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  • Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan

    Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan
    Joe Griffith thought he could get the better of Lake Michigan. In the late 1950s, the lifeguard tried four times to swim the 38 miles from Chicago to Michigan City, Ind. Through the years, he faced stomach cramps, indigestion, 15-foot waves, navigation...
  • Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world

    Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world
    Amy Francetic was at a child's birthday party in 2004 when she decided it was time to leave Silicon Valley.    "I was sitting there listening to 6-year-olds talk about IPOs and whose house was bigger and how much a wedding dress cost," she said.    By...
  • Jerome Horwitz dies at 93; developed potent anti-AIDS drug AZT

    Jerome Horwitz dies at 93; developed potent anti-AIDS drug AZT
    Jerome Horwitz, a medical researcher at Wayne State University in Detroit, had spent more than a decade developing a drug he hoped would work against cancer. But the compound failed to help the lab mice he tested it on, so in 1970 he "dumped it on the...
  • A world of opportunity

    A world of opportunity
    Travel the world or settle down and get an MBA? Those two paths might seem to diverge sharply. But Loyola University Chicago's School of Business Administration is launching a program that combines world exploration with MBA studies and in so doing...
  • A lift or a drag?

    A lift or a drag?
    Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
  • Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants

    Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants
    Here is a look at major schools that offer Master of Business Administration programs in Chicago or the Chicago area. Many schools give students a choice of part-time (including evening and weekend options), flexible, full-time, accelerated, dual-degree,...
  • Robert F. Christy dies at 96; Manhattan Project physicist

    Robert F. Christy dies at 96; Manhattan Project physicist
    Robert F. Christy, a physicist who was a key member of the Manhattan Project team that created the atomic bomb during World War II, died Wednesday at his Pasadena home. He was 96. Christy, who spent 40 years as a Caltech professor and administrator, died...
  • Boundless opportunities exist in the computer science, info tech fields

    What was true 10 years ago is still true today: computer science and information technology are good fields to enter. What has changed is why people enter these fields and what they can do within the field has greatly expanded. Matthew Bauer, senior...
  • Clerk hurt when masked men armed with large knife rob store

    Clerk hurt when masked men armed with large knife rob store
    Two masked men, one wielding a large knife, injured a store clerk during a robbery at a Bronzeville convenience store on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology this morning, police said. The men walked into the store in the 3200 block of...
  • A focus as big as all outdoors

    A focus as big as all outdoors
    David Plowden's second-floor office in his Winnetka home is not the sanctuary that was his now-shuttered basement darkroom. It is more prone to distractions, but that is just one of the allowances that the celebrated 80-year-old photographer has made to...
  • Underwater hockey: A real thing

     
    Some people are incredulous when Ben Tolsky, 30, of Lincoln Park talks about his sport of choice: underwater hockey....