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  • Chambourcin Pairings

    Chambourcin Pairings
    One of the best ways to drink wine is to pair it with a food that complements its flavor — and vice versa. The chambourcin grape is so versatile that its wines are well suited to a wide range of foods. Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences...
  • Binnie Ritchie Holum, dancer and actress, dies at 64

    Binnie Ritchie Holum, dancer and actress, dies at 64
    Binnie Ritchie Holum, a dancer, choreographer, playwright and actress who had been a co-founder of the Baltimore Women's Theatre Project, died Sept. 21 at her parents' home near Saranac Lake, N.Y., of a gioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor. She was...
  • California community colleges to offer baccalaureate degrees

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California's two-year colleges would be able to offer baccalaureate degrees under a law signed by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, who also rejected extra funding for the state's strapped university systems. The law, a pilot...
  • New Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani's transformation and winning strategy

    New Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani's transformation and winning strategy
    With his Ivy League pedigree and professorial air, Ashraf Ghani long seemed ill-suited to the rough-and-tumble politics of his native Afghanistan, especially after a quarter-century as an academic in the United States. After a disastrous presidential...
  • No trans fat cake for U. of I. prof about to turn 100

    No trans fat cake for U. of I. prof about to turn 100
    Just days away from his 100th birthday, University of Illinois adjunct professor Fred Kummerow continues to wage war on trans fats — personally from his kitchen table and professionally through a proliferation of research papers he is still...
  • Concerned for academic freedom, University of Chicago ends China-funded program

    BEIJING China's soft-diplomacy push hit a speed bump this week when the University of Chicago decided to pull the plug on renewing a controversial Beijing-funded Confucius Institute. The decision may prompt other universities to rethink their...
  • MCC Culinary Students Getting 'Real Life' Experience

    MCC Culinary Students Getting 'Real Life' Experience
    Manchester Community College is giving its culinary students a "real world" experience by opening its kitchen to the public. Starting Sept. 30, students in the college's culinary classes will use the school's culinary arts center to create meals they...
  • The real engine behind the arts? Teacher paychecks

    The real engine behind the arts? Teacher paychecks
    Without artists who teach, the cultural life of Chicago would effectively cease to exist. This is true in all artistic fields: dance, art, theater, comedy, poetry, music of all kinds. It is a national phenomenon; the money provided to the arts and...
  • UCF students 'shake it off' in student union

    UCF students 'shake it off' in student union
    There was plenty of twerking, some ballet and what looks like a unique version of the funky chicken.  Students at the University of Central Florida recently busted out their best moves for a dance cam in the school's student union.  Set to Taylor...
  • A political divide over the environment

    A political divide over the environment
    To hear Larry Hogan tell it, the multibillion-dollar effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay has been a dismal failure — and the biggest problem is getting Pennsylvania and New York to stop sending sediment pollution down the Susquehanna River....
  • Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'

    Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'
    Every day companies mine online data to track consumer habits, but two University of Maryland law professors say Facebook and dating service OkCupid went too far by manipulating their users' experience to study their behavior. At the professors' urging,...