| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:10 AM
BOCA RATON — Florida Atlantic University’s head football coach and defensive coordinator suddenly resigned on Wednesday after school officials accused both men of using illegal drugs.
The resignations of FAU head coach Carl Pelini and...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
In "Horse Feathers," a 1932 comedy starring the Marx Brothers, Groucho plays a new college president.
"And I say to you, gentlemen, that this college is a failure," he declares as he takes office. "The trouble is we're neglecting football for education....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Director Alexander Payne was greeted like a hometown hero Saturday night -- more than 1,500 miles from his native Omaha.
Nearly 300 actors, writers, producers, crew members and students crammed into the Sherry Lansing Theatre on the Paramount Studios...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:00 PM
As children return to school this fall, parents likewise return to worrying about ailments, both physical and emotional, that might befall their children on their way to —and in — the classroom. Whether it's bullying or head lice, thinking...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
OK, all together now: No wonder we didn’t get into Harvard. We weren’t cheaters.
Turns out that that “C” isn’t just for “Crimson.”
As The Times’ Matt Pearce wrote Thursday: “According to an email...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 2:55 PM
About 20 college basketball coaches were on the receiving end of the mass text message:
"Edward Morrow Simeon
6-7, Class of 2015
You snooze, you lose"
Until last week, everybody had been sleeping on the most active, energetic player in a Simeon...
| Oct 18, 2012
David A. Peterson, a pioneer in the field of gerontology education and a longtime professor and director of USC's Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, has died. He was 75.
Peterson died Oct. 4 of advanced Parkinson's disease at a nursing facility in...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:42 PM
After a long documentary photography and career in education that includes traveling to more than 40 countries, publishing an award-winning children's book, "A Year on Monhegan Island," working as an apprentice to Berenice Abbott and founding the Julia...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Drake Martinez said just days prior to the Orange County North-South All-Star Football Game at Orange Coast College, that he wanted his final prep performance to end in a win for his South team.
That's exactly what the 2013 Laguna Beach High graduate...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Journalism is in the midst of a major transformation, writes Sue Burzynski Bullard, who visited the Chicago Tribune on a fellowship sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:43 PM
During a nine-month stretch when Laguna Beach High athletics attained unparalleled success in different avenues of competition, Haley Putnam and Drake Martinez have been selected to carry the banner for the 2012-13 school year.
Putnam was named the...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Hoping to take advantage of new technologies to expand online education, 10 additional public universities and state college systems around the country are affiliating with Coursera, one of the leading providers of online education.
But the schools&...