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  • UCF gets $1 million to study effect of animals, nature on people's health

    UCF gets $1 million to study effect of animals, nature on people's health
    The town of Harmony, which has nearly 8,000 acres of natural space, more than 12 miles of walking trails and energy-efficient homes, hopes to reveal the impact of nature and animals on people's health. The Harmony Institute, which inspired the Osceola...
  • T. William Heyck, history scholar at NU, dies

    T. William Heyck, history scholar at NU, dies
    T. William Heyck, whose work as a scholar focused on British history, taught history at Northwestern University and led a movement to establish a residential college system at the Evanston school. Mr. Heyck, 75, died of complications from leukemia on...
  • So what makes a good university president, anyway?

    If you're a Gator, and maybe even if you aren't, chances are you remember John Lombardi, president of the University of Florida in the 1990s. When I think about what makes a good university president I think of Lombardi, not just because he was...
  • Flag-raising ceremony embodies Montverde Academy's diverse student body

    MONTVERDE — Students from far and wide representing 64 countries — from Angola to Vietnam — will raise their home country's flags shortly after sunrise today at an annual ceremony celebrating the diversity of the international student...
  • University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules

    The University of Texas can consider race in undergraduate admissions to promote diversity, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Acting in a lawsuit that the U.S. Supreme Court had sent back last year, Judge Patrick Higginbotham wrote that considering...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks

    Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks
    For weeks Ottilie Lundgren hadn't been able to shake a pesky cold, so when her niece Shirley Davis visited her Oxford home on a Friday morning and found the 94-year-old woman was having difficulty breathing, they went to the hospital. "I remember she...
  • Chemists discover secret to dark chocolate's health benefits

    Chemists discover secret to dark chocolate's health benefits
    For years, chocolate lovers have remained blissfully unaware of the precise reason bittersweet dark chocolate seems to improve cardiovascular health. At least until, now that is. On Tuesday, researchers at meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS)...
  • A community makes a difference in providing effective healthcare

    A community makes a difference in providing effective healthcare
    Patients begin lining up outside Capitol City Family Health Center before the doors open at 7:30 a.m. The clinic, on a ragged stretch of the boulevard that separates the black and white sections of town, is a refuge for thousands of this old southern...
  • The Valley Line: USC presents annual Scripter Award

    The Valley Line: USC presents annual Scripter Award
    It is all over — the 2014 Winter Olympics are in the past. The colorful tents have been packed up and put away for four years before the big show opens again in Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018. Before final goodbyes were said in Sochi, Russia, it...
  • Giant virus revived from deep freeze in Siberian tundra

    A 30,000-year-old giant virus has been revived from the frozen Siberian tundra, sparking concern that increased mining and oil drilling in rapidly warming northern latitudes could disturb dormant microbial life that could one day prove harmful to man....