| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Isidor Saslav, a former Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and Peabody Institute violin teacher, died of complications from cancer Jan. 26 at a hospital in Tyler, Texas. The former Mount Washington resident was 74.
Born in Jerusalem, he moved...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Cheryl Ashe has had a lifelong love of reading and although she was a librarian for years, it wasn’t her first professional choice.
Ashe’s love of books eventually would lead her to produce her own show, “Have You Read,” on WNIT...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Twenty-first birthdays can be memorable or not remembered at all.
Indiana University student Nick El Khoury had more reason to celebrate Wednesday night than merely reaching the age to legally go to bars.
El Khoury and partner Murat Kacan teamed up to...
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In terms of donations, arts and culture was Americans’ fastest-growing charitable cause in 2012, rising an estimated 7.8% to $14.44 billion, according to a leading annual research report on charitable giving.
Donations to education rose second-...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 5:27 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Encouraging faculty members to collaborate with professors outside their departments and students to gain a global understanding would be top goals for Elrie LaBrent "Brent" Chrite, one of the finalists for the job of next chancellor at...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:26 AM
In testimony before President Barack Obama's Gun Violence Task Force on Jan. 9, Dr. Paul Appelbaum, a Columbia University professor and former president of the American Psychiatric Association, said that the Newtown, Conn., tragedy, coming so soon after...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:12 AM
Candidates for governor, all of them, campaign on jobs, more jobs for Indiana and vast improvement in the state's economy. When elected, they brag about accomplishments in job creation, especially in seeking re-election. And they leave office citing a...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:03 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parents of an Indiana University student missing for more than 18 months are marking their daughter's 22nd birthday with a nationwide plea for information that might help them find her.
Lauren Spierer went missing about 4:...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 9:48 AM
WASHINGTON -- Yet another reason to revere Calvin Coolidge is that he thought the Chicago Bears were a circus act. In the 1920s, professional football was small beer compared to the already big business of college football. Which today prospers partly...