| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:25 AM
This year may have been Johnny Crain's last at North Central College, but he certainly left on a high note.
The recent graduate finished his Cardinal running career with an individual national championship in the 10,000 meters, ending one of the most...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Sobered by indiscriminate job losses and mounting education debt, consumers of ongoing education are demanding more evidence their newly minted degrees will pay off in the job market. Schools are responding with new curriculum and placement-tracking...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Two Towson University students edged out 170 other teams to win a national debate championship held in Indiana this week, the second time in recent years a Towson team has netted national debate honors.
Ameena Ruffin and Korey Johnson, both from...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:04 AM
If the name Anita Hill means anything at all to you, you won't need any encouragement to see a compelling documentary featuring this usually private woman talking with exceptional candor and insight about the events that made her an instant national...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Developers citing new scientific evidence are pressing to end federal protections for the California gnatcatcher, whose status as a threatened species has barred development in many areas of prime Southern California coastal real estate for two decades....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:32 PM
When Austin Holland was being considered for his job as the sole seismologist at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in 2009, his interviewer posed a wry question: "Are you going to be able to entertain yourself as a seismologist in Oklahoma?"
Back then, the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Too much pasta landed three University of Oklahoma athletes on the wrong side of the NCAA rule book.
The unusual case, first reported Wednesday by the Oklahoman, came after the trio attended a graduation banquet in 2013. To restore their eligibility,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:45 PM
WASHINGTON – The United States could be losing its edge in science and technology as emerging nations rapidly increase their investment in research and development, according to new indicators released Thursday by the National Science Board....
| May 24, 2014
| 6:59 PM
When Clyde Snow testified at the 2006 genocide trial of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the defendant confronted him with a question Snow futilely yearned to answer.
As one of the world's foremost forensic anthropologists, the wisecracking, chain-smoking...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial?
This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Super Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study says that the lids worn by opposing quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, not to...