| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
As a much-anticipated federal trial began here Monday, the walls that have long separated college athletes from the riches of a multibillion-dollar sports enterprise began to show some cracks.
The occasion was the opening of an antitrust lawsuit filed...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Who: William Miller, dean of libraries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, is being honored with the 2014 Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, given by the American Library Association's Reference and User Services Division, for his accomplishments in the...
| May 3, 2014
| 8:11 PM
When a team of researchers from the University of Delaware traveled to Africa two years ago to search for exemplary chickens, they weren't looking for plump thighs or delicious eggs.
They were seeking out birds that could survive a hotter planet....
| May 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.
Both schools have...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Northwestern University football players on scholarship are employees of the school and therefore entitled to hold an election to decide whether to unionize, an official of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday.
The stunning decision,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:13 AM
WASHINGTON – Careful to not let a rare legislative accomplishment go unnoticed, President Obama will jet to an agricultural research hub in Michigan on Friday to sign into law the long-delayed farm bill and deliver a speech on the importance of...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The selfie has come into focus for spring break 2014.
Coming off the heels of the 86th Academy Awards last Sunday, when host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter social site with her selfie shared around the world, this cultural phenomenon of snapping...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:16 AM
"Chicago is the drain into which the brains of the Middle West disappear. Moving there is not even an aspiration for ambitious Michiganders. It's the accepted endpoint of one's educational progression: grade school, middle school, high school, college,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Kim A. Wilcox, a former top official at Michigan State University, was appointed as the ninth chancellor of UC Riverside at a special meeting of the UC Board of Regents on Thursday.
The board voted unanimously for the selection, with regents praising...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court.
Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:01 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The state university system Board of Governors will consider Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Jan Ignash for the job of interim chancellor while the board undertakes a national search to replace outgoing Chancellor Frank Brogan....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A Michigan State University professor has lost his teaching duties after telling his students in a video lecture that Republicans "raped this country," among other derogatory remarks.
William Penn -- a professor in the university's creative writing...