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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.