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Friday Jul 18 | 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

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA chemistry graduate awarded Merck Fellowship

Robert J. Gilliard Jr., a 2014 doctoral graduate of the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of chemistry, has been awarded a UNCF/Merck Foundation Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, University of Georgia, Case Western Reserve University, Hartsville, SC, Clemson University

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

New UGA research engineers microbes for the direct conversion of biomass to fuel

The promise of affordable transportation fuels from biomass - a sustainable, carbon-neutral route to American energy independence - has been left perpetually on hold by the economics of the conversion process.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, University of Georgia, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Agriculture, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Athens Banner-Herald

Obama honors UGA professor of energy research

A University of Georgia professor was among a group of more than 100 leading researchers nationwide who were honored recently at the White House as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professors in the early stages of ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Agriculture, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA chemist receives SEC faculty award

Gregory H. Robinson, Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has been named the University of Georgia's 2014 recipient of the Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, University of Georgia

Athens Banner-Herald

Two UGA students named 2014 Goldwater Scholars

The UGA Goldwater Scholars are among a group of 283 recipients of the one- and two-year scholarships that recognize exceptional sophomores and juniors in engineering, mathematics and the natural sciences.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, San Diego, CA, Webster (San Diego, CA), Genetics, UC San Diego

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - John Archibald Campbell

Today's Justice of the Day is: JOHN ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL. Justice Campbell was born on this day, June 24, in 1811.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, United States Military Academy, Montgomery, AL, Mobile, AL

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