| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition hikes — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students.
For undergraduates who are California...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:25 AM
On an archaeological dig in Arizona in the 1960s, something gnawed at paleontologist Larry Agenbroad every time human artifacts were uncovered. The excavation team went wild taking photographs and planning articles to burnish their credentials. But they...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:46 PM
On sunny days, the harbor sparkles as Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank looks out from his Tide Point corner office. Across the water, he can see Canton and Fells Point, where his development firm is turning Recreation Pier into a 128-room hotel.
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
On Sept. 26, an interdisciplinary cohort of students, faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University answered President Ronald Daniel's call to join the conversation on academic freedom, which he wrote, "deserves dialogue and debate" ("Hopkins welcomes...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:47 AM
A Long Island, N.Y., teen died Wednesday after colliding with an opponent during a high school football game. He was the third high school player in a week to die after being on the field.
Tom Cutinella, a high school junior and linebacker on the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The University of Michigan admits that it mishandled the injury to quarterback Shane Morris.
Both the school's president Mark S. Schlissel and its athletic director Dave Brandon addressed the issue in two separate statements Tuesday as the public fervor...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:27 PM
University of Michigan students started a petition this week calling for the ouster of athletic director Dave Brandon in the wake of the football team's missteps, and a rally was held Tuesday night in Ann Arbor to support the cause.
The rally Tuesday...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
What will Connecticut's public schools look like in decades to come? Everyone hopes, of course, for a brighter future, especially for struggling urban schools. Many, including Damaris Gonzalez, are not willing to wait.
Like thousands of other parents,...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Peter Mandell, a professional bassoonist, had been comatose for nearly two months when he began to move his fingers.
His wife, Sarah, a stand-up bass player, said Peter started to "air bassoon" the Mozart bassoon concerto on her hand.
"It was a very...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
In his own words: Andy Baylock, Mansfield
His paper route was in the Corbin Heights area of New Britain. He wrote that being a carrier "was a great training ground ... dependable, accountable, responsible, caring, self-disciplined, loyal. [The] tough...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Dr. Nicholas Vick, former chair of the neurology department at NorthShore Evanston Hospital, was known for his advancements in the research and treatment of brain tumors, but also for his extraordinary compassion.
"He was a highly, highly intelligent...