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  • Glendale Community College eyes new voting system

    Glendale Community College eyes new voting system
    Glendale Community College officials are joining other government entities in the city in taking the first steps toward adopting a district-based voting system to avoid litigation and pressure under the California Voting Rights Act. On Oct. 21,...
  • Howard County native gives $31 million to UM for computer science center

    Howard County native gives $31 million to UM for computer science center
    He didn't even finish his degree at the University of Maryland, College Park, but entrepreneur Brendan Iribe found other creative geniuses and best friends as he tinkered in the computer science department there. So on Friday, he will give the...
  • Yale's Rudd Center For Food Policy & Obesity Moving To UConn

    Yale's Rudd Center For Food Policy & Obesity Moving To UConn
    EAST HARTFORD — Yale's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity announced plans Friday to join the University of Connecticut in January, as part of a new partnership. Marlene Schwartz, director of the Rudd Center, said that when she read UConn's...
  • Shopping, charity blend at Shop2Care

    Shopping, charity blend at Shop2Care
    Shop online as you normally would, and you'll be donating to charity. That's the idea behind Shop2Care.org, a nonprofit launched this month by serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Mark Asofsky of Delray Beach. Shop2Care channels the rebates that...
  • Health Department chief to leave post for California

    Health Department chief to leave post for California
    Orange County is about to lose its top public health watchdog — a man who, for 10 years and 1.2 million residents, has led the front-lines fight against everything from infectious disease to bioterrorism to cigarette smoking. At month's end, Dr....
  • Thomas F. Flynn: Students engaged in college (in classes, activities) succeed in life

    Thomas F. Flynn: Students engaged in college (in classes, activities) succeed in life
    Are college students really heading to school this fall to get engaged and live happily ever after? It turns out the smart ones are, and the research proves it. Unlike a generation or two ago, few college students today can imagine themselves heading...
  • Sarah Wood, philanthropist

    Sarah Wood, philanthropist
    Sarah Wood gives good advice — and she follows it. Wood, wife of former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood, is co-founder with her husband and vice president of the Wood Family Foundation. She is in her second year at the University of Illinois at Chicago,...
  • Philip Filner, molecular biologist

    Philip Filner, molecular biologist
    Philip Filner, a retired molecular biologist and community activist who helped preserve a wooded and wetland tract in Owings Mills, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 6 at his Lutherville home. He was 75. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Samuel...
  • Oakton Community College seeking new president

    Oakton Community College seeking new president
    After three decades spent in leadership positions at Oakton Community College, Margaret B. Lee plans to retire from her current post as college president next June. The Oakton Community College board of trustees has embarked upon a search process for...
  • How to fight EV respiratory illness? Wash your hands.

    How to fight EV respiratory illness? Wash your hands.
    Children reporting breathing problems have been streaming into emergency rooms across the Chicago area for several weeks, reporting symptoms akin to those caused by a rare virus that officials say could be sickening people across the Midwest. And even...
  • Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor

    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor
    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, a counselor who was an outreach and volunteer coordinator for a Baltimore men's shelter, died of a heart attack Sept. 2 at his West Ostend Street home. He was 52. The son of Jesse James Phillips, a Secret Service agent and...