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Tressel, two others named as finalists as UA narrows search for president

The man who traded scarlet and gray for blue and gold is among three finalists for the presidency of the University of Akron.


Related Topix: University of Akron, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Bangor, ME, University of Toledo

Yesterday | Fox News

Cool to take the bus?

Riding a bus is usually a pretty cheap way to travel, but a new study confirms that it may be even more economical than previously thought.


Related Topix: Travel

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Ed Manetta named Director of Sports Programming for Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY

Ed Manetta has been named Director of Sports Programming for Barclays Center. He will spearhead the programming of the BROOKLYN HOOPS college basketball and BROOKLYN BOXING franchises, along with college hockey, high school sports and new sports properties.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Information Technology

Fitch Affirms Educational Advancement Fund, Inc. (IL) Rev Bonds at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB+' rating on approximately $139 million of student housing revenue bonds issued by the Illinois Finance Authority.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, South Loop (Chicago, IL), Columbia College Chicago, Roosevelt University

John Crossan, Bishop Yvette Flunder among keynote speakers at 'Awakenings' conference

John Dominic Crossan, a leading New Testament scholar and author, is among the keynote speakers at the second ecumenical "Awakenings" study conference, April 24 through 27, at the United Congregational Church, 300 Appleton St, Holyoke.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, World News, Mexico, Blog News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, South San Francisco, CA

Jeremiah's Vanishing New York

Talking About Gentrification

Recently, I engaged in an email conversation about gentrification with John Joe Schlichtman, formerly of Brooklyn, currently professor in Chicago's DePaul University Department of Sociology, and co-author with Jason Patch of " Gentrifier? Who, Me? Interrogating the Gentrifier in the Mirror ."


Related Topix: Activism

The Daily Gazette

US Sen. Durbin says he's taking Oberweis seriously

Durbin's rival, dairy magnate and GOP state Sen. Jim Oberweis, is considered a long shot to unseat the Senate's second-ranking Democrat.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chicagoans Gather to Talk About Gun Violence

Submitted by Eileen Soderstrom Community members gathered at the Chicago Temple on West Washington Street to hear stories of youth violence compiled in the book "How Long Will I Cry? - Voices of Youth Violence," created and edited by Miles Harvey, a DePaul University professor.


Related Topix: North Chicago, IL

Sun Apr 13, 2014


How Curbside Carriers Changed America's Mind About Buses

Intercity bus travel is no longer the exclusive domain of the down-and-out. The likes of BoltBus and Megabus have, over the past few years, brought a new level of service to the open roads.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Free Republic

(Chicago) Mayor's Friend Could Benefit from Hotel Built With Taxpayers' Money

On March 5 the City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to spend $55 million in property taxes on a new Marriott hotel-part of his ambitious development plan that also features a basketball arena for DePaul University.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

National Geographic

Drones: Archaeology's Newest Tool to Combat Looting

The scenes are haunting. A video camera strapped to the nose of a drone aircraft first shows only a spinning, sunlit horizon in the barrens of southern Jordan .


Related Topix: Anthropology, Archaeology, Science

Thu Apr 10, 2014

DePaul professor discusses the cycle of poverty

Patricia Warhane , a DePaul University business professor, expressed her sentiments on poverty and its relationship with globalization and industrialization in a presentation on Tuesday.


Kent Online

Oxford House model can help legal highs addicts, claims US professor Leonard Jason

The best way for people in Kent to get over a legal high addiction is to have them living together in one big house, according to an American professor.


Related Topix: Prison

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

They say opposites attract, but how true is it?

Posted on: 4:15 pm, April 10, 2014, by Bailey Woolum KFOR-TV and CNN Wire , updated on: 04:18pm, April 10, 2014 A professor of psychology at the University of Texas in Arlington told "Upwave" that research shows "similar people are more likely to get together in the first place" and "find satisfaction in their relationship."


Wed Apr 09, 2014

Gapers Block

Sister Helen Prejean @ Harold Washington Library

Sister Helen Prejean , author of "Dead Man Walking," will be at the Harold Washington Library to discuss social justice and the death penalty.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Dead Man Walking, Science Fiction Movies, Drama Movies

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Expanded Citywide Summer of Learning and...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced Chicago's youth will now have access to an additional 10,000 academic and job training opportunities through partnerships across the City as part of 2014's Summer of Learning and Earning, a citywide initiative to keep Chicago youth ages 4 to 24 active and engaged this summer.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago, IL

The Capitol Fax Blog

Correlation or causation?

On March 5 the City Council voted 46-3 to approve Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to spend $55 million in property taxes on a new Marriott hotel in the South Loop-part of his ambitious development plan that also features a basketball arena for DePaul University.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago, IL, South Loop (Chicago, IL)

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Spokane teen performs winning composition in Chicago

SPOKANE, Wash. Lewis and Clark High School senior Gabriel Soileau's composition earned him first place in the nation and an invitation to perform in Chicago at the Music Teacher's National Association's national conference.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Theatre School at DePaul University Presents JACKIE & ME, Now thru 5/10

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present Jackie & Me, by Steven Dietz , adapted from the novel by Dan Gutman, and directed by John Jenkins, as the final production of the 2013-2014 Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences season.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Events, Family, Kids, Chicago, IL

Free Republic

Catholic DePaul University Invites Partial Birth Abortion Judge: 14,000 Pro-Lifers Protest

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is more than vaguely "pro-choice."


Related Topix: Abortion, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Stephen Breyer, US News, US Supreme Court