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  • Joyful learning experience in JCCs

    An academic enrichment program is opened inside local Jewish community centers. This program, Grasp Learning, prepares children to learn independently in a joyful and supportive environment. Its model is to provide turn-key academic support within non-...
  • Great white shark population is healthy and growing, new census shows

    Great white shark population is healthy and growing, new census shows
    A new census study shows there are more than 2,400 white sharks off California and suggests that existing protective measures should be maintained because they are increasing the size and health of the population. The study by a 10-member team led by...
  • Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher
    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92. The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
  • The future of universities: The digital degree

    From Oxford's quads to Harvard Yard and many a steel and glass palace of higher education in between, exams are giving way to holidays. As students consider life after graduation, universities are facing questions about their own future. The higher-...
  • The meningitis outbreak we weren't ready for

    The meningitis outbreak we weren't ready for
    During the last two years, there have been a couple of outbreaks and sporadic cases of bacterial meningitis that federal health agencies failed to address with sufficient aggressiveness. It could have been much worse, and the experience should serve as...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Ten Connecticut Students to Receive College Scholarships As Lieberman Scholars

    The Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund announced today that five Connecticut students who are headed to college in the fall will be the second class to receive scholarships from the Fund, which was launched a year ago. In addition, five students...
  • Aaron Swartz doc tracks successes, struggles of Highland Park native

    Aaron Swartz doc tracks successes, struggles of Highland Park native
    Pop culture right now likes to portray techie innovators as entrepreneurs. Think Mark Zuckerberg in "The Social Network" or the amiable malcontents of the HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley." All their efforts — all that substantial brain power...
  • What ailing pteropods tell us about climate change

    What ailing pteropods tell us about climate change
    Pteropod, meaning "wing foot," refers to a group of animals that have neither wings nor feet as we usually think of them. Instead, these seagoing snails get their name from wing-like extensions they use to swim (the "foot" being the muscular portion of...
  • Police need warrants to search smartphones, Supreme Court rules

    WASHINGTON A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday dialed up privacy protections for the 21st century, ruling that police need warrants before searching smartphones. In an emphatic decision, the court said smartphones must be screened off from warrantless...
  • Student Academy Awards Announce Winners

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced its 15 winners for the 41st Student Academy Awards competition. Academy members voted the winners from a field of 49 finalists with this year seeing first-time honors go to students from...
  • More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases

    More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases
    Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters. All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...