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Mary Lyon

She Founds Colleges

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.02.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

May 1 is the decision deadline by which many high school seniors need to select their colleges. Some of these choices will be institutions founded by...

Women Leading the Way

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 09.03.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey, an advocate who has been called a heroine, died in August at age 101. She joins a list of activist women who have made the world a better place. Match the following women, all of whom have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame, with her accomplishment.

David Lohr

Police May Be Close To Solving 40-Year-Old Case Of Missing Sisters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2015 | Crime

Police say they're closer than ever to solving the mysterious disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, the young sisters who vanished almost 40 yea...

High School Dropout Teaches High School? Say What?

Carol Egan | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Equally important to consider, what are the benefits you gain from not challenging yourself in the ways that you know will serve you well? Are those benefits just immediate gratification?

The Lyon Queen -- Dead, But Never Forgotten

Nessa Carey | Posted 03.11.2015 | Science
Nessa Carey

There is no doubt about the magnitude of the impact of Mary Lyon's work. Her achievements are all the more remarkable when you learn about the level of discrimination she faced as a woman in science.

David Lohr

After Nearly 40 Years, Second Person Of Interest Named In Missing Sisters Case

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.19.2015 | Crime

Authorities have named a second person of interest in the presumed killings of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washington shopping mall...

David Lohr

New Developments In Search For Sisters Missing Since 1975

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.18.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Maryland are searching a rural Virginia area for clues in the disappearance of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, two young sisters who vanishe...

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.05.2014 | Education
Jill S. Tietjen

I recently attended meetings and award events at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Virginia. As always happens when I am on a college campus, I was struck by the importance and value of education.

David Lohr

Another Sex Offender Eyed In Decades-Old Disappearance Of Lyon Sisters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

A convicted child sex offender has emerged as a person of interest in the presumed killings of two young sisters who vanished from a suburban Washingt...