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  • Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott

    Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott
    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, stopped at a Hobby Lobby store in her district on Wednesday – not to pick up some craft supplies for one of her kid’s school projects, but...
  • Florida Polytechnic University opens with a bookless library

    Florida Polytechnic University opens with a bookless library
    Florida Polytechnic University is so new that it has only been open for a few days. It's the latest campus in the Florida State University system, has plans to be part of a new Silicon Valley East, and boasts a striking main building designed by Spanish...
  • Michael E. Faccinetto: Public education beneficial for the common good

    We live in a society of high-stakes competition. With the shrinking economy and recent recession, quality middle-class jobs have become scarce. Reformers tell us students must be prepared to compete in the global economy, and this can only be...
  • New Goucher College president uses off-beat videos to welcome students

    New Goucher College president uses off-beat videos to welcome students
    In one video, Jose Bowen claps chalkboard erasers, organizes books on a shelf in the library, sprays lines on the athletic field and enthusiastically pops out from behind a tree. "Are ya here yet?" the new president of Goucher College says, addressing...
  • Crealde School's 'Last Harvest' exhibit in Winter Garden

     Crealde School's 'Last Harvest' exhibit in Winter Garden
    WHAT: The Crealde School of Art's "Lake Harvest" exhibit is on view for the first time in Winter Garden. Through photos, "The Last Harvest: A History and Tribute to the Life and Work of the Farmworkers on Lake Apopka" documents the lives of those who...
  • Roosevelt University cuts most programs at Schaumburg campus

     Roosevelt University cuts most programs at Schaumburg campus
    On the day a new partnership for its pharmacy school was announced, Roosevelt University also laid out a plan to eliminate virtually everything else at its Schaumburg campus. In a letter Monday, the university's president Chuck Middleton said...
  • Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

    MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable, given most people regard the...
  • Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies

    Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies
    Dunbar Brooks, a longtime Turners Station civic activist who was the first African-American to serve as president of the Baltimore County school board and later became president of the Maryland State Board of Education, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins...
  • Smart ways to save on college textbooks

    (Reuters) - With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. He worked out a system of borrowing books from upperclassmen, offering nominal...
  • James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014

     James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014
    James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930. Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
  • Dr. Joseph K. Perloff dies at 89; head of UCLA cardiology center

     Dr. Joseph K. Perloff dies at 89; head of UCLA cardiology center
    Dr. Joseph K. Perloff, a retired UCLA cardiologist who helped establish the study of adult congenital heart disease and became the founding director of one of the first clinics dedicated to its treatment, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was...