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  • ESU announces expansion of College of Business Management and other company news

    ESU Announces Expansion of College of Business Management East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania recently announced the expansion of its College of Business and Management with the transfer of the digital media technologies and economics...
  • Two children's books about middle schoolers between cultures

     Two children's books about middle schoolers between cultures
    A recent report from the University of Wisconsin's Cooperative Children's Book Center reveals the persistence of a diversity gap in literature for children and adolescents. In 2014, only 112 books for young people featured Asian/Pacific and Asian/...
  • ResearchKit: Five things to know about Apple's medical apps

    The tools in Apple's ResearchKit could give researchers more data to work with by making it easier for people to offer themselves up to science, but even supporters say the data won't be appropriate for every study. Here are key things to know:...
  • Northwestern girls peaking at right time

    Northwestern girls peaking at right time
    For the third straight year, the Northwestern girls basketball team is in the Colonial League finals. The Tigers were one of the preseason league favorites but once regular-season play began, they didn't look like a team poised to return to the league...
  • Son of billionaire casino magnate Neil Bluhm invests in competitor

    Son of billionaire casino magnate Neil Bluhm invests in competitor
    The son of Chicago billionaire Rivers Casino owner Neil Bluhm and one of his top executives have invested in a rival video gaming operation even as the elder Bluhm backs a campaign to rein in video poker's growth in Illinois. Unite Here, a national hotel...
  • Brian Sutton-Smith dies at 90; psychologist turned play into work

    Brian Sutton-Smith dies at 90; psychologist turned play into work
    With his chums in the windy hills outside Wellington, New Zealand, Brian Sutton-Smith came to know a thing or two about how to have fun. The friends swooped over an abyss on ropes tied to a pine tree, yelling out the name of the legendary boy who...
  • Secrets and scandals good enough for fiction, but some of it's true

    Secrets and scandals good enough for fiction, but some of it's true
    Growing up in Baltimore as the child of Trinidadian immigrants, Lauren Francis-Sharma saw her hardworking parents pursue the American dream, while holding fast to nostalgic dreams of a Caribbean homeland an ocean away. "From an early age, I straddled...
  • Anthem Hack: Health Care Records Make Fertile Field For Cyber Crime

    Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they get into the wrong hands. Names, birth dates and — more importantly — Social Security numbers can help hackers open fake...
  • Problems arise for state efforts to curb campus sex assaults

    Problems arise for state efforts to curb campus sex assaults
    Lawmakers in several states are seeking to address the high-profile problem of sexual assaults on college campuses, but their bills have encountered criticism and legal complexities. Among the contentious measures, some are viewed as infringing on...
  • In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?

    In Brian Williams' case, will Americans forgive and forget?
    When it comes to the honesty demanded of public figures, Americans appear to be a fickle bunch. Former President Clinton is once again a widely admired leader, despite infamous prevarications regarding his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. In contrast,...
  • HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds

    HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds
    Western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the immunodeficiency virus that crossed into humans, a new study suggests. The category, called HIV-1 group O, has not been nearly as...