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  • Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.

    Illinois' presence shrinks at U. of I.
    Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week. But despite the university's...
  • Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child

    Ex-NBA player Keyon Dooling speaks out about his sexual abuse as a child
    The acting out started early, the horrific memories torturing the subconscious. Those lazy afternoons along the New River were supposed to be a youthful escape from the inner-city life in Fort Lauderdale. They weren't. And only now, after opening up...
  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
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  • Should toddlers be screened for lazy eye?

    Should toddlers be screened for lazy eye?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening one- and two-year-olds for lazy eye can reliably detect children at risk for vision problems, a new study suggests. Researchers found tests by trained volunteers correctly caught a similar proportion of toddlers...
  • Personalized risk info helps with screening decision

    Personalized risk info helps with screening decision
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People make more educated decisions about screening tests when they're given a personalized assessment of their own risk, rather than one-size-fits-all information, according to a new review of past studies. Those personalized...
  • 'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy

    'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy
    In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
  • FAMU names Sylvester Young as new marching band director

    FAMU names Sylvester Young as new marching band director
    Sylvester Young, a former music professor at Ohio University, has been selected as FAMU's new marching band director. Officials at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee announced early last month that they were interviewing two people for the job of...
  • William and Mary's Tutwiler survives 'miracle' ordeal and recovery

    William and Mary's Tutwiler survives 'miracle' ordeal and recovery
    WILLIAMSBURG — As Josh Tutwiler plummeted through the fall Missouri air, the sheer rock face racing past and the ledge from which he fell rapidly receding, he felt his conscious mind split in two. On one side, memories and experiences zipped...