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  • Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research

    Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research
    Few would argue that the University of Maryland's decision earlier this week to join the Big Ten isn't about the money — $24 million a year in television revenue. But university officials are helping to sell the deal with what they argue is a...
  • Lactose intolerance: When drinking school milk makes students feel sick

    Lactose intolerance: When drinking school milk makes students feel sick
    Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy. "When I drink milk with nothing else ... finishing the carton can be a nauseating endeavor," said Beckwith, a senior at...
  • Speech Limits Closing The American Mind

    In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-age student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university administration —...
  • Top 20 most LGBT-friendly colleges ranked by Princeton Review

    Top 20 most LGBT-friendly colleges ranked by Princeton Review
    Mixed news for Maryland's LGBT high schoolers looking to attend one of the nation's most LGBT-friendly colleges: They'll have to head out of state. As part of its annual rankings book, Princeton Review rated the 20 most LGBT-friendly colleges and...
  • Scientists plan new, potentially controversial bird flu research

    Flu researchers Yoshihiro Kawaoka and Ron Fouchier found themselves in the middle of a firestorm when, in 2011, they reported how, in separate experiments, they had created mutant strains of the H5N1 bird flu that were able to pass easily between...
  • Jean Bethke Elshtain, 1941-2013

    Jean Bethke Elshtain, 1941-2013
    Jean Bethke Elshtain didn't seek out controversies. She simply wanted people to consider the consequences of their actions. A provocative ethicist and political philosopher at the University of Chicago, Mrs. Elshtain supported the U.S. war on terror,...
  • Jeff Moore to lead UCF School of the Performing Arts

     Jeff Moore to lead UCF School of the Performing Arts
    Jeff Moore will be the first director of the School of the Performing Arts at the University of Central Florida. It's a new position for the school, part of UCF's College of Arts and Humanities, but Moore is a familiar face on campus. He was...
  • Orange Coast Football Position-by-Position: OCC aims to improve

    Orange Coast Football Position-by-Position: OCC aims to improve
    While most coaches are drawing up plays and arranging depth charts, Orange Coast College football coach Mike Taylor spent much of his preseason writing letters to professors on campus, urging them to admit his players into congested classes. Taylor, who...
  • Pitfalls of panda pregnancy: Why 14 cubs in China are so remarkable

    Pitfalls of panda pregnancy: Why 14 cubs in China are so remarkable
    What’s cuter than a panda cub? Fourteen cubs sharing an oversized crib at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China. Researchers wearing blue surgical gowns, hairnets and face masks presented the furry cubs to the world Tuesday as...
  • '12 Years a Slave' dialect coach Michael Buster speaks up

    '12 Years a Slave' dialect coach Michael Buster speaks up
    "So much of who people are is expressed in their speech," dialect coach Michael Buster said. The master of many accents lent a Southern inflection to two upcoming movies: Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" and Cinemax's "Quarry." Raised in Minnesota,...
  • U.S. climate researchers predict heavier rains, snows as globe warms

    U.S. climate researchers predict heavier rains, snows as globe warms
    A recently published study led by U.S. government climate researchers predicts warming global temperatures will mean more moisture in the air, and thus heavier precipitation extremes. The research, reported in the peer-reviewed academic journal...