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From the day she arrived in Lake Bluff, Christine Letchinger said it felt like home, and she has found herself part of a caring and engaged community. "People in Lake Bluff are very, very proud of their town," said Letchinger, who recently stepped...
Northern Illinois University officials announced Monday that a longtime campus vice president who has been part of a federal law enforcement investigation plans to retire at the end of the month. Eddie Williams, 68, the university's chief of operations,...
Six graduating high school seniors have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from Tinley Park for their community service, village officials have announced. Those students who are being honored include Emily Ruzevich, who attends Lincoln-Way North;...
Chris Lewandowski wasn't sure he wanted to live in student housing next school year, so the Northern Illinois University freshman did some due diligence. In December, the Naperville native called the school's housing department in DeKalb, he said. His...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Naperville, DeKalb, Students, Jon Yates
Two years ago, Denise Hibbard returned to her native Illinois after opening a high school in California and leading it to academic success. In July, Hibbard will replace longtime principal Timothy Dohrer at New Trier's Winnetka campus. She's been lauded...
Chicago TribuneAdmissions consultant Andrea Sparrey uses two numbers to startle prospective business school applicants. She tells them the average price of a home in the United States in 2010 was $273,000. And then she tells them the average price of an MBA from a...
Five years after a plan was put in place to ensure its buildings were warm, safe, dry and meeting educational adequacy, the Mundelein High School District 120 Board of Education was told to celebrate its success. At a recent meeting, the district...
Special to the TribuneAn executive from the University of Idaho has been chosen as the new president of Northern Illinois University, officials announced today. Doug Baker, executive vice president at Idaho, replaces John Peters as NIU's president at a pivotal moment in...
Tags: DeKalb, Colleges and Universities
Allison Klotz remembers the scene perfectly. It's 1974, and she is in her family's driveway. She is about to depart California for Chicago, where North Park College and nursing school await. Her mother is taking pictures, her father is scrambling...
Tags: Family, Marriage, Education, The Second City, Weddings
After running on the same slate four years ago, two trustees are facing off for River Forest Village Board president. Michael Gibbs, who is serving his first term, is running on the Pride in River Forest slate, which includes trustee candidates Lissa...
Anne Lipira had been thriving as a nurse at a west suburban hospital when she decided to go back to school in 2011 to get a higher degree in the field. She felt her decade of experience and associate degree might not hold up in the shaky economy. She...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers-to-be who believe infants dirty their diapers to bother their parents or purposefully ignore their mothers may be more likely to abuse or neglect their young children, a new study suggests. U.S. researchers found...
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