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Hiker among 4 Americans dead on Mount Everest

...paragliding, but most of all hiking, said Fennessy, who met Truong 10 years ago while both were studying at the University of Chicago.Though Truong worked in data systems for Kaiser Permanente in California and Fennessy is an assistant professor...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/hiker-among-4-americans-dead-mount-ev
Not For Web
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Funding early childhood education is like putting oil in our pipeline

...and economic outcomes not just for children, but also for their families and their communities.Research from University of Chicago economist and Nobel laureate James Heckman, for example, has shown that every dollar invested in high-quality...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-26/empire-readers-council-editorial-fund
Opinion
Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 8

1936 - Jay Berwanger, University of Chicago halfback and Heisman Trophy winner, is the first player ever selected in the NFL Draft. The Philadelphia Eagles make the pick...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-08/today-sports-history
Sports
Today in History

...76, died in Westchester County, New York.One year ago: Americans Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen of the University of Chicago and Robert Shiller of Yale University were named recipients of the Nobel prize in economics. The Los Angeles Dodgers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
Yakutat cancels boys basketball season

...in school and giving them an incentive to keep their grades up. That perception is backed by studies from the University of Chicago and the University of Arkansas, which found that students involved in sports were less likely to transfer schools...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-30/yakutat-cancels-boys-basketball-season
Sports
Alaska books roundup 2013

...history, as he traces the factors that have led to current management policies and the fish's declining stocks. (University Of Chicago Press, May 2013)"Among Wolves: Gordon Haber's insights into Alaska's Most Misunderstood Animal" by Gordon...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/alaska-books-roundup-2013
Art
Writing is on the wall for entry-level jobs

...interacting with a single person because those jobs have been eliminated. Seem farfetched? If so, go order a burrito from Breeze Inn.? Graham G. Storey is a Juneau teacher with a master's in public policy from the University of Chicago.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-29/writing-wall-entry-level-jobs
Opinion
Personal Briefing

...brains Do birds dream, and, if so, what do they dream about? The answers are yes and probably about singing, a University of Chicago study in the journal Science reports. Researchers say their findings add to evidence that dreaming helps animals...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011099/Fro_briefing.html
Frontiers
My turn: Don't let focus on dropouts hurt high achievers

...from our former school anguishes over her 17-year-old son's college options in chemistry at either MIT, the University of Chicago or Stanford, we are clinging to the hope that our children will at least be given the opportunity to take enough...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111207/opi_20071112016.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...brains Do birds dream, and, if so, what do they dream about? The answers are yes and probably about singing, a University of Chicago study in the journal Science reports. Researchers say their findings add to evidence that dreaming helps animals...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011099/Fro_briefing.shtml

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