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2 hrs ago | Greenfield

schools take steps to improved education with teachers coaching teachers

Officials say the Greenfield schools will take a major step toward better teaching when school reconvenes next week after summer vacation.

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6 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Tell Me the One About Ebola: How Jokes Spread Awareness

As the Ebola death toll rises, humor and music are helping people in West Africa deal with the horrors of the disease, and its encroachment into daily life.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Project helps states mine data to improve services for kids

When children are placed in foster care, the ultimate goal is to give them the best possible services to achieve permanency, either by returning them home or finding a stable, supportive home environment.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

KMBC-TV

Brothers allowed to return after frat house fire

Members of the Sigma Chi fraternity at the University of Kansas are being allowed to return to their house after a fire caused damage to the third floor.

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Related Topix: Fire, Sigma Chi, Student Society, Fraternities

KMBC-TV

KU fraternity house damaged in fire

For the second time in two years, a fire has damaged the Sigma Chi house on the University of Kansas campus.

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Related Topix: Fire, Kansas, The Call, Pop/Rock

Business Journal

KU dean of nursing steps down

Karen Miller, dean of the University of Kansas' schools of nursing and health professions, will step down from her leadership positions at the end of this academic year.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

The Wichita Eagle

Now Consider This: Crack down on sexual assaults at colleges

Good for Wichita State University for hosting a free seminar Wednesday on preventing and responding to sexual assaults at schools and college campuses.

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Related Topix: Wichita State University, Opinion

University of Kansas

Rob Riggle to serve as grand marshal for Homecoming Parade

Actor and comedian Rob Riggle, a 1993 University of Kansas graduate, will be grand marshal of the KU Homecoming Parade at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Lawrence, KS, Hutchinson, KS

The Pitch

The University of Kansas is studying the motivations of WWE fans

Why do people watch pro wrestling? Is it the athleticism? he drama? the sex appeal? John Cena's Fruity Pebbles-inspired clothes? or Mountain Dew and a need to hate? The Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas wants to know and is conducting a "study to better understand the motivations of WWE fans."

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The Wichita Eagle

Robin Williamsa death puts spotlight back on depression

"I felt my whole life had been for nothing," the 40-something writer/blogger said.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Wichita, KS, Genetics, Medicine, Sedgwick County, KS

Mon Aug 25, 2014

American Institute of Biological Scie...

New Initiative Will Improve Access to Biological Collections, Data

Scientists have launched a new national initiative to build a research and end-user community dedicated to developing a Network Integrated Biocollections Alliance .

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Florida State University

University of Kansas

The Commons announces interdisciplinary starter grants

The University of Kansas Commons will offer Starter Grants, funded by the Office of Research, for interdisciplinary research projects in 2014-2015.

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Related Topix: Lawrence, KS

Newkerala.com

College grads more active on weekends unlike people without college degree

A new study has suggested that college graduates are more active on weekends and less active on weekdays as compared to those who are less educated.

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The Wichita Eagle

KU program works to simplify foster-care paperwork

Researchers in a project directed by the University of Kansas are figuring out how to help kids in foster care by simplifying and digitizing the large amounts of paperwork that foster care produces.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Business Journal

KU coffee shops adopt Roasterie branding

KU's coffee shops will take on a bit more of a Kansas City flavor, taking on the Roasterie brand, The Lawrence Journal-World reports.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

StamfordPlus.com

Sarah E. Edgar, DPM, Appointed to the Norwalk Hospital Medical Staff

Dr. Sarah E. Edgar of Greenwich, a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, was recently appointed to the Norwalk Hospital medical staff.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, Franklin University, Fairfield County, CT

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Dr. Thomas Dale Ewing 1922-2014

Dr. Thomas Dale Ewing, 92, passed away Aug. 22, 2014 at the Rice County District Hospital, Lyons.

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Related Topix: Rice County, KS, Lyons, KS, Kanopolis, KS, Larned, KS, Summerfield, KS

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Doctor of Creativity: M.F.A. Update 2014

The M.F.A. in creative writing is considered a terminal degree, and therefore qualifies graduates to teach at the college level.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Roger Williams University, Marymount Manhattan College, Manhattan College

CBC News

Monarch butterfly population set to rise this year

Crews have reported more caterpillars this year, as well as male monarchs defending milkweed patches, which is a positive sign for the butterfly's reproduction.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Switched

What Your Gym Membership Reveals About Your Social Status

People with less education tend to be more active throughout the week than college graduates, according to preliminary research presented at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, Calif.

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