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  • Richard 'Dick' Perry dies at 85; former USC athletic director

    Richard 'Dick' Perry dies at 85; former USC athletic director
    Richard "Dick" Perry, who was USC's athletic director for nine years from 1975 to 1984, died Sunday in Riverside of a stroke and heart attack, the university announced Monday afternoon. He was 85. The Trojans won 20 national team championships during...
  • The songs of Whitney Houston live on in Norfolk State theater production

    The songs of Whitney Houston live on in Norfolk State theater production
     Hard to believe that almost three years have passed since the death of Whitney Houston.  If you dug her music, if you still miss her singing - if you wanna dance with somebody, with somebody who loves you - then Norfolk State University Theatre Company...
  • Timothy O. Pierce Sr., swimming coach

    Timothy O. Pierce Sr., swimming coach
    Timothy O. Pierce Sr., a swimming coach and retired English teacher at Loyola Blakefield, where he headed its middle school, died of cancer Oct. 16 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The resident of the Hampton section of Towson was 71. He was a co-founder of...
  • Hopkins, UM designated to care for Ebola patients in Maryland as N.Y. case emerges

    Hopkins, UM designated to care for Ebola patients in Maryland as N.Y. case emerges
    Maryland health officials designated three hospitals to receive Ebola patients in Maryland — including Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore — changing course from previous plans almost two weeks...
  • Ebola test negative for child who fell ill on flight from Liberia to O'Hare

    A girl has tested negative for the Ebola virus after falling ill earlier this week during a flight from Liberia to Chicago, hospital officials said late Thursday. The girl, who has been discharged from the University of Chicago Medical Center, had...
  • Two Florida schools make LinkedIn rankings

    Two Florida schools make LinkedIn rankings LinkedIn released its University Rankings this month, listing its top schools based on how successful its recent graduates have been at landing desirable jobs. Using LinkedIn profiles, the company compared the...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China, meets with vice premier

    CUPERTINO, Calif. During a whirlwind trip to China this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook was feted much like a head of state. He met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai at the Zhongnanhai, an imperial garden in central Beijing where world powers such as former...
  • Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony

    Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony
    Caltech inaugurated its new president Friday: Thomas Rosenbaum, a physicist who was previously provost at the University of Chicago. The outdoor inauguration ceremony at Beckman Auditorium, complete with a procession of faculty in their academic gowns,...
  • Five questions for financial adviser Jonathan Murray

    Five questions for financial adviser Jonathan Murray
    With volatility in the stock market shaking up investors, Jonathan Murray, a financial adviser at UBS Financial Services in Hunt Valley, says people should keep a long-term outlook and accept such corrections as normal. Murray appears regularly on...
  • Student project a triumph for O.C.

    Student project a triumph for O.C.
    Alex McDonald's road to graduate school started with a grant and a desire to build a solar-powered house. The 30-year-old first approached UC Irvine with his idea for Casa Del Sol, a sustainable, drought-resistant home inspired by California's state...
  • Parents, too, could use a break on student loan debt

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been fighting the good fight for student loan debt reform. As she put it recently: "Millions of young people are just stuck. They can't buy homes, they can't buy cars … all because they are struggling under the weight of...