| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Argonne National Laboratory director Eric D. Isaacs has been named the next provost of the University of Chicago.
Isaacs will take on his new role on March 31. He will succeed Thomas F. Rosenbaum, who will become president of the California Institute...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Thomas Rosenbaum, an expert in condensed matter physics, will become the new president of the California Institute of Technology, officials announced Thursday.
Rosenbaum, 58, currently serves as provost at the University of Chicago, where he also...
| Oct 25, 2013
Thomas F. Rosenbaum, an expert in condensed matter physics and second in command at the University of Chicago, will become the new president of Caltech, officials announced Thursday.
Rosenbaum, 58, currently is provost at the University of Chicago, where...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:13 PM
WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Bill Enyart, a retired general from downstate Illinois, said Thursday from the House floor that his wife had gotten a call from one of her best friends, a woman he said was angry, disappointed and frightened.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:03 PM
A flooding problem on a portion of a popular multi-use forest preserve trail near Darien and Woodridge has been repaired and the entire 10-mile trail is now open to the public.
A section of the trail near 101st and Lemont Road inside the Waterfall...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:21 PM
A heated debate on whether a dangerous amount of fumes would come from a proposed gas station at the northeast corner of Route 53 and Butterfield Road continued as experts from both sides squared off during at a DuPage County Zoning Board of Appeals...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Next year, 200 elementary and middle school students from Indian Prairie District 204 and other west suburban school districts will work in labs designed by their teachers and staff at Aurora University, along with scientists and business people from...
| Jun 23, 2013
Faced with public outrage and congressional pressure, the oil company BP vowed six years ago to develop cutting-edge technology that could sharply reduce toxic mercury discharged into Lake Michigan by its massive refinery about 20 miles southeast of...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:23 PM
A research initiative between the University of Chicago and Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev enjoyed some rare political star power Sunday, as both Israeli President Shimon Peres and Mayor Rahm Emanuel attended a signing ceremony in...
| Jun 15, 2013
A peaceful, tree-shaded park with a wooden gazebo in Hinsdale has barely drawn the notice of children walking or riding past on their bikes.
"We'd eat in the gazebo. But then we'd leave because we thought it was somebody's lawn," said Catherine Dolan,...
| Dec 16, 2012
Internet-centered technology has advanced to the point that smartphone apps and e-commerce sites seemingly sprout overnight. Indeed, many can be built inexpensively from off-the-shelf software in weeks. Scientific breakthroughs, however, often require...