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56 min ago | Daily Egyptian

SIU begins search for new provost

Nicklow will be assigned within the College of Engineering and Interim Chancellor Paul Sarvela said an interim provost will be appointed at the Sept.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tucson Weekly

UA Denies PTSD/Marijuana Researcher's Administrative Appeal for Reinstatement

According to the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, the UA denied Sue Sisley's administrative appeal for reinstatement yesterday in a letter she received from Andrew Comrie, UA senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Health, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University

The Arizona Republic

New ASU study: Humble bosses are the best bosses

A new study from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University found the best bosses are humble.

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Science, Industry and Business

Mineral magic? Common mineral capable of making and breaking bonds

Reactions among minerals and organic compounds in hydrothermal environments are critical components of the Earth's deep carbon cycle, they provide energy for the deep biosphere, and may have implications for the origins of life.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Forbes.com

Humble CEOs Are Best For Business, New Study Says

James Collins, author of the 2001 business classic Good to Great , likes to tell the story of Darwin E. Smith , the shy, reserved CEO of Kimberly-Clark for two decades until 1991.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

KTAR

Money magazine's new college rankings do not favor Arizona schools

Arizona schools did not fare well on a list of four-year colleges that offer the most bang for your tuition buck.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University

KTAR

Ariz. lawmaker says number of officers isn't stacking up

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

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Related Topix: Yuma, AZ

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Antibacterial clay and natural antibiotics offer hope for humanity to halt superbugs

Naturally occurring clay may turn out to be one of the most effective ways to kill antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to a study conducted by researchers from Arizona State University and published in the journal Environmental Geochemistry and Health .

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WAVE-TV Louisville

Student found dead in apartment identified as UofL cheerleader

The name of a 22-year-old University of Louisville student who was found dead in an off-campus apartment Monday has been released.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Jefferson County, KY

Christian Science Monitor

'Big Picture Economics' cuts through the jargon and complexity of the American economy

The Great Recession of 2008 was not kind to economists, many of whom failed to predict the housing meltdown and have spent the past few years locking horns over government stimulus spending and quantitative easing.

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University Business

Revolutionizing student advising, tracking and intervention

Individual student advising can be improved by the use of data mining and analytics.

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Downtown Phoenix Journal

The Intimate Nash

Open for just over two years, The Nash has already been called a "great jazz room" by none other than DownBeat magazine, although for many Arizonans it remains an undiscovered gem on Roosevelt Row.

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Related Topix: Roosevelt, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

The Times

Class Notes: Students explore China

Students from Hall County are experiencing the culture of China as part of the Arizona State University Confucius Institute Chinese Bridge Summer Camp.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Dahlonega, GA, Lumpkin County, GA, Forsyth, GA, Monroe County, GA

Deming Headlight

New dean for NMSU Honors College

LAS CRUCES, N.M. >> New Mexico State University has selected Miriam Chaiken, a distinguished achievement professor and academic department head of the NMSU Anthropology Department, as the next dean of its Honors College.

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Related Topix: Las Cruces, NM, New Mexico State University, Anthropology, Science, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Townhall

Menstrual Activism

In the fall of 2011, Breanne Fahs, an Arizona State University Women's and Gender Studies professor, taught a course called "Psychology of Gender."

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Related Topix: Activism, Opinion

Hot Mix

Research Finds Unintended Consequences of Reflective Pavements

Addressing the urban heat island effect is a growing concern for many municipalities, but a new report from Arizona State University , "Unintended Consequences: A Research Synthesis Examining the Use of Reflective Pavements to Mitigate the Urban Heat Island Effect," calls into question many common assumptions about the ability of reflective ... (more)

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

The Daily Caller

Common Core Expert: Techno-Progressives Seek To Violate Your Child's Privacy

"Techno-progressives" at the local and federal levels are gathering more and more information on students in public and private schools - and many parents don't realize it, says Jane Robbins, an attorney and senior fellow at the American Principles Project.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Conservative Political News, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Highlands Today

SEBRING a " There are two kinds of fire, according to Stephen Pyne.

In America's early days, the wrong kind was started by lightning, locomotives, litterbugs, hunters flushing out game, farmers clearing the land and, of course, Mrs. O'Leary's now-mythical cow in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Fire, Sebring, FL, Avon Park, FL, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Okeechobee, FL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Perspective

Many Disasters Can Be Avoided If a

The world we live in is full of many surprises and misfortunes; some are temporary, while others are avoidable; but most of them I believe are caused by man's disobedience to God.

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The Arizona Republic

Candidate Kuby looks for the little things

Lauren Kuby is a new-age kind of person. She's secular, a vegan-vegetarian and her career has been focused toward sustainability.

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Related Topix: Arizona

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