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Brad Smith among 5 finalists for Marshall president's job

Oct. 01, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five finalists have been named for Marshall University's president, the university's Board of Governors said. The finalists will be invited for visits to the Huntington and South Charleston campuses in October, the university announced Thursday....

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Aug. 23, 2021 10:03 AM EDT

Dallas Morning News. Aug. 20, 2021. Editorial: Texas universities have few good COVID-19 options While the governor and local governments duke it out over mask mandates, it’s not just K-12 schools that are unsure how to proceed. Universities are...

Nobel prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg dies at 88

Jul. 24, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

Physicist Steven Weinberg, who won the Nobel prize in 1979 with two other scientists for their separate contributions unlocking mysteries of tiny particles and their electromagnetic interaction, has died at 88, the University of Texas at Austin said Saturday. A professor...