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  • Fifteen community colleges in California to offer four-year degrees

    Fifteen community colleges in California to offer four-year degrees
    Fifteen California community colleges should be able to offer four-year degrees starting as soon as next year, state officials announced Tuesday. Officials with California's community college system gave initial approval to the campuses after 36 schools...
  • Georgia's Mark Richt gets contract extension, raise

      University of Georgia officials rewarded Mark Richt with a contract extension and a hefty raise Wednesday. The recommendation – made during a meeting of the school’s board of directors – will keep Richt at the school through 2019....
  • Marc Trestman brings history of offensive success to Ravens

    Marc Trestman brings history of offensive success to Ravens
    The Ravens moved quickly to fill their offensive coordinator vacancy, replacing Gary Kubiak with Marc Trestman, another former NFL head coach with a reputation for getting the most out of quarterbacks. Trestman, who will become the Ravens' fourth...
  • Q&A: Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour

    Q&A: Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour
    Sandy Barbour joined Penn State as director of athletics last July after spending a decade at the University of California. She stepped into a major role overseeing 31 varsity sports teams, headlined by the football program. During her short tenure,...
  • Business leaders note revenue needs under Rauner, possibly from taxes

    Business leaders note revenue needs under Rauner, possibly from taxes
    With one of their own in the governor's mansion, Illinois business leaders have a long wish list for wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner. It includes cuts to high workers' compensation costs, fewer regulations and a focused effort to improve worker...
  • 01/19: Business events

    01/19: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, 8 a.m. Jan. 20, Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281. East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8...
  • Ways to lower the cost of college

    The University of Illinois trustees freezing the annual tuition rate for incoming students for one year is a laughably weak response to the ballooning cost of higher education. What’s needed, not only at the U. of I. but at every American college...
  • Snapshot returns: 'Rehab Sunglasses' on repurposed multimedia gal

    Snapshot returns: 'Rehab Sunglasses' on repurposed multimedia gal
    So there’s this great piece of music courtesy of Dan O’Connor. It’s called “Rehab Sunglasses” and I’ve used this song at least twice in my documentary short work as a multimedia journalist, now for Chicago Tribune Media...
  • U of I, AbbVie partner on innovation center

     U of I, AbbVie partner on innovation center
    AbbVie and the University of Illinois have partnered to open an innovation center on the university's Urbana-Champaign campus, officials said. The AbbVie Innovation Center, housed in a building in the university's research park, will employ at least 18...
  • Preventing falls in seniors an ongoing effort

    Preventing falls in seniors an ongoing effort
    A trip on the carpet, a tumble on the stairs or a plunge from a hospital bed — all are common among the nation's seniors, and send millions to the hospital. Yet, though the problem is well known in geriatric circles, and preventive steps such as...
  • The tangle behind the UC funding spat

    It looks like a classic game of budget chicken: Gov. Jerry Brown tells the University of California not to raise tuition again. When the regents vote to do it anyway, the governor threatens to withhold $120 million from UC's funding for next year unless...