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  • UC proposes steady tuition hikes

    UC proposes steady tuition hikes
    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...
  • Feeble Fido: Scientists dig into key to extend dogs' lives

    Feeble Fido: Scientists dig into key to extend dogs' lives
    When Daniel Promislow jogs with his Weimaraner, Silver, it pains him to see age creeping up on the 11-year-old canine. "Month by month, he gets slower and slower," said Promislow, an evolutionary geneticist at the University of Washington. His other dog,...
  • Democrats playing the race 'deck' in midterm elections

    Forget the race "card." In this election, Democrats have been playing the entire race "deck." The Wall Street Journal has listed some of the more outrageous ads and flyers designed to frighten African-Americans into believing that all opposition to...
  • Study: Mileage Improvements Save Nation a Month's Worth of Gas

     
    Since October 2007, Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle of the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute have been tracking the month-to-month progress of the fuel economy for new vehicles sold in the U.S. In that time, this overall "window...
  • Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton

    Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton
    Long before he would be awarded a Nobel Prize, Martin L. Perl liked to do his own plumbing repairs. He usually had spare time, and he clearly knew the physics, his oldest son, Jed, recalled. And Martin Perl was, first and foremost, a hands-on...
  • Bettis Named A Walter Camp Honoree

    Bettis Walter Camp Honoree Former University of Notre Dame and All-Pro running back Jerome Bettis is the recipient of the Walter Camp Football Foundation's 2014 "Man of the Year" award. Bettis currently is an ESPN analyst. ... Natalie Sheary of West...
  • Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize

    Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize
    Northfield native Charles Engelman said he is still in shock after he was selected as the winner in a national contest sponsored by National Geographic, in which he will receive a $50,000 grant to launch his "dream expedition." "To be completely honest,...
  • Football: One Hit Too Many

    Football: One Hit Too Many
    Last month, UConn quarterback Casey Cochran stunned fans by announcing that he was quitting football after suffering a concussion, the last of several he absorbed playing the game he loved. The son of legendary high school coach Jack Cochran, Casey...
  • Hopkins is hypocritical on academic freedom

    Hopkins is hypocritical on academic freedom
    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...
  • Michigan AD says he will not resign or fire coach Brady Hoke

    Michigan AD says he will not resign or fire coach Brady Hoke
    Embattled University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon, in an interview with the school paper, said he has no plans to resign or fire football coach Brady Hoke. Brandon also responded to the thousands of Michigan students who are calling for...
  • 3 high school football players die in 1 week after collapsing on field

    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...