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  • 'Eaters' senior on point

    'Eaters' senior on point
    College basketball had been tough enough for Kassandra McCalister. Injuries, personal tragedy and a change of schools all contributed to four years and three collegiate seasons that were considerably less satisfying than her charmed high school career....
  • Local schools see benefits from good behavior program

    Local schools see benefits from good behavior program
    At Stevens Forest Elementary School in Columbia, fifth-graders delight when good behavior leads to rewards, from earning shiny trophies to playing Nintendo Wii with the principal at recess. In fact, they say they've had so much fun being respectful,...
  • Adler Planetarium names Michelle Larson new president

    Adler Planetarium names Michelle Larson new president
    Michelle Larson's faculty page at Utah State University displays a picture of her cozying up to a bust of Albert Einstein. Lego Albert Einstein. That combination, science with a populist face, is a pretty fair summation of what she'll have to bring...
  • Field Museum to cut staff and research, refocus mission

    Field Museum to cut staff and research, refocus mission
    Battered by the recession and a high debt load, the Field Museum on Tuesday announced plans to cut staff, overhaul its operations and limit the scope of its research. A comprehensive plan being drawn up by museum officials also could include changes to...
  • Rotary member will travel to Japan

    Rotary member will travel to Japan
    Jewel Price of the Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club has been selected to lead the club’s Group Study Exchange to Japan this fall. Among the seven candidates, officials said, Price has exhibited outstanding leadership, exceptional organizational skills...
  • No Chicago schools make top 10 most trans-friendly

    No Chicago schools make top 10 most trans-friendly
    Campus Pride, an organization for LGBT student leaders and campus groups, has released its first list of the U.S. colleges and universities that are the most friendly to transgender students. The top 10 list includes schools like Princeton University...
  • Chicago universities among nation's most LGBT-friendly

    Chicago universities among nation's most LGBT-friendly
    When it comes to LGBT inclusiveness, two Chicago schools are at the top of the pack, according to a recently released list by Campus Pride. The organization, which promotes safety for LGBT students in higher education, named both the University of...
  • Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards

    Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards MANDY NGUYEN GPA: 4.28 School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
  • Longtime UCI faculty member named interim provost

    Longtime UCI faculty member named interim provost
    Administrator Susan V. Bryant has been named the interim executive vice chancellor and provost at UC Irvine. Bryant, a biologist, will replace Michael R. Gottfredson, who is leaving to assume the position of president of the University of Oregon on Aug....
  • Doctors: Supreme Court BRCA gene patent ruling benefits patients

    Doctors: Supreme Court BRCA gene patent ruling benefits patients
    When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...
  • Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor

    Dr. William Blake, UM School of Medicine professor
    Dr. William Dewey Blake, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine professor who was chairman of the department of physiology, died of cancer Sunday at his Bath, Maine, home. The former Bolton Hill resident was 94. Born in Summit, N.J., and...