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  • Colleges find teachers need teaching, too � on how to teach

    KENNESAW, Ga. Michele DiPietro had his listeners in stitches with his impressions of dumb things college students say in class. Then he sobered them up with advice about how they could do their own jobs better, how to handle such recurring classroom...
  • Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014

    Sally Hunter Wiley, 1947-2014
    It took drive and ambition for Sally Hunter Wiley to become one of the first female media directors at Chicago ad agency Leo Burnett, where she steered campaigns for clients such as McDonald's during her three-decade career. Mrs. Wiley didn't slow...
  • Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist

    Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist
    Dr. Michael Beer, former chairman of the department of biophysics at the Johns Hopkins University who was an environmentalist who worked diligently to clean up and protect Stony Run and the Jones Falls, died Aug. 22. He was 88. Dr. Beer was dining...
  • Public agency serves vets better: Front Burner

    In his second inaugural address in 1865, Abraham Lincoln urged the nation "to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs provides free health care to more than 6.2 million...
  • Carole Garcia: Voice of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office

    Carole Garcia: Voice of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office
    Carole Garcia worked more than a quarter century in the rough-and-tumble world of law enforcement in Central Florida, but co-workers remember her as always professional and proper. "She was the definition of a lady," said Osceola County Sheriff Bob...
  • James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014

     James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014
    James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930. Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
  • Prostate cancer doesn't always mean treatment

    Prostate cancer doesn't always mean treatment
    "Cancer" is a very scary word, which is why being diagnosed with prostate cancer can trigger a dramatic reaction in men and doctors that can do more harm than good, new studies report. About 1 in 7 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in their...
  • When companies flee U.S. tax system, investors often don't reap big returns

    WASHINGTON August 18 (Reuters) - Establishing a tax domicile abroad to avoid U.S. taxes is a hot strategy in corporate America, but many companies that have done such "inversion" deals have failed to produce above-average returns for investors, a...
  • NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction

    NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction
    On Sept. 4, 2010, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, I was part of what the public address announcer proudly told us was the largest crowd ever to watch a football game anywhere in the world, college or pro. There were 113,090 that day filling the...
  • Michigan freshman Austin Hatch shares special bond with John Beilein

    Michigan basketball coach John Beilein putting his left arm around Austin Hatch on Wednesday at the Davidson Player Development Center in Ann Arbor symbolized their unique connection. The 61-year-old Beilein and 19-year-old Hatch are now that close,...
  • Religiosity associated with less depression in elderly: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - In a study of older adults, religious participation was correlated with better mood. People in the study who often attended religious services were less likely to report symptoms of depression during the two-year...