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  • 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....
  • Getty gets NEH grant to organize huge contemporary art archive

     
    The Getty Research Institute has received a $230,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to help it organize a huge archive on modern and contemporary art that it acquired last summer. The NEH announced $17 million in grants, including $1.4...
  • 3 Ways to Slim Down for Summer

     
    The dreaded bathing suit season is upon us. I don't know about you, but bathing suits make me think of one thing: my muffin top, and not the edible kind. If you have a muffin top of your own that you wish to lose, use these tricks. Sleep when it’s.....
  • New Orange security director oversaw campus police expansion

     
    Orange schools have hired a new director of school safety and security, a position that will be at the heart of the district's response to Orange County mayors and police chiefs, who have been pushing for a larger role in school security planning over the...