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  • Simulator trains autistic teens to drive better

    Simulator trains autistic teens to drive better
    Will the dog run into the road? Is that pedestrian on the sidewalk about to step into the street? In a virtual world, a sophisticated driving simulator at the University of Virginia, autistic teens reacted appropriately to nonhuman cues and hazards, but...
  • 48 Oak Lawn seniors banned from graduation ceremony

    48 Oak Lawn seniors banned from graduation ceremony
    Oak Lawn Community High School senior Mason McCarthy will not be walking across the stage with his friends at graduation Wednesday night. He is one of 48 seniors who are not being allowed to participate because they falsified documents related to their...
  • Leader Editorial: Board should work to remedy nursing shortage

    It is a truism that healthy children are in a better position to learn in the classroom. Unfortunately, it’s also a sad fact of life that the role of a school nurse — who is on campus to help insure students’ well-being — often...
  • Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski on 'Painted Cities'

    Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski on 'Painted Cities'
    Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski is not the kind of man who lives in the past. He's happiest while working on motorcycles in the garage of his house in Berwyn, where he lives with his wife and two children, or working as a counselor for high school students...
  • Review: 'The Lost Region' by Jon K. Lauck

     Review: 'The Lost Region' by Jon K. Lauck
    America has always been many places. Whether measured from the multiple perspectives of Native American peoples, colonial cultures imported from Europe before the American Revolution, immigrants from abroad or interregional migrants within the United...
  • 'Girls' Finale: Director of Iowa Writers' Workshop Weighs In

    Sunday's season three finale of "Girls" concluded with one of the most literary cliffhangers in TV history: Hannah Horvath clutching her acceptance letter from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. On Monday, the episode received a...
  • University of Iowa Denies Request to Film 'Girls' on Campus

    It looks as if Hannah Horvath won't be strolling through the University of Iowa's campus after all. The university denied HBO's request to film "Girls" on its campus. According to Press-Citizen, UI spokesman Tom Moore confirmed that university officials...
  • Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?

    Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?
    From January to March, the academic calendar is dominated by the admissions process. You can find me this time of year poring over hundreds of grad school applications. In my 10 years of reading such applications, I have borne witness to an alarming...
  • Raw memories in 'Rest'

    Raw memories in 'Rest'
    Olivia Johnson was 30,000-plus feet in the air when she first read the script for "Rest." Tears coursed down her cheeks as she learned about dementia patient Gerald and his wife, Etta, en route to San Francisco for Thanksgiving. The story hit too...
  • Boys wrestling | Deerfield's Caruso Middle School wins state wrestling title

    Boys wrestling | Deerfield's Caruso Middle School wins state wrestling title
    When Caruso Middle School's wrestling team placed third in the state meet a year ago, there was no sense of fulfillment. Unhappiness with that performance, the best in the Deerfield school's history, was the motivation that resulted in a Blue Jay...
  • In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
  • Law student campaigns for Democratic nomination

    Law student campaigns for Democratic nomination
    While law student Mohammed "Mo" Khan campaigns for the Democratic nomination for the 20th District state representative seat, he said he's looking forward to possibly challenging incumbent state Rep. Michael McAuliffe (R-20th) in the November general...