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3 min ago | Antigo Daily Journal


Local students who will be packing in a few months to make the move of a lifetime, to the University of Wisconsin, gathered Thursday evening to be a key part of the annual spring Founders Day program.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Antigo, WI, Langlade County, WI, UMass Amherst

1 hr ago | Iowa City Press-Citizen

Replacing college fight songs with 'Solidarity Forever'?

Nearly 30 years ago, I graduated from Northwestern University, having spent four memorable years in Evanston.


Related Topix: Northwestern University, University of Iowa

3 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Ithaca forum offers state energy plan alternative

New York's Draft 2014 Energy Plan sets bold goals to address climate change but offers few real actions to attain those goals, according to planned speakers at an upcoming public forum.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

4 hrs ago | Flying

Gear Up: Learning from Weather Decisions

It is a Saturday night in Ithaca, New York. The temperature is 7 degrees, and the gusts of 26 knots blow snow across the ramp.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, White Plains, NY

8 hrs ago | Earth & Sky

Tiger beetle dance

If a tiger beetle drew a line as it chased its next meal, the resulting pattern would be a tangled mess.


Related Topix: Entomology

9 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

Study: Eliminating chocolate milk can backfire

New research from Cornell University might have you asking what your kids are drinking at school - the chocolate or the white milk? Or neither? "When chocolate milk isn't offered, we found overall milk sales dropped 10 percent, and 29 percent of white milk ended up in the trash," said Cornell researcher Drew Hanks.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA

16 hrs ago | Architectural Records

RECORD Brings Innovation Conference to L.A.

Architectural Record will bring its acclaimed Innovation Conference to Los Angeles for the first time, on May 21. L.A. - a city known for blurring the boundaries between urbanism, architecture, and landscape - is the perfect place to host Breakthrough: Design at the Intersection of Art, Science & Technology .


Related Topix: Dutchess County, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Student Life

Administration discusses potential savings from new efficiency measures

At the beginning of 2013, the University retained the services of Huron Consulting Group to find methods to reduce expenditures in four areas where other universities have implemented similar measures.


Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Jewish News Weekly

Cornell BDS measure tabled

The Cornell University Student Assembly voted to table indefinitely a resolution to divest from companies that do business in Israel.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Ithaca, NY, Palestinian Territories

Post and Courier

MUSC Board of Trustees selects new president

The Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees voted Thursday for Dr. David Cole to serve the university as its new president.


Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, New Mexico State University, Emory University, Bethesda, MD

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Seneca South: Learn about Watkins Glen State Park history

Josh Teeter, environmental educator for the Finger Lakes State Parks Commission, will speak at Wednesday's annual meeting of the Schuyler County Historical Society.


Related Topix: Schuyler County, NY, Montour Falls, NY, New York, Hall, NY, Yates County, NY


School bans on chocolate milk may backfire

Banning chocolate milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study found.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Education Etc.


Teacher of the Week: Ann Rinaldi From Pitt County

She graduated from Cornell University and has been at The Oakwood School for 7 years.


Related Topix: Pitt County, NC


Artificial eyes, plastic skulls: 3-D printing the human body

Scientists are 3-D printing body parts ranging from plastic skulls to ears made from living cells -- like the ones produced by Lawrence Bonassar, of Cornell University, grown from 3-D printed molds.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Agri Marketing

ARS' Dr. Boggess Named U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center Director

ARS' DR. BOGGESS NAMED U.S. DAIRY FORAGE RESEARCH CENTER DIRECTOR Apr. 17, 2014 Source: Joint USDA Forage Research Center and Agricultural Research Service news release Dr. Mark Boggess has been selected as the new Director for the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center in Madison, WI, beginning May 19. He has been with ARS since 2009 as a National ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Mark Polish, Beltsville, MD, Iowa State University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cornell student relates her experience helping a New Orleans startup during Entrepreneur Week

Cornell University master of business administration student Annie Keyes joined in the New Orleans Entrepreneur Week tradition of working on an MBA team to bolster one of the startups competing in business pitch contests at the festival and has reported on the experience in The Cornell Business Journal, writing, "New Orleans is about a lot more ... (more)


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA


Opinion: Earn less to land a husband?

The names Betty, Gloria and Shirley probably come to mind when most think of feminists, but there's a whole group of young women -- and men -- who are working toward equality.


Related Topix: Activism, Journalism, Abortion, Immigration Reform, Stanford University, Opinion

CBS Local

Study: Schools' Chocolate Milk Bans May Backfire

Concern over the sugar in chocolate milk has led some elementary schools to ban it, but a Cornell University study shows removing it from the menu has negative consequences.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Nashville Scene

Graphic Brilliance: Maira Kalman's The Elements of Style Opens June 6 at the Frist Center

Lovers of language, classic texts and innovative graphic novels take note: Maira Kalman: The Elements of Style is coming to the Frist in June.



UI Named Mentoring Center for Minority Graduate Students

The University of Iowa has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to establish one of only five University Centers of Exemplary Mentoring in the nation.


Related Topix: University of Iowa, University, FL, University of South Florida, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University