| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The Johns Hopkins University sent 294 erroneous acceptance emails Sunday to students who had previously been told they were denied admission, school officials said Wednesday.
The school discovered the gaffe later on Sunday, then sent out apology emails,...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:28 PM
If Facebook is any indication, we're a nation that celebrates pregnancies. We click like on ultrasound images, send messages of congratulations and type "OMG! So adorbs!" on photos of newborns.
In the workplace, however, pregnancy is often met with...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Eric Frein. Cold War re-enactor, self-styled survivalist, suspect in the deadly sniper ambush of a state trooper. But terrorist?
He might not fit the image of a terrorist that many minds conjure up in this post-9/11 age, but his alleged words and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation.
He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table.
He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:11 PM
HAMDEN — Farid Sadrieh, Qunnipiac University's first professor to win a second Fulbright scholarship, has every expectation that his next research project on the African continent will proceed more peacefully than the first.
In 2009, he was...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Richard Day, a professor at Manchester Community College for 27 years, died on July 22. He was 79.
Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. He received his undergraduate...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Rebecca Alvarez-Petit, a 2014 graduate of Cheshire High School, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.
Alvarez-Petit, who will attend Fordham...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:18 AM
It's great news to know a fellow Fordham University graduate will be the 2014 Rose Parade grand marshal.
Yep, Vin Scully, the perennial Dodger baseball team broadcaster, is right up there with Vince Lombardi, another Fordham University graduate, as are...