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  • Atty. Gen. Holder plays catch-up on criminal justice

    Atty. Gen. Holder plays catch-up on criminal justice
    In his speech to the American Bar Assn. on Monday, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. sounded more like a fierce critic of the federal criminal justice system than its formal leader. He described some federal mandatory minimum prison terms as "excessive" and...
  • Are college presidents worth their eye-popping salaries?

     
    Evidently not. The Chronicle of HIgher Education has posted a list of the top 100 salaries of public-university presidents (by total compensation package: Graham B. Spanier Pennsylvania State University at University Park $2,906,721 (1st) Jay Gogue Auburn...
  • Cal made you a deal, and selling cars was never the same

    Cal made you a deal, and selling cars was never the same
    For Patti Williams, it was all about the jingle. "'Go see Cal, go see Cal, go see Cal,'" she sang, laughing. "He had a dealership in Anchorage where I lived, and I grew up seeing his commercials." Today, Williams is a professor of marketing at the...
  • New statistics show dangers of texting while walking

    New statistics show dangers of texting while walking
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- You do not have to go far to see for yourself how distracted people on their cellular telephones can be.  A new study shows injuries due to the distraction have more than doubled in the last few years.  The problem is amplified on...
  • Amanda Belichick Named Interim Coach Of Wesleyan Women's Lacrosse Team

    Amanda Belichick followed in the footsteps of her father, Patriots coach Bill Belichick, by attending Wesleyan University. She's continuing to follow in his footsteps with the pursuit of a coaching career -- which will continue at Wesleyan. Amanda...
  • Of "the" I sing

    At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University. That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
  • McManus: The Ohio presidential equation

    McManus: The Ohio presidential equation
    If there's a ground zero in this presidential campaign, it might just be the parking lot of a downscale shopping center in North Columbus, Ohio, halfway between Papa John's Pizza and Payless Shoes. Here, in the empty shell of a former Kohl's department...
  • College leaders urged to make personal commitment to student success

     
    College presidents must take a more personal role in changing campus culture to ensure that more students graduate, a group of higher education leaders meeting in Los Angeles were told Monday. “Presidents focus on the inflow but don’t pay too....
  • 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...
  • Four public university presidents make collective $9.2 million

    Four public university presidents make collective $9.2 million
    Four presidents at public research universities made a collective $9.2 million in fiscal year 2012, with the top earner of the group making much of his money because he was fired, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education....
  • Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks

    Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks
    A doctor might ask for a patient's family disease history, or exercise or smoking habits, but whether they have trouble getting food onto the table or paying energy bills is unlikely to appear on any clinic questionnaire. Those sorts of factors could...