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  • John Maunsell, director, Grossman Institute at the University of Chicago

    John Maunsell, director, Grossman Institute at the University of Chicago
    Neuroscience researcher John Maunsell, Ph.D., has been appointed inaugural director of the Grossman Institute for Neuroscience, Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior at the University of Chicago. Maunsell will lead the Institute as it fosters cross-...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Author William Love wrote to me recently asking if "Love Letters," our lengthy...
  • 2 dead, 6 injured in city shootings

    2 dead, 6 injured in city shootings
    Two men were killed and six people were wounded in shootings on the North, South, Southwest and West sides late Monday and early Tuesday morning, according to police. About 9:55 p.m., a 34-year-old man was approached by someone as he walked down the...
  • Darrian Robinson, competitive chess player

    Darrian Robinson, competitive chess player
    Like many of her fellow students at the University of Chicago, Darrian Robinson texts frequently, is in a sorority and likes to spend her free time binge-watching popular TV shows, like "Orange Is the New Black" and "New Girl." But among the...
  • Elysia Root, pastry chef

    Elysia Root, pastry chef
    It's not about the recipes, or vanilla spongecake versus chocolate, or square layers versus round. For Elysia Root, cake is the medium to create memories and happiness. The satisfaction of being a cake designer is hearing love stories, making kids smile...
  • Police: Ambulance stolen outside U of C Hospital

    Police: Ambulance stolen outside U of C Hospital
    Chicago police are investigating the case of an ambulance stolen from the grounds of the University of Chicago hospitals on the city’s South Side. At about 1:30 this morning, police received a call about a private ambulance being stolen on the...
  • @DWade is not Dwyane Wade; it's Dan

    @DWade is not Dwyane Wade; it's Dan
    When LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dan Wade knew his Twitter mentions were about to get a lot more interesting. “I can take a step back and laugh at it,” the 27-year-old said. There are "a lot of...
  • Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files

    Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files
    When public officials refuse to provide information about the alleged misconduct of police officers, they invite some damning conclusions: They're hiding something. They're protecting bad cops. They're more worried about appearances than about...
  • A homegrown solution to high gas prices

    Gas prices in Chicago are among the nation’s highest. In the July 12 editorial “Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?” the Chicago Tribune adopted the oil industry’s talking points in criticizing Illinois’ own homegrown...
  • Community groups pin hopes on Obama library

    Community groups pin hopes on Obama library
    In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale. "I used to...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Buffett, Gates, Adelson don't get immigration

    A trio of billionaires — Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates — say they want to "End the Immigration Impasse," to quote the headline of their recent New York Times op-ed. The article will do nothing to end that impasse, however,...
  • U. of C. hospital is denied plan to increase number of rooms

    U. of C. hospital is denied plan to increase number of rooms
    University of Chicago Medicine's proposed project to expand the number of rooms in its new $700-million Center for Care and Discovery facility was denied Monday by state regulators. The $123.5 million U. of C. project would relocate 122 surgical beds and...