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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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  • NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies

    In the wake of domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL is making some additions to its staff to help guide league policies. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the changes in a letter Monday to NFL teams...
  • Field trips: fun – and educational

    Field trips: fun – and educational
    Most school children love a field trip. The term "field trip" originally designated an excursion to collect specimens for botanists, geologists and their ilk. But by the 20th century, the term had evolved to indicate any sort of trip out of the...
  • Winnetka resident honored by cancer group

    Winnetka resident honored by cancer group
    For Winnetka resident Jeffrey Kriezelman, stepping up as the Israel Cancer Research Fund's 2014 Man of Distinction this month was preceded by a sequence of events that he describes as "beshert," a Yiddish term for destiny. Kriezelman, 67, credits his...
  • 2014 in review: Scholars take hard look at Evanston founder's role in massacre

    2014 in review: Scholars take hard look at Evanston founder's role in massacre
    Concerns were raised in recent years about what role John Evans — one of the founders of Northwestern University and the city of Evanston’s namesake — had played in the infamous Sand Creek Massacre which left an estimated 150 Native...
  • Charlotte Maguire: Medical pioneer blended love into work ethic

    Charlotte Maguire: Medical pioneer blended love into work ethic
    In the early 20th century, a strict grandmother might have instructed her granddaughter not to play marbles with the boys. She may have cited the root of her concern: It was not lady-like. Such thought was typical for Charlotte Maguire's grandmother,...
  • Gertrude Keeys, longtime educator, dies at 89

    Gertrude Keeys' belief that education was the key to success was instilled in her as she grew up in Louisiana in a family of educators that included her grandfather, one of that state's first African-American college professors. For more than three...
  • Lucas Museum hires Don Bacigalupi as president

    Lucas Museum hires Don Bacigalupi as president
    Don Bacigalupi is going from helping one billionaire debut an art museum to another. Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas said Monday he has chosen Bacigalupi, president of billionaire Alice Walton's Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, as...
  • Re-creating the Japanese garden: Let nature take its course

    Re-creating the Japanese garden: Let nature take its course
    They have been part of American horticulture — and culture — for nearly 150 years, yet Japanese gardens remain a mystery for many people. That doesn't have to be the case. According to Tim Gruner, the garden curator/head of horticulture at...
  • Apopka High gives kids clothes for good grades

    Apopka High gives kids clothes for good grades
    APOPKA — Hundreds of students at Apopka High School roamed the halls Tuesday proudly wearing T-shirts, polos and sweat shirts that some have affectionately nicknamed "nerd wear." Emblazoned with logos and "Academic Consortium of Scholars," the...
  • Lehigh professor charged with fraud in NASA project

    When Lehigh University professor Yujie Ding and his wife proposed to develop technology for NASA in 2010, the $600,000 project was supposed to be carried out by their small Center Valley company in conjunction with Ding's lab at Lehigh. In reality,...
  • Respect the power of the pardon [Commentary]

    Respect the power of the pardon [Commentary]
    "[O]ne man appears to be a more eligible dispenser of the mercy of government, than a body of men." — Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 74 Every politician wants a legacy — an issue or institution that evolves far beyond the official's...