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  • Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice

    Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice
    Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...
  • Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally

     Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally
    The president of Chicago-based Roosevelt University was paid nearly $1.8 million in 2012, making him the fifth highest-paid private university president in the country that year, according to an annual survey of college presidents' compensation. The...
  • Smart people offer workplace advice for 2015

    Smart people offer workplace advice for 2015
    As another year comes to a close, I once again turn the reins of I Just Work Here over to some of the kind and quite-a-bit-smarter-than-me folks who appeared in this year's columns. I asked them to share some advice for workers, bosses and managers as...
  • Citizenship 101: Too many Americans are ignorant of the basics of democracy

    Citizenship 101: Too many Americans are ignorant of the basics of democracy
    In 1954, when the Supreme Court ruled that segregated public schools were unconstitutional, Chief Justice Earl Warren emphasized the importance of public education as a crucible for good citizenship. “Today,” Warren wrote, “education is...
  • Wharton plans business conference series on Cuba

    MIAMI The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is the first out of the gate to announce a high-level Cuba conference. Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton School's online research and business analysis journal, and The Lauder Institute at the...
  • Gains made in concussion research

    For decades, researchers have been seeking a blood test that could diagnose a concussion and tell whether it is severe enough to cause lasting brain damage. In a big step toward that holy grail, University of Pennsylvania scientists have found that a...
  • HEALTHBEAT: In a lab that looks like a bar, researchers hunt new ways to curb heavy drinking

    The tequila sure looks real, so do the beer taps. Inside the hospital at the National Institutes of Health, researchers are testing a possible new treatment to help heavy drinkers cut back — using a replica of a fully stocked bar. The idea: Sitting...
  • After making bionic arm, UCF students flooded with requests for help

    After making bionic arm, UCF students flooded with requests for help
    They were strangers, desperate for hope in far-flung places, as they wrote about surviving mutilation or dealing with birth defects. The stories of pain and heartache flooded the college students' emails. It was an overwhelming response for the...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    Kutztown University recently honored Professor Cheryl Hochberg, Dr. Todd Underwood and Dr. Adrienne Oakley, during the faculty recognition ceremony. Dr. Hochberg, chairperson of the Department of Fine Arts, received a Chambliss Faculty Research Award; Dr....
  • Mayors against hunger raises over $60K and other company news

    Mayors against hunger raises over $60K and other company news
    "Mayors Against Hunger" raise over $60K Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski joined several mayors from across the state recently for a fundraising event that raised over $60,000 for the Second Harvest Food Bank in the Lehigh Valley. The "Mayors Against Hunger"...
  • State college student reports sex assault in dorm

    A California University of Pennsylvania student on probation for a 2013 harassment case is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her dormitory room. Cameron Valon Hall, 23, of East McKeesport, Allegheny County, allegedly assaulted the woman around...