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  • Southern states create a new face of AIDS

    New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn't completely convinced she was positive. When she finally started getting sick in 2006, she decided to embrace her "ancestral roots" and accepted a...
  • Sarah Wood, philanthropist

    Sarah Wood, philanthropist
    Sarah Wood gives good advice — and she follows it. Wood, wife of former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood, is co-founder with her husband and vice president of the Wood Family Foundation. She is in her second year at the University of Illinois at Chicago,...
  • Eco-friendly hotels save green, studies show

    Eco-friendly hotels save green, studies show
    Hotel owners can save some green by going eco-friendly. That is the consensus of three studies by Cornell University professors who studied whether there is an advantage to operating environmentally friendly hotels over traditional hotels. The first...
  • Flowing Beer Can Lead To Flow Of Cash For Colleges, But Raises Public Health Concerns

    Flowing Beer Can Lead To Flow Of Cash For Colleges, But Raises Public Health Concerns
    The controversial highway billboards featuring the Husky mascot next to a Coors beer bottle caused a stir in Connecticut this past week, but they also placed UConn among a number of schools across the country that have associated with beer companies to...
  • States collaborate to keep track of students

    For years, Washington state has collected data on students from prekindergarten through college, and then workforce statistics to better understand how students move from school to college and jobs. One recent study of dropouts, for example, revealed...
  • 09/15: Business events

    09/15: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, 8 a.m. Sept. 19; Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281. East Lake County: Networking Breakfast,...
  • CNU moves forward with expansion, a few projects on hold

    NEWPORT NEWS — Christopher Newport University President Paul Trible stood outside the soon-to-be-finished Christopher Newport Hall. The imposing building under construction is capped with a dome reminiscent of the U.S. Capitol. "Those are...
  • Shopping, charity blend at Shop2Care

    Shopping, charity blend at Shop2Care
    Shop online as you normally would, and you'll be donating to charity. That's the idea behind Shop2Care.org, a nonprofit launched this month by serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Mark Asofsky of Delray Beach. Shop2Care channels the rebates that...
  • Philip Filner, molecular biologist

    Philip Filner, molecular biologist
    Philip Filner, a retired molecular biologist and community activist who helped preserve a wooded and wetland tract in Owings Mills, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 6 at his Lutherville home. He was 75. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Samuel...
  • Thomas F. Flynn: Students engaged in college (in classes, activities) succeed in life

    Thomas F. Flynn: Students engaged in college (in classes, activities) succeed in life
    Are college students really heading to school this fall to get engaged and live happily ever after? It turns out the smart ones are, and the research proves it. Unlike a generation or two ago, few college students today can imagine themselves heading...
  • Health Department chief to leave post for California

    Health Department chief to leave post for California
    Orange County is about to lose its top public health watchdog — a man who, for 10 years and 1.2 million residents, has led the front-lines fight against everything from infectious disease to bioterrorism to cigarette smoking. At month's end, Dr....