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  • Audiologist drawn to the field because of grandfathers' hearing loss

    By Marcella Kreiter As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders. She spotted an introductory course on...
  • 9 mumps cases at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    9 mumps cases at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Nine students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus have been clinically diagnosed with the mumps since returning from spring break, officials said. Dr. Robert Palinkas, director of the U. of I. McKinley Health Center, said the...
  • Restored Alma Mater headed back to University of Illinois

    Restored Alma Mater headed back to University of Illinois
    After a near two-year sabbatical, the beloved Alma Mater statue is headed back to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University officials confirm the 84-year-old landmark will be returning to campus next month after undergoing extensive...
  • 2nd strike looms, UIC says it can't meet union's demands

    2nd strike looms, UIC says it can't meet union's demands
    As faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago consider another strike later this semester, school officials said they are unable to meet the faculty’s demands because of uncertainty in state funding. UIC Provost Lon Kaufman said it would...
  • No bail for suspect in UIC assault

    No bail for suspect in UIC assault
    David Guerrero was on his way to a dorm restroom to brush his teeth Monday morning when he heard someone yell that another University of Illinois at Chicago student was being sexually assaulted in the women’s shower. “I opened the bathroom...
  • UIC faculty set strike date for April

    UIC faculty set strike date for April
    University of Illinois at Chicago’s faculty union on Thursday announced another strike date for later this month, an indefinite walkout that would disrupt classes near the end of the semester.   The strike would begin April 23 if a contract is...
  • Roger Ebert statue unveiled by theater in film critic's IL hometown

    Roger Ebert statue unveiled by theater in film critic's IL hometown
    Film critic Roger Ebert might be gone, but his fame lives on in a life-sized bronze statue of him. The statue was unveiled Thursday at the 16th annual Ebertfest outside the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Ill., next to the film critic's hometown of...
  • New smog limits could squeeze Chicago

    New smog limits could squeeze Chicago
    Decades of efforts to curb air pollution have cut lung-damaging smog to levels far below the hazy days of the 1970s and '80s in Chicago and most other big urban areas. New cars emit dramatically less pollution than older models, gasoline and diesel...
  • Gordon Chambliss, 1919-2014

    Gordon Chambliss, 1919-2014
    Gordon Delmar Chambliss, an engineer with Shell Oil for 33 years, sat on the board of the Wheaton Mosquito Abatement District and also served with the Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission. Mr. Chambliss, 94, died Sunday, Feb. 23, at Central...
  • Joe Gump, 1927-2014

     Joe Gump, 1927-2014
    It was while sitting in a Missouri federal courtroom watching his peace activist wife refusing to pay $424.47 in restitution to reduce an 11-year sentence for damaging a nuclear missile silo that Joe Gump decided that he, too, would take what he liked...
  • Indian Prairie District 204 names new superintendent

     Indian Prairie District 204 names new superintendent
    Indian Prairie Unit District 204 has tapped one of its own longtime administrators to be its next superintendent. The school board on Monday unanimously inked a three-year deal with Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Karen Sullivan to replace...