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  • USC, UC presidents among country's top paid school execs, survey says

    USC, UC presidents among country's top paid school execs, survey says
    USC President C. L. Max Nikias was the 13th-highest compensated private university president in 2011, making nearly $1.4 million in total pay, while former UC President Mark G. Yudof was the eighth-best paid public education executive, according to an...
  • Elliott Carter dies at 103; inventive American composer

    Elliott Carter dies at 103; inventive American composer
    Elliott Carter, the great American composer who was born in the horse-and-buggy era but whose music persistently looked ahead by reflecting and unabashedly celebrating the intricacies of modern life, died Monday of natural causes at his home in New York,...
  • Yoani Sánchez: la cara de una nueva generación

    Los cubanos que a diario corren el riesgo de ser encarcelados por intentar transmitir una imagen certera de la vida en Cuba—a través de blogs, Facebook, Twitter—han tenido una cara ante el mundo, indudablemente, en Yoani Sánchez. Gracias a...
  • Famous Cuba social media activist Yoani Sanchez visits South Florida

    Famous Cuba social media activist Yoani Sanchez visits South Florida
    Yoani Sanchez has become the international poster girl for a new generation of Cubans trying to promote democratic reforms in their homeland — one tweet at a time. Sanchez, who is scheduled to speak at two public events Monday during her first...
  • Rosalyn Yalow dies at 89; Nobel winner helped revolutionize medical diagnostics

    Rosalyn Yalow dies at 89; Nobel winner helped revolutionize medical diagnostics
    Physicist Rosalyn S. Yalow, who shared the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the development of a medical diagnostic test that revolutionized patient care and led to a new understanding of diabetes and a host of other diseases, died May 30 in...
  • PASSINGS: John Hospers

    PASSINGS: John Hospers
    JOHN HOSPERS 1st Libertarian presidential candidate John Hospers, 93, a USC philosophy professor who became the Libertarian Party's first presidential nominee and received one electoral vote in the 1972 election won by Richard Nixon in a landslide, died...
  • Rethinking Hemingway 50 years after his death

    Rethinking Hemingway 50 years after his death
    Boozy, boorish and self-besotted, the world-famous writer in Woody Allen's current hit film, "Midnight in Paris," is kind of a clown. And, as played by actor Corey Stoll, he's an instantly recognizable replica of the author of "The Sun Also Rises" and...
  • Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress

    Elan Steinberg dies at 59; former head of World Jewish Congress
    The son of Holocaust survivors, Elan Steinberg preferred to keep his family history private. But the fierce strategist and former leader of the World Jewish Congress was clearly motivated by it, according to observers, as he relentlessly pushed to...
  • HU's Lacrosse Day to celebrate sport, Crawford's memory

    HU's Lacrosse Day to celebrate sport, Crawford's memory
    Mike Crawford will be everywhere on Saturday. Crawford was the driving force behind the founding of Hampton University's club lacrosse team, which began play this season and will celebrate Lacrosse Day, a four-team tournament at Armstrong Stadium, on...
  • Harry Pachon dies at 66; Latino scholar and activist

    Harry Pachon dies at 66; Latino scholar and activist
    Harry Pachon, a scholar-activist who helped focus national attention on the needs and traits of a growing Latino population, particularly in politics and education, has died. He was 66. Pachon, the longtime president of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute,...
  • NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled

    NBC Olympics and Twitter fury - a study in on-demand expectations unfulfilled
    With three nights of record ratings, NBC’s coverage of the London Summer Olympics is winning on the prime-time TV front. But it looks to be losing in major ways in the world of social media, as a rising tide of complaints about the network’...