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  • U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases

    U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases
    The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education. Both schools have...
  • Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive

    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive
    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64. "There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
  • Sexual assault investigation policy revised at UC

    Sexual assault investigation policy revised at UC
    Moving to strengthen its sexual assault policies, the University of California announced new guidelines Friday that require administrators to report more types of violence and harassment and provide more support and protection for victims. The changes...
  • Less Driving On Campus

    Because of climate change and energy insecurity, a major policy challenge of the first half of the 21st century will be to maintain mobility with less energy consumption. Put another way, we all need to drive less. One place where this is being done,...
  • Hacking incidents prompt universities to rethink balance between openness, security

    Hacking incidents prompt universities to rethink balance between openness, security
    In the two weeks between recent revelations that hackers stole data on students, alumni and faculty from the University of Maryland, College Park and the Johns Hopkins University, nearly 360,000 records were swiped in similar attacks at schools in...
  • A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets

     A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In almost every sense, Emilio Vicente is an American success story. He grew up a shy kid in the North Carolina mill town of Siler City. His parents, who moved there when he was 6, had little formal education and worked long,...
  • Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent

    Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent
    Maria Trent lived in the Columbia neighborhood of Running Brook during the early 1970s while her dad worked on a doctorate at the University of Maryland, College Park, and her mom taught at Waterloo Elementary. She was just 3 years old when her family...
  • Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer

    Bad vibrations? Truck drivers at risk for aggressive prostate cancer
    Warning: Driving a truck for a living can be hazardous to your health — if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, researchers said Tuesday. Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men, and in most cases it’s basically...
  • Hypnosis: You are getting sleepy ... and calm, and thin, and ...

    Hypnosis: You are getting sleepy ... and calm, and thin, and ...
    Ever wonder why some people, even under adverse circumstances, set goals and achieve them effortlessly? Some of them, undoubtedly, are hard-wired to succeed. They just set themselves in a direction and their mind handles the rest. But that ability is...
  • Carrying on after losing partner to breast cancer

    Carrying on after losing partner to breast cancer
    During their marriage, Sam and Jenny Mitchell always shared the parenting duties. But they knew a time would come when Sam would manage their 7-year-old daughter on his own. Just days before Jenny died of breast cancer in April, "She told me she knew...
  • Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?

    Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?
    Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too. For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...