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Mental Rest, Reflection May Boost Learning

Oct 24, 2014 PM EDT Brain mechanisms engaged when people allow their minds to rest and reflect on things they've learned before may boost later learning. ...

University of Pacific

University of the Pacific to Launch Bay Area's First Music Therapy Program

Oct 24, 2014 PM EDT The University of the Pacific is launching the first music therapy program in Bay Area at its "state-of-the-art" new downtown San Francisco campus beginning next fall, school officials announced. ...

Arizona State Football Fans

2 Schools Advise Student Body Against Face Paint or Any Potentially Offensive Halloween Costumes

Oct 24, 2014 PM EDT Two different schools have warned their students ahead of Halloween of face painting and potentially offensive getups. ...

UNC Chapel Hill

UNC Academic Scandal Went Unnoticed Too Long, Aggravating the Problem Further

Oct 24, 2014 PM EDT The academic scandal at the University of North Carolina (UNC) - Chapel Hill did not have to be as bad as it was and the problem was exacerbated by a lack of oversight. ...

Jim Boeheim

Syracuse to Go Ahead of NCAA Infractions Committee for Men's Basketball and Football Teams

Oct 24, 2014 PM EDT Syracuse University is going to face the NCAA's Infractions Committee in Indianapolis on Oct. 30 and 31 for multiple rules violations. ...

Algoma University

Algoma University Hires New Academic Dean

Oct 24, 2014 PM EDT Algoma University recently hired a new academic dean. ...

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Sleep Difficulties May Be Common Among Children With Psychiatric Disorders

Oct 24, 2014 PM EDT Sleep difficulties are very common among toddlers and preschool-aged children who are receiving clinical treatment for a wide range of psychiatric disorders, according to a recent study. ...

Jameis Winston

Florida State Appoints Major Harding as Official in Jameis Winston's Disciplinary Hearing (REPORT)

Oct 24, 2014 AM EDT Florida State University (FSU) has selected Major Harding, a retired State Supreme Court chief justice, to preside over Jameis Winston's disciplinary hearing. ...

Intervention Programs May Help Prevent High School Dropouts

Intervention Programs May Help Prevent High School Dropouts

Oct 24, 2014 AM EDT A family-focused intervention for Mexican American children could help prevent high school dropouts, according to a recent study. ...

Robert Champion

FAMU Hazing Trial Update: No Plea Deal on the Table for 4 Remaining Defendants

Oct 24, 2014 AM EDT A potential plea deal for Benjamin McNamee, one of four defendants charged in the death of a Florida A&M University (FAMU) drum major, is now off the table. ...

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Occasional Marijuana Use May Not Affect Teens' Intelligence, School Performance

Oct 24, 2014 AM EDT New research suggests that occasional marijuana use among teens does not limit their long-term brain power. ...

Carbon Emissions

Country's 'Personality' Influences Environmental Stewardship

Oct 23, 2014 PM EDT New research suggests that nations with higher levels of compassion and openness score better when it comes to environmental sustainability. ...

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