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  • L.A. Philharmonic musicians are tuned to idiosyncrasies to stay sharp

    L.A. Philharmonic musicians are tuned to idiosyncrasies to stay sharp
    He lifts the woodwind and dampens the reed. Fingers press silver keys. Shoulders broaden, eyes narrow. A mournful note rises like the hush of a winter afternoon slipping to dusk. He follows the long lines, breath draining from him — until silence — when he releases the keys, looks up and begins anew.
  • Peter R. Orszag: Scott Walker's risky university experiment

    It's hard to believe that Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to cut $300 million from the University of Wisconsin's budget over the next two years would allow the school to maintain its quality. Walker would prohibit the university from raising tuition during...

    10 things you might not know about football coaches

    10 things you might not know about football coaches
    The Bears' John Fox hunt has ended with the hiring of the former Denver coach to replace Marc Trestman. And ex-Bear Jim Harbaugh was recently introduced as coach at the University of Michigan, where he'll make $7 million his first year. Talk about pay...

    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board adds two trustees

    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board adds two trustees
    The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board of trustees has elected management consulting executive Joseph Christopher "Chris" Simmons and university representative Y. Ping Sun to serve as foundation trustees. Simmons of McLean is a former managing...

    The 'cyberwar' against cancer gets a boost

    The 'cyberwar' against cancer gets a boost
    Tel Aviv — Two years ago, Prof. Eshel Ben-Jacob of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy and Rice University's Center for Theoretical Biological Physics made the startling discovery that cancer, like an enemy hacker in cyberspace,...