| Nov 16, 2009
| 10:59 AM
For centuries, love has been probed -- and of course celebrated -- mostly by poets, artists and balladeers. But now its mysteries are yielding to the tools of science, including modern brain-scanning machines.
At State University of New York at Stony...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:54 PM
Top Chicago school authorities are working on new strategies to address the city's crushing pattern of elementary grade absenteeism and truancy.
Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett is hoping to build on initiatives that have shown success in Baltimore, New...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Since her best-selling debut novel, "Gods in Alabama" (2005), Joshilyn Jackson has carved out a niche for herself as a chronicler of the New South. In her books — including "Between, Georgia" (2006), "The Girl Who Stopped Swimming" (2008), "Backseat...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:03 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
After failing to reach a contract agreement with university officials, the 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, making UIC the first major...
| Nov 29, 2013
As the Tribune acknowledged in its initial call for a new Plan of Chicago, it may not have to look far for good ideas to tackle the city's economic and social challenges. Many creative, workable ideas are out there already. Some have gained a foothold and...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:41 PM
The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Sunday that it wants to house President Barack Obama's future library and museum, joining a growing list of contenders.
UIC is exploring at least five sites on its Near West Side campus, said university...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:38 AM
After 50 years together, Patrick Bova and Jim Darby are familiar with what it's like to frantically hide photographs and other evidence of their relationship when co-workers or family visit. They have experienced the sting of a nurse denying one access to...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:25 PM
This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012
At the time of his latest arrest, Jeremy Hammond was living on Chicago's South Side, about three dozen miles and an entire political spectrum away from the conservative DuPage County community...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:25 AM
When federal agents kicked in the door of his South Side home in March 2012, "hacktivist" Jeremy Hammond was already a cause celebre among anarchists and cyberterrorists for his sophisticated infiltration of government and corporate websites.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:28 PM
SPRINGFIELD — University of Illinois trustees today extended the Chicago campus chancellor’s contract an additional year, to January 2015, but signaled that a search for the next UIC leader could begin in the spring.
UIC Chancellor Paula...