Michigan

Fri, 09/23/2011
The celebration that followed Notre Dame’s 18-point victory over Michigan State last week seemed disproportionately joyful, as if it assured the Irish of something significant just three games into their season. Then again, buzz-killing losses the previous two weeks hardly signified an ideal start to Year 2 of Brian Kelly’s campaign to restore the...
Fri, 09/02/2011
Jim Delany has an ego befitting his stature as a former North Carolina basketball player, a lawyer, and a high-profile, highly paid sports executive. He has a well-earned reputation as Mr. Big in college athletics, a characterization he neither flaunts nor dismisses. During 22 years as its commissioner, Delany has transformed the Big Ten...
Fri, 07/08/2011
Although it never shared the notoriety of Miami, Los Angeles and Phoenix during America’s foreclosure crisis, the Chicago area now has the nation’s largest inventory of foreclosed homes because it is harder to unload troubled properties here than in most other metropolitan areas. The inventory data compiled by RealtyTrac, a California company...
Fri, 04/29/2011
Faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago took a major step toward unionizing Friday, delivering stacks of signed union cards to the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board in Chicago. The milestone marked two years of organizing by the UIC United Faculty campaign, American Association of University Professors and Illinois Federation of...
Mon, 04/11/2011
Events Just Announced Thursday, April 14Social Media ClassFree class with Blagica Bottigliero from Motorola on how to make social media work for your business.When: 6:30 to 8 p.m.Place: Prairie Avenue Gallery, 1900 S. Prairie Ave.Cost: FreeInfo: blagica.bottigliero@gmail.comThursday, April 14Selling in an Economy that is Uncertain at BestLearn 12...
Mon, 04/04/2011
Events Just AnnouncedTuesday, April 5Extreme Entrepreneurship ConferenceHalf-day conference to inspire entrepreneurial thinking among students and existing entrepreneurs.Place: Chicago State UniversityWhen: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.Cost: FreeRegister: http://extremetourcsu.eventbrite.com/Wednesday, April 6Extreme Entrepreneurship ConferenceHalf-day...
Thu, 03/31/2011
When the United States Fish and Wildlife Service decided in March to ban the import and transport of bighead carp — one of the infamous Asian carp — under a century-old law called the Lacey Act, David Lodge had one reaction. “It’s about time,” he said.  It figures that Mr. Lodge, 54, a professor of biological sciences at the University of...