| 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...
| 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 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...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:47 PM
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...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:50 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 8:02 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:20 PM
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,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:21 AM
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,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:09 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:56 PM
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...