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  • Franklin looking forward to family's arrival in State College

    Franklin looking forward to family's arrival in State College
    James Franklin's family grew tired of waiting for the house to be ready, so they're coming to State College on Friday. After six months sleeping in hotel rooms and, most recently, his office, the Penn State football coach welcomes the pending stability....
  • 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

    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 glove dipped into a "bacterial broth" (yum!), and a sterilized second glove, a biochemist and a doctoral candidate at Aberystwyth University, Wales, shook hands, high-...
  • Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head

    Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head
    Andrea L. Rich, a dynamic, public-spirited leader who rose to the heights of academic administration at UCLA before making a controversial shift to the art world, as head of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has died. She was 71. Rich, who devoted...
  • 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...
  • New Principal At Elizabeth Green Elementary School In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- Elizabeth Green Elementary School has a new leader. James Marciano took over Tuesday as the new principal at the pre-kindergarten-to-fourth-grade school, according to Superintendent of Schools William C. Collins. "We're excited to have...
  • Towson U. announces lights off table for field renovation plan

    A week after a contentious meeting with next-door Rodgers Forge residents, Towson University officials have canceled plans for an electric conduit as part of planned renovations to the university's softball field. The conduit would have allowed lighting...
  • California's new Middle Class Scholarship awards delayed

    California's new Middle Class Scholarship awards delayed
    UC and Cal State students anticipating financial aid from the state’s new Middle Class Scholarship program are going to have to wait until September to learn how much they will receive, a top administrator said Tuesday. As a result of the delays,...
  • Short jogs linked to lower risk of death from heart disease

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who run in their spare time, even if it's not very fast or very far, tend to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease or from any cause than non-runners, according to a new study. The study was large but was...
  • Circle Interchange too iconic to be renamed

    Circle Interchange too iconic to be renamed
    I'm all for affording former Mayor Jane Byrne a long overdue geographical honor, but I draw the line at the Circle. Byrne, now 80, Chicago's only female mayor, served from 1979 to 1983, but never had her name slapped on a park, street, building,...
  • Program aims to attract black males into teaching

    PITTSBURGH A doctoral candidate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently stood in front of high school students from the Homewood Children's Village and asked how many planned to go to college. All hands shot up, but when he asked how many planned...
  • Jered B. Carr, Department of Public Administration head, University of Illinois at Chicago

    Jered B. Carr, Department of Public Administration head, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Jered B. Carr had been named head of the Department of Public Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he also will teach as a professor, effective Aug. 16. Before joining UIC, Carr taught for three years at the University of...