| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:19 AM
John F. "Jeff" Tanner, a board member of several companies with extensive experience in business higher education, was appointed dean of Old Dominion University's Strome College of Business.
Tanner, professor of marketing at Baylor University in Waco,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
At a friend's party not long ago, I witnessed what is fast becoming a familiar scene. Seated around an outside table on a glorious starlit evening, guests were mesmerized not by each other's company or by the host's fine barbecue or by the wonderful...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Christopher Newport University will host a two forums in the next few weeks, discussing Scottish independence and whether churches should be taxed.
The CNU Public History Center will have a panel discussion titled "The Vote for Scottish Independence:...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Member of U.S. hockey team that won a gold medal at 1980 Olympics
Bob Suter, 57, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild NHL star Ryan Suter, died suddenly...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The University of Florida hired Cornell Provost Kent Fuchs as its 12th president on Wednesday.
There were no protesters. No screaming matches. No idle threats.
No naked attempt to undercut the public and open process.
In short, it was a very...
| Aug 5, 2014
Covenant Retirement Communities has presented Sunrise resident Kari Cook with a college scholarhip.
"It's a big help, and every little bit helps with me getting through college," said Cook, 17, who received a $1,225 scholarship from the nonprofit...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Kelsey Shelton hopes that one day, she'll help influence foreign policy.
Shelton, 20, of Enfield, will be a junior this fall at Baylor University, where she will continue her studies towards an international relations degree with a focus on the Middle...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The National Football League has another problem.
Just as countless parties are tackling it over its handling of the recent Ray Rice controversy, its recent disclosure that its players are more likely than the general population to sustain severe brain...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The towering height that helped 20-year-old Isaiah Austin shoot to the top ranks of the NBA draft this year also was a symptom of the genetic disorder that, less than one month ago, ended his pro career before it began.
But the 7-foot-1-inch Baylor...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre has increased the size of its board of directors — which once numbered just three — to include a dozen members.
Announced as new members on Friday, June 13, were:
• Jonathan Miller, director of the Olin...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:35 PM
FALFURRIAS, Texas — The South Texas sun had scorched the woman's face. Flies swarmed over her lips. Under a nearby mesquite plant, a plastic water jug lay empty.
Brooks County Chief Deputy Sheriff Urbino Martinez picked it up and walked back to...