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  • Stephen M. Ross, Faulkner expert

    Stephen M. Ross, Faulkner expert
    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...
  • Aiming high: Students at USC attempt to launch rocket into space

    Aiming high: Students at USC attempt to launch rocket into space
    In the northern Nevada desert, student engineers from the University of Southern California's Rocket Lab in Los Angeles say they are trying to make history Friday evening by sending a student-built rocket into space. By the time the rocket motor burns...
  • About Preston Jones

    About Preston Jones
    J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., serves as dean of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship.  In this capacity, Jones is responsible for providing the leadership necessary in furthering the Huizenga...
  • Head injuries in one football season cause measurable brain damage

    Head injuries in one football season cause measurable brain damage
    For college athletes who get through their sport's season concussion-free, new research suggests it may be too early to breathe a sigh of relief. Following a season of grueling practices and hard-fought games, football and ice hockey players who had...
  • Purdue launching executive MBA program in Chicago

    Purdue launching executive MBA program in Chicago
    Purdue University is launching an executive MBA program in Chicago aimed at professionals in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math, the Indiana school and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office announced Monday. The 16-month weekend...
  • 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...
  • Rose Parade 2013: Indiana road trippers 'just want to see it in person'

     
    Rose Parade 2013: group traveled from Indiana to enjoy festivities...
  • Rose Parade 2013: Thousands gather for New Year's celebration

     
    Rose Parade 2013: thousands gather for annual New Year's Day celebration...
  • Norman Goldstone dies at 86; engineer saved Watts Towers

    Norman Goldstone dies at 86; engineer saved Watts Towers
    Norman J. "Bud" Goldstone, a former aerospace engineer who devised and directed the 1959 stress test that saved the Watts Towers from the wrecking ball by proving that the world-famous landmark was structurally sound and safe, has died. He was 86....
  • Power of a 'Tiger'

    Power of a 'Tiger'
    "Don't tiger mother me!" my daughter replied the other evening in response to the obligatory nightly homework question. Eye-rolling and laughter ensued, and it became clear that the phrase "tiger mother" had entered the national lexicon. Since The Wall...
  • Drowned in corn: Grain bin deaths hit record

    Drowned in corn: Grain bin deaths hit record
    The three young workers sank into a funnel of corn that pulled them down like quicksand toward the bottom of the giant grain bin. Wyatt Whitebread, 14, started screaming as the kernels moved past his chest, up his chin and over his head within a matter...