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Harvard returning Standing Bear's tomahawk to Nebraska tribe

Jul. 06, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A tomahawk once owned by Chief Standing Bear, a pioneering Native American civil rights leader, is returning to his Nebraska tribe after decades in a museum at Harvard. The university’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology says it’s been...

No doubting Thomas: Harvard sprinter emerges as 200 favorite

Jun. 27, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Gabby Thomas could be sprinting toward a title she never imagined: World's Fastest Epidemiologist. World's Fastest Woman is a possibility, too. The newly crowned American 200-meter champion, who majored in neurobiology at...

Kayla Treanor named to take over Syracuse women's lacrosse

Jun. 23, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse All-American lacrosse player Kayla Treanor has a job she's coveted since she graduated. The 27-year-old Treanor was named the third women's lacrosse coach in Syracuse program history on Wednesday, succeeding Gary Gait, who also...