| Apr 13, 2012
| 9:07 PM
In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:01 PM
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....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 5:15 AM
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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Sarah Kickler Kelber, an editor in the features department since 1999, has been blogging for The Baltimore Sun since 2005, when she started the reality TV blog Reality Check. Because watching and writing about hours of television just wasn't enough, she's...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 6:58 AM
James Randolph Quick, 78, of Harbor Springs, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 1, 2011, at his residence in Little Traverse Township.
Born Feb. 4, 1933, in Castle Rock, Wash., Jim was the son of Randolph and Thelma (Price) Quick. Jim was raised in his beloved...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:12 PM
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,...
| Dec 16, 2011
— If Doug McMakin's latest experiment is successful, it's going to save travelers some time and hassle at the airport someday soon.
They won't have to take off their shoes when they go through security, because a scanner will examine their feet and...
| Dec 15, 2011
Loren Miller Jr.
Longtime Superior Court judge
Retired Superior Court Judge Loren Miller Jr., 74, the second of three generations of his family to serve on the bench in California, died Dec. 5 of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary...