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  • Unintended pregnancies higher in military

    Just over 10 percent of women in the military said in 2008 that they'd had an unintended pregnancy in the previous year — a figure significantly higher than rates in the general public, according to a U.S. study. The findings, which appeared this...
  • 'The Electric Mind' brings complex world of brain impulse research to life

    'The Electric Mind' brings complex world of brain impulse research to life
    The idea of impulses in a human brain controlling objects outside the body sounds like science fiction. To people who've lost a limb or become paralyzed, it sounds like a miracle. "The Electric Mind" by Jessica Benko dives into the complex world of...
  • Advice for MFA applicants, from Brown University's Brian Evenson

    MFA applicants, I feel your pain. It was not so long ago that I was one of you, sweating the math section of the GRE, trying to figure out the perfect submission length (22.25 pages?), wondering what on Earth I was doing. If only there had been one...
  • Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor

    Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor
    Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
  • James C. Constable, businessman

    James C. Constable, businessman
    James C. Constable, a retired businessman and World War II veteran, died March 7 of heart failure at his Essex, Conn., home. He was 96. James Cheston Constable, the son of the founder of the Baltimore law firm Wright, Constable & Skeen and a homemaker,...
  • Who thinks Emma Watson would do the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film?

    Who thinks Emma Watson would do the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film?
    Emma Watson is the actress who played the darling Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies. She has been going to college at an Ivy -- Brown University -- when she hasn't been making movies. When she took a year abroad, she went to no less than...
  • Teaching compassion

    Teaching compassion
    Margie Huff, a second-year medical student at Northwestern University, picked up a drawing pencil and carefully sketched the upper border of an eye socket. Huff then peered at her own reflection in a small cosmetics mirror and made a couple of small...
  • June Suzuki Kawamura

    In Memoriam June Suzuki Kawamura 1923-2013 We celebrate and give thanks for the life of June S. Kawamura!  June Lucille Suzuki was born June 22, 1923 to Kenkichi and Yoshiko Suzuki in Los Angeles, CA.  She grew up with her older brother George in their...
  • Leigh Tarentino is 2nd A&H artist-in-residence

     Leigh Tarentino is 2nd A&H artist-in-residence
    WHAT: Beginning today, Leigh Tarentino will be artist-in-residence at the Art & History Museums — Maitland. She is the second artist-in-residence at the A&H since the implementation of the first formal, nationally competitive residency program at...
  • Flintridge Prep's Alan Yoho runs away from field

    Flintridge Prep's Alan Yoho runs away from field
    Somewhere over the last 12 months or so, Flintridge Prep senior Alan Yoho transformed from recreational cross-country runner to competitor, from middle of the pack to pacesetter, and from challenger into champion. Ask the soft-spoken 17-year-old...
  • Galaxy's first pick in MLS SuperDraft is defender Kyle Venter

    The Galaxy chose defender Kyle Venter of the University of New Mexico on Thursday as the team's first selection in this year's Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Venter, 22, was the 23rd pick overall in the second round of the 76-player SuperDraft held...