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  • Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside

    Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside
    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...
  • Howard H. Seliger, Hopkins biology professor

    Howard H. Seliger, Hopkins biology professor
    Howard H. Seliger, a retired Johns Hopkins University biology professor who fulfilled a childhood fascination with fireflies by later investigating the science behind their light-making properties, died of coronary artery disease Dec. 20 at his Mount...
  • Police arrest 5 teens in connection with string of robberies on Purdue campus

    Police arrest 5 teens in connection with string of robberies on Purdue campus
    Five Lafayette teens were arrested in connection with a series of strong-arm robberies on the Purdue University campus in late October. Walter Akil Jones, 18, was charged with three counts of robbery with bodily injury and three counts of theft. Marqesse...
  • Purdue students concoct safe energy drink

    Purdue students concoct safe energy drink
    A popular energy drink made here in Indiana is under scrutiny. The founder and CEO of 5-hour energy is strongly defending his product after claims that it led to 13 deaths in the past four years. In the midst of this controversy, a group of Purdue...
  • Students say artwork is eerie reminder of teen who fell and died

    Students say artwork is eerie reminder of teen who fell and died
    A piece of art outside a downtown apartment building where a teenager fell to his death in September is getting some tough reviews. The artwork, which depicts a man with his hands on the ground and legs in the air, is supposed to show a man breakdancing,...
  • Purdue frat suspended for alcohol, hazing violations

    Purdue frat suspended for alcohol, hazing violations
    A Purdue University fraternity was suspended for violating the university’s alcohol and hazing regulations, announced officials Thursday. Beta Theta Pi, located at 150 Littleton St. will be suspended until May 4, 2013.  Following their suspension,...
  • Purdue University helps 5-year-old fight disability

    Purdue University helps 5-year-old fight disability
    Every child wants to run around, ride a bike and just play in the park. Lucas Resch can't do those things. He was born with a birth defect that makes his left leg far shorter than his right. Traditional prostheses make his legs even, but do not give him...
  • Baltimore storyteller Jon Spelman makes debut performance of 'Prostate Dialogues'

    Baltimore storyteller Jon Spelman makes debut performance of 'Prostate Dialogues'
    After Jon Spelman got the bad news, he found himself thinking often and at odd moments about "Moby-Dick." Perhaps that's because the behemoth that was attacking the Baltimore storyteller was as submerged, unreasoning and unpredictable as any great white...
  • New helmet developed in Indiana could better protect kids against concussions

    New helmet developed in Indiana could better protect kids against concussions
    A new football helmet, made right here in Central Indiana, could soon change the way youth football players are protected on the field. Despite rule changes and even state laws designed to protect against concussions in football, experts say children are...
  • High school football coaches deal with struggle to keep players safe

    High school football coaches deal with struggle to keep players safe
    As a defensive tackle, Poly coach Larry Webster experienced full-contact practice almost every day of his 20-year playing career, usually twice a day. It wouldn't be easy for the former Raven to adjust to coaching a football team that could soon be...
  • Friends recall aftermath of teen's fatal plunge from balcony

    Friends recall aftermath of teen's fatal plunge from balcony
    Friends of a teen who fell five stories to his death from a balcony are recounting what happened. Xavier Somerville died Monday after police broke up a party where many of those in attendance were drinking. Somerville was a Lawrence Central High School...