...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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Jane Dailey is a professor of American history at the University of Chicago and the Law School. She has published extensively on the history and law of race in the United States since the Civil War.