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  • Consultant will review California U's football program after West Chester man's beating

    California University of Pennsylvania Wednesday morning finalized a $60,000 contract with The Compliance Group of Lenexa, Kan., to conduct an external review of the school's football program. Interim University President Geraldine Jones called for a top-...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    DAN GIANNETTO has recently been appointed the regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors. He will be responsible for the management and growth of Weichert sales in Burlington, Camden, Atlantic and Gloucester counties in New Jersey. With more than...
  • Who invented the computer? Walter Isaacson thinks he knows

    Walter Isaacson, aka the biographer of Steve Jobs, is a brilliant writer who long ago became frustrated with his inability to answer two seemingly simple questions: Who invented the computer? And who invented the Internet? Al Gore is the incorrect...
  • Drama at the holiday table: It's not about the food

     Drama at the holiday table: It's not about the food
    'Tis the holiday season, so there will be family gatherings, from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, with a cast of assorted characters and equally varied victuals. Which begs an answer to this: Why is there so much drama surrounding the food at...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    FRIDAYNOV. 21 GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will sponsor Lehigh Valley TechFest 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at ArtsQuest SteelStacks Campus, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Keynote speaker: Doug Pelletier, founder and CEO of Trifecta. Cost:...
  • Donald F. Steiner, researcher who made advances involving insulin, dies

    Donald F. Steiner,  researcher who made advances involving insulin, dies
    Dr. Donald F. Steiner, a University of Chicago faculty member since 1960, did ground-breaking research on insulin that included the discovery of what he called proinsulin, a finding that has improved the lives of people with diabetes around the world....
  • Rethinking work: Employees' well-being is good for business

    To be "a driving force for social, environmental and economic benefit." That's not something we normally associate with the business world, but that's the purpose of a group called The B Team, a nonprofit founded in 2012 by Richard Branson and Jochen...
  • ArtsQuest's Jeff Parks appointed to state Council on the Arts

    ArtsQuest's Jeff Parks appointed to state Council on the Arts
    Retiring ArtsQuest President Jeffrey Parks has been appointed to the state Council on the Arts, Gov. Tom Corbett’s office announced Thursday. The 19-member council encourages and supports development of the arts throughout the state. Parks is...
  • Dodgers hire Nick Francona to assist with player development

    The Dodgers have hired Nick Francona, who spent 2014 working in the Angels front office and handling instant-replay duties during games in the first half of the season, to be their assistant director of player development, the Angels confirmed Friday....
  • 'Die-in' by 200 protesters is peaceful after Eagles game

    'Die-in' by 200 protesters is peaceful after Eagles game
    PHILADELPHIA — About 200 demonstrators staged a "die-in" Sunday night after the Philadelphia Eagles game, lying silently in the cold street to protest perceived racial injustice by police against African-Americans. The brief event unfolded...
  • Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year

    Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year
    Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits. Overdoses involving...