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College students may not understand free speech, but at the University of North Carolina, professors seem plenty willing to teach them. The UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Council voted 28-4 last Friday to adopt the “Chicago Principles,” a document that expresses support for freedom of expression and ...
On April 3, 2018, 21-year-old University of Chicago student Charles Thomas was shot by campus police. ... Illinois state law requires public universities and colleges to form police departments of their own, but many private schools, including University of Chicago, Northwestern University and Loyola ...

“They go away to school to escape the violence and the circumstances that are associated with the South Side of Chicago, but even for Nasjay that (was) not necessarily the case.” Murry had been accepted to several schools, including the prestigious Brown University, and the staff at the high school tried to ...
Murry graduated from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School. She was accepted to several colleges, including Brown University, an Ivy League school in Providence, Rhode Island. She decided to attend Bradley in order to stay near family. ___. Information from: Chicago Tribune, ...
The University of Chicago announced it would no longer consider offering a business major, in response to months of backlash from students. The decision to back out of the designed proposal came two months after the major was first pitched at a meeting of the College Council, a group of faculty members ...
In Illinois, state law requires public universities and colleges to form their own police departments. And many private schools — including the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and Loyola University Chicago — have opted to employ their own armed forces with full arrest powers. Anthony ...

A University of Chicago police officer opened fire while responding to a burglary call late Tuesday, authorities said, injuring a male suspect. Around 10:13 p.m., the officer responding to a call in the 5300 block of South Kimbark Avenue in the Hyde Park neighborhood was involved in a "confrontation with a ...
The University of Chicago released a statement saying, "A University of Chicago police officer responding to a call of a burglary in progress was involved in a confrontation with a male individual that led to the officer discharging his weapon. The individual has been transported to Northwestern Hospital in ...
Ms. Paprocki, a third-year medical student at Midwestern University's Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM), received the award for her leadership efforts including developing a pipeline program for socio-economically disadvantaged youth through a partnership between CCOM and the ...
The Rev. Martin Luther King is welcomed to North Central College by then-school President Arlo Schilling, left, and David Ford, director of publicity for the college, on Nov. 21, 1960, when the civil rights leader visited and spoke to the study body in Pfeiffer Hall. (North Central College).
Chancellor Juan Salgado said students at Wright College and the other City Colleges of Chicago want transparency and not to be "nickeled and ... He argued that the elimination of fees “makes higher education more transparent” by letting students know up-front “exactly what they're going to pay for.”.
The Chicago Dogs, who open play in their debut minor league baseball season next month in Rosemont, signed two Journal-area alums in the past month. ... He started his career at Parkland College, winning the NJCAA Division II World Series before transferring to Eastern Illinois University in 2010.
“This is really a story about everybody,” said lead researcher Lindsay Pool of Northwestern University's medical school. ... What exactly to do, however, may take more research, said Katherine Baicker, dean of the Harris School of Public Policy at University of Chicago, who also was not involved in the study.
DePaul University has canceled the class of a law professor who drew student complaints for his use of the N-word during a lecture — and the ... school when, under Rosato Perea's leadership, the school signed off on a student event being held at Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago in 2016.
Brittney Austin, a Roosevelt University biology major and president of the Black Student Union (BSU) who organizes monthly food drives for the homeless, has received the ... Austin, a resident of Chicago's West Side, but who grew up in Milwaukee, Wis., has always felt connected to helping others.
CHICAGO—Americans hear a lot these days about the country's urban-rural divide. Rural counties are poorer; urban ones richer. Rural areas are losing jobs; urban ones are gaining them. People with a college education are leaving rural areas. They're moving to urban places. Behind this divergence lies ...
Apple and Northwestern University Partner to Train Chicago Teachers on 'Everyone Can Code' Curriculum ... Apple today announced it will establish a Center for Excellence at Lane Tech College Prep in Chicago, which will serve as a hub for teachers at Chicago Public Schools to learn and subsequently ...

Following Apple's education-based event at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, the company has announced it is working with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and Northwestern University to create a hub for training teachers on its Everyone Can Code curriculum. The hub, called the Center ...
With engineers in short supply, Illinois State University President Larry Dietz says his school may add an engineering program. The school's faculty is in conversations with unspecified companies about the idea. While several universities in the state already offer undergrad degrees in engineering, there ...
But the disparity between head-spinning, multi-million dollar salaries of top-earning college coaches and the unpaid status of their top-performing athletes remains troubling to some. Joining us to offer his perspective on this debate is Allen Sanderson, a senior lecturer of economics at University of Chicago ...
The 11th Annual Elmhurst College Governmental Forum will be held on Wednesday, April 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills ... World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest's best values in higher education.
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, Ill., celebrated the annual Match Day rite of passage on March 16 as 188 ... Numerous students matched in Illinois, to Northwestern, Rush, Loyola, Advocate Health, Stroger/Cook County and universities of Illinois and Chicago.
She grew up as her father taught at Yale University and demonstrated academic excellence from an early age, enrolling at Bryn Mawr College at the age of 15. She rose through American higher education as a faculty member and administrator. Gray was typically the first and/or only woman in various roles ...
PRINCETON, N.J. — Authorities in New Jersey say an armed man is holed up in a restaurant across the street from Princeton University's campus. Police say there are “no known hostages” in the Panera Bread, but it's not clear what sparked the standoff that began around 10 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities had ...
The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania follows at No. 3. For part-time MBA programs, the Haas School of Business at the University of California—Berkeley comes in at No. 1. Chicago's Booth School of Business is No. 2, while Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management moves ...
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business tied for 48th place in the ranking of full-time MBA programs. U.S. News says it bases its graduate school rankings on both survey results — it sends more than 20,000 surveys to academics and professionals — and data that measure the ...
Representatives from 40 of Elgin Community College's most popular transfer colleges and universities will be at ECC's Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, on Wednesday, March 21, for the college's semiannual transfer fair. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building B.
Being a first-generation citizen and college student meant I had to figure everything out on my own--which wasn't a surprise since independence came with the exchange of hard working parents. Three hours away from Chicago, Albion College welcomed me for the upcoming graduating class of 2020.
Dombroski was set to return to America along with the Philadelphia university's team on Sunday. The team made that trip home without him. School officials from St. Joseph's said they were "heartbroken" to learn of Dombroski's death. "We extend our deepest sympathies to the Dombroski family along with ...
A Chicago native, raised in the city's housing projects, Hyman earned an associate degree from City Colleges' Olive-Harvey College. .... What advice would you give for how to ease the relationship between those who have spent their careers in higher education and those who are coming into it from other ...
Daniel T. Lichter, a Cornell University sociology professor and demographer, agrees that cities are more integrated, but he sees the rise of boutique businesses such as juice bars and studios - with their specific clientele - as a trend in keeping with larger demographic shifts. "We've seen this return of the ...
“If anyone aspired to be a perpetual college student, Ray pulled it off,” said Steven R. Strahler, a University of Chicago graduate and longtime friend. “He was a scholar who sought no recognition or remuneration while helping hundreds of students pursue their studies and goals.” Gadke, 74, died of ...
A former Wheaton College football player is suing the school and seven ex-teammates, alleging campus officials knew about the team's hazing tradition and did nothing to prevent an attack in which the player said he was kidnapped, beaten and left half-naked on a baseball field. The lawsuit, filed early ...
The Illinois State Board of Education announced Thursday it has scheduled three hearings in its first-ever public inquiry into the district's special education services, beginning Tuesday at the University of Chicago's Kent College of Law. “The Public Inquiry process facilitates fair and transparent fact-finding ...
Foxtrot, the popular food and alcohol delivery service with four storefront locations in Chicago, is the fourth recipient of a venture investment from the UChicago Startup Investment Program. The company has received $450,000 from the University of Chicago as part of their $6 million Series A round, which is ...
"For whatever reason they were targeted by the caller," Glew said Thursday. He described the woman as a Northwestern University law student, who was found safe at the university's downtown Chicago campus. Glew said he did not know where the boyfriend was found or what the boyfriend's affiliation is ...
A man has been charged in the fatal stabbing of an Iowa college student from the Chicago area earlier this month. Marquis Todd, 22 ... Todd also attended three colleges in support of his promising basketball career before arriving at William Penn to play for the top-seeded Statesmen a year and a half ago.
Northeastern Illinois University trustees hired Gloria J. Gibson as the new president, making her the first black woman to hold the role in the ... Frank Gaytan, a professor of social work, sociology and Latin American studies, said Northeastern leaders have shifted focus from recruiting Chicago Public Schools ...
Robert Bea, a professor of engineering and construction management at the University of California, Berkeley, said it's too early to know exactly what happened, but the decision to use what the bridge builders called an "innovative installation" was risky, especially because the bridge spanned a heavily ...
The study, released Thursday by the Municipal Finance Center at the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy, was conducted by Professor Christopher Berry, a critic of the assessor's office who testified at a County Board hearing in July about flaws in the county's assessment system.
It's the sense of accomplishment and how this group is treated that keeps Oakton College and Rockford University coming back. “We not only love the Habitat for Humanity aspect, but we love coming to Starkville and we loved the community that we felt, the love that we felt, and we definitely saw that we ...
The Cleve Carney Art Gallery, located at 425 Fawell Blvd on the College of DuPage campus hosts a reception with acclaimed Chicago-based artist Faheem Majeed, Saturday, Feb. 17, 4-6 p.m. ... Majeed received his BFA from Howard University and his MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
It was called "Gaines Universal Register or American and British Kalendar for the year 1793." Clunky title, maybe. A note on the cover said it belonged to a college founder's son: one Philip Schuyler, whose grandson was the son of Washington's first treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton, and his wife, ...
Portland Thorns FC today announced details for the Thorns Spring Invitational, presented by Tillamook Yogurt, at the University of Portland. Taking place from March 11-17, the third-annual, four-team tournament features Thorns FC, the U.S. U-23 Women's National Team, Chicago Red Stars and Houston ...
She went on to teach at Hyde Park High School, Kennedy King College, and DePaul University. Jackson served as vice president, Educational Media and Distance Learning at the City Colleges of Chicago, Kennedy-King from 2007 to 2010. Her dissertation, “The Social Construction of Linguistic Reality: A ...
Montini Catholic's Matthew Quaglia Commits to the University of Chicago for Football ... Quaglia also keeps academics high on his priority list and is very prepared for the demands of college. He is a ... His parents (Paul and Lynette Quaglia) could not be more proud or happy with his college decision.
The University of Chicago's graduate student union has decided not to continue with the National Labor Relations Board process as it pursues a contract with ... In 2016, during President Barack Obama's administration, the Democratic-controlled NLRB declared graduate students at private universities are ...
A musical tale of murders and trials will take over Telfair Peet Theatre's main stage tonight for the opening performance of Auburn University's rendition of “Chicago.” “This particular production adds new life to the text and considers what these infamous characters have to say to a contemporary audience,” ...
The University of Chicago Consortium on School Research (CSR) estimates only 18 percent of 2016's ninth-graders in Chicago Public Schools will earn ... percent of graduating seniors entered a four-year college in 2015, compared to 33 percent in 2006, and 19 percent entered two-year colleges in 2015, ...
The 2017 NCAA Men's College Cup has arrived, and a matchup of high-profile Chicago Fire development alumni will kickoff the competition's penultimate round. With four teams remaining in the tournament, Indiana and North Carolina and their nine combined alums of the Chicago Fire Academy, Indiana ...


 

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