Five faculty members at Dakota Wesleyan University were recognized at the Honors Convocation for promotion and tenure. Lori Bork of the Arlene Gates Department of Nursing was promoted to full professor status. Lana Loken of the athletic training department was promoted to full professor status. Theatre Director Daniel Miller was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure. Diane Sandhoff, dean of the College of Healthcare, Fitness, and Sciences, was promoted to full professor status. Jesse Weins, dean of the College of Leadership and Public Service, was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."