| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:24 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who live within a half-mile of lots of parks and fields go on fewer walks than those who don't have much parkland nearby, a new study from Australia suggests.
The findings run contrary to the notion that people get more...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 11:26 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put this divisive social issue back on their agenda in the middle of a presidential election...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:20 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin.
Both claimed their race was a primary reason for their rejection. Both filed civil rights lawsuits, and the Supreme Court...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:31 PM
This week's graduating class at Barry University is about to get bigger.
Retired NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal will graduate Saturday with a doctoral degree in education from the Miami Shores university. His 7-foot-1 frame will don a red-and-black...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:43 AM
David S. Sedney, Class of 1969, is the recipient of John Carroll School's Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award.
Sedney exemplifies the four outcomes of a John Carroll education: a strong sense of self, excellence in achievement of personal and professional...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:59 PM
As a private Catholic institution, St. Maria Goretti High School is unique from other public schools because students from all over the area can attend classes there.
Many students hail from different hometowns or even different states, but once a...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Students at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge remain evacuated from campus Monday afternoon four hours after police received a call claiming there was a bomb on university grounds.
East Baton Rouge Parish police took the 911 call at 10:32 a.m....
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will once again confront the issue of race in university admissions in a case brought by a white student denied a spot at the flagship campus of the University of Texas.
The court said Tuesday it will return to...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The Supreme Court cast doubt Tuesday on the future of affirmative action at the nation’s colleges and universities, agreeing to hear an appeal from a white student in Texas who seeks an end to "racial preferences" in college admissions.
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
FARMINGTON, Pa. — Clayton Rotz, of Chambersburg, Pa., had yet to accomplish what he did in the first two rounds of the 96th Pennsylvania Open. After a 6-under 66 to open on Monday, Rotz followed on Tuesday with the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 8:45 AM
(CNN) -- Editor's note: Harry and Rosemary Wong are authors of "The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher." Harry is the recipient of the National Teachers Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award, and Rosemary is the recipient of the...
| Dec 2, 2012
Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute
Dr. Peter Campbell is the newest neurosurgeon at Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute in Hagerstown.
He joins fellow neurosurgeons John R. Caruso, Brian Holmes, Neil Patrick O’Malley and Michael G....