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  • Review: 'Updike' by Adam Begley

     Review: 'Updike' by Adam Begley
    In his new biography, "Updike," Adam Begley examines John Updike's life and work from childhood to Harvard, his stint at The New Yorker to his newfound notoriety after the publication of his racy 1968 novel, "Couples." Begley follows Updike through two...
  • Pa. Sinfonia celebrates spring

    Spring is finally in the air and will be in the music as well when the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra presents "All Nature Sings" Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Allentown. While the program's title comes from a pair of tone poems by Frederick...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Help Support Hartford Youth At Two Events!

    The Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation (HYSF), will host two events in the coming month that provide the opportunity to learn more about the impactful work the organization supports in the greater Hartford community. Individuals interested in learning...
  • Robert Dwight

    Robert Dwight
    Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods of Annapolis. He was 91 and had lived on Gibson Island....
  • Harvard adopts 'responsible investment' principles

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University said on Monday it adopted a set of environmental and social investing principles backed by the United Nations for its huge endowment fund, a move that could add pressure on companies in its portfolio to make more...
  • Ft. Hood shooting underscores Army's mental health crisis

    KILLEEN, Texas -- This week's deadly shootings at Ft. Hood suggest that after years of trying to confront a mental health crisis, the military is still struggling to design a healthcare system that can identify and successfully treat service members who...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTOPHER GAYLO has been appointed technology department director at Northampton Community College. Gaylo was the founder and principal of CMG Consulting, and has held positions in leadership at S.S. White Technologies, Norex Medical, Therics Inc. and...
  • Medical school leaders cash in on drug company boards, researchers say

    MILWAUKEE While university doctors who moonlight for drug companies have faced intense scrutiny in recent years, new research suggests much larger sums of money are being paid to their bosses the leaders of medical schools and hospitals who serve on...
  • Solutions sought to reduce food waste at schools

    Solutions sought to reduce food waste at schools
    It's lunchtime at Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles, but 16-year-old Parrish Jackson has barely touched her turkey burger and apricots. She's dumping them into the trash can. The apricots are "sour," the junior says. The meat is...
  • Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla

    Inspiring Women: Kavita Shukla
    When Kavita Shukla was 8, she designed a cage cleaner for her pet rabbit, Monet. Removing the cage’s tray to empty bunny pellets and food scraps was difficult and messy, and the third-grader was determined to improve on its design. “I came...
  • Fine arts cuts create backlash in Highland Park

    Fine arts cuts create backlash in Highland Park
    Some Highland Park High School students and parents are protesting a handful of staff reductions and course cancellations in the fine arts department next school year, saying the cuts would be a detriment to the school. As of Monday morning, almost 900...
  • Ted Cohen, 1939-2014

     Ted Cohen, 1939-2014
    During his career as a philosophy professor at the University of Chicago, Ted Cohen took an expansive view of his field, which he felt covered relationships as well as how and why everything from art to fiction to even jokes appealed to people. Mr....