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16 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

DSS board has new member

A Henderson minister has taken over Bill Scarlett's seat on the Vance County Department of Social Services Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC, Vance County, NC, Brenau University, Union Theological Seminary

20 hrs ago | KTAR

ASU bans kegs, beer bongs, drinking games at tailgates

"The tailgating recommendations are based on the cooperative relationship between ASU and the City of Tempe including our shared goals for the wellbeing of our community," said Jim Rund, senior vice president for Educational Outreach and Student Services.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Arizona

23 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

Manuelito Scholars diverse

TOP TO BOTTOM: Dillon J. Nockideneh, a graduate of Page High, will continue his education at Utah State University-Eastern.

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Related Topix: Utah State University, Pinon, AZ, Yale University, Fort Lewis College

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Courier

Democratic Women of Prescott founder celebrates 100th birthday

Douglas Emmett/Courtesy photo Jerry Emmett stands with her grandson Bert Emmett, who was master of ceremonies at a party honoring her on her 100th birthday recently.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Gilbert, AZ, Education Etc., Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tucson Weekly

UA Denies PTSD/Marijuana Researcher's Administrative Appeal for Reinstatement

According to the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, the UA denied Sue Sisley's administrative appeal for reinstatement yesterday in a letter she received from Andrew Comrie, UA senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Health, University of Arizona, Arizona State University

KTAR

Money magazine's new college rankings do not favor Arizona schools

Arizona schools did not fare well on a list of four-year colleges that offer the most bang for your tuition buck.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Arizona State University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Brian Konefal of Coppa Cafe in Flagstaff: 'People Should Travel For Food'

Considering that Coppa Cafe has been open for more than three years, it's pretty surprising how little attention the restaurant's received.

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Related Topix: Arizona

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KTAR

As Congress eyes 'competency-based' degrees, NAU already claims success

Not only does Phoenix resident Jeremy Dodd expect to be the first in his family to get a four-year college degree -- he expects he'll be able to do it in just 2.5 years.

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Related Topix: Congress, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, US Politics, US News, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mesa, AZ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sedona Red Rock News

Dean examines trust and leadership issues

Northern Arizona University's Summer Seminar Series came to Sedona on Wednesday, July 16, at the Mary D. Fisher Theater, with speaker Craig Van Slyke, dean and professor of computer information systems at the W.A. Franke College of Business at NAU, who spoke on the topic of trust in leadership.

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Related Topix: Sedona, AZ

EurekAlert!

Linking the microbial and immune environment in semen to HIV viral load and transmission

While HIV is found in many body fluids, sexual transmission through semen is the most common route of infection.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

New book tells the story of the Long Walk from a Navajo perspective

Having already published a textbook in Dine, Yazzie decided she would write a novel.

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Related Topix: Navajo, NM, Fort Sumner, NM

The Bugle

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.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Connect.educause.edu

Next Gen Tools: Competency Report

This innovation brief from Next Generation Learning Challenges describes the development and evolution of the competency report created for Northern Arizona University's Personalized Learning degree programs.

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Phoenix New Times

12 Things You Didn't Know About Mother Road Brewing Co.

Critiquing a beer's appearance, aroma and flavor can tell you much about that particular brew, but little else.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Arizona

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Medical News Today

Likely origin discovered of virulent lung fungus invading Pacific Northwest

Cryptococcus gattii, a virulent fungus that has invaded the Pacific Northwest is highly adaptive and warrants global "public health vigilance," according to a study by an international team led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Asthma, Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Detroit News

Oakland University's new leader ponders if school should sustain growth

When George W. Hynd takes the helm of Oakland University next month, he plans to examine whether the school should keep pursuing the rapid growth it has enjoyed over the past 15 years.

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Related Topix: Oakland University, College of Charleston, Pepperdine University, University of Georgia, Purdue University

Chemical & Engineering News

Candidates Named For American Chemical Society Fall Election

Candidates for American Chemical Society 2015 president-elect and four additional spots on the ACS Board of Directors have been announced for the society's fall election.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Kansas State University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, University of Oklahoma

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Infection Control Today

Study Finds Likely Origin of Virulent Lung Fungus Invading Pacific Northwest

Cryptococcus gattii, a virulent fungus that has invaded the Pacific Northwest is highly adaptive and warrants global "public health vigilance," according to a study by an international team led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Science

U.S. biosafety panel to come out of hibernation with new members

On the heels of several mishaps involving deadly pathogens, U.S. officials are reconvening an expert advisory panel that hasn't met in nearly 2 years.

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Related Topix: University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Bird Flu, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mon Jul 14, 2014

American Reporter

Dungeons of DebtTHE Rowboat and the Destroyer: a Parable

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

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