| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A veteran educator with experience in California and Texas was named Wednesday as president of California State University Long Beach.
Jane Close Conoley, 66, is currently serving as dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Grab your books and your pencils ... oh, wait it’s 2013. Grab your laptop, tablet and phone. We’re going back to college.
But before heading back to campus, it’s time for a QuickFire Challenge. The cheftestants are joined by Padma and...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 2:55 PM
The best quarterbacks in University of Virginia history — Shawn Moore, Aaron Brooks and Matt Schaub — did not play as true freshman.
No surprise. Any college coach worth his courtesy rig will tell you quarterbacks, more than any, are better...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 3:57 AM
Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer senior Patrick Miller, one of the top offensive tackle prospects in the nation and a Sun Sentinel Super 11 selection, has verbally committed to LSU, according to Dwyer assistant coach Paul Meunier.
The 6-foot-7, 280-pound Miller...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:04 PM
As an oil painter in college, Elizabeth Cook expected to pursue the life of the typical aspiring American artist: get an advanced degree, move to a big city, embark on a future of creative struggle.
Then she attended an exclusive arts workshop in New...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Every morning, around 5 a.m., before the sunlight splashes on the beige bedroom walls of the weathered farmhouse in Upperco, Charlene Miller stirs, yawns — and prays.
Thank you, Lord, for helping me come through the night.
She doesn't get up....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 5:15 PM
It's only been seven months since word began to filter out to Maryland players that Ralph Friedgen was being dismissed as coach.
As they worked out in the unyielding heat Tuesday drenched in sweat, several players said it felt as if much more time had...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster."
The comedian, actor, radio...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:49 AM
Jupiter High's Tyler Cameron, one of the top quarterback prospects in the state for the Class of 2012, committed to the University of South Florida on Tuesday evening.
Cameron chose the Bulls over other finalists LSU, Purdue and Illinois. In all, he...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 5:19 AM
Neither injury nor inexperience has prevented Tyrod Taylor from earning the Baltimore Ravens’ trust and respect. He’ll be their No. 2 quarterback in Sunday’s opener against the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers.
A rookie from Hampton High...
| 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...