| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Diversity has become corporatized on American campuses, with scores of bureaucrats and administrators accentuating different pedigrees and ancestries. That's odd, because diversity does not mean any more "variety" or "points of difference," at least as it...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Kenneth Huh and his parents have the same conversation over and over at the dinner table. They want to discuss the John Marshall High School junior's medals in the speech and interview portions of the Academic Decathlon earlier this month.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Hurricanes are projected to get ever more fierce and destructive, but researchers say offshore wind farms can tame those tempests and protect coastal cities.
Scientists at Stanford University and the University of Delaware used sophisticated computer...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:38 PM
A table buried in a 230-page federal court filing stamped "highly confidential" details part of the facilities arms race overtaking college athletics.
Unsealed earlier this week in Ed O'Bannon's antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA, the table shows...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Americans now have more computer power in their smart phones than did the Pentagon in all its computer banks just 30 years ago. We board a sophisticated jet and assume that the flight is no more dangerous than crossing the street.
The downside of this...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Although Parkland grad Chris Renaud's "Despicable Me 2" lost to "Frozen" another local face won at the Oscars when Muhlenberg's Bryson Kemp was one of six college college presented the Student Academy Award by actor Channing Tatum. Student filmmaker Kemp,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday, setting the stage for potential dramatic change to the college sports landscape.
Peter Sung Ohr, in...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Speed hasn’t been ruled out as a factor in a highway crash that killed three Minnesota college juniors who were members of a nationally ranked ultimate frisbee team, authorities said Saturday.
Five Carleton College students were packed into a 1997...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
WASHINGTON — As international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions stall, schemes to slow global warming using fantastical technologies once dismissed as a sideshow are getting serious consideration in Washington.
Ships that spew salt into...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The Festivals of Arts Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $90,000 in grants to nonprofits in Laguna Beach.
The recipients include the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach College of Art + Design, Laguna Beach Live!, No Square Theater and the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:10 AM
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has pulled ahead of chief rival Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of the top U.S. business schools.
Booth moved up to No. 4 from...