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  • Search Firm Faulted For Overlooking 'Ph.D.' Claims In Carter's Past; Says It Will Make Good

     Search Firm Faulted For Overlooking 'Ph.D.' Claims In Carter's Past; Says It Will Make Good
    You're in front of a Google search screen. You type in "Terrence Carter" — in quotation marks — and then add Chicago, his hometown. Hit "Enter." On the first page of results there's a link for some speakers' biographies for a 2011...
  • Ex-Congressman: Think Twice Before Giving Ph.D. To Controversial School Chief Candidate

     Ex-Congressman: Think Twice Before Giving Ph.D. To Controversial School Chief Candidate
    Terrence P. Carter's embattled quest to become New London's school superintendent took another unexpected turn this week, when a former member of Congress advised Lesley University to think twice before awarding Carter a Ph.D. — as it is scheduled...
  • Appetite for condo eateries has vanished

    The restaurant industry is rough enough. It's even rougher when your primary business is real estate during a monster recession. Steve Kodsi found out the hard way last week when he closed two restaurants he operated in the bottom of one of his...
  • Life is a highway with a hairpin happiness curve

    We all want to be happy, don't we? Well, if you're dissatisfied, frustrated or downright miserable, cheer up. There's apparently a cure for you. Even better, it will materialize automatically. Just sit and wait; the very anticipation of its arrival...
  • On the Cheap: Save on gift-wrap one way or another

    Here's a statistic that will have you reaching for the newspapers in your recycling bin. "If every American family wrapped just three presents in re-used materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields." That's according to the...
  • Mike London believes that academic powers can win on the field

    Mike London believes that academic powers can win on the field
    - Mike London is used to coaching at academic-oriented schools - The team's second-semester GPA was its best in 10 years - London: Winning is a priority, but so are academics Spare Mike London the trite, tired and patently false notion that the...
  • Top Gun football camp lands in James City County

    Top Gun football camp lands in James City County
    As a former campaign manager for Sen. Bill Bradley and New Jersey Gov. Jim Florio, Doug Berman is no stranger to logistical migraines. This week's Top Gun football camp in James City County figures to further challenge his planning skills. With more than...
  • Restoration Porsche - Part 1

    I became the owner of a 1967 Porsche 912 in March 2009, a few months after my brother Alan died unexpectedly of a heart attack in California, where he lived. At a memorial service for him on the campus of Stanford University, his wife offered me Alan&...
  • Lender 2.0: Kiva's Premal Shah

    Lender 2.0: Kiva's Premal Shah
    I could just see the eyebrows rising around the room. I was moderating a panel on philanthropy not long ago, and on my left, Premal Shah, the president of Kiva.org, was talking animatedly about how much fun Kiva donors had, competing with each other, in...
  • Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh learned his trade working for his dad

    Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh learned his trade working for his dad
    At first blush, Jim Harbaugh's career arc appears familiar: Star player migrates to coaching, works as a college assistant, dabbles in the NFL, returns to campus as a mid-major head coach and parlays success there into a headliner gig. But wait. How...
  • Even a stripped-down 'Heights' still resonates

    Even a stripped-down 'Heights' still resonates
    The 2008 Broadway musical "In the Heights," the story of a mostly Latino community struggling to both move up and stay together, is now in its waning days as a touring attraction. Since the show last was in Chicago — in late 2009 — the...