| 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 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...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:20 AM
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...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 12:48 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:51 AM
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...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards
School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy
Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 6:44 PM
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....
| Mar 22, 2012
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...
| May 16, 2012
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.....
| Jan 28, 2013
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...