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  • Duke fraternity accused of racism after “Pilgrims and Indians” party

     
    A fraternity at Duke University is being accused of racism after hosting a “Pilgrims and Indians” themed party for students who were encouraged to wear feathers and channel their inner “pocahotness.” The invitation read: “...
  • L.A.'s leaders in learning

    L.A.'s leaders in learning
    Five families from across the San Fernando Valley set up camp for three nights by the front door of Wilbur Avenue Elementary School in 2009, intent on getting a spot for their children in one of the best-regarded schools in Los Angeles. Others hired...
  • Lehigh women's basketball announce coaching changes

     
    Lehigh women’s basketball head coach Sue Troyan has announced a few changes to the coaching staff as the program heads toward the 2012-13 season. Caitlin Gillard was promoted from director of basketball operations to the second assistant's position....
  • Black History Month 2012 TV schedule

     
    Here are some notable new and returning television programs profiling memorable people, themes and events in African-American history, in celebration of February's Black History Month. Programs and times are subject to change; check back throughout the...
  • Wall Street's Ivy League pipeline faces growing criticism

     
    The battle for the hearts and minds of America's best and brightest is heating up. As the Times reported earlier this fall, students and professors on elite college campuses have been criticizing the high proportion of smartstudents who go to work in...
  • Trinity Prep runners Chase, Jaworski attract college interest

     
    The cross country season is just getting started, but two runners from Trinity Prep, Whitner Chase and Griffin Jaworski, already are lining up some college visits. The two runners, who finished two seconds apart at last year's Class 1A state meet, will...
  • Panthers imported from Texas help endangered Florida panthers begin to bounce back

     
    WASHINGTON — In the quest to save the endangered Florida panther, their Texas cousins were the cat's meow. Wildlife biologists moved eight female panthers from Texas -- close relatives yet genetically distinct -- into South Florida 15 years ago in......
  • Trinity Prep runners Whitner Chase, Griffin Jaworski visiting Duke

     
    Trinity Prep cross country teammates Griffin Jaworski and Whitner Chase will make a recruiting visit to Duke University this weekend.  While in North Carolina, they, and other Trinity Prep runners, will compete in the Great American Cro...
  • Cincinnati doctor named to lead Nemours’ Orlando hospital

     
    Nemours, which is building a children's hospital at Lake Nona's “medical city” complex, has appointed Dr. Lane F. Donnelly to the positions of Chief Medical Officer  and Physician-in-Chief at Nemours Children’s Hospit...
  • R.I.P. Reynolds Price

     
    Author and scholar Reynolds Price died Thursday in North Carolina; he had suffered a heart attack on Sunday. Price was 77. Price was born in North Carolina and, after taking time away in college, he made it his home. He......
  • Bank of America expands “Museums on Us” promotion

     
    Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
  • Lake Mary Prep students score on Duke test

     
    Twenty-five fourth and fifth graders at Lake Mary Prep have been recognized as hot prospects for future academic achievement. The students at the private Seminole County school are among a handful in the South who turned up tops in the prestigious Duke...