| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:40 AM
Chris Pratt was teased about his early acting roles while being roasted Friday night at Harvard University, where he received the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year award by America's oldest undergraduate drama troupe.
Earlier in the day, Pratt visited...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Gov. Tom Wolf nominated Duquesne University law school Dean Ken Gormley and Centre County President Judge Thomas Kistler to fill vacancies left by the retirement of two state Supreme Court justices last year.
Wolf said Wednesday the nominations were...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 7:54 PM
In a North Philadelphia school that has captured the attention of Allentown educators, 14 ninth-graders sit at round tables, their eyes on the instructor who is holding a brain.
"Who felt the brain last week?" asks Diana Huang, a Temple University...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 11:01 AM
But what’s her favorite flavor?
We’re not sure which we love more—Amy Poehler or pudding. So it’s only fitting that Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals has named her its Woman of the Year, which the university announced...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:04 PM
A recently released survey of 150,000 college freshmen found that 9.5% had frequently felt depressed in the last year, up from 6.1% in 2009. As such numbers rise, some colleges balk at the idea of being "caretakers" for their psychologically fragile...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:05 PM
Harvard University banned professors from having “sexual or romantic relationships” with undergraduates -- a much more stringent policy than what some of California's largest and most prominent universities have on the books.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:18 PM
Even as a young man, Ashton Carter had eclectic interests, earning degrees in physics and medieval history at Yale, and a doctorate in theoretical physics from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
"There was no relationship between them...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:00 AM
When 15 California community colleges received preliminary approval to offer four-year degrees recently, officials touted the move as a way to provide highly trained workers at a lower cost, especially for technical jobs in fields such as medicine and...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:31 PM
Patty Gerstenblith was working as a research associate at the Cincinnati Art Museum in the late 1970s when a cumbersome project and an ownership dispute over a statue got her interested in the law.
After an art scholar discovered there were large...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 2:00 PM
In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation.
Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics:...
| Feb 26, 2015
The Event: Some 438 friends and supporters flocked to funky Metro Chicago on Jan. 29 to help raise money for Friends United for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Their good deed was rewarded with an acoustic concert by composer/musician, Michael Franti.