| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:11 PM
William Kieschnick, a chemical engineer who in the 1980s led the Atlantic Richfield oil company and used his executive skills to help stabilize the fledgling Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, has died. He was 90.
Kieschnick had Parkinson's...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Two of the emerging providers of online college classes, Coursera and edX, are announcing significant expansions in the numbers of campuses that will join their organizations and offer free courses. The high-powered competitors, both founded last year,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:52 AM
Think of Dorry Segev and Sommer Gentry as intellectual magpies.
The glittery ideas they filch from fields as diverse as swing dancing, systems analysis, water skiing and medicine seemingly have little in common. But Segev and Gentry weave them together...
| Jan 18, 2012
Wylie W. Vale Jr., a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla and an internationally renowned expert on brain hormones who led a team of Salk researchers that discovered the brain hormone that triggers the body's reaction to...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:44 AM
Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong is an avid sports fan. He fondly remembers his days as a track star at Yale.
"I'm supposedly a friend of the NCAA," the University of Pennsylvania professor emeritus said. "I've received awards from the NCAA and I treasure them."...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:28 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - What if the generation that once rocked out to The Who's "hope I die before I get old" line actually does?
Most retirement plans and federal budget projections assume baby boomers -- those Americans born between 1946 and 1964 --...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The Orange County School Board is recognizing tonight its top one percent — nearly 100 students admitted to top colleges from amongst about 10,000 high school graduates this year. The district's traditional high schools provided the names of their...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The Lehigh Valley chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will have an induction ceremony/banquet on Friday May 4 at the Northampton Community Center in which five new members will be inducted. For tickets and other info, call...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:09 PM
A Rice University student accidentally broke a campus window while streaking.
Apparently he broke the window using his rear-end.
And did we mention it is going to cost him $15,000?
| Jun 27, 2012
The following students have earned accolades, degrees and honors at colleges and universities:
Alex Vanko, of Towson, graduated magnum cum laude from the College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts in biology and a minor in philosophy....
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:02 PM
SAN DIEGO -- President Barack Obama Tuesday named a San Diego biomedical engineering professor as a recipient of the National Medal of Science.
Shu Chien of UC San Diego is one of seven eminent researchers chosen for the annual honor, The White House...