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3 hrs ago | The Daily Princetonian

Jepson School professor discusses the tenets of John Marshall at James Madison lecture

John Marshall, the first chief justice of the Supreme Court, was both an ardent advocate of judicial constructionism and supporter of central government, Gary McDowell said at a lecture on Monday. McDowell, a professor at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, is the author of 11 books on topics like judicial power and the Constitution.


Related Topix: US News, University of South Florida, Virginia, University of Virginia, Antonin Scalia

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The City Wire

A primer on Iraq's troubled history

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports. Dr. Eric Baker joined the UAFS faculty in 2008 and has a doctorate in political science from the University of Florida.


Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, University of Florida, East Carolina University

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Radio Host Says the National Media Aren't Telling You About...

New York radio host Todd Pettengill is pointing to the alleged revenge killing of a 19-year-old man from Livingston, New Jersey, as evidence that "domestic terrorism is already here." Further, he argues, the "act of jihad" is not getting nearly enough media coverage.


Related Topix: Livingston, NJ, Newark, NJ

WRVA-AM Richmond

AUDIO: UR Student Targeted For Middle East Retribution?

An University of Richmond sophomore, shot and killed at a New Jersey intersection over the summer, may have been targeted because of deaths in the Middle East. The suspect in Brendan Tevlin's death reportedly has told investigators looking into other deaths, that he targeted people to avenge U.S. military action overseas.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Virginia Business

Virginia colleges make it on PayScalea s list of highest paid grads

Six Virginia colleges are included in the top 100 of PayScale's list of schools producing the highest paid graduates. The salary information company featured a list of highest paid graduates with only a bachelor's degree and another comparison of all alumni's salaries in their 2014-15 College Salary Report.


Related Topix: Virginia, Lee University, Washington & Lee University, Virginia Military Institute, University of Virginia

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Style Weekly

The Roads We Traveled

Mark Dion's "Trichechus Manatus Latirostris" explores the effect of environmental disaster as part of the Anderson Gallery show "Forecast." If you're anything like me, the essence of the word travel exudes exploring, memory-making and unbridled excitement.


Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Fine Arts, Arts, Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Virginia Commonwealth University, Painting

New College Rankings Remind Us Of What's Wrong With American Higher Education

I am a resident scholar and founding director of the Center on Higher Education Reform at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. I study higher education policy, college affordability, and innovation.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, George Washington University, Richmond, CA

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Top Peruvian foe of illegal logging brutally slain

An outspoken Peruvian opponent of illegal logging and three other native Ashaninka community leaders were brutally slain a remote region bordering Brazil, tribal authorities said Monday. The activist, Edwin Chota, had received frequent death threats from illegal loggers, who he had tried for years to expel from the lands for which his community was seeking title.


Sat Sep 06, 2014

Medical News Today

How 'cost disease' will impact the success of health care delivery reform

If continuing increases in health care costs are inevitable, as some economists predict, is it possible for health care delivery reform to succeed in reducing the overall burden of health care expenditures on the U.S. economy? According to the results of a new study, the focus should shift from cost control to improving utilization rates and quality outcomes, as described in detail in an article in Population Health Management , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Population Health Management website until October 3, 2014.


Related Topix: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, Medicaid, Health

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Detroit News

Public gets its first look at priceless Mormon artifacts

An architectural rendering, center, for the Nauvoo Temple is part of the 'Foundations of Faith' exhibit now open at the church's Salt Lake City history library. In one glass case sits a weathered page from the original Book of Mormon manuscript that Latter-day Saints believe was translated from ancient Egyptian and dictated to scribes by founder Joseph Smith 185 years ago with help from God.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Salt Lake City, UT

American Library Association

Choice Reviews Online launches new Ask an Archivist feature

Choice , the premier source of reviews of books and digital resources for academic libraries, is initiating a new monthly feature highlighting digital special collections. A lively online exclusive-in interview format-"Ask an Archivist" is intended to introduce readers, undergraduates especially, to the treasure trove of materials housed in a vast array of digital archives and libraries.


Related Topix: Libraries

the Crucible of Doubt is Released

Terryl and Fiona Givens have been speaking publicly about the subject of doubt in the Latter-day Saint community since the transcript of a fireside at which Terryl spoke in 2012 hit the internet. It was titled "Letter to a Doubter," and has been viewed thousands of times.


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Business Wire

Cardinal Bank Promotes Andrew J. Peden To Executive Vice President, Real Estate Lending

As Executive Vice President, Peden becomes a voting member of Cardinal Bank's Officers' Loan Committee.


WNEM-TV Saginaw

Louisiana ruling breaks pro-gay marriage streak

A federal judge upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages on Wednesday, a rare loss for gay marriage supporters who had won more than 20 consecutive rulings overturning bans in other states.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Louisiana, US News, US Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Loyola University New Orleans

ABC News

Public Gets 1st Look at Priceless Mormon Artifacts

In one glass case sits a weathered page from the original Book of Mormon manuscript that Latter-day Saints believe was translated from ancient Egyptian and dictated to scribes by founder Joseph Smith 185 years ago with help from God.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)


Are rising health care costs inevitable?

Population Health Management is an authoritative peer-reviewed journal published bimonthly in print and online that reflects the expanding scope of health care management and quality.


Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, College of William and Mary, Medicaid, Health

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Style Weekly

A Gourmet's Tour

The Daily Meal editor Colman Andrews likes Richmond, which is readily apparent from the four-page story he wrote for the glossy, high-end leisure magazine Departures .


Related Topix: Richmond, VA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Collegian

Course materials uploaded to website, potential honor code violation

University of Richmond course materials and content have been uploaded to an Internet site known as Course Hero, which could potentially place the students responsible under violation of the honor code.


The Collegian

Student governments hold open forum on presidential search

Richmond College Student Government Association and the Westhampton College Government Association hosted an event for University of Richmond students to provide input on the search for President Edward Ayers' successor.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Dallas Dance Nominated for Obama Administration Education Post

Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans, according to a news release.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Houston, Richmond, VA, Virginia Union University