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Stanford researchers have found that men are more likely to receive surgery in armed conflict areas. Their findings were recently published in the journal Surgery. The authors, led by Stanford general surgery resident Joseph Forrester, MD, MSc, analyzed the records of nearly 50,000 surgeries received at Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) facilities in 12 conflict ...Read …
04.27 / 16:41
scopeblog.stanford.edu
When Dee Dee Bridgewater learned that she would become a 2017 NEA Jazz Master, a succession of thoughts and feelings flooded her mind. The news came as a total shock, as she tells it: "It was so far out of my orbit and just my whole sphere of thinking," she said in a conversation at NPR this spring, hours before she formally received her award. She's 66 — far from retirement age in jazz, and on the extreme forward edge of the NEA Jazz Masters demographic. So she was aware of her relative y…
04.27 / 16:40
wprl.org
Is Chance the Rapper independent or isn't he? The answer to that question may be philosophical — and, considering what he's done with his money and profile , missing the point — but his opinion of major labels is straightforward, as a visual sequence he's deployed during live shows dragging most of them (including his favorite rapper Kanye West's) illustrates: "We discovered going with a label wasn't for us," Chance's manager Pat Corcoran told Billboard last August about the release of Cha…
04.27 / 16:40
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBA0PUQCvIA Shortly before the release of Humanz , Pusha T revealed the organizing principle behind Gorillaz' spectacular fifth album. The rapper appears with Mavis Staples on the song "Let Me Out," in which he imagines the 77-year-old former lead vocalist of the Staple Singers as his mother on the brink of death — and, at the same time, contemplates the U.S. moving out of the hope of the Obama era. Pusha explained on Apple's Beats 1 Radio that Gorillaz' c…
04.27 / 16:40
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Twin sisters Sue Hollinger ('58) and Elrose Couric ('58) complete hiking the entire length of the Appalachian…
04.27 / 16:38
jmu.edu
Published April 12, 2017 CROWNPOINT, NEW MEXICO – On Thursday, April 13, Navajo Technical University will host a free community lecture series entitled Diné [Thinking] Space with the intent of creating an open forum that allows students, faculty, staff, and community members to engage in a day of workshop, demonstration, and various knowledge sharing activities aimed […] The post NTU Hosting Diné [Thinking] Space Event to Serve as Community Knowledge Sharing Forum appeared first on Na…
04.27 / 16:38
nativenewsonline.net
wo days after Troy Galyon graduates from UT, he will embark on a 2,200-mile journey along the Appalachian Trail to raise awareness and funds for cancer research and treatment. This journey is a personal one for the 22-year-old Maryville native. His father was diagnosed with stage four esophageal cancer last fall and is in the middle of chemotherapy…
04.27 / 16:29
tntoday.utk.edu
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio lawmakers have moved to impose a competitive process on information-technology contracts that state administrative officials now may award without bids. The Columbus Dispatch reports an Ohio House budget amendment would erase the Department of Administrative Services’ system of no-bid, information-technology contracts. It requires competitive selection of firms and sign-off by... Read More The post Lawmakers Take Aim At Ohio’s System of…
04.27 / 16:25
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POWELL, Ohio (AP) – The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio says it has euthanized a 29-year-old male polar bear after veterinarians determined he had liver cancer with limited treatment options. The bear euthanized Wednesday, Nanuq, fathered five surviving offspring in a species with a low reproductive rate. Three are cubs born to the zoo’s... Read More The post Columbus Zoo Euthanizes 29-Year-Old Polar Bear That Had Cancer appeared first on WOUB…
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A beer brewed by students in a UW-Madison food science class was chosen by a panel of brewing experts to be served at Memorial Union starting April…
04.27 / 16:21
wisc.edu
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian says that being held at gunpoint during a Paris jewelry heist last year "was meant to h…
04.27 / 16:15
collegian.psu.edu
Spanier, Schultz and Curley will return to the courthouse on June 2 for…
04.27 / 16:15
collegian.psu.edu
As the APSU physics and astronomy department prepares for the solar eclipse to occur in August, they are busy informing students, faculty and the community about the historical event. On Aug. 21, 2017 a solar eclipse will occur in Clarksville. While areas such as Nashville will also experience totality, Clarksville will experience the totality for…
04.27 / 16:13
theallstate.org
Many people have dreamed of one day being a member of a live studio audience or just seeing a…
04.27 / 16:07
thenorthwindonline.com
Randy Marion Receives N.C. Baptist Heritage Award BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—A Mooresville, N.C., businessman has been recognized for his exemplary giving and service to Gardner-Webb University. Randall “Randy” L. Marion recei…
04.27 / 16:01
gardner-webb.edu
    By Charles Davis III   Friday February 8th at the local bar Chizuko, located at 506 W Belmont St, several women came together with a shared goal: to show the local and tri state area that women of color come from all different walks of life and still face the same issues.  The …
04.27 / 15:58
ecorsair.com
If it's Thursday on The After Show with Wink & Justice; then Thank God It's Giovedì (that's what we call it, because we can). The company pushing to scrap Obama-era pre-paid debit card regulations, paid $53 million to settle charges it tricked its customers; questions arise over where Steve Bannon gets his money when it is revealed there are no records he made money off of Seinfeld; and, the European…
04.27 / 15:57
dailykos.com
ALPINE — “Gambel’s Quail in Texas,” a biology and management guide for landowners and hunters, was recently published by researchers at the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University and Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD). Gambel’s quail is a common species in the southwestern U.S. and northwestern Mexican states, but in Texas, is found …
04.27 / 15:56
bigbendnow.com
ALPINE — Cody Richardson, Adrian, and Samantha Banegas, Alpine, were named the 2017 Sul Ross State University Man and Woman of the Year at the annual Honors Convocation, held Monday (April 17) in Marshall Auditorium. Sul Ross President Dr. Bill Kibler presented the awards. The Man and Woman of the Year award is the top honor …
04.27 / 15:56
bigbendnow.com
ALPINE — Sul Ross State University’s online Criminal Justice Master’s degree program is ranked high nationally in affordability, according to a survey by SR Education Group. With annual tuition of $10,980, Sul Ross ranks 23rd nationally in affordability. Sul Ross offers two online Criminal Justice Master’s degree programs, a dual M.A. in Public Administration and M.S. …
04.27 / 15:56
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