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Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

U.S. government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year

Marijuana thrives inside the grow room at the Coy W. Waller Laboratory Complex on the University of Mississippi campus, which has the only federally sanctioned marijuana farm.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Drug Enforcement Administration

Wednesday | MediaPost

University Ties Beacons to Reward...

The University of Mississippi, colloquially known as Ole Miss, is leveraging Apple's iBeacon technology to enhance the fan experience during sports events and link to a rewards program.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Tue Aug 26, 2014

US News & World Report

DEA Ratifies Spike in Marijuana for Research

Production is going from 46.3 pounds to 1,433 pounds - but it's unclear where the extra pot is going.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Drug Enforcement Administration, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Sleep problems? Murfreesboro Medical Clinic has you covered with the addition of new doctor...

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic proudly announces the addition of J. Blake Kellum, Jr., M.D. to the Neurology department.


Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Oxford, OH, Ohio State University

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Atrial Fibrillation and Cognitive Decline-The Role of Subclinical...

From the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis ; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ; Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD ; Queensland Clinical Trials and ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Australia, World News, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Real Clear Politics

Bullets and Ballots in Ferguson

In June, 1966, Stokely Carmichael, the twenty-four-year-old chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, was arrested in Greenwood, Mississippi, for his participation in the March Against Fear, which travelled across the state.


Related Topix: Greenwood, MS

PE Hub

College student photo-sharing app Unseen grabs $2.1 mln

Bearch, an Austin-based company that strives to solve problems by connecting people in unique ways, today announced that it raised $2.1 million in funding for Unseen, its anonymous photo sharing app for college students.


Related Topix: Texas, Texas A&M University

Bill Crawford: National searches suggest management problems

Organizations that regularly announce "national searches" to replace CEOs tend to have internal management problems.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

West photos part of Museum of Art's 2014 exhibit

Photography is more about attachment than detachment for Milly West. The Oxford resident connects with people and places, and she gets excited by the results.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Mississippi, Delta State University, Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Oxford Eagle Online Edition

New plan points UM in the right direction

The University of Mississippi is about to begin a new school year, and News Editor Jonathan Scott writes how this year could be an especially remarkable one if everyone can get behind UM's new plan to make the university a more diverse and welcoming institution for all people. 


Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Hopkins criticized for using pigs to teach future doctors

Using pigs as part of training for future doctors is unnecessary and unethical, according to a nonprofit health and animal rights group that staged a protest Thursday of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, one of four around the nation that still uses animals in training.


Related Topix: Medicine, Animal Rights, Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University

Fayetteville Free Weekly

A Night In the Middle Ages

When Richard Massey, an editor at the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, wrote his first novel, "Equals and Allies," he set the action in the present day, and in the mundane environs of Columbus, Ohio.


Related Topix: State University, AR, Ohio State University

SMU Mustangs

Courtney Washington

Courtney received her bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from TCU in May 2008.


Related Topix: Texas A&M University Commerce

Bill Minor: Wilkie examines Gop evolution in South

Journalist, author and professor Curtis Wilkie, who honed his writing skills on news fronts from Beirut to Bourbon Street, has dipped his pen into Gothic politics of Mississippi and the South and explored how the region may look in the post-Tea Party era.


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Kirkland to lead UM World Class Teaching Program

Veteran educator Tammy Kirkland has joined the University of Mississippi School of Education as director of the UM World Class Teaching Program.


Trenchless Technology

North American Tunneling Conference Attracts Record Crowd

The North American Tunneling Conference, held June 22-25 at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, drew a record crowd, highlighting the strength of the tunneling market in the United States and Canada.


Related Topix: Colorado School of Mines, Purdue University


A White Gay Man and a Black Woman Hug It Out

In the name of an open dialogue on race, two sides of a divisive opinion try to come together in an online chat Last month, posted a piece, " Dear Black Women : White Gays Are Your Allies, So Don't Push Us Away," by regular contributor Steve Friess responding to University of Mississippi student Sierra Mannie's op-ed, " Dear White Gays : ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, University of Georgia

Mother Jones

"I Pay Taxes Out My Ass But They Still Harrass Me": 11 Amazing Songs About Police Brutality

Last Friday, just days after Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, 29-year-old North Carolina rapper J. Cole uploaded the stirring tribute " Be Free " to his SoundCloud, dedicating it to "every young black man murdered in America."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Unnerving Precedent Of Using The National Guard To Quell Civil Unrest

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced early Monday that he was bringing in troops from the Missouri National Guard to help contain demonstrations that have at times turned violent in the Saint Louis suburb of Ferguson.


Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Cameras and connections: Photos capture artist's own enthusiasm

But photography is more about attachment than detachment for Milly West. The Oxford resident connects with people and places, and she gets excited by the results.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Oxford, MS, Mississippi, Clarksdale, MS, Glendora, MS