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  • USC Provost Garrett to become first female president of Cornell

     Cornell University on Tuesday tapped USC's provost, Elizabeth Garrett, to be its next president, naming a woman to the post for the first time and continuing a trend toward female leaders of the elite Ivy League's campuses.
  • Exhibits, Theater Performances, Shows & Concerts

    Exhibits, Theater Performances, Shows & Concerts
    SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS SHOWCASE Through Sept. 28. A multimedia exhibit showcasing drawings, paintings, collage, mixed media and photographs by adult and youth students and instructors. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, at...

    Smithsonian Channel to Rebroadcast 'CBS Sunday Morning'

    Smithsonian Channel has set a deal with CBS News for a same-day rebroadcast of "CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood." Smithsonian, a joint venture of CBS Corp.'s Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution, will repeat each week's episode...

    Biography depicts comedian Bill Cosby as a master of the riff

    "Cosby: His Life and Times" by Mark Whitaker; Simon & Schuster (532 pages, $29.99) You could make a case that Bill Cosby is America's most popular jazzman. For most of his life, Cosby has been riffing, improvising, playing off audiences and other...

    Syria's heritage is casualty of war, study finds

    PHILADELPHIA One of the casualties of Syria's civil war is history. Five of the country's six World Heritage sites have "significant damage" and some buildings have been "reduced to rubble," according to a report issued this week. The report relied on...