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  • UC Irvine wants President Obama as graduation speaker in June

    UC Irvine wants President Obama as graduation speaker in June
    Five years ago, UC Merced students successfully persuaded First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at their commencement ceremony that spring. They had bombarded her with hundreds of valentines and pulled every possible political string between Central...
  • University of Maryland hacked; 309,000 Social Security numbers stolen

    University of Maryland hacked; 309,000 Social Security numbers stolen
    The names and Social Security numbers of more than 309,000 students and staff from the University of Maryland, dating back to 1998, were stolen in a "sophisticated" security attack that penetrated recently bolstered defenses, the school’s...
  • Alonzo P. Hairston, lawyer

    Alonzo P. Hairston, lawyer
    Alonzo P. Hairston, a retired Baltimore lawyer who was one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died Jan. 30 of a blood clot at ManorCare Health Services in Overland, Kan. The former Original Northwood resident was 94. The son of the Rev....
  • Headphones fueling increase in serious accidents, experts say

    Headphones fueling increase in serious accidents, experts say
    Trains have rumbled through the heart of Hampstead for nearly all of the Carroll County town's 125-year history. Horn blasts from passing trains are a part of everyday life in the community. So are headphones, earbuds and all manner of modern digital...
  • UCI chancellor expected to be new Ohio State University president

    UCI chancellor expected to be new Ohio State University president
    Michael V. Drake, chancellor of UC Irvine, is expected to be named the new president of Ohio State University. Drake, who has been chancellor at UCI since 2005, is expected to be introduced at an Ohio State Board of Trustees meeting Thursday afternoon, ...
  • UC Irvine chancellor named new Ohio State president

    UC Irvine chancellor named new Ohio State president
    Michael V. Drake announced Thursday that he is stepping down as chancellor of UC Irvine to become president of Ohio State University. Drake, 63, who has been chancellor at UCI since 2005, will leave June 30, according to a statement made Thursday by the...
  • Black Sox footage emerges, documented after decades

    Black Sox footage emerges, documented after decades
    It's one of the most significant sports film discoveries in recent years, offering up a new look at the 1919 World Series, when eight Chicago White Sox players allegedly conspired with gamblers to lose games to the Cincinnati Reds in what became known...
  • Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor

    Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor
    William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
  • Ford hoping to tap thirst for fuel efficiency with phone app contest

    Ford Motor Co. will offer a $25,000 first prize for whoever makes the best phone app for fuel efficiency. The Ford Personalized Efficiency Challenge runs through July 24. Anyone entering has to work through the automaker's OpenXC research platform....
  • Dating dangers: Young love's dark side

    Dating dangers: Young love's dark side
    Editor's note: In light of a recent shooting at Nordstrom, we are re-visiting expert advice in this Heidi Stevens article about helping children avoid dating abuse.  Dating abuse among teenagers has reached alarming levels, and many parents aren't...
  • Coppin State again targeted for transformation

    Coppin State again targeted for transformation
    When Tasha Wilkie helped out in the math department as an undergrad at Coppin State University, she dealt with some students who came in without basic skills. They didn't know their multiplication tables or how to work with fractions. "We have...