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  • Law student campaigns for Democratic nomination

    Law student campaigns for Democratic nomination
    While law student Mohammed "Mo" Khan campaigns for the Democratic nomination for the 20th District state representative seat, he said he's looking forward to possibly challenging incumbent state Rep. Michael McAuliffe (R-20th) in the November general...
  • In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
  • Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?

    Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?
    From January to March, the academic calendar is dominated by the admissions process. You can find me this time of year poring over hundreds of grad school applications. In my 10 years of reading such applications, I have borne witness to an alarming...
  • 48 Oak Lawn seniors banned from graduation ceremony

    48 Oak Lawn seniors banned from graduation ceremony
    Oak Lawn Community High School senior Mason McCarthy will not be walking across the stage with his friends at graduation Wednesday night. He is one of 48 seniors who are not being allowed to participate because they falsified documents related to their...
  • Simulator trains autistic teens to drive better

    Simulator trains autistic teens to drive better
    Will the dog run into the road? Is that pedestrian on the sidewalk about to step into the street? In a virtual world, a sophisticated driving simulator at the University of Virginia, autistic teens reacted appropriately to nonhuman cues and hazards, but...
  • Donald Bogue, University of Chicago sociologist, 1918-2014

     Donald Bogue, University of Chicago sociologist, 1918-2014
    Donald Bogue, a longtime sociology professor at the University of Chicago and a widely regarded demographer, studied the movement and habits of people on distant continents as well as closer to home. Mr. Bogue, 96, died of natural causes Monday, April...
  • Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator

     Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator
    The incoming director of student services at Winnetka Public Schools District 36 said she'll bring previous experience in special education and blended early childhood education programs at other districts to the job she starts May 27. The school...
  • Frank Pooler dies at 86; choral director mentored the Carpenters

    Frank Pooler dies at 86; choral director mentored the Carpenters
    Frank Pooler, a longtime choral director at Cal State Long Beach who is credited with helping the 1970s pop group the Carpenters develop their signature sound, has died. He was 86. Pooler died Jan. 19 in his Los Alamitos home after a short battle with...
  • Next 90 days could be crucial for O'Malley

    Next 90 days could be crucial for O'Malley
    For Martin O'Malley, the next 90 days will likely be the most important that remain in his tenure as Maryland's governor. As the General Assembly opens its 2013 session Wednesday, O'Malley will be looking to cap a record that many people believe he...
  • Eileen H. 'Pat' van Breemen, 88, worked to help children with learning disabilities

    Eileen H. 'Pat' van Breemen, 88, worked to help children with learning disabilities
    Eileen H. "Pat" van Breemen, an advocate for children suffering from learning disabilities and a Wicomico County political activist, died Tuesday, from multiple organ failures, at her Salisbury home. She had recently celebrated her 88th birthday. The...
  • PASSINGS: Dyer Brainerd Holmes, T.S. Cook, Joel Schaeffer

    Dyer Brainerd Holmes NASA manned space flight director Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...