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  • UCLA hopes a football title can lead sports program in 2015

    UCLA hopes a football title can lead sports program in 2015
    The UCLA men's water polo team won an NCAA championship Dec. 7, extending the Bruins' record number of national titles to 112. UCLA's success in what athletic program officials call "Olympic sports" is unparalleled, but what Bruins fans really crave...
  • Bud Selig: A Life in Baseball: Selig's love of baseball came from his mother

    That Marie Huber would become a devout baseball fan was a tribute to the magnetic attraction of the game. Bud Selig's mother was born in Ukraine, Russia, on May 26, 1904, and came to Milwaukee with her family at age 3. She would choose education as her...
  • 12/29: Business events

    12/29: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Good Morning Winter Park, 7:45 a.m. Jan. 9, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. Cost: free. Details: 407-644-8281 or winterpark.org. Winter Park: Winter Park Executive Women, 11:30 a.m....
  • Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally

     Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally
    The president of Chicago-based Roosevelt University was paid nearly $1.8 million in 2012, making him the fifth highest-paid private university president in the country that year, according to an annual survey of college presidents' compensation. The...
  • Northwestern brings women's health expertise to Ethiopia

    Northwestern brings women's health expertise to Ethiopia
    Dr. Gelila Goba hasn't forgotten where she came from. Instead of joining a comfortable practice in the U.S. after completing her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University, Goba instead will be caring for patients in her native...
  • Peace Corps Nurtures Long Relationship

     Peace Corps Nurtures Long Relationship
    Beth Prosl, burned from the sun, sweating in her seersucker suit, sat crammed on the bow of an old fishing boat and peeled off her stockings. "We were five degrees above the equator," she says, and had been traveling for 24 hours by prop plane, old...
  • Addressing the impact of violence

    Addressing the impact of violence
    Andrea McDaniels' excellent series on the trauma associated with violence and The Sun's editorial both mention Promise Heights, the cradle to college effort to help children, parents, schools and communities address the aftermath of early trauma ("...
  • John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate

     John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate
    John I. Goodlad, whose exhaustive analysis of the culture of schools and the reasons for their failures made him one of the intellectual leaders of the education reform movement that took off in the early 1980s, died Nov. 29 in Seattle. He was 94. The...
  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down. She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
  • A case for treating both mind and body

    New research from Rutgers University lends more support to the idea that integrating treatment of mind and body could lead to better and cheaper medical care. Sujoy Chakravarty, a health economist with the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, found...
  • Temple students unearth story of former slaves who once live in Jersey village

    Among the 15,400 artifacts Temple University archaeology students unearthed at Timbuctoo, N.J. — a buried village of freed and runaway slaves along Rancocas Creek — was a tiny, cast-iron buffalo. "There was also a little gun and a wagon...