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  • Daniel M. McGuiness, retired professor

    Daniel M. McGuiness, retired professor
    Daniel M. McGuiness, a retired associate professor of writing at Loyola University Maryland who influenced a younger generation of editors and writers, died Nov. 18of Parkinson's disease. He was 69. "Dan was a born teacher because his way of teaching...
  • Close relationships tied to ovarian cancer survival

    Close relationships tied to ovarian cancer survival
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with ovarian cancer may have somewhat better survival odds when they feel emotionally supported by family and friends, a new study suggests. Researchers found that of 168 ovarian cancer patients, there were 95 deemed...
  • Dr. Ernst F. L. Niedermeyer

    Dr. Ernst F. L. Niedermeyer
    Dr. Ernst Friedrich Lepold Niedermeyer, who was a leading researcher, author, clinician and pioneer in the field of electroencephalogy and its use in epilepsy and other brain research, died Thursday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The...
  • 'Change agent' for the Field Museum

    'Change agent' for the Field Museum
    In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
  • Has breastfeeding been oversold?

    Has breastfeeding been oversold?
    If I could sum up my breast-feeding ordeal in one image, it would be me sitting in a hospital bed with one of my newborn sons cradled in my arms. Above me hovers the lactation consultant, her complexion dewy, her curls buoyant. She clearly hasn't...
  • No Chicago schools make top 10 most trans-friendly

    No Chicago schools make top 10 most trans-friendly
    Campus Pride, an organization for LGBT student leaders and campus groups, has released its first list of the U.S. colleges and universities that are the most friendly to transgender students. The top 10 list includes schools like Princeton University...
  • Herbert Nipson dies at 95; helped broaden Ebony magazine's audience

    When Herbert Nipson joined Ebony magazine's editorial staff in 1949, the publication, founded just four years earlier in Chicago, had a target readership of urban African Americans, and its stories reflected that sensibility. But as the civil rights...
  • Report: U. of I. email probe points to ex-official

    Report: U. of I. email probe points to ex-official
    The University of Illinois president's former chief of staff on Friday denied sending two controversial anonymous emails, even through a report issued just minutes earlier determined they came from her laptop, while it was in her possession. Lisa...
  • Embattled University of Illinois staffer stays on amid controversy

    Embattled University of Illinois staffer stays on amid controversy
    University of Illinois president Michael Hogan’s embattled former chief of staff is to be paid $109,000 a year as a tenured psychologyfaculty member, though campus officials might challenge her employment. Lisa Troyer resigned as chief of staff...
  • The non-merger

    The non-merger
    Some of the hottest fields for research (and those with some of the greatest potential to drive Maryland's 21st century economy) are in the intersection between engineering and medicine. The University of Maryland's engineering program, which is on the...
  • PASSINGS: Dave Gavitt, Wilma Lee Cooper, James Speed, James N. Rosenau, Yuli Ofer, Kurt Ziebart

    PASSINGS: Dave Gavitt, Wilma Lee Cooper, James Speed, James N. Rosenau, Yuli Ofer, Kurt Ziebart
    Dave Gavitt Coach led organization of Big East Conference Dave Gavitt, 73, one of basketball's most influential leaders in the last three decades, died Friday in a hospital near his hometown of Rumford, R.I., after a long illness, his family said....