Topic: University of Chicago
One legacy of public housing cuts is the spread of street gang turf battles to new pockets of the city. Gang violence contributed to a high-crime summer.
08/30/2010 03:16 pm
As students head back to school, educators nationwide are implementing controversial school reform wrought by Arne Duncan. Pushing competitive market approaches and armed with unprecedented funding and support from the president, he is possibly the most powerful education secretary ever.
08/30/2010 03:06 pm
The National Research Council's once-a-decade study, released Friday, proposes the top priorities for US space science during the coming decade. NASA uses it as a blueprint.
08/13/2010 06:28 pm
If the US revives consumption and China revives exports, nothing will change.
08/09/2010 02:05 pm
Christina Romer is leaving as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. Two front-runners have emerged to replace Christina Romer: Austan Goolsbee and Laura Tyson.
08/09/2010 02:02 pm
Elena Kagan was confirmed to a seat on the Supreme Court Thursday. The Senate voted 63-37, mostly along party lines, to make Kagan America's 112th Supreme Court justice.
08/05/2010 05:47 pm
Criticism of the so-called Ground Zero Mosque -- a symbol of tolerance – is generating fear of Muslims. In reality, New York is home to 800,000 hard-working Muslims who help make it the greatest city on earth.
08/04/2010 09:09 pm
Wyclef Jean's uncle, Raymond Joseph – who is Haiti's ambassador to the US – tells the Monitor that he is running for president this fall. Will the hip hop artist and his uncle team up – or compete against each other in Haiti's presidential campaign?
07/27/2010 08:06 pm
Large Hadron Collider: Scientists are proposing a particle accelerator that is even bigger than the mammoth Large Hadron Collider.
07/26/2010 04:46 pm
Cheerleading is not a sport that meets Title IX requirements, a federal judge ruled. But for the millions who participate, it can be ruthless, and a hefty investment.
07/22/2010 06:13 pm