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1 hr ago | The Town Talk

Louisiana schools go smoke-free Friday

Starting Friday, public colleges and universities in Louisiana will be required to make their campuses smoke-free.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Alexandria, LA, Louisiana College, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

31 million U.S. adults with "some college, no degree," new report finds

A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse shows that, over the last 20 years, 31 million students have enrolled in college and left before receiving a degree or certificate.


Related Topix: Herndon, VA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wetlands growth in Wax Lake shows what diversions could achieve, scientists say

The stems of wetland plants formed a stubble across a wide swath of newly-created mud flat at the southern end of the Wax Lake Outlet near Morgan City, part of a new delta fed by the Atchafalaya and Red rivers along the center of Louisiana's coast.


Related Topix: Morgan City, LA, Oceanography, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood, Delta, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

KALC-FM Denver


Join Slacker & Steve for LIVE @ FIVE at The Tavern Downtown and catch performances from Alice Artist's all summer long! Plus, Slacker & Steve will be playing lots of games and giving away prizes including artist meet and greet passes, concert tickets and more! One lucky person will win a trip to Las Vegas on to join Slacker & Steve ... (more)


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Punk, Video Games, Los Angeles, CA, Better Than Ezra, Pop/Rock, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

PhysOrg Weblog

New route to identify drugs that can fight bacterial infections

About 100 drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for other purposes can also prevent the growth of certain bacterial pathogens inside human cells, including those that cause Legionnaires' disease, brucellosis, and Mediterranean spotted fever.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Clemastine (generic), Tavist, Tavist-1, Medicine, University of Chicago

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Verinder selected to lead Sarasota Memorial

SARASOTA ­-- The Sarasota County Hospital Board has appointed David Verinder president and chief executive officer of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.


Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Sarasota County, FL, Auburn University

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

IPFW librarian seeks funds to build a library in a remote area of Kenya

Florence Mugambi has a dream. She wants to see a library built in her small hometown of Ontulili, in rural Kenya.


Related Topix: Libraries, Agriculture, Science, World News, Kenya,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Digital Trends

LSU rolls out punishment policy for students who pirate stuff using the school's network

Piracy is a big problem, of course, and governments along with private institutions are trying to figure out ways to stem the tide of thefts.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

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University Sets Punishments For Pirating Students

There are many ways to tackle the issue of online piracy and Louisiana State University has decided on its approach.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Town Talk

Tribute to Alexandria's late Richard Gwartney set for this weekend

Make new memories, and savor old ones this weekend in Cenla. Revisit the days of Alexandria theater, when the late Richard Gwartney was at the helm or at the heart of many of the productions.


Related Topix: Alexandria, LA, Theater, Arts, LSU Alexandria

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

UL Lafayette and LSUE Announce New Partnership

Beginning this fall, the Ragin' Cajun Bridge Program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be available to students enrolled at Louisiana State University at Eunice as part of a new partnership between the schools.


Related Topix: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, Eunice, LA

Good policy for Cassidy to reject continuing Ex-Im Bank

Jeffrey D. Sadow is an associate professor of political science at Louisiana State University Shreveport.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Engagement: Jennifer Habetz & William Hetzel

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Curtis R. Hoffpauir and the late Mr. and Mrs. H. Leo Habetz, Jr. of Crowley.


Related Topix: Crowley, LA, Wedding, Baton Rouge, LA, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Physics: Wave of the future

In the Louisiana swamps just east of Baton Rouge, the daily hunt for gravitational waves cannot really get started until well after noon.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Astronomy

From 'Duck Dynasty' to 'Duck & Dressing' Korie Robertson brings you fashion

The women of " Duck Dynasty " Korie Robertson and daughter Rebecca Robertson are taking a break from the Duck Commander business and is running a successful boutique in West Monroe, La.


Related Topix: West Monroe, LA, Monroe, LA, Family, Kids

Alabama Live

Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon, James R. Andrews, MD, recieves top AOSSM Honor

James R. Andrews, M.D., orthopedic sports medicine leader and past AOSSM President, was presented on Saturday, July 12th, with the 2014 Robert E. Leach Mr. Sports Medicine Award during the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Seattle.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Birmingham, AL, University of Virginia, University of Alabama Birmingham


32 Years After Plane Crash, 'Miracle Baby' Missy Trahan Is a Mom

Melissa "Missy" Trahan was just 16 months old when she was rescued from the rubble of Pan Am Flight 759 in Kenner, Louisiana, on July 9, 1982.


Related Topix: Kenner, LA

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Court upholds affirmative action

The University of Texas at Austin can continue using affirmative action in its admission policies, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled Tuesday.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Seven members of new BISD Board of managers named

Commissioner of Education Michael Williams Monday announced his appointments to a seven-member board of managers for the Beaumont Independent School District .


Related Topix: Education Etc., Beaumont, TX, Baylor University, Lamar University

Sun Jul 13, 2014


Officials: January LSU-Law Center merger on track

Officials with Louisiana State University and its Paul M. Hebert Law Center say their merger could be complete by Jan. 1. Law Center Chancellor Jack Weiss says realignment plans are before the American Bar Association, one of two groups that would have to approve the new status.