| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:39 PM
During the last two years, there have been a couple of outbreaks and sporadic cases of bacterial meningitis that federal health agencies failed to address with sufficient aggressiveness. It could have been much worse, and the experience should serve as...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:29 AM
The Chrysler Museum of Art has selected Erik H. Neil as its next director.
Neil, 50, is director of the Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland, where he has served since 2010.
“Erik Neil comes to us with a strong sense of the essential role a...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Donald C. Allen, a retired corporate lawyer who was a founder of the Baltimore law firm of Allen, Thiebolt and Alexander, died Thursday at his home in Jackson, Wyo., of pancreatic cancer. He was 82.
The son of Donald E. Allen, a meat inspector, and...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Each month we take a snapshot of recent local-author releases that have come to our attention. Here's this month's list.
"Connected" by Alvin "King Pen" Jones. Fiction/Urban. Jones, a Newport News native who is currently incarcerated, stated...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani on Wednesday became the first woman to be awarded the Fields Medal, mathematics' equivalent to the Nobel Prize.
The professor at Stanford University in California was among four Fields Medal recipients at the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Call them the seven wonders of interstellar space: Tiny specks of dust captured by a NASA spacecraft may be the first material from outside the solar system ever caught and brought to Earth.
Researchers studying the contents of a capsule returned to...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards.
Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Greg Jenko, 50, has joined Ernst & Young as a principal in the firm's Information Technology Transformation Advisory practice. He had been a global managing director at Accenture. He is a graduate of Princeton University.
| Aug 12, 2014
Some years ago, faculty and administrators at Princeton University looked around and asked, "Why are so many of our students getting A's?" Grade inflation seemed to be a real phenomenon in New Jersey's Ivy League school, with A's accounting for nearly...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:16 AM
"The Biggest Loser" is changing up its format by having 20 former athletes compete this season, and one is former WNBA standout Vanessa Hayden of Orlando.
Hayden, 32, is currently a child welfare specialist. She attended the University of Florida,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:17 AM
A Georgetown University student died Tuesday after apparently contracting meningitis, the university said.
Andrea Jaime, a 19-year-old from Miami, was a sophomore in the school of nursing and health studies, Georgetown said in a statement. She had...