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  • Are you a niceaholic?

    Are you a niceaholic?
    You could always count on Kathy Church. When friends called to vent, she would pick up the phone. When there was a crisis at work, she'd dig in. When family members got together, she'd show up no matter how much she didn't want to. Church was always...
  • Rankings of online college and graduate programs released

     
    Reflecting growing interest in -- or at least curiosity about -- online education, U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday released its first rankings of fully online college and graduate degree programs. The magazine has for decades ranked more traditional.....
  • Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa

    Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets. But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa

    Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.  But when you ask 19-...
  • Examining the scientific evidence against genetically modified foods

    Though the balance of evidence supports the idea that genetically modified foods are safe to eat and don't harm the environment, a few reports have suggested otherwise. Here are three of them. •French scientists reported in September that rats fed a...
  • WSU president apologizes for delay in financial aid

    WSU president apologizes for delay in financial aid
    The president of Washington State University, Elson S. Floyd, recently apologized to a bevy of students unable to get their financial aid due to a computer glitch. Floyd wrote in an open letter that he wanted to "express (a) sincere apology" to...
  • Foundation grants first fellowships in organic plant breeding in U.S.

     
    Clif Bar Family Foundation grants first fellowships in organic plant breeding granted in U.S....
  • Yoga helps breast cancer survivors curb fatigue

    Yoga helps breast cancer survivors curb fatigue
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one third of breast cancer survivors experience fatigue that can affect their quality of life, but a small new study finds that doing yoga might help restore some lost vitality. After three months of twice-weekly yoga...
  • Coaching carousel: Washington State hires Mike Leach

     
    Coaching carousel: Washington State hires Mike Leach...
  • Betty White becomes honorary Cougar

    Betty White becomes honorary Cougar
    America's favorite senior citizen, Betty White, is now an honorary Washington State University alumna. WSU Provost Warwick Bayly presented White, 89, with a white doctor's coat at the Washington State Veterinary Medical Associations' (WSVMA) gala earlier...
  • Gregoire on budget cuts: 'I'm dismantling much of what I've built'

    Gregoire on budget cuts: 'I'm dismantling much of what I've built'
    Governor Christine Gregoire said that budget shortfalls in Washington are forcing her to undo her legacy of public service. “I’m dismantling much of what I’ve built my entire career,” Gregoire said in an exclusive interview.   ...