| Mar 28, 2012
| 1:42 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Studies have hinted that diet-soda lovers could face higher risks of diabetes and heart disease, but new findings suggest that overall diet may be what matters most in the end.
Several studies have found that people who...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Dr. T.J. Arant was inaugurated as Friends University 13th president Friday.
Arant was unanimously selected by the Friends University Board of Trustees and took office July 2011. He previously served as executive vice president and provost at Mount...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Big news out of Landover, a suburb of Washington D.C., this morning:
2tor Inc. raised $26 million in a fourth major round of investment, and plans to use the money to expand its reach into the higher-education online degree market. The Landover-based...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 8:45 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sean Chua expected the hunt for his first job after college to be tough. After all, he watched his brother struggle to find a position when he graduated back in 2008.
But his fears were unwarranted. The 21-year-old justice major at...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Walter N. Ernst, 80, of Oakland, Maine, loving husband of Susan J. Ernst, died April 4, 2012, at Thayer Hospital, Waterville, Maine.
He was born in 1931 in Hagerstown, Md., the son of Walter N. Sr. and Alma Marie (Beard) Ernst. He was raised in Richmond,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:35 AM
A rash of student athletes leaving college early to join the ranks of professional athletes is prompting increasing discussions about the decisions of those students.
It's a particularly problematic issue for college basketball. The NFL has a rule that...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Boys in the United States are starting puberty earlier than ever, according to a new study publishing in the November issue of the journal Pediatrics.
In the study, lead author Marcia Herman-Giddens from the University of North Carolina's School of...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Emily Ransom, 29, described political sentiment during the presidential elections of her college days as somewhat hidden — the discourse was there for those who sought it out, yet it wasn’t in your face.
But Facebook was just emerging when...
| May 7, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Mary-Marguerite Kohn, the popular co-rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church who was an outspoken advocate for social justice, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of gunshot wounds she suffered Thursday in a double shooting at her Ellicott City...
| May 24, 2012
Over the past decade, the nation's war on obesity has targeted some fairly obvious culprits, including fast food, pastries, fried foods and soda.
But recent scientific studies and a new government-sponsored documentary that aired last week on HBO have...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:39 AM
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — John Edwards’ defense team rested Wednesday without calling the two-time Democratic presidential candidate or his one-time mistress to the witness stand, a sign of confidence after presenting little more than two days...