| Mar 21, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Jim Bourey says he's not like most city managers.
The man who leads Newport News city government — after rising each morning at 4 a.m. to get in a 15- to 18-mile run — believes it is important for a city manager to have a high profile and to...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 2:12 PM
The headlines concerning Florida Atlantic University have changed dramatically in the past 18 months. Here's hoping the trend continues.
Much of the optimistic outlook coincides with the tenure of president John Kelly, the former vice president for...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 5:52 PM
The offenses are numerous and well documented: A Yale fraternity chants, "No means yes, yes means anal," on campus. Partygoers at an Arizona fraternity dress as racial stereotypes to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A Michigan fraternity and sorority...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 11:09 PM
As moving trucks encircled the disgraced Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house Monday, workers unscrewed the group’s Greek lettering from above the door. It was a remarkably rapid dissolution of the long-standing University of Oklahoma fraternity...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:53 PM
John Kelly arrived a year ago with an ambitious goal to transform Florida Atlantic University from a struggling regional school into one of the fastest improving research universities in the country.
Kelly, whose one-year anniversary at the Boca Raton-...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 9:20 PM
If your home has a smart meter, here's an experiment: Log in to your power company's Web site, and see how much electricity you use during the hour from 3 to 4 a.m. daily.
You were asleep (we hope), and surely nothing major was running. Maybe the heat...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:26 PM
The effort to build a high-tech manufacturing center in Osceola County has reached a milestone, becoming a finalist in a $110 million federal contract hunt.
The Osceola project, led by University of Central Florida, becomes one of three or four teams to...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:09 PM
James T. Lanier, an electrical engineer and devoted Clemson University football fan, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of brain cancer. He was 60.
James Taylor Lanier was born in Sylacauga, Ala., and was raised in Copperhill, Tenn., where he...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Against a black backdrop with a large screen, a man in a headset microphone extolled the virtues of the organization he oversaw. He paused occasionally as videos played on the screen, highlighting the parts of his speech that were to come –...
| Aug 28, 2014
Florida Atlantic University has decided it's time to get better rather than bigger.
For the first time in eight-years, the historically fast-growing university will be a little smaller, down 457 students from last year. But the average GPA for incoming...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Erin Miranda Snyder, of Laurel, graduated with a Master of Science in packaging science from Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C.
The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Washington College, in...