| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Ronald S. Coddington, an author and editor, has spent nearly four decades collecting Civil War-era images — especially cartes de visite, his favorite.
Out of a collection of 2,500 images he has assembled, 1,500 are cartes de visite, with the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Patience is a virtue. Never more so than when you consider university research-inspired, commercialized ventures — and the eagerly anticipated economic benefits sought from them.
Having worked with entrepreneurial start-ups developed from...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:10 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The outbreak of a stomach bug two states have linked to bagged salad came as little surprise to food safety experts, who say the process of harvesting, washing and packaging leafy greens provides numerous opportunities for...
| Jul 17, 2013
Few people were prepared for the tide of runaway slaves that washed over the battered old port of Yorktown after Union troops occupied it in May 1862.
Though the exodus began as a trickle, so many fugitive blacks fled into the fortified town that...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Courtney Upshaw once lived in a house with no electricity or running water. He slept some nights on a worn couch that barely contained his growing frame. He arrived at the University of Alabama with little more than the clothes he was wearing.
| Apr 20, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Moving around has always been a big part of new Loyola basketball coach G.G. Smith's life.
As a child whose father, Tubby, was a rising star in the college basketball coaching ranks, Smith spent time growing up in college towns like Columbia, S.C.,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - Amanda Bachmann and Roger Ellis recently joined SDSU Extension as Field Specialists, pending approval from the Board of Regents.
Bachmann will serve as the SDSU Extension Consumer Horticulture Field Specialist and will be based out of the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:01 AM
"Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media.
It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:59 AM
ABC's Robin Roberts has received the prestigious Peabody Award for sharing her health story in frank and detailed terms.
The citation to her "Robin's Journey" reporting reads: "By allowing her network to document and build a public service campaign...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:25 AM
As the economy continues to flounder, many cities are looking for ways to replicate Silicon Valley's financial success. When seeking to catch the magic of those biggest successes — Apple, Google and Facebook — the word "innovation" gets thrown...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary.
Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...