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Obesity Study Gets $2.1 Million Federal Grant

Obesity Study Gets $2.1 Million Federal Grant

by Associated Press | February 12, 2018

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University has received a $2.1 million federal grant to study ob

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Student Accused in Kidnap, Torture, Death of Chinese Scholar

Student Accused in Kidnap, Torture, Death of Chinese Scholar

by Associated Press |

A hearing is scheduled in the case of a former physics student accused of kidnapping and killin

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The PhD She Never Knew

by Nichole Margarita Garcia | February 11, 2018

My first memories revolved around looking at my grandmother’s hands. They were calloused, wri

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Texas School Scraps University-wide Commencement

Texas School Scraps University-wide Commencement

by Associated Press |

HOUSTON, Tx. — The University of Houston’s May graduates won’t have a univers

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Arizona’s James a Pioneer in Inclusion Initiatives

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Dr. Stanlie James began her career as an innovative scholar of Black feminism and international

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College Cancels Creationist’s Speech

College Cancels Creationist’s Speech

by Associated Press |

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma university cancelled a planned speech by the founder of a Kentuck

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Several Arrests after Skirmishes at College Republican Event

Several Arrests after Skirmishes at College Republican Event

by Associated Press |

SEATTLE – A handful of arrests were made after a college Republican rally at the University o

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Equity Gaining Emphasis in Assessing Student Outcomes

by Lois Elfman |

While compliance and improvement are the predominant driving factors for measuring student lear

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Study Mines First-Year Views on Religious Expression and Interfaith Engagement

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A study conducted by Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and research partners at North Carolina State

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Maryland Offers $100 Million to Settle State’s HBCU Case

by | February 8, 2018

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has offered to spend up to $100 million to settle a 12-year-long laws

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Emerging Scholar Profile: Yoon and Art for Social Justice

by Walter Hudson |

Dr. Injeong Yoon’s pathway to the University of Arkansas, where she began a tenure-track teac

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Mellon Foundation Selects Renowned Poet and Scholar as President

by Pearl Stewart |

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which supports humanities, culture and the arts in higher educ

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Hip-hop Evolution Topic of College Lecture

Hip-hop Evolution Topic of College Lecture

by Associated Press |

RICHMOND, Va. — The University of Richmond will host a lecture and panel discussion examining

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State Acts to Remove Gun Ban from Campus Public Spaces

State Acts to Remove Gun Ban from Campus Public Spaces

by Associated Press |

JACKSON, Ms.  — It’s guns versus college football in a dispute over where certain Miss

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Secret ‘Pig Roast’ Fat-Shaming Sex Contest: Frat in Trouble

Secret ‘Pig Roast’ Fat-Shaming Sex Contest: Frat in Trouble

by Associated Press |

ITHACA, N.Y. — A Cornell University fraternity chapter that held a sex contest that members d

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