The importance of urban research universities is clearly manifest in the scale of the impact, the "footprint," of the university in its city. By late in the last decade, urban research universities were among the top employers in every one of their respective cities.
Each team wrote the A.I. for a computer game. The contest is then the A.I.s from each team fighting each other where one will reign victorious over the others on the field of battle.
This upcoming January will see the first intercollegiate programming code war, with multiple teams competing from most of the top computer science colleges in the country.
The cruel, cold months of December and January bring warmth to the hearts of college football fans everywhere -- but only if their Division I team is involved in one of the thirty-five scheduled "major" college bowl games.
Who should have a right to determine union membership -- the boss or the employees? The administration of the University of Illinois should stop trying to divide and conquer its faculty and come to the table to begin collective bargaining in good faith.
The University of Illinois issued its final report this week on the goosing of class profile data posted by the College of Law publicly and reported to the ABA. This really does look like déjà vu all over again.
Just as Moses never reached Canaan, Mayor Emanuel may never emerge from the food desert if he keeps having visions of Wal-Mart as the promised land.
Fred Rice Jr. was a gentleman, a scholar and a police officer: the first African American to serve as the Superintendent of Chicago's Police Department.
Brazil has joined China, France and Germany in the call for a coordinated global effort to replace the foundering dollar as the major world reserve currency.
As state university systems flounder on financial ruin, faculty and students become the excess baggage thrown off the boat to save the ship.
When a financial crisis arises, real or not, the administration tends to balance the budget by cutting salaries or new hires and raising student tuition.
I apologize for the sarcastic tone here. It's just been very exasperating these last few weeks to see the Catholic church turning against social chang...
My commencement message was devoted to child welfare practice. Currently, the public child welfare systems and agencies across the country are experiencing a severe workforce crisis.
The Chicago Tribune think the State of Illinois should reduce the pensions of its current retirees to help reduce the state's deficit.
More than three years after coming to Chicago, Wal-Mart has produced no new jobs, no new opportunities --just a great big shift in market share.
Despite Quinn's bungling, Hynes hasn't really been able to gain much traction: he's trailing by 26 points in a recent Tribune poll. The only issues Hynes has addressed at length are budget-related.