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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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  • Hollis Pruitt's poetic legacy to Hampton Roads

    Hollis Pruitt's poetic legacy to Hampton Roads
    The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14. Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
  • Baltimore principals call for funding forums [Commentary]

    Baltimore principals call for funding forums [Commentary]
    As recently named "transformational" principals at great traditional and charter schools, we call for public forums hosted by a credible, independent organization to discuss the equitable funding of schools in Baltimore. We believe charter school students...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Towson hires SMU's Tim Leonard as its new athletic director

    Towson hires SMU's Tim Leonard as its new athletic director
    Towson announced Thursday afternoon that the university has hired Tim Leonard as athletic director. Leonard, who will be introduced Friday at 11 a.m. in the Minnegan Room at Johnny Unitas Stadium, comes from Southern Methodist University, where he is...
  • In defense of No Child Left Behind

    In defense of No Child Left Behind
    Just weeks after the U.S. House Republicans made a purely symbolic move to dismantle No Child Left Behind, the law that forces schools to report standardized test scores, standardized testing season hit our household. By testing season I don't mean...
  • A grounded view of the empire of insects

    Max Ataka loves insects. All kinds, from the beetles on his T-shirt to the Anise swallowtail butterfly perched on the back of his hand. The 12-year-old loves the colors, the weird behaviors, the fact that he can actually handle them. "When I was a baby,...
  • Should seniors qualify as living donors?

    Should seniors qualify as living donors?
    Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis? There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor. For this retired psychologist...
  • Pat Summerall dies at 82; NFL broadcaster teamed with John Madden

    Pat Summerall, who was half of one of the best known announcing teams in television sportscasting history as John Madden's broadcasting partner for more than two decades of NFL games, has died. He was 82. Summerall, who lived in Southlake, Texas, died...
  • Weston 23-year-old hits it big with mobile apps company

    Weston 23-year-old hits it big with mobile apps company
    From his dorm room at Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall of 2011, Weston's Santiago Jaramillo launched BueBridge Digital, a company that creates mobile apps for tourism destinations, colleges and churches. Now, at the ripe old age of 23, he's...
  • Medical-marijuana fight sparks serious health debate

    TALLAHASSEE — Sometimes it's fun watching political battles, handicapping the combatants, keeping score and reducing heady social or fiscal-policy issues to the intellectual level of fantasy football. Then there's medical marijuana. It's just...
  • True voice brings 'True Detective' to life

    True voice brings 'True Detective' to life
    Among the many things to admire about the new HBO crime series "True Detective" is the title, which is broad, pithy, self-conscious and laced with a stank of menace. Or maybe that's just the smell it gives off when played against the show's apocalyptic...