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6 hrs ago |

Washburn administrator will head Doane athletics

Doane announced Friday the appointment of Jill McCartney as its new athletic director.


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

9 hrs ago | Courier News

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RVCC faculty is chillin' for charity College faculty takes a chilly challenge and helps support cancer fund Check out this story on Raritan Valley Community College participants in the Chillin' 4 Charity challenge included back row, from left: RVCC Vice President for Finance and Facilities John Trojan, ... (more)


13 hrs ago | Newswise

Companion Planets Can Increase Old Worlds' Chance at Life

Having a companion in old age is good for people - and, it turns out, might extend the chance for life on certain Earth-sized planets in the cosmos as well.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, University of Washington

19 hrs ago | The Dysart Reporter

Cherrys celebrate 60th anniversary

Ronald and Belva [Wieben] Cherry will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Oro Valley, AZ

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mount St. Dominic Academy graduates Clifton residents

Clifton students who graduated from Mount St. Dominic Academy are from left to right Alyssa Link, Geena Wasiak, and Krystyna Green.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

Farmington Daily Times

Yeego Gardening workshops share tips for gardening

Armed with plastic bags stuffed with newspapers, attendees at the Yego Gardening workshop on Wednesday hunted for prairie dog holes.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Shiprock, NM, Crownpoint, NM, New Mexico State University, Agriculture, Science

MAPS Medical marijuana news

Press Release: Petition to Reinstate Medical Marijuana Researcher Receives Over 100,000 Signatures

A petition launched on by an Arizona veteran has gathered over 100,000 signatures in support of Dr. Sue Sisley's efforts to initiate medical marijuana research in Arizona.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Phoenix, AZ

House Of Sparky

ASU announces new tailgating restrictions which includes ban on kegs

Arizona State will begin to ban kegs outside Sun Devil Stadium beginning with the 2014 season, the university announced on Thursday.


Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Sports, NCAA Sports, Arizona State University NCAA


ASU bans kegs, beer bongs, drinking games at tailgates

"The tailgating recommendations are based on the cooperative relationship between ASU and the City of Tempe including our shared goals for the wellbeing of our community," said Jim Rund, senior vice president for Educational Outreach and Student Services.


Related Topix: Arizona, Northern Arizona University

The Lantern

Ohio State Planetarium gets new director

Wayne Schlingman was announced to fill the role in a Wednesday release on an OSU website.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Astronomy

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Mass Transit

AZ: Streetcar Ridership Holds Steady When Fares Kick In

July 30--Tens of thousands of Tucsonans may have descended on downtown to ride the streetcar last weekend when it was free.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, South Tucson, AZ


What Year's Worth Of Campus Blotter Reports For One Party School Looks Like

To examine this, the Arizona Daily Wildcat , UA's student newspaper, was gracious enough to share the entries from their " Police Beat " for the 2013-14 academic year.


Related Topix: Dartmouth College, University of Iowa, Marijuana

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Rapidly Evolving Martian Gully -- Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona

This image of the surface of Mars covers a location that has been captured several times by the HiRISE camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to look for changes in gullies.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA


The Greek summer experience, with learning to boot

Harrison Blackman had never been abroad before, but heA'd always wanted to see the ancient sites and cities in Greece, so when he saw that a professor from Princeton University would be teaching a summer class in Greece, he jumped at the opportunity to study abroad.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Greece Travel, Princeton University, Anthropology, Science, New York University, Archaeology

Tue Jul 29, 2014


'Temple Option' will open more doors to a university education

In a bold move underscoring Temple University's commitment to access and diversity, President Neil D. Theobald today announced the "Temple Option," an admissions path for talented students who show great potential for success but don't perform well on standardized tests.


Related Topix: Temple University, Standardized Testing, Education, Brandeis University, DePaul University, Kansas State University

Air Force Times

Pot-for-PTSD researcher denied reinstatement

Medical marijuana is placed on a scale. The University of Arizona has rejected a marijuana researcher's plea to keep her job after her contract was terminated in June.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Arizona, Arizona Government, Healthcare Law, Law

KTVK Phoenix

Marijuana researcher loses appeal to regain UA job

A fired University of Arizona professor who was studying to effects of medical marijuana on military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder has lost an appeal to regain her job.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Life, Veteran Affairs

PhysOrg Weblog

Are Millennials redefining adulthood?

Once upon a time, a spouse, children and a home were among the most typical hallmarks of adulthood.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Family, Kids


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.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University

Medical News Today

Survival from cardiac arrest dramatically improved by new EMS system in Arizona

A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a study published online in Annals of Emergency Medicine .


Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, Health