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  • '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...
  • Romney Sweeps Tuesday's Primaries; Declares Race with Obama

    (CNN) -- Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, and he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama. The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win...
  • Romney Sweeps 5 Primaries; Declares Race is on with Obama

    Romney Sweeps 5 Primaries; Declares Race is on with Obama
    After Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama. The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win in...
  • More hospitals allowing visits from patients' pets

    More hospitals allowing visits from patients' pets
    Ask patients in some area hospitals which caregivers they most look forward to seeing, and they'll say the ones with hairy faces and bad breath. For Sean Harris, they were his dogs Diesel and Wilson. For Michael Friedman, it was the family pooch,...
  • Tracking Wallace Stegner's footprints in Vermont's earth

    Tracking Wallace Stegner's footprints in Vermont's earth
    Wallace Stegner wrote books about the American and Canadian West, so it's understandable that people consider the longtime California resident a Western author. Stegner, a prolific novelist, essayist, conservation advocate and professor at Stanford...
  • 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...
  • College Park leaders laud proposed merger between state's largest research universities

    A merger of the state's major research universities in College Park and Baltimore would remove significant barriers to medical and scientific collaboration, said elected officials and academic leaders Friday at a hearing on the proposed combination of the...
  • Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope

    Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope
    All her life, Lindsay Shipp knew that she was dying. As a baby, she would cry after eating, and salt collected on her forehead. The diagnosis was cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic disease that, at the time, meant a life expectancy of 18 years. The...
  • Retiring CEO Edward Miller reflects upon his time at Hopkins

    Retiring CEO Edward Miller reflects upon his time at Hopkins
    Johns Hopkins Medicine faced a leadership crisis in 1996 when Dr. Edward D. Miller came in as interim dean of the school of medicine. The former dean and the former hospital president had feuded openly, leaving Johns Hopkins in limbo with no vision for...
  • College special ed: More institutions serving students with intellectual disabilities

    College special ed: More institutions serving students with intellectual disabilities
    Like many high school graduates, Jennifer Gans, of Glen Ellyn, wanted to go to college. But developmental delays put her in a population of students that few colleges serve: those with "intellectual disabilities." Now Gans, 25, is a proud graduate of...
  • New Penn State President Says "My Purpose Will Be To Listen"

    New Penn State President Says "My Purpose Will Be To Listen"
    The following are remarks by the new President of Penn State, Rodney Erickson.  The Board of Trustees officially made Erickson the university's new President Friday morning.  He replaces Graham Spanier, whom the board fired Wednesday night in the wake...