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Cal State campuses begin accepting fall 2015 applications

California State University campuses on Wednesday began accepting applications for the fall 2015 term and officials expect the numbers to exceed last year's record.

Portal 2 improves brain training more than software designed for that, says science

A recent study from Florida State University pitted Portal 2 against a piece of software specifically designed to train one's brain. The result: Portal 2 was more effective at that sort of thing. The study, popularised by Popular Science...Show More Summary

Bear Attack In New Jersey: Police Say 300-Pound Bear That Killed Student Was Not Provoked

A black bear attacked and killed a 22-year-old Rutgers University student in a New Jersey state park on September 21, and police are still trying to figure out why. But on Monday, West Milford, New Jersey, Police Chief Tim Storbeck quashed...Show More Summary

2 'Modern Family' Actors Crashed a Frat Party at 2:30 a.m.

When Modern Family costars Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet get together, insane things happen. On Tuesday's episode of Conan, Ferguson detailed a trip the pair took to Stonestreet's alma mater, Kansas State University on Sept. Show More Summary

2014 World University Rankings: ‘Worrying evidence’ of U.S. decline?

  The 2014 “World University Rankings” were released Wednesday (yes, there is such a thing as World University Rankings),  and the outlook for the United States is described as not good. In fact, “worrying evidence” is cited for decline in the United States (which holds 74 of the top 200 spots, down from 77 last […]

Republicans Are On The Verge Of 2 Major Defeats In One Of The Reddest Of Red States

Republicans are trailing in two races with national implications in Kansas, according to a new USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Wednesday. Both US Sen. Pat Roberts, a Republican senator who has been in office since 1997, and Gov. Show More Summary

Little Evidence Supports the FDA's Proposed Food Label Rules

Matthew Feeney In the upcoming issue of Regulation magazine, Robert Scharff, associate professor in the Department of Consumer Sciences at the Ohio State University, and Sherzod Abdukadirov, research fellow in the Regulatory StudiesShow More Summary

Bill Dedman tells journalism students that things weren’t better in the old days

Investigative reporter Bill Dedman at ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism Bill Dedman, who recently left to join Newsday, told Arizona State University journalism students this week: “First, I’d like to urge you to stop worrying about how things were so much better in the old days. They weren’t better. …Too many reporters were too … Read More

Free Tuition For North Dakota Students? Only If We Give It To The Students

Valley News Live asked University of North Dakota President Robert Kelly at a recent event if North Dakota should use its windfall of tax revenues to pay for tuition for the state’s college students. Kelly, as you can see in the video report, seemed to like the idea. And of course he would. What business...

Study offers insight into challenges facing college athletes

A new study from North Carolina State University sheds light on how some collegiate student-athletes deal with uncertainties ranging from excelling in both school and sports to their career prospects outside of athletics, and urges university athletic programs to adopt new efforts to support student-athletes. read more

Microbes in Central Park soil: If they can make it there, they can make it anywhere

Soil microbes that thrive in the deserts, rainforests, prairies and forests of the world can also be found living beneath New York City's Central Park, according to a surprising new study led by Colorado State University and the University...Show More Summary

Republicans More Interested and Motivated For Mid-Term Elections

A new survey released by Louisiana State University Public Policy Research Lab indicates that Republicans are both following the news more closely and more likely to vote when it comes to the upcoming November elections. "Generally,Show More Summary

Obama Administration Disagrees With Netanyahu: No, Islam Does Not Wish to ‘Dominate World’ (Video)

The #ISIS Roadmap: The goal of a unified #Islamic #Caliphate tweeted out this year by global Islamists. The Obama administration chooses to continue to live in an alternate universe divorced from reality. Today State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki CNS News … Continue reading ?

Depression increasing across the country

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Sept. 30, 2014)— A study by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean M. Twenge shows Americans are more depressed now than they have been in decades. Analyzing data from 6.9 million adolescents and adults...Show More Summary

Check Out This Amazing Ohio State Marching Band Wizard of Oz Tribute (Video)

This summer, Ohio State University fired the director of their world famous marching band when word got out that the band members were a bunch of sex-crazed perverts who hazed new members by making them give lap dances and put condoms on bananas. (Apparently American Pie was right about band geeks. Who knew?) Fortunately, that […]

A Supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 Aircraft on Display at the Kazan State Technical University in Russia

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A supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 aircraft sits on display at the Kazan State Technical University in the Republic of Tartarstan, Russia. The aircraft is even visible from Google Street View. The university was renamed after the aircraft designer Andrei Tupolev in 1973. Andrei Tupolev’s son, Alexei Tupolev, led the development of the Tu-144. One of the […]

Pro-life vid of day: Killing a newborn should be the doctor’s call?

by Hans Johnson At an abortion protest on the campus of Ohio State University, a counter-protester was asked by a Created Equal outreach member if a child could be killed even two minutes after birth. The pro-choice woman first stalled...Show More Summary

NFL Report Cards: Team-by-Team Grades for Week 4

Any given Sunday... It's a term meant to describe the parity and the competitiveness of the NFL. Any team—any single team—can knock one of the big boys off of their pedestal. There are no "Directional State Universities" or FCS Polytechnics...Show More Summary

Childhood asthma linked to lack of ventilation for gas stoves, OSU study shows

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from Oregon State University are recommending, after a new study showed an association between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms and chronic bronchitis. read more

An apple a day could keep obesity away

PULLMAN, Wash. – Scientists at Washington State University have concluded that nondigestible compounds in apples – specifically, Granny Smith apples – may help prevent disorders associated with obesity. The study, thought to be the first...Show More Summary

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