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  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 28, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015: Poinsetta...
  • 2014 in review: Wheaton and Glen Ellyn

    2014 in review: Wheaton and Glen Ellyn
    New rules for selling alcohol, deals for downtown development, a fight over land at Butterfield and Route 53, and changes in longtime institutions marked 2014 in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn. Here's a look at some of the major events in the last year in these...
  • Caret: a man with 'vision and charisma'

    Caret: a man with 'vision and charisma'
    There was a moment when I realized that Bob Caret just might be crazy. It was in 2005, during one of the periodic meetings I had with the then-Towson University president. He was laying out his vision for what he called a "metropolitan university." To Mr....
  • Bo Pelini rips into Nebraska after firing -- and Nebraska strikes back

    So, Bo Pelini, tell us how you feel about your former bosses at Nebraska. Not that much of it will be suitable for print -- at least not the really entertaining parts -- but, please, tell us anyway. Pelini did just that on Dec. 2, two days after being...
  • Rejected, then erroneously accepted by your favorite college? Move on

    It might have appeared to be an early holiday present when almost 300 prospective Johns Hopkins University students previously denied early admission or deferred for later consideration recently received an email welcoming them to the fold. The trouble...
  • Charlotte Maguire: Medical pioneer blended love into work ethic

    Charlotte Maguire: Medical pioneer blended love into work ethic
    In the early 20th century, a strict grandmother might have instructed her granddaughter not to play marbles with the boys. She may have cited the root of her concern: It was not lady-like. Such thought was typical for Charlotte Maguire's grandmother,...
  • Caret described as transformative, assertive leader

    Caret described as transformative, assertive leader
    When Robert Caret was president of San Jose State University, he was credited with reinvigorating an urban campus mired in racial and community tension, and pushed the Silicon Valley college to embrace the Internet. In the same role at Towson University,...
  • Maravene Loeschke transformed Towson

    Maravene Loeschke has resigned the presidency at Towson University due to health reasons. This is no papering over of some "real reason" for her leaving; President Loeschke has as much or more widespread and deep support as president than any such...
  • Students lose out in university numbers game

    Students lose out in university numbers game
    If you thought the deluge of holiday catalogs and charitable solicitations this season was overwhelming, consider what high school seniors confronted this fall: hundreds of mailers from colleges and universities suggesting that they apply and implying...
  • Ulman's next step: revitalize College Park

    Ulman's next step: revitalize College Park
    In the private sector for the first time in 12 years, former Howard County executive Ken Ulman has launched a consulting firm to offer economic development advice. Ulman's first job: helping the University of Maryland in College Park try to remake...
  • Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry

    Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry
    Cecilia Corrigan, a 2013 Lake Forest College writer-in-residence, is receiving national accolades for the poetry she wrote during her stay on the North Shore. Corrigan's book, "Titanic," contains poems whose central figure is Alan Turing, the British...