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  • UCF launches new website about downtown Orlando campus

    UCF launches new website about downtown Orlando campus
    Do you have strong feelings on the University of Central Florida's proposed downtown Orlando campus? The university has launched a website that allows people to voice their comments and will also provide updated information on the plan to build a new...
  • Dr. Leon E. Kassel, internal medicine physician, dies at 92

    Dr. Leon E. Kassel, internal medicine physician, dies at 92
    Dr. Leon E. Kassel, a retired internal medicine physician who set up and ran the outpatient program at Sinai Hospital, died Dec. 2 of congestive heart failure. He was 92. Known for his diligent care for his patients, Dr. Kassel was a resident of the...
  • Oakton gets Fulbright grant to study indigenous people

    Oakton gets Fulbright grant to study indigenous people
    Next summer, faculty members from Oakton Community College and several high schools in the near northwest suburbs will learn firsthand about indigenous South American populations through a grant received from the U.S. Department of Education. The...
  • Creek teen helps squad win NJCAA soccer title

    For 19-year-old college soccer player Samantha Mendez, 2014 will certainly be a year to remember. The 2013 Sun Sentinel first-team all-county standout at Monarch High School was an integral part of Monroe College (New York) recently winning the...
  • Once a shoebox gift recipient as child, UGA grad gives back

    ATLANTA Sauleja Satkute's life comes full circle this month in her hometown in Lithuania, where she will volunteer with Operation Christmas Child in the same church where she was given a special shoebox gift as a child. Satkute, now 23, recently...
  • Book Recounts Rise Of Manchester Community College Despite Doubters

    Susan Phillips Plese started teaching at Manchester Community College in 1969, six years after the school opened in 1963. Plese, 68, of Manchester, has since retired from the college and released a book this month about the school's history titled...
  • What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note

    What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note
    Low fat? Low carb? Vegan? Crash diets? Diet soda? Exercise? What’s the most effective way to lose weight? Here’s a look at what 2014’s weight loss studies showed us, including one cautionary tale for all dieters. The diet battle of the...
  • 36 private-college presidents make more than $1 million

    36 private-college presidents make more than $1 million
    Thirty-six private-college presidents in the U.S. earned more than $1 million in 2012, as compared to only two of their public-school counterparts, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Shirley Ann Jackson,...
  • Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies

    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies
    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...
  • Bill risks student aid, smacks taxpayers for simplicity's sake

    As students and families continue to financially recover from the lingering economic downturn, federal student aid remains key to providing access to higher education for low- and middle-income students. The combination of federal-grant, loan and work-...
  • Surviving and teaching

    PHILADELPHIA Tim Lynch has a theory about why he beat the brutal brain cancer glioblastoma. Even with intensive treatment, the average survival is about 15 months. As the tumor grows, it destroys the very abilities that define people as human thinking,...