| Sep 18, 2013
SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY: Rye McKenzie of Bel Air, was awarded an assistantship at Susquehanna University for the 2013–14 academic year. Assistantships are competitive, merit-based scholarships. Recipients gain professional work experience, which...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:48 PM
The gig: Christopher Thornberg is founding partner of Beacon Economics, a Los Angeles-based economics consulting firm. Since its founding in 2007, Beacon has provided economic analysis and forecasting for cities, counties and corporate clients.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Somewhere between 390 to 360 million years ago, a four-legged vertebrate, or tetrapod, crawled out of the water and gave rise to the amphibians, reptiles and mammals we see today.
Scientists have established that this creature descended from fish and...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago officials are reviewing the dissertation of a high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University amid allegations that parts of it were plagiarized.
Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson, who took over in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2013
"This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage" is not the story of a happy marriage. Not just one happy marriage, anyway. In her latest release, PEN/Faulker award winner Ann Patchett, best-selling author, co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tenn., and...
| Nov 16, 2013
Asked if he ever tailgates, Larry Hannah is surprised.
With kids and grandkids involved in football, of course he tailgates, says the Pontiac, Mich., resident.
"I have two small grills and together they will hold about 20 hot dogs," says Hannah.
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The following students graduated from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va., in fall 2011.
Newman Yen, of Nottingham and Douglas Peters, of Perry Hall.
Kelly Moffett, of Parkville; Caitlin Canoles, Rachel Lebowitz, Emily Parker and Michael Partin,...
| Jan 26, 2012
The following local students have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2011 semester at York College of Pennsylvania.
Sean Lindemann, Christine Powers, Hanna Ramsburg and Karlie Dougherty, of Parkville; Jennifer DeShong and Brittanie Locke, of...
| Feb 8, 2012
The following students from Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa., have been named to the fall 2011 dean's list: Samantha Stickevers and Elizabeth Thomasian, of Cockeysville; Elizabeth Elliott, of Timonium; Julia Mitchell, of Baltimore and Suzanne Roberts,...
| Feb 8, 2012
Two lead organizations at Aberdeen Proving Ground will be changing their commands later this week.
Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell will take command of theU.S. ArmyCommunications-Electronics Command in a ceremony Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Myer Auditorium at...