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39 min ago | Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Professional Staff Restructuring Announcement

Indianapolis Tau Kappa Epsilon announces restructuring of several positions within the TKE Professional Staff.


Related Topix: Student Society, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Kappa Epsilon, Fraternities, Washington State University, Boise State University

4 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Max Mendoza's family prepares for funeral

A former ASU student's family prepares to bring his body back to the United States after the 25-year-old died in Brazil.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Arizona

5 hrs ago | Downtown Phoenix Journal

Wire | New Executive Leadership Announced for City of Phoenix

Christine Mackay, who has more than 21 years experience in economic development, including 16 at the municipal level, is Phoenix's new director of Community and Economic Development, City Manager Ed Zuercher announced today.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Chandler, AZ

9 hrs ago |

Call for Entries: The 2014 Printing Industries of America Education Award of Excellence

Printing Industries of America is seeking to honor an outstanding educator and/or industry trainer in the graphic communications field with the 2014 Education Award of Excellence.


Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Rochester Institute of Technology, Clemson University

11 hrs ago | Shiny shiny

Spinach could be the key to clean fuel

Take a break, Kale: this is a job for the original gross-tasting super-healthy green veg.


Related Topix: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Science

13 hrs ago | CiteULike

A graduate program for high school physics and physical science teachers

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17 hrs ago | State Press

Letter: Who is the ASU police officer accused of abusing professor Ersula Ore?

Who is Arizona State University Police Officer Stewart Ferrin, the officer who has been accused of abusing ASU professor Ersula Ore? On May 20, Officer Ferrin arrested Professor Ore on multiple charges, including felony assault on a police officer, following her being stopped for walking down the middle of the road.


Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Maricopa County, AZ, Tempe, AZ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Verde Independent

Group may pull funding from UA over marijuana researcher's firing

The head of the organization offering to fund a study on medical marijuana at the University of Arizona said he will pull the cash unless the school restores fired doctor and researcher Sue Sisley to the staff and the project.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Drug Enforcement Administration

Hispanic Business

Study Data from Arizona State University Provide New Insights into...

Their unique optical, magnetic and chemical properties at the nanoscale make them different from their macroscale counterparts."



Unpaid Interns Can Collect Back Pay Without Hurting Their Careers

After a year scrutinizing the intern economy, ProPublica's internship investigation is coming to an end.


Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Connecticut, Northwestern University, US News, Liberal Political News

Science Daily

How stress hormones promote brain's building of negative memories

Scientists have discovered a key component to better understanding how traumatic memories may be strengthened in women.


Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Phoenix New Times

Phoenix Poet Allyson Boggess: 100 Creatives

Phoenix is brimming with creativity. And every other year, we put the spotlight on 100 of the city's creative forces.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Arts, Poetry

Daily Kos

Video of ASU professor being attacked by police for not showing papers

A professor is not safe. How far up a ladder must someone go in Arizona in order for the Bill of Rights to apply? On May 20, 2014, Dr. Ersula Ore, a professor in the English Department at Arizona State University was making her way home having just concluded teaching a summer course for the evening.



Renting out your home for Super Bowl has pros, cons

Sandra moved from the small border city of Yuma, Arizona to study Broadcast Journalism at Arizona State University in the late 90s.


Related Topix: Yuma, AZ

PhysOrg Weblog

Peer influence more likely to encourage smoking, say sociologists

Adolescents tend to be more powerful in influencing their friends to start smoking than in helping them to quit, according to sociologists.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, Nursing

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

Universities as elements of urban/downtown revitalization: the Portland State story and more

The Portland Streetcar passes through the plaza in front of Portland State University's College of Urban and Public Affairs.


Related Topix: Portland State University, Arizona, University of Arizona, Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania

USA Today

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup Max Mendoza was hiking when he apparently fell into a ravine in the Tijuca Forest.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel,


NWS issues excessive heat watch for Phoenix

Originally from southern California, I began working in radio in 2010 at my community college station DJing late night shows on the school's jazz station, 88.5FM KSBR.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Weather

The Arizona Republic

Arizona still one of the worst states to be a kid

Arizona lags most states in child well-being, but there are bright spots in high-school grad rates, juvie arrests Arizona still one of the worst states to be a kid Arizona lags most states in child well-being, but there are bright spots in high-school grad rates, juvie arrests Check out this story on Arizona ... (more)


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Family, Kids

Science Blog

Cancerous tumors may spread by pure chance

The spreading of a cancerous tumor from one part of the body to another may occur through pure chance instead of key genetic mutations, a new study has shown.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Physics, Science