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  • 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...
  • New 'Cry Analyzer' Provides Clues To Baby's Health

    New research offers the tantalizing possibility that an innovative tool could decipher what an infant's cries mean and assess if he or she is at risk for developmental problems. A team of doctors and engineers from Brown University and Women & Infants...
  • Herman L. Ammon

    Herman L. Ammon
    Herman L. Ammon, who taught chemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park for nearly five decades and was also an expert in the field of crystal structure, died Aug. 2 of a stroke at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham. He was 76. "Herm was a...
  • Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students

    Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students
    A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!" This week's activity helped...
  • Addiction: State's Overdose Problem Requires A Sense Of Urgency

    Connecticut is not doing enough to keep people from becoming addicted to alcohol and drugs and dying of drug overdoses. Only a fraction of those who need help with the chronic, relapsing disease of addiction get that help here, mirroring statistics...
  • Briefs: UCI picked eighth

    UC Irvine has been picked to finish eighth in the nine-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation preseason coaches poll for men's water polo. The Anteaters, coming off a 14-12 season that included an 0-8 record in the MPSF, received 12 points, one better...
  • Breast-feeding could help reduce childhood stuttering, study finds

    Breast-feeding could help reduce childhood stuttering, study finds
    Breast-feeding, already known for supplying babies with healthy nutrients and disease-fighting antibodies, may also help guard against persistent stuttering, a University of Illinois study has found. Boys who were breast-fed for more than a year had...
  • Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn

    Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn
    The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
  • City's academic chief departure comes amid critical instruction year

    City's academic chief departure comes amid critical instruction year
    Sonja Santelises stood before a room of Baltimore educators whose faces were filled with angst as she spoke about a rigorous new curriculum that would soon change everything they thought they knew about teaching. Three years later, when she pulled up...
  • Hermès' glittery Rodeo Drive reopening

    Hermès' glittery Rodeo Drive reopening
    It was retail theater of the highest order. With acrobats descending the building's Rodeo Drive facade and trumpets blaring, Hermès reopened its Beverly Hills store Tuesday night after an 18-month renovation. For an after-party, the French fashion house...