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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Paul Greenberg: Uncertain trumpet

    For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? On to ... certainly not Victory! That would be too definite, too clear, too convincing a goal for a president who, far from convincing the rest of us to support his...
  • Their auntie, Rosa Parks: memories and recipes

    Their auntie, Rosa Parks: memories and recipes
    When Rosa Parks refused to relinquish her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in December 1955, she would go down in history as the symbolic "mother" of the civil rights movement. Parks was also a beloved mother figure to her large extended...
  • Penn State, other universities pushed to drop fossil fuel investments

    In a world with global warming, finite fuel sources and a renewed focus on clean sources of energy, one hot spot of protest on college campuses is becoming a push to clean up university money. At Penn State, the driving force is Fossil Free PSU, a year-...
  • Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!

    Happy birthday, Toni Morrison!
    Today is Toni Morrison's 84th birthday. The Nobel laureate is the author of the novels "Beloved," "Song of Solomon," "Sula" and more than a dozen others. Morrison is a literary and cultural force. When other writers are slowing down, Morrison...
  • Career Spotlight: Professor's inventions recognition creates opportunity for students, research

    Career Spotlight: Professor's inventions recognition creates opportunity for students, research
    Who: Gregg B. Fields, professor and chair for the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University, was recently elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. The NAI was...
  • Cruises to feed your intellect and imagination

    Cruises to feed your intellect and imagination
    Even if you’ve spent most of your cruise basking in the Mexican sun or eating your way through the Mediterranean, your vacation can feed more than your need to just relax and unwind. Thanks to guest speakers, you can learn about topics as...
  • Coping with climate change

    Coping with climate change
    A recent letter to the editor points out that a solution to climate change is available that could be supported by Republicans ("Carbon fee is bipartisan solution to climate change," Jan 22). It's revenue-neutral (no new taxes), uses conservative, free-...
  • From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world

    From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world
    This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005. Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
  • Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons

    Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons
    With a familiar glint in his eye and trademark grin on his face, Ernie Banks once revealed a recurring dream of him standing on a stage in Stockholm accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. A friend to presidents who once discussed poverty with Nelson Mandela...
  • Multimedia show has 3 generations of pioneer family

    Author Patrick Smith Rick Smith "A Land Remembered" multimedia show Leesburg Public Library The Friends of the Leesburg Library will sponsor a free multimedia show on the work of the late Patrick Smith, who wrote about the pioneer days of Florida's...
  • U.S. should fix visa program to keep top foreign grads

    About a third of U.S. Nobel Prize winners in medicine, chemistry and physics were born abroad. Foreign-born entrepreneurs have founded a fourth of U.S. engineering and tech companies since 1995, including giants Google, Yahoo and eBay. Foreign...