| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:04 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One warm afternoon last September, IUPUI biology professor Christine Picard went out on campus, plopped some rotten chicken meat into a container, opened the lid and waited for the smell of decaying flesh to draw the flies to...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The former No. 2 administrator at Michigan State and a recent finalist to head up several other public universities around the country has been nominated to be the next chancellor of UC Riverside, officials announced Thursday.
Kim A. Wilcox, who is an...
| Sep 9, 2013
Elmhurst residents who tune into Sunday evening's Miss America broadcast (on ABC) will have a chance to cheer for a hometown favorite as this year's Miss Illinois, Brittany Smith, competes for the 2014 title.
Smith, 23, was born and raised in Elmhurst...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Six area students who plan to pursue or are pursuing health care careers were honored recently as the recipients of the Medical Staff Scholarship Award at a Chambersburg Hospital medical staff meeting.
• Brianna Dade of Waynesboro, Pa., is a...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:53 PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — How much former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels earns in his new job as president of Purdue University will depend on factors like graduation rates, student debt and academic excellence.
Board of Trustees Chairman Tom...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 3:05 PM
The first thing that strikes the senses walking in the front door is the smell of mothballs.
Their presence is for the preservation of hundreds of military uniforms that stand on mannequins or hang on coat hangers jammed cheek to jowl in nearly every...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Thursday's $765-million settlement between the National Football League and 4,500 retired NFL players underscores two key facts about traumatic brain injury: that it is difficult to prove and measure -- especially many years after the fact -- and that its...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Stephen M. Ross, who devoted years to studying novelist William Faulkner and was a retired National Endowment for the Humanities official, died of a stroke Aug. 21 in Philadelphia. The Catonsville resident was 69.
His wife, Carol Kolmerten, said he...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:20 AM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University police say they're investigating a knife attack near one of the West Lafayette campus' lecture halls.
A campus alert sent early Friday says that an assault involving a knife occurred about 3:40 a.m....
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Visitation was held Sunday for a Purdue student from Mishawaka who was found dead in his West Lafayette apartment late last week.
An autopsy for 21-year-old Aaron Bulger was conducted Saturday, but results have still not been released.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:50 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indiana Govorner Mitch Daniels is finding himself in the middle of another controversy surrounding academic freedom.
When Daniels was pushing to keep liberal historian Howard Zinn's readings out of Indiana classrooms...