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  • 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...
  • NO: Public agency serves vets better than the private market

    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 veterans, at over 1,700 hospitals,...
  • Private college counselors expand their reach in South Florida

    Private college counselors expand their reach in South Florida
    An increasingly complicated and expensive college admissions process has spawned a growing industry in South Florida: college advisers and ancillary admissions assistants, such as essay editors, application consultants and test prep specialists. The...
  • Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season

     Virginia Tech AD focused on 'fan engagement' this football season
    Virginia Tech sold out 93 consecutive home football games from 1998-2012, a streak that reflected not only the Hokies' national emergence but also college football's burgeoning appeal. Last year, fans filled Lane Stadium once in six dates, again mirroring...
  • In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East

    In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East
    It's winter 2011, and I am living in Istanbul. I wander old streets in Turkey's cultural capital, past thousand-year-old mosques that were once churches, trying to understand the place that has become my home. Streets day and night are thronged by young...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    SUSAN M. SALVADOR was appointed vice president of enrollment and student affairs at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township. Salvador, Ed.D., has an international reputation and professional record in higher education. Prior to joining...
  • Deborah W. Alper, Hopkins director

    Deborah W. Alper, Hopkins director
    Deborah W. Alper, former director of intellectual property management and business development at the Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health, died July 13 of complications from Lyme disease at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • UC enrolling more new students from other states and nations

    UC enrolling more new students from other states and nations
    The number of new UC students from other states and nations will continue to increase this fall, extending a trend that university officials say is financially necessary but critics say is changing the nature of a beloved state institution. The...
  • Hope Alexander, executive director of new business development, Walbridge

    Hope Alexander, executive director of new business development, Walbridge
    Hope Alexander has joined construction firm Walbridge as executive director of new business development. She will focus on expanding the firm’s presence in Chicago. Alexander has worked in the Chicago architecture/engineering/construction industry...
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...