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  • Robert D.H. Harvey

    Robert D.H. Harvey
    Robert D.H. Harvey, a career Baltimore banker who led the effort that resulted in the founding of the old Maryland National Bank and later served as chairman and CEO of Maryland National Corp., died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Towson home....
  • Yale gives Fed Chair Yellen doctor of social science degree

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has been awarded her second Yale University degree, a doctor of social science. Yellen was honored Monday at the Ivy League school's 314th commencement. She received a Ph.D. in economics from Yale in 1971. University...
  • Biden urges Yale grads to question judgment, not motives

    Vice President Joe Biden urged graduating Yale University students on Sunday to avoid questioning the motives of others in the search for common ground. At a time when critics say Washington, D.C., is hamstrung by partisanship and an inability to...
  • Biden Offers Advice To Yale Graduates

    Biden Offers Advice To Yale Graduates
    NEW HAVEN — Vice President Joe Biden urged graduating Yale University students on Sunday to avoid questioning the motives of others in the search for common ground. At a time when critics say that Washington, D.C., is hamstrung by partisanship and...
  • URI establishes fund with bequest from late professor

    The University of Rhode Island has established a fund to support students in its Graduate School of Oceanography thanks to an endowment from a late professor. The school says the Napora Fund for Biological Oceanography was created with a $255,000 bequest...
  • Behind the impasse that led USC's 2016 MFA students to withdraw in protest

    Behind the impasse that led USC's 2016 MFA students to withdraw in protest
    The graduate class of 2016 at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design withdrew in protest Friday from the visual arts program over administration and curriculum changes. The master of fine arts students publicly posted a letter on the website Art &...
  • Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'

    Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'
    A financial analyst who covers Aetna said this week that the health insurer is poised for a large acquisition and that Humana or Cigna are likely targets. None of the companies would talk about the matter Friday, and the report was strictly one analyst's...
  • William Zinsser dies at 92; author of bestselling 'On Writing Well'

    William Zinsser had been a writer and editor for 30 years, covering subjects as varied as shad running in the Hudson River and the Mau-Mau revolt in Kenya, when he complained to his wife that his well had gone dry. She had a brilliant idea: "You...
  • Study: With goats, chickens, program helps poorest get by

    The very poorest of the poor can be helped with a program that includes providing goats, sheep, chickens or other livestock and training in how to make money from them, a large six-nation study concludes. That approach didn't wipe out poverty for...
  • Authors Jodi Picoult And Daughter Talk About New Romance Novel

    Authors Jodi Picoult And Daughter Talk About New Romance Novel
    Popular novelist Jodi Picoult and her daughter and co-author, Samantha van Leer, will speak Tuesday, May 19, at 6 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 26 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison, in a program presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of Madison. Picoult and...
  • Peter Gay dies at 91; historian of secular Western thought

    Peter Gay, a popular and prize-winning historian who meticulously traced the rise of secular Western thought, from a prize-winning history of the Enlightenment to a best-selling biography of Sigmund Freud, has died. Gay died Tuesday at his home in...