| Dec 14, 2014
Gertrude Keeys' belief that education was the key to success was instilled in her as she grew up in Louisiana in a family of educators that included her grandfather, one of that state's first African-American college professors.
For more than three...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:54 AM
For Winnetka resident Jeffrey Kriezelman, stepping up as the Israel Cancer Research Fund's 2014 Man of Distinction this month was preceded by a sequence of events that he describes as "beshert," a Yiddish term for destiny.
Kriezelman, 67, credits his...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:13 AM
They have been part of American horticulture — and culture — for nearly 150 years, yet Japanese gardens remain a mystery for many people.
That doesn't have to be the case. According to Tim Gruner, the garden curator/head of horticulture at...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Don Bacigalupi is going from helping one billionaire debut an art museum to another.
Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas said Monday he has chosen Bacigalupi, president of billionaire Alice Walton's Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, as...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:09 PM
When Lehigh University professor Yujie Ding and his wife proposed to develop technology for NASA in 2010, the $600,000 project was supposed to be carried out by their small Center Valley company in conjunction with Ding's lab at Lehigh.
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:46 PM
APOPKA — Hundreds of students at Apopka High School roamed the halls Tuesday proudly wearing T-shirts, polos and sweat shirts that some have affectionately nicknamed "nerd wear."
Emblazoned with logos and "Academic Consortium of Scholars," the...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"[O]ne man appears to be a more eligible dispenser of the mercy of government, than a body of men."
— Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 74
Every politician wants a legacy — an issue or institution that evolves far beyond the official's...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The Lauderhill Broncos youth football league continues its rich legacy of turning out quality football standouts and academic stalwarts under the banner of the Greater Miami South Florida Pop Warner football. The Broncos are one of twenty-four programs...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Environmental Systems Design Inc. has promoted Zackery House to senior vice president. House, 37, leads the firm's technology consulting team. House has a master's degree in operations management from University of Arkansas College of Engineering and a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Most school children love a field trip.
The term "field trip" originally designated an excursion to collect specimens for botanists, geologists and their ilk.
But by the 20th century, the term had evolved to indicate any sort of trip out of the...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards.
Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...