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  • UCLA and USC tie in national non-athletic ranking

     
    It’s a tie! Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are on the very same berth in the latest rankings of national universities by U.S. News & World Report....
  • Naughty and nice: That’s the million-dollar question

     
    Wake Forest University is spending $1 million to better understand virtue and vice. The Character Project awarded eight grants on the philosophy of character and eight on the theology of character from 170 submitted proposals.   “Those selected...
  • Recession dragged down birth rates for less-educated women

    Recession dragged down birth rates for less-educated women
    Birthrates were dramatically reduced during the recession among women who did not finish high school, a development that far outpaced the drop among women with higher levels of education, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Between 2008...
  • Men's self-esteem suffers when female partner succeeds, study says

    Men's self-esteem suffers when female partner succeeds, study says
    When your romantic partner experiences success, do you celebrate it or do you feel diminished by it? According to a new study published online in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, your answer may depend on whether you're a man or a...
  • Obama lauds Janet Napolitano as she leaves Cabinet to run UC system

    Obama lauds Janet Napolitano as she leaves Cabinet to run UC system
    President Obama on Friday thanked Janet Napolitano for her four years of service as Homeland Security secretary and credited her with helping make the country safer before wishing her well in her new role as president of the University of California...
  • Janet Napolitano brings 'outsider's mind' to UC, says Jerry Brown

    Janet Napolitano brings 'outsider's mind' to UC, says Jerry Brown
    Gov. Jerry Brown welcomed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to her new post as president of the University of California system, saying "it will be exciting to work with her." The Times reported Friday that Napolitano, also the former...
  • Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Overton dies

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben F. Overton, a Green Bay, Wisc., native who was the first justice elected after merit-retention reforms in the 1970s, died Saturday in Gainesville after complications from heart surgery, the...
  • Bauer power headed to NCAA D3 nationals

     
    Northampton High School graduate Tyler Bauer is headed to Wisconsin-La Crosse this weekend for the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships. The Muhlenberg College sophomore is seeded 10th of 20 competitors in the javelin competition, which is...
  • Lawsuit filed to end yoga instruction in Encinitas schools

     
    A civil rights lawsuit was filed Wednesday aimed at stopping the teaching of yoga in Encinitas public schools on the grounds that yoga represents religious indoctrination. Having the program in the nine schools of the K-6 district "represents a serious......
  • Teel Time: U.Va.'s London needs new ghostwriter after scholarship offer snafu

    Teel Time: U.Va.'s London needs new ghostwriter after scholarship offer snafu
    As a cub reporter in Lynchburg more than 30 years ago, I was assigned a story on a visiting rugby team from England. Why the Brits were in our thriving metropolis escapes memory, but my gaffe does not. During an interview, one of the players referred to...
  • Warhill's Bridget Henzel commits to U.Va. Wise for softball

    Warhill's Bridget Henzel commits to U.Va. Wise for softball
    — Bridget Henzel said she dreamed of playing collegiate softball since she joined the Williamsburg Starz travel program at the age of 8. Nearly a decade later, the Warhill High product has achieved her goal. She recently verbally committed to play...
  • Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security chief, to head UC

    Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security chief, to head UC
    Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually...