| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:51 AM
When it comes to LGBT inclusiveness, two Chicago schools are at the top of the pack, according to a recently released list by Campus Pride.
The organization, which promotes safety for LGBT students in higher education, named both the University of...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 2:44 PM
H. Samuel Case, who taught human physiology and exercise science at what is now McDaniel College for four decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster.
The longtime Westminster resident was...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Often, growers know why part of their crop field doesn't grow as well as another area. It may be because of poor drainage or a sandy soil type or a chronic nutrient deficiency or even a recurring disease or pest problem.
But, sometimes, the cause...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:07 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It took Mario Parker-Milligan less than a semester to decide that he was paying too many fees to Higher One, the company hired by his college to pay out students’ financial aid on debit cards.
Four years after he opted out,...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The gap between federal support for agricultural research at large public universities and private investment continues to grow - and the divide comes with increased threats to academic freedom and more instances of meddling in the...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Donald G. Orrick, DDS, passed away peacefully on June 8, 2012, at the age of 83.
He was born Feb. 22, 1929, to Earl and Viola Orrick who preceded him in death.
He attended Emmanuel Missionary College (Andrews University) in Berrien Springs, Mich. He...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 10:34 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As a political science major at Ohio State University, Ida Seitter says, she lit up many a cigarette to help her through the stress of exam season. Right or wrong, they were her security blanket as she toiled through college....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Last week, I started down the road talking about the Land Grant Act, which established colleges of agriculture and mechanics.
As you might remember, the Land Grant Act gave 30,000 acres of public land to each state for each of its senators and...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:48 PM
The Lehigh Valley is rampant with Penn State loyalists, and I know I haven't endeared myself to some of them with things I've written and said about Joe Paterno.
That gave me pause as I considered whether to weigh in on his life and death.
Yes, I did...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Today is the day local high school student-athletes can make their college choices official. National Signing Day allows local stars to accept scholarship offers from college programs. It is just as rewarding for the college coaches because they now...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 1:26 PM
A new study on the Home Affordable Modification Program estimates that 800,000 foreclosures could have been prevented if large mortgage servicers had been better equipped to deal with the crush of troubled homeowners who needed help.
The report comes...