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  • UCLA appoints first vice chancellor for diversity issues

    UCLA appoints first vice chancellor for diversity issues
    A UCLA professor of law and Asian American studies, who is an expert on bias and hate crimes, has been named as the Westwood campus’ first vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion, officials announced Tuesday. Professor Jerry Kang...
  • Muhlenberg College student questions Hillel's speaker restrictions

    Muhlenberg College student questions Hillel's speaker restrictions
    A Muhlenberg College student has put the Allentown school in the middle of a burgeoning campus movement by resigning as president of its Hillel chapter over the international group's restrictions on hosting speakers who are critical of Israel. Senior...
  • Baltimore agency slow to hold officials accountable

    Baltimore agency slow to hold officials accountable
    In speeches and documents, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake continues to brag about CitiStat, the data-driven agency that has helped guide policy in Baltimore for the past 15 years. Her budget praises CitiStat's power to cut government costs — and...
  • LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains

    LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains
    The sweeps came on Friday nights in South Los Angeles, often before big events like Raiders games. Police would round up young men they thought were gang members and hold them over the weekend to keep violence down, a campaign launched by then-Chief Daryl...
  • Icelanders boost medical research by donating their DNA to science

    Scientists who sequenced the entire genomes of 2,636 people in Iceland have produced a trove of valuable information about the nature, location and frequency of human genetic variations. The new research not only sheds light on the range of human...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    NCHE ZAMA, MD, PhD has returned to Pocono Medical Center to lead the Cardiothoracic Surgery Program. Under his previous leadership, PMC gained national recognition as one of the highest rated cardiothoracic programs for quality in the nation. He...
  • On the Town: Cabrini Literary Guild holds annual luncheon; Hoover High student to attend academy at Harvard

    On the Town: Cabrini Literary Guild holds annual luncheon; Hoover High student to attend academy at Harvard
    Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but pearls run a close second, if you ask the Cabrini Literary Guild. For its annual luncheon, the women’s philanthropic group took inspiration for the theme from the 1961 film “Breakfast at...
  • Samuel Charters dies at 85; influential historian of blues and jazz

    Samuel Charters dies at 85; influential historian of blues and jazz
    Samuel Charters, a vital historian of American blues, folk and jazz who helped introduce a generation of music lovers to Robert Johnson, Blind Willie McTell and other performers, died Wednesday in Stockholm. He was 85. The cause was a bone marrow...
  • Principal autonomy: too much of a good thing?

    Principal autonomy: too much of a good thing?
    Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton's proposal to roll back school autonomy has generated predictable controversy. Whether called decentralization, school-based autonomy or principal's autonomy, devolution of authority to schools has been a recurring...
  • Colleges look to virtual reality tours to enhance recruiting

    Payton Ricci stood in her living room with what looked like a tissue box strapped to her face. When she slid it over her eyes, she could see a college campus in Lacoste, France. Looking up, she saw the town's vibrant blue skies. Looking down, its...
  • Medical students celebrate their next steps at annual 'Match Day'

    Medical students celebrate their next steps at annual 'Match Day'
    University of Maryland School of Medicine senior Caitlin Carnell opened a white envelope at the Hippodrome Theatre on Friday and saw light at the end of a tunnel: the long-distance phase of her young marriage was coming to an end. Carnell, 26, walked...