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  • Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues

    Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues
    Towson University President Maravene Loeschke is taking a leave of absence through the end of the year because of "health and personal challenges," she wrote in a letter to the university community Thursday. She had announced in April that she was...
  • Arkansas college student impaled by flying golf club at fraternity

    LITTLE ROCK (Reuters) - An 18-year-old female Arkansas State University student was in critical condition at a hospital after being impaled in the neck by a golf club that broke apart in an accident at a fraternity, university and hospital officials...
  • Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'

    Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Kelsey Schnoebelen dipped her paint roller into a tray of primer, having nearly completed the wall at the YMCA near the James River Bridge in Newport News. She just moved onto campus at Christopher Newport University and thought it...
  • Now celebrating 80 years, University Club has ambitious future planned

    Now celebrating 80 years, University Club has ambitious future planned
    These days, a growing number of nutritionists and health experts are expressing concern about whether Americans are getting enough physical activities in their daily lives, a vital ingredient in their overall health. Diana Secor has a somewhat different...
  • James C. LaBelle, research staff, Urban Transportation Center at University of Illinois at Chicago

    James C. LaBelle, research staff, Urban Transportation Center at University of Illinois at Chicago
    James C. LaBelle will join the staff of the Urban Transportation Center, a research unit in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was vice president at Metropolis Strategies. LaBelle holds a master&...
  • Sheena F. Freve, research staff, Urban Transportation Center at University of Illinois at Chicago

    Sheena F. Freve, research staff, Urban Transportation Center at University of Illinois at Chicago
    Sheena F. Freve will join the staff of the Urban Transportation Center, a research unit in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was program manager at Metropolis Strategies. She holds a master's...
  • Mo'ne Davis: Is she great only by defeating boys?

    Mo'ne Davis: Is she great only by defeating boys?
    In five days, Mo’ne Davis went from a statistical footnote in Little League history to the title character in the most captivating U.S. sports story of the summer – maybe the entire year. The 18th girl to play in the Little League...
  • Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies

    Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies
    Nafe Katter, longtime Connecticut actor, retired director of the University of Connecticut's acting program died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Summerfield, Fla., following a stroke Aug. 7. He was 87. Katter was professor emeritus of theater at...
  • Where the food is both scarce and risky

    PHILADELPHIA For the poor, food is not only scarce, it's often rotten and germ-ridden. Corner stores and small supermarkets that feed vast swaths of impoverished Philadelphia offer bacteria-laced foods in unhealthy conditions that can lead to foodborne...
  • Laser surgery shows promise in halting seizures in epilepsy sufferers

    PLEASANTON, Calif. Justin Wan is not one to radiate unfettered optimism or make bold statements about his future. More than 10 years of battling epilepsy will do that to a person who never knows when the next seizure will strike. Wan can't drive, swim...
  • Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor

    Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor
    In the search for the next leader of the University System of Maryland, stakeholders are looking at a range of candidates, possibly a household name, a well-known CEO, a top government official — someone with star power. Someone like Freeman A....