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Daytona Beach News-Journal
From custodian to commander-in-chiefoutside for five minutes you could die,” he recalled of particularly bitter con
From custodian to commander-in-chief
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
outside for five minutes you could die,” he recalled of particularly bitter conditions one January while a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as the wind chill submerged 40 degrees below zero. “So I said I’m out of here.” A 22-hour... Read more
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Deseret News
Hotel reportedly removes Bibles from rooms after atheist complaintare: Pennsylvania State University, Portland State University, the University o
Hotel reportedly removes Bibles from rooms after atheist complaint
Deseret News / Posted 2 hours ago
are: Pennsylvania State University, Portland State University, the University of Iowa, Northern Illinois University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, according to a statement from the organization. "Anyone zealous enough to need the Bible as... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Area college briefs: Stark State receives more than $500,000 in grantsthe top 30 psychology educators in the nation, participating in the National Su
Area college briefs: Stark State receives more than $500,000 in grants
The Suburbanite / Posted 3 hours ago
the top 30 psychology educators in the nation, participating in the National Summit on Assessment in Psychology held at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Malone named Best Value-Top CollegeCANTON Malone University recently was announced as a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Newly discovered multicomponent virus is the first of its kind to infect animalsgroup of segmented viruses called Jingmenviruses, which were first discovered i
Newly discovered multicomponent virus is the first of its kind to infect animals
PhysOrg / Posted 3 hours ago
group of segmented viruses called Jingmenviruses, which were first discovered in 2014. In collaboration with a group at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the USAMRIID researchers also showed for the first time evidence of a Jingmenvirus in the... Read more
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The Atlantic
Good School, Rich School; Bad School, Poor Schoolthat school funding was equitable, according to Allan Odden, an expert in schoo
Good School, Rich School; Bad School, Poor School
The Atlantic / Posted 5 hours ago
that school funding was equitable, according to Allan Odden, an expert in school finance who is a professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. But then wealthier districts would spend even more, buoyed by increasing property values,... Read more
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NBC News
College students face unique challenges getting to ballot boxhas partnered with county officials to host voter registration events with priz
College students face unique challenges getting to ballot box
NBC News / Posted 8 hours ago
has partnered with county officials to host voter registration events with prizes, games and free food. And at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the student government plans campuswide voter registration drives as well. Across the... Read more
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Newsweek
Growing up poor is so stressful, it damages brain developmenteffect grips teenagers and children, but it is also seen in toddlers and newbor
Growing up poor is so stressful, it damages brain development
Newsweek / Posted 9 hours ago
effect grips teenagers and children, but it is also seen in toddlers and newborns. One study of 77 children by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers found that children as young as 5 months old from low-income families had reduced... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Audley Rhea Felknor, Jr., 92, of Paramus, formerly of EmersonLester Felknor. After graduating as the valedictorian of Menominee High School,
Audley Rhea Felknor, Jr., 92, of Paramus, formerly of Emerson
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Lester Felknor. After graduating as the valedictorian of Menominee High School, Wisconsin, in 1941, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, joining the ROTC. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1944. His B-17 flight training... Read more
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Kenosha News
Golfer Werwie transitions from player to coachcircuit, while earning a total of $14,156. But now, at the ripe old age of 27,
Golfer Werwie transitions from player to coach
Kenosha News / Posted 16 hours ago
circuit, while earning a total of $14,156. But now, at the ripe old age of 27, the former Bradford High School and University of Wisconsin standout is basically retiring from competitive professional golf. She’ll still play a few State... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
First year teacher prepares for the start of schoolthrough the public school system, classes don't start until September 1. Julia
First year teacher prepares for the start of school
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 21 hours ago
through the public school system, classes don't start until September 1. Julia Vradenburg, a May 2016 graduate from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is transitioning from the role of student into a teacher position for the first time as she... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's GPM observes Tropical Storm Gaston's developmenteye. However, Gaston's mid-level center is displaced about 25 nautical miles to
NASA's GPM observes Tropical Storm Gaston's development
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
eye. However, Gaston's mid-level center is displaced about 25 nautical miles to the northeast of the low-level center. The University of Wisconsin CIMSS (wind) shear analyses indicated that 10 knots of southwesterly wind shear is affecting Gaston,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Here's Looking Achoo! Debunking The Sneezewhich can be stimulated by tweezing the eyebrows," says Dr. Apple Bodemer, an a
Here's Looking Achoo! Debunking The Sneeze
KERA North Texas / Posted 21 hours ago
which can be stimulated by tweezing the eyebrows," says Dr. Apple Bodemer, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Wisconsin. "The neuronal excitation from plucking can travel to the nose — resulting in a sneeze." But take... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Here's Looking Achoo! Debunking The Sneezewhich can be stimulated by tweezing the eyebrows," says Dr. Apple Bodemer, an a
Here's Looking Achoo! Debunking The Sneeze
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 hours ago
which can be stimulated by tweezing the eyebrows," says Dr. Apple Bodemer, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Wisconsin. "The neuronal excitation from plucking can travel to the nose — resulting in a sneeze." But take... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Hopefully if the dog can survive, my cousins can survive:” But Milwaukee man hasn’t heard from them since quake hit Italyemail from that gentleman I was like 'OK, this is happening. There`s people inv
“Hopefully if the dog can survive, my cousins can survive:” But Milwaukee man hasn’t heard from them since quake hit Italy
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 22 hours ago
email from that gentleman I was like 'OK, this is happening. There`s people involved there,"' Brett Ketter said. At the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, they run a continual digital seismometer that records earthquakes 24/7 anywhere in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Asthma sufferers diagnosed as adults 'more likely to have a stroke'believe the body's immune response in asthma may raise the risk of hardening of
Asthma sufferers diagnosed as adults 'more likely to have a stroke'
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
believe the body's immune response in asthma may raise the risk of hardening of the arteries. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin followed 1,269 adults without cardiovascular disease over a period of 14 years. The average age of... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson to read in New Bernclass at the University of Pittsburgh and those English courses changed his lif
NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson to read in New Bern
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
class at the University of Pittsburgh and those English courses changed his life. In 1974, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin and became chair of the English Department at Campbell College. Four years later, he moved to... Read more
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The Hill
NLRB is correct that graduate student workers are employeesOver 60 major public sector universities now bargain with graduate student unio
NLRB is correct that graduate student workers are employees
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Over 60 major public sector universities now bargain with graduate student unions, including the University of California, University of Wisconsin, University of Massachusetts, Rutgers University, University of Oregon and others. The work performed... Read more
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Business Wire
LIU Pharmacy Joins the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education (NIPTE)Iowa, University of Kansas, University of Kentucky, University of Maryland Balt
LIU Pharmacy Joins the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education (NIPTE)
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Iowa, University of Kansas, University of Kentucky, University of Maryland Baltimore, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Puerto Rico, University of Rochester Medical Center, University of Texas, and University of Wiscons... Read more
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The Irish Times
Not sleeping well? It’s no wonder you can’t remember anything...are a boost for what is called the synaptic homeostasis hypothesis of sleep, wh
Not sleeping well? It’s no wonder you can’t remember anything...
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
are a boost for what is called the synaptic homeostasis hypothesis of sleep, which was developed by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003. It explains why our brains need to rest after a day spent absorbing all manner of... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The American Foreign Policy exchange, part 2: On what America can do in Middle Eastof U.S. National Intelligence Estimates. He was born and raised in Chicago, rec
The American Foreign Policy exchange, part 2: On what America can do in Middle East
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
of U.S. National Intelligence Estimates. He was born and raised in Chicago, received his undergraduate education at the University of Wisconsin and earned his Ph.D. at Harvard. He held fellowships from the Guggenheim, Rockefeller and Ford... Read more
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Kenosha News
Elsen’s visit home pays big dividendsBefera estimated his came sometime in the late 1980s or early ’90s. Schuman, c
Elsen’s visit home pays big dividends
Kenosha News / Posted yesterday
Befera estimated his came sometime in the late 1980s or early ’90s. Schuman, coincidentally, was Elsen’s coach at the University of Wisconsin and finished runner-up to him last week. He posted his 64 in the final round of the 1996 State Open... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Gov. Walker talks college affordabilityWalker talked about his efforts to make college more affordable. Walker wants
Gov. Walker talks college affordability
WAOW Wausau / Posted yesterday
Walker talked about his efforts to make college more affordable. Walker wants to put more funding into K-12 education, the University of Wisconsin System and more investments into the state's technical colleges, he said Tuesday. "Our technical... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Wrestling coach files wrongful termination lawsuitA former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling coach is suing the athlet
Wrestling coach files wrongful termination lawsuit
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted yesterday
A former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling coach is suing the athletic director and former chancellor for wrongful termination and defamation. Tim Fader's lawsuit says they pushed him out of his job after he reported a sexual assault... Read more
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PhysOrg
Lacking other meaningful data, university faculty devise their own evaluation systemsvague; and have too little student participation to be of much use. Bouwma-Gea
Lacking other meaningful data, university faculty devise their own evaluation systems
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
vague; and have too little student participation to be of much use. Bouwma-Gearhart and co-author Matthew T. Hora, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, interviewed 59 STEM faculty and 20 administrators at large research universities. They... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Betty WeltyRuby Williams, on Sept. 3, 1932. She had 13 siblings. She attended schools in
Betty Welty
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Ruby Williams, on Sept. 3, 1932. She had 13 siblings. She attended schools in Douglas County and went to college at the University of Wisconsin in Superior, Wis. Betty taught at schools throughout Wisconsin before moving to Iron Mountain, where... Read more
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Newsmax
Women with Dense Breasts May Need Annual Mammogramsrisk may have added benefit from annual compared to biennial mammography," lead
Women with Dense Breasts May Need Annual Mammograms
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
risk may have added benefit from annual compared to biennial mammography," lead study author Amy Trentham-Dietz of the University of Wisconsin-Madison said by email. Doctors are conflicted about when and how often to recommend routine... Read more
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Lowell Sun
White in a rush to help PatriotsFOXBORO -- Throughout his career at the University of Wisconsin, James White co
White in a rush to help Patriots
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
FOXBORO -- Throughout his career at the University of Wisconsin, James White consistently ripped off runs that moved the chains and produced points. But in his first two seasons with the New England Patriots, White, a shifty change of direction... Read more
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FOX News
Women with dense breasts may need annual mammogramsrisk may have added benefit from annual compared to biennial mammography," lead
Women with dense breasts may need annual mammograms
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
risk may have added benefit from annual compared to biennial mammography," lead study author Amy Trentham-Dietz of the University of Wisconsin-Madison said by email. Doctors are conflicted about when and how often to recommend routine... Read more
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The Post-Standard
David Rogers on leadership: Looking for economic opportunity in Upstate agriculturestudent at Cornell, I taught at Ithaca College. I got bit by the teaching bug.
David Rogers on leadership: Looking for economic opportunity in Upstate agriculture
The Post-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
student at Cornell, I taught at Ithaca College. I got bit by the teaching bug. I was a faculty member first at the University of Wisconsin and then later at Le Moyne College. Helping young minds learn concepts of economics was incredibly... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Women with dense breasts may need annual mammogramsrisk may have added benefit from annual compared to biennial mammography,” lead
Women with dense breasts may need annual mammograms
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
risk may have added benefit from annual compared to biennial mammography,” lead study author Amy Trentham-Dietz of the University of Wisconsin-Madison said by email. Doctors are conflicted about when and how often to recommend routine... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Dr. Jeffrey T. GarskeCity, WI on April 7th, 1950 to parents Roscoe and Gwen (Williams) Garske. He gr
Dr. Jeffrey T. Garske
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 2 days ago
City, WI on April 7th, 1950 to parents Roscoe and Gwen (Williams) Garske. He graduated from the Medical School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1976 and completed his residency at Akron General in Akron, OH where he met his future... Read more
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Boston Globe
Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it can help usbe doing, but temptation gets in the way,” says study coauthor Evan Polman, an
Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it can help us
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
be doing, but temptation gets in the way,” says study coauthor Evan Polman, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “Curiosity is a very powerful force” that can help us overcome those short-term temptations,... Read more
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News 8000
UW System officials hopeful for budget increaseUniversity of Wisconsin System officials are making their budget pitch to lawma
UW System officials hopeful for budget increase
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
University of Wisconsin System officials are making their budget pitch to lawmakers in Madison. They're asking Governor Scott Walker for an increase of more than $42 million in funding over the next two years. The request comes after the state has... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“What he’s doing is exactly what I want to do,” Local golfer wants to follow in footsteps of Steve Strickerdoesn't rest solely with Ferrell and her father. Her younger sister, Brooke, is
“What he’s doing is exactly what I want to do,” Local golfer wants to follow in footsteps of Steve Stricker
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
doesn't rest solely with Ferrell and her father. Her younger sister, Brooke, is an aspiring pro, who's playing golf for the University of Wisconsin. "We always compete. I mean, ever since we were little, Brooke always wanted to hit it a little... Read more
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Daily Mail
Suffering from wrist pain? A spoonful of sugar could help healingis very common and occurs when a nerve that runs into the hand becomes trapped
Suffering from wrist pain? A spoonful of sugar could help healing
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
is very common and occurs when a nerve that runs into the hand becomes trapped or compressed at the wrist In one study at University of Wisconsin-Madison, 90 people with knee osteoarthritis received either dextrose jabs, saline jabs or exercise... Read more
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Raw Story
Women with dense breasts may need annual mammogramsrisk may have added benefit from annual compared to biennial mammography,” lead
Women with dense breasts may need annual mammograms
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
risk may have added benefit from annual compared to biennial mammography,” lead study author Amy Trentham-Dietz of the University of Wisconsin-Madison said by email. Doctors are conflicted about when and how often to recommend routine... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
UWM named one of the nation’s best schools for LGBTQ studentsMILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been named one of the nat
UWM named one of the nation’s best schools for LGBTQ students
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been named one of the nation’s best schools for LGBTQ students. UWM received 4.5 out of 5 stars. The rating comes from “Campus Pride,” a leading non-profit organization that tracks policies,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
UMaine at Machias again among most LGBTQ-friendly campuses in nationUniversity of Minnesota Twin Cities — University of Pennsylvania — University
UMaine at Machias again among most LGBTQ-friendly campuses in nation
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
University of Minnesota Twin Cities — University of Pennsylvania — University of Vermont — University of Washington — University of Wisconsin at Green Bay — University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee — Washington State University BDN writer Nick... Read more
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New Now Next
The 30 Most LGBT-Friendly College Campuses In Americaof Massachusetts, Amherst University of Minnesota Twin Cities University of P
The 30 Most LGBT-Friendly College Campuses In America
New Now Next / Posted 3 days ago
of Massachusetts, Amherst University of Minnesota Twin Cities University of Pennsylvania University of Vermont University of Washington University of Wisconsin, Green Bay University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeWashington... Read more
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Red Bull
Gwen Jorgensenafter graduating from college when USA Triathlon recruited her. She’d competed
Gwen Jorgensen
Red Bull / Posted 3 days ago
after graduating from college when USA Triathlon recruited her. She’d competed as a Division 1 swimmer and runner at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, but she’d never ridden a road bike before. Despite this, she entered her first triathlon... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Opinion: A win for Caster Semenya is a win for womenI don't care. Madeleine Pape is a former 800m runner who competed for Australi
Opinion: A win for Caster Semenya is a win for women
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
I don't care. Madeleine Pape is a former 800m runner who competed for Australia at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin. She is now undertaking her PhD in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-M... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Editor's Notebook: College students complete internshipsClaire Jacobi, a student at Butler University in Indiana, and Kaitlyn Veto, a s
Editor's Notebook: College students complete internships
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Claire Jacobi, a student at Butler University in Indiana, and Kaitlyn Veto, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, are heading back to class. Both completed a lot of work for the paper this summer. Claire focused primarily on sports,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Dr. Frank J. Palumbo, former chief of medicine at Mount St. Mary’s HospitalJuan, Puerto Rico. He graduated from Cornell University Medical School in New
Dr. Frank J. Palumbo, former chief of medicine at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
Juan, Puerto Rico. He graduated from Cornell University Medical School in New York City and served his internship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. During his residency at Buffalo General Hospital, he was awarded a fellowship in... Read more
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Kenosha News
‘Have a drink on me’was a year old, Diane’s family moved to Pleasant Prairie. After graduating fro
‘Have a drink on me’
Kenosha News / Posted 3 days ago
was a year old, Diane’s family moved to Pleasant Prairie. After graduating from Tremper High School, Diane attended the University of Wisconsin-Parkside for a couple of years. In 1973 she married high school boyfriend Jim Delaney and they had... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Comments of the Week #123: from expanding space to the age of the UniverseSchematic design of the IceCube experiment. Image credit: IceCube Science Team
Comments of the Week #123: from expanding space to the age of the Universe
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 days ago
Schematic design of the IceCube experiment. Image credit: IceCube Science Team – Francis Halzen, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin. From Denier (again! Two great questions/comments this week) on sterile neutrinos and IceCube: “From... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor of taxpayers. As a former educator, MacDowell probably knows of the huge cuts
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
of taxpayers. As a former educator, MacDowell probably knows of the huge cuts ($250 million) to the budget of the University of Wisconsin at the same time the governor channeled a comparable amount of public money to the billionaire owners... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Aug. 21, 2016and dad gave me in three simple tips. My grandfather told these to my mother be
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Aug. 21, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
and dad gave me in three simple tips. My grandfather told these to my mother before she left for college — sadly, to the University of Wisconsin — so these go back three generations. "One, eat three meals a day. Two, study in the library. Three,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONof taxpayers. As a former educator, MacDowell probably knows of the huge cuts
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
of taxpayers. As a former educator, MacDowell probably knows of the huge cuts ($250 million) to the budget of the University of Wisconsin at the same time the governor channeled a comparable amount of public money to the billionaire owners... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Being involved in too many activities stressful for children and parentsof family time spent together, and may not allow for time for relaxation for bo
Being involved in too many activities stressful for children and parents
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
of family time spent together, and may not allow for time for relaxation for both the parent and child. Gay Eastman, University of Wisconsin-Extension human development specialist and a researcher with UW-Madison, has these suggestions for... Read more
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NBC Miami
Rio Day 16: US Grabs More Track Medalschanged that, easily winning over the 2012 gold medalist. Jorgensen was an All-
Rio Day 16: US Grabs More Track Medals
NBC Miami / Posted 4 days ago
changed that, easily winning over the 2012 gold medalist. Jorgensen was an All-American track athlete and swimmer at the University of Wisconsin and had settled into her first job as an accountant in Milwaukee before deciding to take up... Read more
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