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  • UCLA, USC tied at 23rd in college rankings

    UCLA, USC tied at 23rd in college rankings
    Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are tied again in the closely watched university rankings by U.S. News & World Report, despite some scoring changes that give more weight to students' graduation rates. UCLA and USC shared the 23rd place among best national...
  • Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM

    Big Ten academic committee reaches out to UM
    While the University of Maryland won't be able to reap most of the rewards of joining the Big Ten athletic conference until the move becomes official in July 2014, it will start benefiting from its academic counterpart — the Committee on...
  • UConn Study: When Video Game Players See Enemy As Human, They Are More Aggressive

    A new study of video games found that a player's perception of enemies as human, not alien, led the player to be more verbally aggressive afterward. The study also found that men were more physically aggressive than women in behavioral tests taken after...
  • Helping At-Risk Boys Takes Commitment

    Recently, I received a message from one of my Facebook friends saying, "Thanks bro, I wouldn't have been able to do it without y'all." It was from Sean, one of the boys I mentored as an undergraduate at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., who...
  • Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions

    Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions
    Here's a novel idea, given that American parents send almost 4 million of their children out to play tackle football every year, despite mounting concerns about youth concussions: Maybe the helmets their kids wear should be tested and ranked on how well...
  • Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds

    Super Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study says that the lids worn by opposing quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, not to...
  • Head of the Class: Local scholars earn dean's list honors

    Irene Harris of Cockeysville, attending University of Dallas, Irving, Texas is spending the spring semester studying abroad at the University of Dallas' 12-acre Eugene Constantin Campus just outside Rome, Italy. The following students were named to the...
  • Doctors caution against overreacting to kids' wetting problems

    Doctors caution against overreacting to kids' wetting problems
    Jaylin was a real trooper, learning to go the night without an accident by age 2. But when she turned 3, the Aurora girl started having nighttime accidents again and periodically wet her pants during the day. Though the girl's mom has tried withholding...
  • Mary Love Mezzanotte, lawyer

    Mary Love Mezzanotte, lawyer
    Mary Love Mezzanotte, a registered nurse who later became a lawyer, died Thursdayof liver cancer at her West Friendship home. She was 56. The daughter of a career naval officer and a homemaker, Mary Love Green was born in the Canal Zone in Panama and...
  • Hairstyles may keep some black women from exercise

    Hairstyles may keep some black women from exercise
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A number of obstacles may stand between a person and exercise, and hairstyles may be one of them for African-American women, according to a new study. Researchers found about two of every five African-American women said...
  • Erin Pankau to wed Trevor McEvoy

    Ted and Mary Jo Pankau of Lake Geneva, Wisc., announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Pankau, to Trevor McEvoy, son of Rick and Shelley McEvoy of Bel Air. Pankau is a graduate of Badger High School and Wake Forest University and is a faculty...