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11 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

Consultants: UNC data interpretation flawed, but low scores still a concern

Overall, the trio of academics hired by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill backed up assertions that Mary Willingham's data about student-athletes didn't support claims of widespread illiteracy.

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Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of Virginia, University of Minnesota

16 hrs ago | WFXL-TV Fox 31

Georgia officials approve tuition increases

Update from the University System of Georgia The 2014-15 academic year will mark the third year in row tuition to attend the majority of the University System of Georgia's colleges and universities will rise just 2.5 percent.

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Related Topix: Georgia, 9, University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Dahlonega, GA

Yesterday | GPB.org

Capitol Confusion: When Does Georgia's Gun Expansion Begin?

Some call it the "guns everywhere" bill, but it does not quite cover everything.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

A few questions with Craig Drennen

On April 26, Saltworks Gallery will open a group exhibition in the Westside's White Provisions Building .

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, TV on the Radio, Pop/Rock, University of North Dakota, Painting, Arts

Science Daily

New 'tunable' semiconductors will allow better detectors, solar cells

Researchers have discovered a way to use existing semiconductors to detect a far wider range of light than is now possible, well into the infrared range.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Missourian

Carjay Lyles' cast of characters makes Missouri track compelling

She went on. Lyles said Obi told him that she had a rash on her neck but could feel it in her feet.

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Related Topix: Missouri

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

UNC says review of Willingham's research doesn't support her claims on athletes

Chapel Hill officials said Friday that a trio of outside experts hired by UNC-Chapel Hill to review whistleblower Mary Willingham's findings of subpar reading skills for more than 120 athletes backed the administration's position that her research did not "support public claims about widespread low literacy levels" among first-year athletes who had ... (more)

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, University of Minnesota, University of Virginia

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 4/10/14: GSU president speculates on the Ted's future

The president of Georgia State University sees a lot of potential in Turner Field and the surrounding area .

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Related Topix: Spalding County, GA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Journal

Georgia State University president eyes Turner Field

Georgia State University's president says while it's a little early to make plans or offers for the soon-to-be-vacated Turner Field, he sees a lot of potential there for his school.

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The Times-Herald

Schenbeck finalist for Ga. Teacher of the Year

Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced the 10 finalists for Georgia's 2014 Teacher of the Year Monday, with Coweta County teacher Dr. Lyn Schenbeck among them.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Education Etc., Grammy Awards, Music!, Agnes Scott College, LaGrange College

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

GSU to host Turkish author for Islamism discussion

Officials say Mustafa Akyol will deliver a lecture titled "The Future of Islamism: Lessons on Tunisia, Egypt and Turkey" on April 17. GSU officials say Akyol is based in Istanbul and specializes in issues related to Islam, Turkey, modernity and more.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Patch.com

Job Openings in Dunwoody, DeKalb County

Here's a sampling of recent job postings in Dunwoody and DeKalb County: Student Financial Aid Assistant I at Georgia Perimeter College Co-Op - InFlight Services at Delta Air Lines High School Teacher at Georgia State University COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE at Delta Air Lines Financial Analyst - Staff level at Lockheed Martin Research ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dunwoody (Dunwoody, GA), Dekalb County, GA, Alpharetta, GA

Patch.com

Job Openings in Decatur, DeKalb County

Here's a roundup of recent job postings in Decatur and DeKalb County: Office Administrator Atlanta at Terex Forensic Service Technician at State of Georgia Human Resources Specialist at Department of Veterans Affairs Facility Security Officer - Hourly at Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Bakery Outlet Clerk P/T ... (more)

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Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Decatur, GA, Dekalb County, GA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

SavannahNow

Newsmakers

Related Experience: Upton joined Armstrong as the interim assistant vice president for student affairs in 2012.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Atlanta, GA, University of Georgia, Savannah, GA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Poynter Online

ONA names winners of j-school Challenge Fund grants

Gun control, public housing conditions, rising sea levels and air quality are among the topics that 12 university journalism schools plan to tackle with micro-grants provided by the Challenge Fund .

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Related Topix: Journalism, Arizona State University, Florida International University, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College

Sys-Con Media

12 Colleges Win First Round of $1M Challenge to Hack Journalism Education

The competitive Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education was created to encourage universities to experiment with new ways of providing news and information.

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Related Topix: Arizona State University, Florida International University, Florida, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Lakeland Times

Class inequalities are unfair to the tune of 90 percent

It's happened in many ways throughout history, and it continues today. MHLT students recently chose from a list of topics relating to a specific social injustice and spent two weeks writing, drafting, editing, and revising persuasive essays.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Life Insurance to the Rescue is Released

Many say that death is the final frontier - the last major event experienced on this earth.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Time

Want to Succeed? You Should Seriously Consider Doing Nothing

If you want to motivate yourself to keep doing something, rather than getting lazy and copping out, here's an idea: Make "do nothing" one of the choices you present yourself with.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Alabama Live

New BMA curator brings world of modern and contemporary art to Birmingham

The Birmingham Museum of Art has appointed Wassan Al-Khudhairi as its new Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Claremont Graduate University, Entertainment

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