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  • 'Transformers: The Premake' makes Chicago critic a filmmaker

    'Transformers: The Premake' makes Chicago critic a filmmaker
    Before "Transformers 4" pounds into cinemas next week (sorry, "Transformers: Age of Extinction"), let us take a moment to step back and consider a much smaller, 25-minute film from Chicago-based critic Kevin B. Lee called "Transformers: The Premake,"...
  • Northwestern Law sued after expelling felon

    Northwestern Law sued after expelling felon
    A few months before graduation day for a program geared toward international lawyers, Northwestern University School of Law made a discovery that a prestigious institution of legal education might prefer to avoid — that one of its students was a...
  • What to expect when NCAA President Mark Emmert takes the stand

    As NCAA President Mark Emmert takes the stand Thursday in the landmark antitrust lawsuit against the 108-year-old association, much sparring on  “the revered tradition of amateurism in college sports” is expected. That characterization,...
  • John Hall Fish, 1932-2014, urban activist, dies

    John Hall Fish, 1932-2014, urban activist, dies
    Driven by a desire for social justice and racial reconciliation, John Hall Fish spent much of his career connecting college students and recent graduates with urban nonprofit organizations. In 1969, Mr. Fish co-founded the Associated Colleges of the...
  • Professor sues Northwestern in federal court

    Professor sues Northwestern in federal court
    A Northwestern University philosophy professor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the school botched an internal investigation into an undergraduate student’s claims of sexual misconduct and later mischaracterized to the media an agreement he...
  • Stevie Wonder, Cloris Leachman honorary graduates at NU today

    Stevie Wonder, Cloris Leachman honorary graduates at NU today
    Musician Stevie Wonder and actress Cloris Leachman were among those who received honorary degrees from Northwestern University this morning. Joining them was Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti, who also gave the keynote address this...
  • At Maryland event, NCAA president calls for student-athlete stipends

    The idea that NCAA student-athletes are employees that deserve to be paid to play is "silly," NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday. "There is no one that I've talked to in intercollegiate athletics that thinks the idea of converting student-athletes...
  • Northwestern ruling could 'rattle the universe of universities'

    Northwestern ruling could 'rattle the universe of universities'
    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,...
  • NU 'disappointed' by NLRB ruling, vows appeal

    NU 'disappointed' by NLRB ruling, vows appeal
    Statement by Alan K. Cubbage, Vice President for University Relations, in regard to decision by NLRB regional director: "Northwestern is disappointed by today’s ruling by the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board finding that...
  • Workers, get ready for 2014

    Workers, get ready for 2014
    As has become tradition at I Just Work Here Inc., I'm going to end the year and start a new one by turning this space over to some of the fine workplace experts I interviewed in 2013, allowing them to share advice for the months to come. I thank you all...
  • Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond

    Victor Goines' profile rising in Chicago, NYC and beyond
    These are lively days – and nights – for saxophonist-clarinetist Victor Goines, who last weekend presented the world premiere of an original orchestral suite at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York and this weekend offers new music over three...
  • Soak your cares away — it's terrific and scientific

    Soak your cares away — it's terrific and scientific
    In this hyper-fast, crazy-overscheduled, stress-inducing, 24/7 plugged-in reality, baths seem indulgent, even quaint, conjuring images of 19th century paintings of women with their hair swirled high atop their heads in old-timey tubs pouring pails of...