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Thursday Jul 24 | Daily Journal

Franklin College runner earns academic honors

Franklin College senior track and field athlete Anna Murdock has earned all-academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the 2013-14 season.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Franklin College restoring iconic "Ben" statue

Franklin College restoring iconic "Ben" statue Crews removing years of paint buildup from the target of frequent pranks Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mogtG3 Dennis Drake with Drake Construction applies a eco-friendly solvent solution in an effort to help remove the hundreds of layers of paint from the famous Benjamin ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Dean's list: Franklin College

Franklin College, Franklin: Olivia Ralston of Angola. Taliesin Pettit Anglin and Damon DeJesus, both of Fort Wayne.

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Related Topix: Angola, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Huntington, IN, Kendallville, IN

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Journal

Franklin College statue has shown many colors

For the past month, Ben Franklin has been Franklin Strong, covered in blue paint and wearing the names and jersey numbers of two teens who died in June.

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Related Topix: Franklin, IN

Daily Journal

Tradition leaves statue worn; repairs planned

More than 10 years of alternating colorful paint jobs on the Franklin College statue followed by new coats of standard gray paint are erasing the definition of Ben's face, clothes and hands and damaging the limestone base underneath.

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Athens Banner-Herald

New UGA research challenges fundamental precept of organic chemistry

A family of millions of known chemical compounds called "aromatics" or "arenes" and their products, including a great number of medicines, plastics and synthetic fibers, are characterized by their regular arrangement of ring atoms instead of alternating single and double bonds.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, University of Georgia

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

$2 million grant to help UGA math department attract, train more students

Behind every facet of digital communication is a well-trained mathematician, and the University of Georgia mathematics department is on the front lines of training for this ever-increasing field of employment.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, University of Georgia

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Journal and Courier

Frankfort names new varsity basketball coach

Frankfort names new varsity basketball coach Jared Catron was approved Tuesday to replace Tom Weeks as Frankfort varsity basketball coach.

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Related Topix: Frankfort, IN

Science Daily

Nanoparticles used to enhance chemotherapy

A new formulation of cisplatin, a common chemotherapy drug, has been developed by researchers that significantly increases the drug's ability to target and destroy cancerous cells.

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Related Topix: Drugs, bladder cancer, Health, University of Georgia

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Journal

Retired history teacher's work chronicled over years

Marshall Mitchell, 78, was featured in an article in the Daily Journal's first edition in printed in 1963.

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Related Topix: Franklin, IN, Whiteland, IN

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