| Jun 24, 2014
Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her.
"While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:11 PM
It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Woodstock chef Scott Commings Thursday night was declared the winner of the “Hell’s Kitchen” reality show, a victory that brought a $250,000-a-year job cooking at host Gordon Ramsay’s namesake Las Vegas pub.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Orland Park's Nicholas Prajka admits he may have broken an unwritten rule.
He was keeping pace and following his friend, Ryan Duffy, for most of the Liberty Run in Orland Park July 3. As the finish line loomed, Prajka turned up the burners and passed...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Law firm Kelley Kronenberg hired Christopher T. Miller as managing partner of its Chicago office. Miller is a trial attorney handling construction and products liability cases and matters involving retail, commercial litigation, public entity and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Naper Settlement's new leader will be a longtime Naperville resident with legal and management experience, museum officials announced today.
The boards of the Naperville Heritage Society and Naper Settlement chose Macarena (Rena) Tamayo-Calabrese from...
| Jun 22, 2014
A recent Tribune editorial described college officials as "apoplectic" over President Barack Obama's forthcoming college rating system, which the White House has suggested would be tied to the amount of federal aid that an institution receives.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Every community deserves a viable public high school, and can work together to have one.
Four years ago, Chicago's Edgewater/Andersonville neighborhood was sending about 70 percent of its students to high schools other than the area's Senn High School....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Pulmonologist Emily Gilbert, MD, has joined Maywood-based Loyola University Health System and is an assistant professor in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She earned her...
| Jul 25, 2014
Robert Hylard was a quintessential South Sider, identifying people by the parish they were from and staying in touch with friends from grammar school.
He was also was very successful at putting his gregariousness to work, selling tax-sheltered oil and...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:08 AM
Pediatric Endocrinologist Shivani P. Shah has joined Loyola University Health System. She also is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Shah had been a pediatric endocrinologist...