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  • History Channel to Launch Online Course for College Credit

    The college classroom is embracing television, as A&E Network's History channel has partnered with the University of Oklahoma to offer the very first television network-branded online course for credit. Enrollment for the "United States, 1865 to the...
  • Steinberg: Are athletes really students?

    For the past 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake, "paper classes," according to an independent report issued recently. Advisors funneled student athletes into programs to keep them eligible. The...
  • College | National champion runner looks ahead

    College | National champion runner looks ahead
    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...
  • USC Provost Garrett to become first female president of Cornell

    USC Provost Garrett to become first female president of Cornell
     Cornell University on Tuesday tapped USC's provost, Elizabeth Garrett, to be its next president, naming a woman to the post for the first time and continuing a trend toward female leaders of the elite Ivy League's campuses. Garrett, 51, who is also...
  • Is continuing education worth the investment?

     Is continuing education worth the investment?
    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...
  • Apodaca: Time for commencement speeches to graduate?

    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....
  • Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher

    Developers seek end to federal protections for California gnatcatcher
    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....
  • Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes

    Oklahoma coming to terms with unprecedented surge in earthquakes
    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...
  • Clyde Snow dies at 86; forensic anthropologist read old bones' secrets

    Clyde Snow dies at 86; forensic anthropologist read old bones' secrets
    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...
  • Christian B. Hennion, partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman

    Christian B. Hennion, partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman
    Christian B. Hennion was promoted to partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman in Chicago in the Financial Services. He focuses on financial services and asset management matters. Hennion received his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois...
  • Five Questions with DDG CEO Ahsin Rasheed

    Five Questions with DDG CEO Ahsin Rasheed
    Design company DDG may be based in Brewers Hill, but it never let Baltimore define it. Founded in 1979, the firm's focus is commercial work — shopping centers, movie theaters and hotels, including landmark mixed-use developments, such as the...