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  • Benedictine welcomes Christmas season with ‘Advent at the Abbey’ Nov 28, 2014 11:21 AM
    Benedictine University and St. Procopius Abbey invite the public to attend “Advent at the Abbey” from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6.

     
  • Wheaton in control in playoff win over Benedictine Nov 22, 2014 10:49 PM
    From the opening kick to the final play, Wheaton College was just too much for Benedictine.

     
  • For Benedictine, Wheaton familiarity breeds respect Nov 19, 2014 10:14 PM
    With the NCAA Division III football playoffs beginning this week, Benedictine University will have to travel less than most high school football teams when it heads to Wheaton College for a first-round matchup.

     
  • Visiting scholars debate economic inequality, Catholic social teaching Oct 30, 2014 12:42 PM
    Visiting professors Andrew M. Yuengert and Charles Michael Andres Clark are both Catholic and both economists, but they disagree on how to solve economic inequality and how to apply Catholic social teaching to the problem. They will debate their positions in two sessions this week at Benedictine University in Lisle.

     
  • Benedictine presents ‘The War on Whistleblowers’ Oct 13, 2014 11:50 AM
    Jesselyn Radack, who represents several national security and intelligence community employees who have been investigated, charged or prosecuted under the Espionage Act for allegedly mishandling classified information, will present “Speaking Truth in an Age of Lies: The War on Whistleblowers” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 in the Krasa Center Presentation Room at Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle.

     
  • Bolingbrook teen’s lawyer: ISIS isn’t a threat, so neither is my client Oct 10, 2014 8:49 AM
    Tom Durkin, attorney for a Bolingbrook teen accused of heading to Syria to join ISIS, has a lot to say about the terrorist group. “If anyone hasn’t noticed, ISIS went from a group that supposedly wasn’t a threat to the United States to being our existential enemy in a matter of weeks, which I think is a lot of political grandstanding,” he said. “I happen to think this type of prosecution is a misuse of the criminal justice system to really advance our geopolitical purposes.”

     
  • Bolingbrook teen in terrorism case called intelligent, normal Oct 10, 2014 4:57 AM
    The attorney for Bolingbrook teen accused of trying to join the terrorist group ISIS, Mohammed Hamzah Khan, said he does not believe Khan provided "material support" to ISIS. “My client is a very intelligent and fervent believer of Islam,” Durkin said. “Whether anyone else disagrees with how he sees things is another issue, and that’s his right.”

     
  • Injuries taking toll on Benedictine Sep 23, 2014 10:30 PM
    Nothing derails a football team faster than injuries, and Benedictine is proof.

     
  • Benedictine art show celebrates late Chicago painter Edward Francis Paschke Sep 18, 2014 12:14 PM
    The late Edward Francis Paschke was a Polish-American painter whose childhood interest in animation and cartoons, as well as his father’s creativity in wood carving and construction, led him toward a career in art. Beginning Oct. 6 and running through Nov. 30, the Fr. Michael E. Komechak, O.S.B., Art Gallery at Benedictine University in Lisle will commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the artist’s death with an exhibition celebrating the lively and pop art-influenced representational imagery associated with Paschke’s art.

     
  • Benedictine to host Women’s Leadership Summit Sep 17, 2014 5:06 PM
    The president of Nicor Gas, a leadership coach and consultant, and a special administrator within the Chicago Public School system are the featured speakers at the 2014 Greater Chicago Women’s Leadership Summit at Benedictine University. The summit, on Oct. 3, is a regional conference that addresses the issues of working women such as work/life balance, culture, innovative leadership and financial sustainability.

     
  • Exhibit highlights Velvet Revolution, fall of communism Sep 16, 2014 1:01 PM
    Benedictine University marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Eastern Europe by hosting a traveling exhiibit highlighting the nonviolent "Velvet Revolution" that paved the way for a more democratic and capitalist-based government in the former Czechoslvakia.

     
  • Free cardiac screenings are saving young lives Sep 3, 2014 1:01 PM
    Elgin High School Principal Jerry Cook is on a mission to ensure all 2,500 Elgin High students have an opportunity to be screened for signs of heart problems this month. “We’re very excited to bring the Young Hearts for Life electrocardiogram screening to all students,” says Cook.

     
  • High expectations again for North Central College Sep 2, 2014 11:22 PM
    Many of the names may be different, but the results are expected to be more of the same in the CCIW this year.

     
  • Roosevelt move part of 'tectonic shift' in education Sep 1, 2014 7:40 AM
    The market forces prompting Roosevelt University to significantly scale back programming at its Schaumburg campus are being experienced throughout Illinois in higher education, experts say. “We're seeing a tectonic shift in higher education,” said James Applegate, executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. “The collar counties of Chicago are suffering a bit, but Chicago itself is on the upswing.”

     
  • Benedictine invites public to National Night Out event Jul 28, 2014 9:30 AM
    The Benedictine University Police Department invites the public to attend a National Night Out event from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at the university’s main campus, 5700 College Road, Lisle.

     
  • Bears players team up to offer football camp in Lisle Jun 20, 2014 12:19 PM
    Newcomers and seasoned players who want to learn individual and team techniques may want to attend the Roberto Garza and Jon Bostic Football Camp.

     
  • Benedictine grad wins praise from top scientists May 28, 2014 9:51 AM
    Kyle Turcic graduated from Benedictine University this May after not only impressing faculty members with his grasp of biology and laboratory research, but also being commended by some of the nation’s most distinguished and recognized professionals in the field.

     
  • Benedictine softball team looking for more May 7, 2014 12:31 AM
    It’s not often that an underdog to win the conference title isn’t satisfied after winning the conference tournament. While Benedictine softball coach Kate Heidkamp said it is always a thrill in the NACC Tournament, her team is ready for more.

     
  • Roskam: Human trafficking a growing threat in suburbs Apr 24, 2014 7:02 PM
    Human trafficking — both in terms of labor and sex — is becoming more prevalent in the suburbs, and legislators and law enforcement officials say they’re taking steps to fight it. Elected officials joined suburban police to learn about what more can be done to address the problem. “It (human trafficking) is happening in the suburbs,” Rep. Peter Roskam said. “It is happening in ways that should be apparent to us, but we don’t even see it.”

     
  • Tested Benedictine playing well Apr 15, 2014 10:56 PM
    It’s no surprise that baseball teams in the northern states can be at a disadvantage against teams from the south. In its early season games in Florida, Benedictine’s baseball team found that out first-hand. However, now that they have returned to Illinois, the Eagles are hitting their stride.

     
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