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  • University hosts high-tech battles

    University hosts high-tech battles
    DeVry University Chicago with its robot Hancock took the top prize at the third annual Sumo Robot Competition at the university's Miramar campus. DeVry Chicago's other team took second place, and one of DeVry Miramar's teams rounded out the top three....
  • UCLA student government votes for divestment in Israel

    UCLA student government votes for divestment in Israel
    The UCLA undergraduate student government has voted to support a measure that urges the UC system to sell off stock in companies that do business with the Israeli military and profit from Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. The issue...
  • Dr. Irving J. Taylor, psychiatrist

    Dr. Irving J. Taylor, psychiatrist
    Dr. Irving J. Taylor, a psychiatrist, researcher and philanthropist who had been medical director and CEO of the old Taylor Manor Hospital in Ellicott City, died Friday at his Pikesville home of a heart attack. He was 95. "Irv Taylor was a major pioneer...
  • Notre Dame cruises to 104-67 win over Coppin State

    Notre Dame opened with 14 straight points and never looked back on the way to a 104-67 nonconference victory over Coppin State on Wednesday night at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind. Forward Zach Auguste scored a game-high 21 points for the Irish (3-...
  • Space scientist gets U. of I. keys

    Space scientist gets U. of I. keys
    For more than a decade, space scientist Timothy Killeen has tracked one of his satellite instruments as it circled the planet and passed over Illinois to collect data on wind in Earth's upper atmosphere. So it seemed somewhat poetic Wednesday that he...
  • UCF student's road trip opens eyes, doors

    UCF student's road trip opens eyes, doors
    UCF student Johnathan Allen spent the summer in a big green RV, traveling the country with three other students and a television crew. The goal was to help the participants — and, later, viewers of a public television show — answer that age-...
  • UCF cabaret benefits Broadway Cares-Equity Fights AIDS

    UCF cabaret benefits Broadway Cares-Equity Fights AIDS
        "Fools Rush In" is the name of a one-night cabaret being staged by University of Central Florida students this Friday, Nov. 21. The show will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in its campaign to help those affected by HIV and AIDS while...
  • Notre Dame 104, Coppin State 67

    The Sports Xchange Notre Dame 104, Coppin State 67 Notre Dame opened with 14 straight points and never looked back on the way to a 104-67 nonconference victory over Coppin State on Wednesday night at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind. Forward Zach...
  • Community colleges stop hiring retired teachers over 'double dip' trouble

    Community colleges stop hiring retired teachers over 'double dip' trouble
    A state law meant to crack down on college administrators "double dipping" by retiring and then returning to work is having ripple effects farther down the economic ladder, with community colleges deciding not to hire retired teachers for fear of...
  • FSU to get $3.5 million to play game in Orlando

    FSU to get $3.5 million to play game in Orlando
    FSU is slated to receive $3.5 million for its 2016 contest against Ole Miss at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. The Seminoles’ season opener against Ole Miss will be Sept. 5, 2016 and the game will be aired on ESPN, FSU officially announced Wednesday....
  • California has failed the UC system

    To the editor: The Times writes that tuition increases may be necessary to ensure the University of California system's excellence. ("A battle for UC's soul," Editorial, Nov. 17) I graduated from UC Berkeley in 1957. The campus was well maintained,...