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  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    ALLAN CHEN has been named chief information officer at Muhlenberg College. Chen is currently the chief information officer at Menlo College in Atherton, Calif. Chen served from 2007-12 as assistant dean of law technology and academic computing at...
  • Holloway declares District 4 Board of Supervisors candidacy

    A self-proclaimed fiscal conservative is throwing his hat into the ring for the District 4 York County Board of Supervisor race this fall. Robert Holloway, 59, recently announced his plans to run for the District 4 seat that's being vacated by George S....
  • Olympic Heights High class of '95 plans reunion

    Olympic Heights High class of '95 plans reunion
    The year was 1995 and Olympic Heights' Lions led a 57-50 upset victory over Wellington in the Boca Raton Holiday Tournament in high school basketball. Forty members of the Olympic Heights Student Council donated food, clothing and toys to 100 people who...
  • College Update: Crescenta Valley's Ashby concludes stellar Stanford career

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Erin Ashby (Crescenta Valley High, 2011) Stanford University softball senior: Following a high school career filled with team success and many an individual accolade at the All-Area,...
  • Graduation gifts should reduce groupthink

    This is the season of college graduations, and many people may be wondering what kinds of gifts would be most appropriate for young people leaving the world of academia and heading out to face the challenges and opportunities of adulthood in the real...
  • Spying on an ex via Facebook is no way to get over breakup

     Spying on an ex via Facebook is no way to get over breakup
    After a breakup, the urge to check out how your ex's life is progressing is hard to resist. A whopping one-half to two-thirds of Facebook users have gone on the site to check up on a former partner, according to research by Tara C. Marshall, lecturer in...
  • Crossing the global border

    TUSCANY, Italy -- Northern and central Italy are not on the southern Mediterranean. But somehow thousands of refugees from Africa, Asia and the Middle East are everywhere here -- as is true of much of the European Union. Some sleep on park benches. Many...
  • How effective are virtual schools? US study seeks answers

    How effective are virtual schools? US study seeks answers
    The U.S. Department of Education is funding a $1.6 million, three-year study of the effectiveness of virtual schooling in Florida, one place where online learning is fast growing. University of Michigan economics and education professor Brian Jacob says...
  • Elgin family helps launch March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center

    Elgin family helps launch March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center
    An Elgin family helped the March of Dimes, University of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Duke University School of Medicine Tuesday morning in announcing the launch of a new March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center....
  • March of Dimes launches genetic research center in Chicago

    March of Dimes launches genetic research center in Chicago
    Studying how discrimination and poverty might alter gene regulation and lead to premature births will be a major focus for a new research center launched Tuesday in Chicago. Bringing together scientists at three medical institutions, the new March of...
  • Glen Burnie West: Grads have accomplished by 18 more than most have in a lifetime

    Glen Burnie West: Grads have accomplished by 18 more than most have in a lifetime
    North County High School's Class of 2015 accomplished milestones that are still goals for many folks twice their age. They published books, broke records, traveled the world, established patents and won prestigious awards and scholarships. Assistant...