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  • Transforming UMUC [Editorial]

    Transforming UMUC  [Editorial]
    The University of Maryland University College has long been at the forefront of online continuing education and job training for its mostly adult student body, so a recent proposal by UMUC President Javier Miyares to tie the school's future more closely...
  • Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]
    This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
  • Larry Pultz: Oviedo veterinarian cared for animals, owners

    Larry Pultz: Oviedo veterinarian cared for animals, owners
    Larry Pultz was a tall, strong man, "a John Wayne" right down to his cowboy hat. But he was also a tender-hearted father who insisted on rocking his babies to sleep and a veterinarian who'd get up in the middle of the night to care for a sick animal....
  • Focus on education, not football program

    Pennsylvania voters have a gubernatorial election looming, with education funding being at the forefront of the campaigns. Yet our elected congressmen focus on the football program of our state's most prestigious university. Wouldn't it be more...
  • UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says

    UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says
    UCLA flood damage costs caused by a ruptured water main should be paid by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, a university official said Wednesday, even as officials continued to tally the cost. “We believe all costs associated with...
  • UCLA water-main break: Hundreds of cars remain marooned on campus

    UCLA water-main break: Hundreds of cars remain marooned on campus
    At least 700 cars remained trapped Wednesday inside two parking structures at UCLA after a 93-year-old water main ruptured, spewing up to 10 million gallons of water onto the campus and nearby streets. Using an online registration system to track...
  • Tuition costs in Virginia climb after budget impasse

    Tuition costs in Virginia climb after budget impasse
    Tuition jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia. According to Kirsten Nelson, a...
  • Will 'Expendables 3' Pre-Release Piracy Hurt Box-Office Revenue?

    A pirated copy of Sylvester Stallone-starrer "The Expendables 3" hit the Internet last Wednesday. There have already been nearly 2 million illegal downloads of the film so far, with its theatrical debut still 16 days away. Could this --...
  • UCLA flood: Estimate of gallons lost in main break doubles to 20 million

    UCLA flood: Estimate of gallons lost in main break doubles to 20 million
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Wednesday doubled the estimated amount of water lost in a massive main break that flooded UCLA to 20 million gallons. A section of Sunset Boulevard pummeled by the geyser that erupted from the rupture...
  • Fist bumps are better for health than handshakes

     Fist bumps are better for health than handshakes
    Eight observations on the widely covered study in the August issue of the American Journal of Infection Control on how fist bumps are far more sanitary than handshakes: 1. The whole thing sounds like a middle-school science project. Using one rubber...
  • University of Hartford Hosts 40 Rwandan Educators For Training Program

    HARTFORD — With a class of nearly 50 students — many of whom live in poverty and travel long distances to attend school — and a classroom without any projectors or computers, Candide Ingabire faces challenges every day she teaches...