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  • U. of I. president receives $90,000 bonus

    U. of I. president receives $90,000 bonus
    University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000 bonus payment for his performance during the past year, bringing his total compensation this year to $552,375. University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000...
  • Breast-feeding could help reduce childhood stuttering, study finds

    Breast-feeding could help reduce childhood stuttering, study finds
    Breast-feeding, already known for supplying babies with healthy nutrients and disease-fighting antibodies, may also help guard against persistent stuttering, a University of Illinois study has found. Boys who were breast-fed for more than a year had...
  • UIC faculty taking strike authorization vote this week

     UIC faculty taking strike authorization vote this week
    After failing to reach a contract agreement with university officials, University of Illinois at Chicago’s new faculty union is voting this week on whether to authorize a strike. Faculty members formed the union in 2011, becoming the first major...
  • Bringing a new twist to the old college try

    Bringing a new twist to the old college try
    Noemi Heras is supposed to graduate from Prosser Career Academy in 2015, but when she enters a computer lab on the building's second floor, she becomes a member of the class of 2019. That's the year when, if everything goes according to plan, she will...
  • Solid homework and a cool head key to getting the best price for inherited treasures

    Q: Several years ago, family members aged 91 and 95 died and left me the owner of a lot of things that I have no idea re value. Can you give me a clue? I'll pay for your appraisals. A: Oh, boy, do I feel for this reader. I can't count the times this kind...
  • Harris: Futuristic inventions Illinois scientists are working on today

     Harris: Futuristic inventions Illinois scientists are working on today
    Philip Laible, Argonne National Laboratory: endurance bioenergy reactor. An endurance bioenergy reactor. Huh? Most of us have seen one — in a movie. In "Back to the Future," Doc barrels his DeLorean into the McFlys' driveway. "What are you...
  • Biographer D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace and Chicago

     Biographer D.T. Max on  David Foster Wallace and Chicago
    David Foster Wallace was no fan of cities. He used to complain to friends that they left him riled up. Being in New York City, he once wrote to the then-fiction editor of Playboy, Alice Turner, “My whole nervous system seems to be on the outside...
  • Family seeks answers about badly beaten man

    Family seeks answers about badly beaten man
    Almost two weeks after Andrew O'Connell was badly beaten on the Near West Side, his family is waiting for him to recover and looking to find out what happened that night.  Police have no suspects in custody and limited information on what happened about...
  • Stabbing victim identified as U. of I. student from China

    Stabbing victim identified as U. of I. student from China
    The woman who was stabbed to death Friday at her Urbana apartment has been identified as a 25-year-old University of Illinois student from China, officials say. The Champaign County Coroner identified the woman in a release as Mengchen Huang, of the ...
  • Symposium explores links between pet and human nutrition

    PORTLAND, OR -- Issues relating to what we eat are in many cases similar to concerns about what our pets eat. "There definitely is a link," says Dr. Karyl Hurley, director of Global Scientific Affairs for Mars Petcare, who helped organize the Waltham...
  • Pedal power: Cyclists travel 15,000 miles for a good cause

    Pedal power: Cyclists travel 15,000 miles for a good cause
    It’s July 26 in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, and Nate Prescott and Mark Jirik have a lot of work ahead of them. They’re nearly 4,000 miles from home—but a staggering 15,000 miles from their final destination, in Ushuaia, Argentina. On four...