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  • Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne

    Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne
    Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71. "He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CREC Aerospace Academy Teacher Named NEST Teacher Of The Year

    On June 27, Janice Mooney-Frank, Ph.D., a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) coach at the CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Elementary School, was named the 2014 Teacher of the Year by the Network of Educators in Science and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Middle school students learn environmental science through the BMS Center's SMORES program at Quinnipiac University

    Summer and SMORES go hand-in-hand, especially at Quinnipiac University. For the second-consecutive July, Quinnipiac University's Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Science Teaching and Learning hosted the Summer Middle-school Opportunity for Research in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Community Plan for Southington's Young Children Takes Next Step with Infusion of New Funding

    Following a year of research into the state of early childhood education in Southington, the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS) is ready to enter the implementation phase of its Community Plan for Southington's Young Children thanks to an...
  • Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

    Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com
    Ryan Heenan hopes to be a guru in the online business world. But Wednesday afternoon, at his Newport Beach studio, he offered a crash course in a decidedly more low-tech device. "Want to try?" he said, handing a ukulele to a reporter whose musical...
  • Times may be tough, but that's no reason not to study what you love

    Times may be tough, but that's no reason not to study what you love
    During periods of economic hardship, worries about post-graduation jobs can lead students to play it safe, choosing the most marketable major they can find. So it's no coincidence that practical fields of study like engineering and business are booming....
  • USA Football clinic stresses education, common sense, and proper technique

    USA Football clinic stresses education, common sense, and proper technique
    HAMPTON — It's arguably one of the most inspirational sports movies ever. But there is one scene from “Remember the Titans” that USA Football could probably do without. Struggling through two-a-days, one of the Titans' players becomes...
  • Doctoral programs prepare teachers for leadership roles

    Doctoral programs prepare teachers for leadership roles
    Shawn L. Jackson has been a principal at Chicago Public School's Spencer Technology Academy for five years. He has some definite ideas about what makes a good school administrator. "Pursue this career for the right reason — and that is to be an...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Renbrook Summer Adventure Celebrates Its 40th Season

    Renbrook Summer Adventure Celebrates Its 40th Season How do you go from a small sports camp to one that offers international programs? Start with visionary leaders, offer activities to entice all interests of children, hire a dedicated staff, and continue...
  • Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'

    Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'
    More than 50 Maryland middle-schools students have been building a house during a summer camp in Annapolis — not a routine task for teens and preteens. "I came here skeptical," acknowledged JJ Jennings, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the Key School...
  • Paul Patterson dies at 70; Caltech neuroscientist

    Paul Patterson dies at 70; Caltech neuroscientist
    For decades, epidemiologists have recognized that the highest rates of schizophrenia occur in children born in the winter and spring, about nine months after flu season. This pattern led researchers to examine the role that viral infections might play...