| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:52 AM
A former Purdue University student who admitted killing a fellow student on campus in January has been found dead in prison of an apparent suicide, a state prison official said on Wednesday.
Cody Cousins, 24, was found unresponsive Tuesday night in...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:40 PM
New leaders have been approved at Florida's top two public universities.
Former Florida House Speaker John Thrasher will lead Florida State University while Cornell University Provost W. Kent Fuchs will lead the University of Florida. The State...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The University of Florida hired Cornell Provost Kent Fuchs as its 12th president on Wednesday.
There were no protesters. No screaming matches. No idle threats.
No naked attempt to undercut the public and open process.
In short, it was a very...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:48 PM
A former Purdue University student was sentenced on Friday to 65 years in prison for shooting and stabbing to death a fellow engineering senior that he envied, in front of about a dozen students in a lab class in January.
Cody Cousins, 24, of Warsaw,...
| Sep 3, 2014
Museums needn't be stuffy places full of old bones, and people who don't think there's anything of interest inside may not be looking hard enough.
Coming up is a chance to rectify all that. More than 1,000 museums from coast to coast will offer free...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Rahadi Lohman's challenge was to replace a worn track pad button on a five-year-old Hewlett-Packard laptop.
But first he had to carefully remove a foot-long panel and safely put aside a collection of tiny screws.
"The left click button is worn away so...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The Virginia Zoo is all about animals – and, increasingly, all about plants.
There are more 10 themed gardens that make up the zoo's 53-acre experience. There's the White Garden with its cooling ambiance of pale flowers. There's the fiery...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:40 PM
During periods of economic hardship, worries about post-graduation jobs can lead students to play it safe, choosing the most marketable major they can find. So it's no coincidence that practical fields of study like engineering and business are booming....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows.
Using a plane that was...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Whether you're trying to lose weight or simply focus on a heart-healthy eating regimen, a growling stomach can interfere with your eating goals. Hunger is a normal body reaction and survival mechanism. But in today's environment of ample food...