| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.