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8 hrs ago | Schools Matter

More Bogus Research from UofArkansas's Walmart School of Ed Reform

A recent report from the University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform on charter school productivity asserts charter schools are more effective in producing achievement on standardized tests and are also less costly per pupil than traditional public schools.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Standardized Testing, Education, State University, AR

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

13 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

In China, These Men Face A Wage Gap Women Don't

In China, there is no wage disparity for one classification of women but there is pay inequality among similarly classed men, according to a sociology presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association which analyzed economic disparity among obese Chinese adults.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition

17 hrs ago | Plunderbund

New Stats Prove Kasich, JobsOhio Have NO Control Over Jobs

Not only is Ohio Gov. John Kasich's private and secret job creating engine very likely unconstitutional, a conclusion experts predict the Ohio Supreme Court would reach if a case challenging Kasich's creature ever reaches it, but it apparently can't create many jobs either.


Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, John Kasich

21 hrs ago | KTAR

Artwork of Iraq refugee stolen from Phoenix gallery

Sandra moved from the small border city of Yuma, Arizona to study Broadcast Journalism at Arizona State University in the late 90s.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Yuma, AZ

Yesterday | Medical News Today

In an ecosystem within us, microbes evolved to sway food choices

It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us - which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold - may very well be affecting both our cravings and moods to get us to eat what they want, and often are driving us toward obesity .


Related Topix: University of New Mexico, UC San Francisco, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014


GetSet Uses Natural Language Processing To Reduce College Drop-out Rates

GetSet, a new stealthy US edtech startup that's aiming to reduce the high college drop-out rate is uncloaking today and revealing its first rollout at Arizona State University, with its 10,000+ freshmen.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

The extraordinary St. Mary's Basilica in downtown Phoenix

Nestled between the modern Phoenix Convention Center and the Arizona State University - Downtown Campus stands one of the most impressive buildings in downtown Phoenix .


WIBW-TV Topeka

Starbucks Trucks Make 8 a.m. Classes Easier

Here's something that will make returning to school less painful for some college students: Starbucks is launching food trucks.


Related Topix: James Madison University, Coastal Carolina University, Drink, Coffee

Fiesta Bowl, Cactus Bowl tickets on sale Tuesday

Though the events aren't for another few months, tickets are scheduled to go on sale Tuesday morning, according to a Monday announcement.


Related Topix: University of Phoenix, Glendale, AZ, Tempe, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Tempe among Best College Towns,

Tempe among Best College Towns, Tempe came in at no. 5 on a top 10 list of best college towns, according to


CBS 3 Springfield

Drunk students on display on ASU's 'pass-out page'

Dozens of pictures of Arizona State University students are showing up on the Internet, showing them passed out from partying.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Shiny shiny

Could our gut bacteria be ruling our minds?

Scientists have discovered that our gut microbes influence our moods and food choices, according to a new article in the journal BioEssays .


Related Topix: UC San Francisco, University of New Mexico

Tempe ranked top 5 best college town

The Internet website posted its fifth annual listing Monday and said the home of Arizona State University "offers a big-city experience with all the amenities of a major metropolitan area mixed with a college-town atmosphere."


Related Topix: Tempe, AZ


Overcrowded ASU dorms have students back in hotel rooms

Originally from southern California, I began working in radio in 2010 at my community college station DJing late night shows on the school's jazz station, 88.5FM KSBR.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

News Max

More Police Using Body Cameras

Police departments across the country are adding another level of protection for their officers: body cameras.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

The Winnipeg Free Press

Get up offa that thing: doctor's orders

Michael Conroy / the Associated Press Nobody wants to be a chairman anymore: Progressive offices are investing in treadmill desks for their employees health.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Can't Stick to That Diet? Blame Your Gut Bacteria

The gut microbiome, the collection of all the microbes in our digestive tracts, may influence our food choices and behavior, suggests a new study that recently appeared in the journal BioEssays .


Related Topix: UC San Francisco, University of New Mexico

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

5-year UCF plan adds a downtown campus

The university received $2 million from state legislators as planning money in order to fully examine a downtown campus this year and see if it would be beneficial to establish a larger UCF presence downtown.


Related Topix: University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Daily Record

Engagement: Ina Clark & James Hunt

James is a 2001 graduate of Chaparral High School, Scottsdale, Arizona. He received a bachelor's degree in finance and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University and currently is employed in the Chicago office of Oliver Wyman as a senior financial analyst.


Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ

The News Tribune

Bill Virgin: Someday it may be 'have it your way' when it comes to education

Today's paper is stuffed with back-to-school ads - for some retailers, the growth of this shopping season has been like getting a second December, without the decorations and music - full of all the gear, supplies, electronic gizmos and apparel to properly outfit our young scholars for the classroom.