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The University of Oregon has acknowledged major NCAA violations in connection with football recruiting and proposed a self-imposed two-year probation with the loss of one scholarship in each of the next three years, according to documents released by...
Forget about learning the state capitals, at least, as the sum total of your knowledge of geography. "Geography is about meaning, not knowing place names and memorizing lists — that was school geography," said Daniel Edelson, vice president for...
What happens in a day at the roller derby? For one thing, scientists have discovered and reported Tuesday in the journal PeerJ, a lot of bacteria get swapped around. Researchers at the University of Oregon's Biology and Built Environment Center, a...
The dispute between the newly formed Pac-12 Network and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is escalating. IATSE, which represents over 100,000 crew members who work on movies and TV shows, will set up picket lines outside college...
Loren Miller Jr. Longtime Superior Court judge Retired Superior Court Judge Loren Miller Jr., 74, the second of three generations of his family to serve on the bench in California, died Dec. 5 of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary...
Culture MonsterThe Getty Research Institute has received a $230,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to help it organize a huge archive on modern and contemporary art that it acquired last summer. The NEH announced $17 million in grants, including $1.4...
Ashland Daily Tidings, Ore.Ashland High School student William Crowley still remembers the feeling he got from the first public showing of his art in town. "Getting my work out in the community was a really good feeling. It gave me confidence to pursue my art," he said. "I wanted...
Tags: Arts, Teaching and Learning, Fine Artists, Students, Education
The Peninsula Gateway (Gig Harbor, Wash.)The Gig Harbor community comes together each year to recognize former Peninsula School District students who have distinguished themselves since they graduated from Gig Harbor and Peninsula high schools through the Alumni of Distinction program. The...
San Jose Mercury NewsWhen it comes to math, MRIs may be better than IQs -- and even past math scores -- at showing whether a tutor can help a child master everything from trapezoids to trigonometry. A new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine says that the...
Kitsap Sun, Bremerton, Wash.Years ago, it was one of the most popular sports in the United States, but track and field, or FIELD and track, as Bremerton's Lane Dowell likes to call it, seems to have lost some of its luster. Unless it's an Olympic year, the sport flies under the...
Moscow-Pullman Daily NewsThe University of Idaho student advertising team placed first in the American Advertising Federation's District XI student advertising competition April 19. The group of 14 students were required to develop a 32-page marketing campaign and 20-minute...
Eagles InsidersEveryone walking into the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex on Tuesday was hit with a blast of fertilizer fumes, presumably due to the grounds crew doing some extensive landscaping all around the premises. But you had to wonder if some of......
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