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  • Loyola professor was part of Polish World War II resistance

    Loyola professor was part of Polish World War II resistance
    Stanislaw A. Piwowarski took part in Poland's resistance movement during World War II before moving to Chicago, where he worked several jobs before a long tenure teaching social work at Loyola University. Mr. Piwowarski, 87, died of heart failure...
  • East Hartford IB Academy Hires Principal

    East Hartford IB Academy Hires Principal
    EAST HARTFORD — The Connecticut IB Academy has named Caryn Stedman as the school's new principal. Stedman was one of seven candidates interviewed for the post, according to Human Resources Director Christopher T. Wethje, and was chosen...
  • Stigma can be a good thing [Commentary]

    Stigma can be a good thing  [Commentary]
    During an interview on the recent Fort Hood shootings committed by Army Spec. Ivan Lopez, who killed three people then himself, CNN's Chris Cuomo suggested that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder be referred to as just Post Traumatic Stress — leaving...
  • TV Picks: Mule deer, 'Mad Men,' 'The Address,' 'Ali,' 'Clarence'

    TV Picks: Mule deer, 'Mad Men,' 'The Address,' 'Ali,' 'Clarence'
    "Touching the Wild" (PBS, Wednesday). "That deer was willing to see me as an individual, and he very clearly saw that I granted him his individuality," says naturalist Joe Hutto of the meeting that led to years spent becoming one with the mule deer of...
  • Mixed martial arts surging in popularity among Central Florida kids

    Mixed martial arts surging in popularity among Central Florida kids
    The fighters smiled as they filed into a row and delivered swift punches to pads held up by their partners. But those gleeful expressions briefly soured and the complaints rolled in when their mixed martial arts instructor gave his next direction: 100...
  • Ex-Banker Turns to Famous Friends to Make Social-Justice Films

    Thomas Morgan's career path began to change the day he went to his daughter's school presentation. His transformation solidified the day he met actress Susan Sarandon. Morgan, an investment banker, became involved after the event as his daughter and a...
  • Broadneck has AACPS Teacher of Year, St. Martin's has independent honoree

    Broadneck has AACPS Teacher of Year, St. Martin's has independent honoree
    A social studies teacher at Broadneck High School was named Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year for 2013-14 at the county's annual Excellence in Education Awards banquet Thursday night. Christina Houstian, Broadneck's second teacher...
  • Mental-health services seen as key to stopping school violence

    PITTSBURGH Teaching students alternatives to violence and improving their access to mental-health services are among the best ideas officials say they have for preventing the kind of bloodshed that has struck a long list of schools, including Franklin...
  • Kyle L. Kreider: McCutcheon decision enhances political power of rich

    Kyle L. Kreider: McCutcheon decision enhances political power of rich
    On April 2, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered a decision in an important campaign finance case, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which will have profound negative consequences for the participatory democracy our framers envisioned. This decision...
  • Nona Burney, Roosevelt University professor, 1949 — 2014

    Nona Burney, Roosevelt University professor, 1949 — 2014
    After long stints as a teacher and principal in Cleveland, Nona Burney joined the faculty of Roosevelt University's College of Education in Chicago, which she saw as a way to extend her efforts to improve the education of students from diverse...
  • Obama praises LBJ for ex-president's courage in passing Civil Rights legislation

    AUSTIN, Texas President Barack Obama lauded Lyndon Johnson Thursday and offered lofty reflections on the importance of taking political risks to advance causes like the 1964 Civil Rights Act, but steered clear of any political references to his own...