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6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Hopkins criticized for using pigs to teach future doctors

Using pigs as part of training for future doctors is unnecessary and unethical, according to a nonprofit health and animal rights group that staged a protest Thursday of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, one of four around the nation that still uses animals in training.


Related Topix: Medicine, Animal Rights, Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University

7 hrs ago | Fayetteville Free Weekly

A Night In the Middle Ages

When Richard Massey, an editor at the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, wrote his first novel, "Equals and Allies," he set the action in the present day, and in the mundane environs of Columbus, Ohio.


Related Topix: State University, AR, Ohio State University

8 hrs ago | SMU Mustangs

Courtney Washington

Courtney received her bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from TCU in May 2008.


Related Topix: Texas A&M University Commerce

12 hrs ago |

Bill Minor: Wilkie examines Gop evolution in South

Journalist, author and professor Curtis Wilkie, who honed his writing skills on news fronts from Beirut to Bourbon Street, has dipped his pen into Gothic politics of Mississippi and the South and explored how the region may look in the post-Tea Party era.


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Kirkland to lead UM World Class Teaching Program

Veteran educator Tammy Kirkland has joined the University of Mississippi School of Education as director of the UM World Class Teaching Program.


Trenchless Technology

North American Tunneling Conference Attracts Record Crowd

The North American Tunneling Conference, held June 22-25 at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, drew a record crowd, highlighting the strength of the tunneling market in the United States and Canada.


Related Topix: Colorado School of Mines, Purdue University


A White Gay Man and a Black Woman Hug It Out

In the name of an open dialogue on race, two sides of a divisive opinion try to come together in an online chat Last month, posted a piece, " Dear Black Women : White Gays Are Your Allies, So Don't Push Us Away," by regular contributor Steve Friess responding to University of Mississippi student Sierra Mannie's op-ed, " Dear White Gays : ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, University of Georgia

Mother Jones

"I Pay Taxes Out My Ass But They Still Harrass Me": 11 Amazing Songs About Police Brutality

Last Friday, just days after Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, 29-year-old North Carolina rapper J. Cole uploaded the stirring tribute " Be Free " to his SoundCloud, dedicating it to "every young black man murdered in America."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Unnerving Precedent Of Using The National Guard To Quell Civil Unrest

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced early Monday that he was bringing in troops from the Missouri National Guard to help contain demonstrations that have at times turned violent in the Saint Louis suburb of Ferguson.


Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Cameras and connections: Photos capture artist's own enthusiasm

But photography is more about attachment than detachment for Milly West. The Oxford resident connects with people and places, and she gets excited by the results.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Oxford, MS, Mississippi, Clarksdale, MS, Glendora, MS

Hattiesburg American

Engagement: Haley Fowler & Samuel Gregory

Haley is also the daughter of the late Mr. James Robert Fowler, Jr. of Hattiesburg.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Childersburg, AL, Mississippi College

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Browning named Dispatch managing editor

As interim managing editor, Browning oversees the newsroom and is responsible for guiding news and sports coverage.


Related Topix: Mississippi

The Daily Caller

More Proof Racism Is EVERYWHERE All The Time

The Daily Caller's Alphabet of Racism pushes on with the latest collection of stuff you might not know is racist.


Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

Vicksburg Post

Daigre, Donohue join Peltz in circuit clerk race

Two candidates entered the race for circuit clerk in Warren County, including the second-place finisher from the last time voters chose a clerk.


Related Topix: Warren County, MS

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The judge in the GOP Senate challenge

Highlights of his career include: - The Mississippi Bar directory shows McGehee was admitted to practice law in August 1977.


Related Topix: Mississippi

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Daily Caller

America's 11 Hottest College Professors

Choosing a college should really come down to the academics and lifestyle involved.


Related Topix: University of Alabama, Conservative Political News, US News

MGCCC, Mississippi State joining forces to offer engineering degrees

Mississippi State University will be working with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to offer engineering degrees at Gulf Coast's Jackson County campus.


Related Topix: Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, Jackson County, MS, Gautier, MS, Starkville, MS

The Mississippi Press

Gulf Coast Neighbors: Jacob Craven begins biology studies at Ole Miss but in the meantime acts, performs

Acting in plays, playing the drums, and doing community service on the Mayor's Youth Council are just some of the experiences that Jacob Craven will take with him when he begins his freshman year at the University of Mississippi later this month.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi


Panola County Artists

Panola County artists are invited to participate in a free small business workshop Wednesday, August 13 at the University of Mississippi Small Business Development Center catered exclusively to individuals in the creative arts industry.


Related Topix: Panola County, MS, Batesville, MS

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Daily Sentinel Star

New Sovereignty Commission?

Ole Miss, the school in Oxford formerly known for tradition, is busily changing more things certain people consider politically incorrect.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi