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  • Lehigh University names new president

    Lehigh University names new president
    Lehigh University has a new leader. John D. Simon, executive vice president and provost at the University of Virginia, will become Lehigh's 14th president July 1, the school announced Friday in a news release. Simon is an internationally renowned...
  • Clark Nexsen design receives international recognition

    Clark Nexsen design receives international recognition
    The UNC Coastal Studies Institute Research Building designed by Virginia Beach-based Clark Nexsen has been awarded the International Architecture Award for Best New Global Design by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the...
  • Charity started by high-schooler gets ready to expand

    Charity started by high-schooler gets ready to expand
    A Boca Raton-based charity that focuses on fishing is getting ready to expand into several new locations to help disadvantaged children learn environmental awareness and ocean science. Fishing for Families in Need was started by Lucas Metropulos, a...
  • James Carlin: Longtime high-school teacher was big hit with students

    James Carlin: Longtime high-school teacher was big hit with students
    James N. "Doc" Carlin was a tall man with a bushy white beard and a booming voice that reached all the way to the back of his high-school classroom. And when he taught English literature, he held his students in rapt attention with his large presence...
  • Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants

    Jefferson Lab scanner creates 3-D images of plants
    The first time Drew Weisenberger used his PhytoPET scanner to watch radioactive carbon move through a plant, he chose a stalk of barley. The blade was about six inches long, and the stem another six. He exposed the blade tip to carbon dioxide gas with a...
  • NASA Langley shows off space-age technology

    NASA Langley shows off space-age technology
    Eight-year-old Ava Paul of Charlottesville was trying to land a spaceship safely on a planet, presumably this one. She studied the iPad on the tabletop, tapping it here and there, as the animated spacecraft dropped out of orbit and deployed an...
  • Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'

    Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'
    NEW HAVEN — Women's Business Development Council President Fran Pastore offered a new twist on the personal-finance adage "pay yourself first." Do the same with health and wellness, Pastore told a group of female athletes. "The busier you are,...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?

    A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?
    I can't speak for all parents, but I think I speak for a bunch when I say we've reached the point in August dominated by frequent and feverish mood swings. Mine go like this: "For the love of all things holy would you please go back to school wait don't...
  • PTSD continues to afflict Vietnam veterans 40 years after the war

    PTSD continues to afflict Vietnam veterans 40 years after the war
    Four decades after the Vietnam War, 11% of its veterans still suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new research suggesting that for some people it is a condition unlikely to ever go away. The findings, presented Friday at a meeting...
  • Decades of labor created grand design for house with two pianos

    Decades of labor created grand design for house with two pianos
    When Bill Sheppard plays "Traumerei," sweet chords fill his living room, and you understand instantly why he wanted to keep this grand piano with the golden sound. Made in 1917 by Mason & Hamlin, the mahogany instrument was a gift from Margaret Schreyer,...