| Feb 27, 2009
Martin Eli Weil, a leading restoration architect and a past president of the Los Angeles Conservancy who was involved in the restoration of landmark structures such as the El Capitan Theatre and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Storer House in the...
| Sep 4, 2009
CSUN English professor
Charles Kaplan, 90, the first chairman of the English department at what is now Cal State Northridge, died Aug. 22 of congestive heart failure at Dubose Wellness Center in Chapel Hill, N.C., said Jean Kaplan...
| Aug 29, 2009
For Gators, Trojans and Longhorns, championship foundations are brick-and-mortar basic.
Sell your storied heritage and alluring locale to the region's elite prospects, mix with virtually unlimited resources and build another trophy case.
| Jul 6, 2008
Eagles Landing Winery, Marquette
In 1993, Roger and Connie Halvorson opened a bed-and-breakfast in Marquette as a retirement hedge. Roger, an amateur winemaker since the 1950s, provided complimentary bottles for guests. It wasn't long before they went...
| Aug 23, 2009
Tracy Kidder's 2003 book, "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World," inspired legions of young people to go out and do something for the poor and disenfranchised. It also lighted a fire under donors --...
| Jul 28, 2009
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Penn State University tops the charts this year when it comes to the country's top party schools.
The school known in part for its football tailgate weekends and fraternity and sorority scene snatched the title away from last year's winner, the...
| Jul 27, 2009
The nation's top party schools, according to Princeton Review's
2009 survey of 122,000 students.
1. Penn State University, State College, Pa.
2. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
3. University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.
4. University of...
| Jul 23, 2009
The federal government is about to begin human trials for a swine flu vaccine and is tapping a local medical center to assist.
About 2,400 healthy adult volunteers will be given one or two shots, each containing 15 or 30 micrograms of vaccines made by...
| Jun 2, 2009
Appeals aren't unusual at competitive colleges and universities, particularly state schools. But unlike the University of Illinois, most said they publicize the option.
Only one university contacted by the Tribune said it had an unadvertised process...
| Jun 28, 2009
Add some sport to your next family adventure with this fishing derby, now in its third decade. If you reel in a fish with a special tag, you could win a prize. Feel-good bonus: Proceeds from the contest help...
| Nov 29, 2009
Research shows that staying connected to friends is a wellness step equal in benefit to maintaining a healthy body weight or not smoking.
Some examples: University of Iowa researchers discovered that women with advanced cases of ovarian cancer who report...
| Aug 2, 2009
Kim Kardashian has practically made a living off her curvaceous figure. But the E! network celeb was looking a little less shapely in Complex magazine in April, her body reduced about a dress size, her legs smoothed to near-perfection.
How did readers...