| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:00 AM
When 15 California community colleges received preliminary approval to offer four-year degrees recently, officials touted the move as a way to provide highly trained workers at a lower cost, especially for technical jobs in fields such as medicine and...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:47 PM
POTSDAM — With the publication of a new study, a saliva test one day may provide a way to diagnose autism early in children.
The study, which appeared in the Jan. 27 issue of Autism Research, is the first showing that protein levels in the...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:39 PM
The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction.
To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior.
Once doted on as...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:15 PM
It was spring of 2014. Dr. Julia Shaklee Sammons looked around and saw trouble.
An infectious disease specialist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, she had read the headlines about new measles cases — including outbreaks in California and...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:18 AM
Hiring, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers.
Fort Lauderdale-based Seafarers' House, a nonprofit organization that offers a variety of services to the world's maritime community, announced its board of directors for 2015:...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Robin Redmond, Executive Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation, announces that two students from the Oak Park/River Forest area are among the 161 Pullman Foundation Scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 school year: River Forest’...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Nine seniors from all six traditional high schools in Township High School District 214 received a perfect score on the ACT test.
Nationally, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students accomplish that.
The students from Buffalo Grove High School are...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:05 PM
ESTERO, Fla. — Sources within women's basketball confirmed Saturday that the NCAA's ruling of a secondary violation regarding Geno Auriemma's congratulatory phone call to Little League star Mo'ne Davis resulted from a Southeastern Conference...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine pediatric psychologist who was an expert in children's behavioral problems, died of pneumonia Oct. 19 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident was 82.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Political scientists at the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University have devised a math-based ratings system to measure the effectiveness of Congressmen and U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, rated #2 in all of Congress for the most recently-...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Laguna Beach High School's annual College Roundup, which allows students and their families to explore postsecondary educational options before visiting college campuses, will take place Oct. 23 in the gym, according to a news release.
Attending will be...