| Apr 12, 2010
| 5:04 PM
John F. Burness, former senior vice president at Duke University, has been named interim president of Franklin & Marshall College effective July 1. That's when President John Fry leaves to become president of Drexel University in Philadelphia. The...
| Apr 19, 2010
Choosing a pediatrician can be tricky. But there's plenty of advice on the topic.
Here's what some pediatricians and parents suggest you look for when on the doctor hunt:
Check a doctor's credentials and disciplinary actions online. The pediatrician...
| Apr 2, 2010
| 1:19 PM
The Indianapolis Star newspaper has apologized to Duke University after some of Friday's editions included an illustration of coach Mike Krzyzewski with horns and a target drawn on his head.
The illustration on the front of the sports section accompanied...
| Apr 5, 2010
| 6:19 AM
Between the burgers and the brats, imagine this: the blue devils serving the bulldogs off the court.
"We have 16 guys packed into a living room, just sleeping on the floor, it's pretty intense," said Duke fan Jacob Wood.
"I'm surprised things are this...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:32 AM
Breathing isn't something you think about.
But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs.
Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
| Sep 28, 2010
Books to keep writers inspired:
"Architecture of the Novel: A Writer's Handbook"
By Jane Vandenburgh
Counterpoint Press, 240 pages, $15.95
Both practical and inspiring, this fast read offers a brick-by-brick refresher course for longtime writers in...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 7:15 PM
Networkers Luncheon Meeting
The Costa Mesa Chamber Of Commerce hosts at networking luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Country Club, 1701 Golf Course Drive. Visitors are welcome and cost is $17. For more information, call (714)...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 8:28 PM
Giant Club presents DJ Dan, who will perform a set at Sutra Bar, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. Morgan Page also performs. The show is from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.sutraoc.com.
| Mar 29, 2010
| 8:00 AM
On January 7th, 2010, David and Jennifer Schoenholz sold their 4 bedroom, 4 bath residence at 6 Whitney Lane in West Simsbury, CT to Jason Dransfield and Elizabeth Llewelyn. The home was purchased for $900,000.
Jason Dransfield is the Director of...
| Dec 8, 2010
We Midwesterners have a way with words. And the rest of the country has a way of replying, "Say what?"
Consider this e-mail from Northern Californian Carolyn Koehler, in response to an article about commonly mixed-up words. (More on the mixed-up words...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 5:56 AM
Dr. Bernard Raxlen arrived at Manhattan's glamorous Gotham Hall on a cool autumn night in 2008 to receive a humanitarian award.
With a lime-green Lyme disease advocacy ribbon pinned to his dapper black suit, Raxlen joined partygoers sipping martinis...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 7:48 PM
University of Central Florida's new medical school scored a coup on Wednesday, when it earned high marks for its conflict-of-interest policies from a national organization of medical students.
The ratings were part of the PharmFree Scorecard, an...