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13 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Honorable mentions

Courtesy photo Lucas Schroeder, an 8th grader at Oyster River Middle School, was one of the Top Ten winners in the New York Times/Learning Network Persuasive Essay contest.

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Related Topix: Rochester Institute of Technology, Science, Computer Science, Eliot, ME

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Universe Today

Annual Atlanta Star Party Coming Soon

If you happen to be attending DragonCon or just live near Atlanta, come and listen to some fantastic speakers and help do astronomy research and education at the Annual Atlanta Star Party! Where: The Emory University Math and Physics Department hosts the celebration at The Emory Math & Science Center, 400 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Astronomy, Science

The Washington Post

America really is two different political countries these days

I wrote my newspaper column today on a theme I started exploring in the Fix last week: The idea that America -- and American politics -- are fundamentally adrift, caught between an old way of doing things that they know is broken and an uncertain future that feels too far away to grasp right now.

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Related Topix: US News, Sports

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsFactor

Civil War Battle Sites Get Mobile App

The Battle of Atlanta mobile app aims to provide a 21st century version of the historical markers that mark sites of the Battle of Atlanta and other Civil War landmarks.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

GHCC to host health care reform update Aug. 12

It seems there's something new regarding the new health care law every week, either from the White House or the courts.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Georgia

Sat Jul 26, 2014

National Public Radio

Volunteer Recap: A Summer With Her Mind On The Toilet

Dionna Fry, a 2014 graduate from Emory University , spent last summer in Ethiopia devoting herself to toiletry.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Detroit News

Modern camp meetings build on heritage of faith, family

Camp attendees pray before the evening service at camp meetings last month of the Smyrna Presbyterian Church in Conyers, Ga.

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Related Topix: Conyers, GA, Rockdale County, GA

Bellingham Herald

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

"We developed the Battle of Atlanta mobile application in order to provide a 21st century version of the historical markers that mark sites of the Battle of Atlanta and other Civil War landmarks around the city," said Dr. Daniel Pollock, a physician, Civil War scholar and co-developer of the program.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

Brandon Sun

Emory University honours the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta with a mobile tour app

Nancy Reed Morris holds her cell phone while touring the Battle of Atlanta mobile app on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Canadian Business Magazine

Emory University honours the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta with a mobile tour app

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Yahoo!

US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras

Migrants deported from the United States, both adults and children, arrived in their home country of Honduras, one week before President Barack Obama meets with Central American leaders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Peach Pundit

Are Pollsters Taking the Cheap Way Out?

"I don't think any of the polls in the primary or runoff were live interviewer calls," said Alan Abramowitz of Emory University.

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Darien News-Review

Darien students' achievements

Ines Castro and Michael J. Foresta graduated from Colby College. Castro majored in psychology with a neuroscience concentration and Foresta majored in economics with a concentration in financial markets.

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Related Topix: Colby College, Keene State College, Lafayette College, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania

Lexington Herald-Leader

Regenerative engineering, medicine retreat at UGA

The annual retreat for the UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center and the Regenerative Engineering and Medicine research center will be held Aug. 12 at the Georgia Museum of Art.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Regenerative engineering, medicine retreat at UGA

The annual retreat for the UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center and the Regenerative Engineering and Medicine research center will be held Aug. 12 at the Georgia Museum of Art.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

BrothersJudd Blog

60 IN '14:

The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing : This year's political environment is shaping up to be nearly as bleak as 2010, and that's ominous news for Senate Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat

NOLA.com

Tulane names new vice president of student affairs

J. Davidson "Dusty" Porter has been named the new vice president for student affairs at Tulane University.

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Related Topix: Tulane University, University of Vermont, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland institute, College of Art

Foster's Daily Democrat

Dover woman graduates from Emory University

Sofia Kouninis has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Journalism from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Aidsmap

Treatment as prevention may not work in Africa without couples counselling

Image taken from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Couples HIV Counseling and Testing Intervention and Training manual.

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Related Topix: Health, HIV/AIDS, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World News, Zambia

News Observer

Modern camp meetings build on rich heritage of faith, family

"I would have married him anyway," said the 85-year-old retired teacher from Covington.

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