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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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  • University of Toledo president gets to work on her 1st day

    The University of Toledo's new president hasn't wasted any time getting to work in her new job. The Blade in Toledo reports (http://bit.ly/1dzvF5R ) Sharon Gaber started Wednesday as the university's 17th president. The 51-year-old met with senior...
  • New power broker in town: The Barack Obama Foundation

    New power broker in town: The Barack Obama Foundation
    Now that Chicago has been selected as the home of President Barack Obama's library and museum, there is a new power broker in town that could help shape the future of the city's political and economic landscape: the Barack Obama Foundation. Over the...
  • Memo to educators: Intelligence isn't fixed

    Memo to educators: Intelligence isn't fixed
    Is intelligence fixed or changeable? Is it a quality you can develop like strong muscles, or one you were born with, like eye color or sexual orientation? This is not merely an ivory tower question: It is key to how schools work and whether making...
  • Overdosing on iced tea can damage kidneys

     Overdosing on iced tea can damage kidneys
    Drinking too much iced tea might be surprisingly hard on your kidneys, a new case report contends. After conducting a kidney biopsy on a 56-year-old man with unexplained kidney failure, doctors discovered numerous oxalate crystals in his kidney tissue....
  • Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history

    Chicago land feud over Obama presidential library plan reflects familiar history
    With President Obama expected to choose the site for his library in coming months, Chicagoans have been engaged in a bitter fight over a proposal to place it in a public park. But this is not the first time a presidential library has been at the center of...
  • Dogs being used to sniff out cancer diagnoses

    Dogs being used to sniff out cancer diagnoses
    Man's best friend may have just graduated to oncologist's best colleague. A group of Arkansas medical researchers have revealed a new study finding that scent-trained dogs can be used to detect thyroid cancer with about 90 percent accuracy. The study,...
  • Leanne Payne, who taught alternative healing, dies at 82

     Leanne Payne, who taught alternative healing, dies at 82
    Leanne Payne, whose seven books on a range of subjects includes the controversial "Healing Homosexuality," founded an organization that trained religious leaders on spiritual healing. Ms. Payne, 82, died of complications from Parkinson's disease on...
  • U.S. poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol in diet

    The nation's top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption. The group's finding that cholesterol in the diet need...
  • From enslavement to freedom

    From enslavement to freedom
    Editor's note: This is part one of a four part series of op-eds that examine and explore the state of black America. The history of African enslavement and freedom in America is both engaging and fraught with confusion, half-truths and unsubstantiated...
  • Weekend guide: The Kids are all right

    Weekend guide: The Kids are all right
    Much like the genesis of his band’s debut album, a conversation with Kids vocalist and bassist Joshua Diaz is a series of twists and turns, paths he’s been down before, and unfamiliar ones that come with the territory of publicizing a new...
  • New Smyrna Beach OL Jalen Merrick commits to Arkansas

    New Smyrna Beach OL Jalen Merrick commits to Arkansas
    New Smyrna Beach offensive lineman Jalen Merrick announced via Twitter on Sunday that he has committed to the University of Arkansas, and it was confirmed Monday from sources in Fayetteville that the 6-foot-5, 295-pounder was already on campus as an early...