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  • Census: More in 'millennial' generation poor, jobless

    More young adults today are poor and a smaller percentage are employed than their counterparts 34 years ago, though a greater percentage now have college degrees, according to Census Bureau data released Thursday. Young adults of the so-called millennial...
  • Boot camp-style schools teach code to career switchers

    Boot camp-style schools teach code to career switchers
    A year ago, Peggy Fox was analyzing grades and other data on student performance for Chicago Public Schools in a grant-funded position that was about to expire. Now Fox, 28, of Lincoln Square, is a month out of a 19-week computer programming "boot camp"...
  • China's influence threatens American universities, experts say

    The Chinese government's influence over American universities is broad and deep, ranging from such subtle pressures as the denial of visas for vocal American scholars to more overt efforts, including opening Chinese cultural institutes on U.S. college...
  • Escaping the deficit trap

    Escaping the deficit trap
    Governor-elect Larry Hogan didn't even have a chance to finish his thank-you tour before getting a nasty budget surprise: The state's deficit for the coming year has jumped from $400 million to $600 million, and it's on a course to hit $1 billion by 2020....
  • Report: How to connect entrepreneurs with mentors and money in Hampton Roads

    Report: How to connect entrepreneurs with mentors and money in Hampton Roads
    UPDATE: The online report gave information that the proposed 757 Angels network would take 2 percent equity ownership in presenting companies funded by at least one member. Paul Hirschbiel, study co-chair, said this is no longer being considered. A...
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Suzanne Shaw, social worker

    Suzanne Shaw, social worker
    Suzanne Shaw, a social worker whose love of female authors led her to found the Women's Literature Review, died of complications from dementia Dec. 1 at Copper Ridge, an assisted-living facility in Sykesville. The Radnor-Winston resident was 60. The...
  • Pie Five dishes up fast-serve pizza

    Pie Five dishes up fast-serve pizza
    University of Central Florida students will soon have access to some of the fastest pizza in town. Dallas-based Pie Five Pizza Co. is opening its first Orlando restaurant Jan. 16 at 11325 University Blvd. "The best way to describe us is Chipotle for...
  • 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...
  • Todd Lundy, consultant to law and accounting firms, dies at 76

    Building on his background as a certified public accountant, Todd Lundy found success as a consultant to law firms and accounting practices firms on matters ranging from mergers and acquisitions to partner compensation. "He was a very smart, shrewd...
  • Challenge Bill Maher, but don't silence him

    To the editor: University of California student Regent Sadia Saifuddin does a disservice to UC Berkeley students by trying to stop Bill Maher from speaking at the midyear commencement because of his controversial comments on Islam. ("UC's Muslim student...