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  • Once a shoebox gift recipient as child, UGA grad gives back

    ATLANTA Sauleja Satkute's life comes full circle this month in her hometown in Lithuania, where she will volunteer with Operation Christmas Child in the same church where she was given a special shoebox gift as a child. Satkute, now 23, recently...
  • Book Recounts Rise Of Manchester Community College Despite Doubters

    Susan Phillips Plese started teaching at Manchester Community College in 1969, six years after the school opened in 1963. Plese, 68, of Manchester, has since retired from the college and released a book this month about the school's history titled...
  • UF's Machen to become privately funded adviser to school

    UF's Machen to become privately funded adviser to school
    University of Florida President Bernie Machen will spend his first half decade out of office as a privately funded adviser to the Gainesville school. Machen, who will step down as president at the end of December after 11 years leading the university,...
  • Three big ways Hogan can save tax money

    Three big ways Hogan can save tax money
    Dear Larry — I hope I can still call you Larry, at least until you're sworn in. You grew up in Beltsville, in my district. Your father and mine were friends back in the 1960s. I didn't vote for you, but I'm convinced you're sincere about wanting...
  • North Carolina to push biomedical frontiers

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina's two largest universities are planning to meld some of their main strengths medicine from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and engineering from North Carolina State University to create a joint undergraduate...
  • FAU boosts profile with business polls

    FAU boosts profile with business polls
    These days, Florida Atlantic University is posing questions — throughout the nation. The College of Business at Florida Atlantic University has started polling U.S. Hispanics monthly about the economy and their spending plans. By summer, the...
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Suzanne Shaw, social worker

    Suzanne Shaw, social worker
    Suzanne Shaw, a social worker whose love of female authors led her to found the Women's Literature Review, died of complications from dementia Dec. 1 at Copper Ridge, an assisted-living facility in Sykesville. The Radnor-Winston resident was 60. The...
  • Parents don't owe their kids a college education

    It’s hard for parents to win these days. First they’re criticized for being helicopter parents who won’t let go of their children once their offspring reach adulthood. Now, at least in New Jersey, they can’t let go: They’re...
  • Regional Digest: University of Hartford president Walt Harrison To Get Award

    Harrison To Get Award In recognition of his work to improve the academic success of student-athletes, University of Hartford President Walt Harrison will receive the NCAA President's Gerald R. Ford Award at the 2015 NCAA Convention in the Washington, D....
  • Titan's 300-foot-high sand dunes were formed by westerly wind

    Titan's 300-foot-high sand dunes were formed by westerly wind
    There are dark and massive fields of sand dunes on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan, and this week two scientific papers look at how they came to be. Titan is one of the most intriguing moons in our solar system. It is the only other body besides...