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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Call it trial by fire. Several University of Notre Dame architecture students this week received verbal critiques of their work from famed architect and designer Michael Graves. "Why do you use so much glass?" Graves asked one student...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Princeton University will award Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels its Woodrow Wilson Award, a top honor for undergraduate alumni for a career that embodies the call to duty made by the former president. Daniels is a two-term governor...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro received an honorary doctorate of fine arts during the 146th commencement at Bates College. During a 15-minute address Sunday that was by turns sincere and irreverent, De Niro drew a...
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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, have donated $15 million to their alma mater, Princeton University, to create a new center in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. Princeton said...
Tags: Human Interest, Amazon.com Inc., Charity, Jeff Bezos
Daniel Baker, a former general partner at Alex. Brown & Sons who headed the firm's institutional sales department and in retirement managed a family farm, died May 19 of cancer at his Ruxton home. He was 82. "Dan was one of the true gentlemen in the...
The Hartford CourantA Farmington High School student is among the elite high school students chosen as a U.S. Presidential Scholar for 2013. Only 141 students from across the country are chosen for this distinction, and Farmington High School senior Tyler Hoffmann is among...
John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake, Mich., and Orange City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla., as a result of kidney and heart failure. From birth, he had spent his summers at Walloon Lake and moved there permanently...
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a...
West HartfordTwo Kingswood Oxford seniors: Stephanie Fagbemi and Brenda Winn, have recently been honored for extraordinary service by prestigious organizations. Winn, daughter of Marcia and Kevin Winn of Newington, is one of four students awarded a $1,000 United...
Tags: Human Interest, Arts and Culture, Students, Culture, Sociology
TAVARES — A sobering poem written by a man reflecting on his Parkinson's diagnosis is at the heart of a new music video entered in a world-wide competition about the progressive disease. "The Faces of Parkinson's," shot at Osprey Lodge, an...
Augustine H. "Humpy" Stump Jr., a retired Baltimore insurance executive who had been president of Stump, Harvey & Cook Co. Inc. and an active churchman and volunteer, died Sunday of complications from a fall and pneumonia at Springwell, a Mount Washington...
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of American composer, conductor and pianist Morton Gould, arguably one of the most gifted musicians since Mendelssohn. He published his first work at age 6, titled, appropriately enough, "Just Six,"...
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