CHAPEL HILL, N.C. | Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought.
In this photo taken April 3, 2013, nutrition scholar Prof. Barry Popkin, head of the University of North Carolina Food Research Program, discusses his study, what foods Americans are purchasing in stores and eating, in his office at UNC-Chapel Hill. Popkin is leading a massive project to res…
In this photo taken April 3, 2013, nutrition scholar Prof. Barry Popkin, head of the University of North Carolina Food Research Program, poses for a photo in his office at UNC-Chapel Hill. Popkin is leading a massive project of researchers who are studying what foods Americans are purchasing…
In this photo taken April 3, 2013, nutrition scholar Prof. Barry Popkin, who heads the University of North Carolina Food Research Program, poses for a photo in his Chapel Hill, N.C., office. Popkin and researchers he leads are creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are purchasing …
In this photo taken April 3, 2013, nutrition scholar Prof. Barry Popkin, head of the University of North Carolina Food Research Program, discusses his study, what foods Americans are purchasing in stores and eating, in his office at UNC-Chapel Hill. Popkin is leading a massive project of res…
WEST LAFAYETTE | The Purdue University board of trustees on Friday approved a proposed budget for fiscal year 2014 that includes a decrease for Hammond's Purdue University Calumet and increases for Purdue University North Central in Westville and Valparaiso.
The Times’ recent report that Purdue University Calumet is experiencing a $4 million revenue shortfall should not be construed as doom and gloom, but rather a transitional ache and pain of a changing student market.
WATERTOWN, Mass. | For just a few minutes, it seemed as if the dragnet that had shut down a metropolitan area of millions while legions of police went house to house looking for the suspected Boston Marathon bomber had failed.
What is it with the last two governors and the General Assembly’s obsession with rating and grading Indiana’s schools?
Indiana has one of the most generous college financial aid systems in the country, spending more than $280 million on need-based grants and scholarships in the past year alone. Unfortunately, the hard truth is that far too many Hoosiers start college and never finish, and most do not graduat…
Innovation is necessary to Indiana’s prosperous future. Though it is more often associated with how we conduct business, apply research or develop technology, innovation is critical to how we educate and prepare our workforce.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House on Monday saluted retired Northwest Indiana Ivy Tech Chancellor J. Guadalupe Valtierra for his 17 years of work at the community college.
Indiana is No. 1 in The Associated Press' Top 25 for the fourth straight week, while Gonzaga moved to No. 2 for the first time in school history.
Educators in Northwest Indiana entered 2012 with their eyes sharply focused on helping their students grow and learn. Educator roles included “embracing” 21st century learning skills which included the following:
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Mitch Daniels’ recent letter to the Purdue University community was the equivalent of a 12-page research paper on the state of higher education, so Boilermakers can be forgiven if they didn't read every word of it. The content merits attention from all Hoosiers, no matter their college loyalties.
Indiana has established an incredibly challenging goal with respect to higher education. To stay competitive, Indiana’s colleges and universities have been asked to produce 10,000 more bachelor degrees each year between now and the year 2025.
WASHINGTON | Breaking new ground, the U.S. Education Department is telling schools they must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide equal alternative options. The directive, reminiscent of the Title IX expansion of athletic opportunities for women, could bring swee…
NCAA President Mark Emmert, right, speaks at the NCAA's convention keynote luncheon Wednesday in Grapevine, Texas. O'Neal spoke about the importance of education in his life and the value his three degrees bring in his post-NBA basketball career.
INDIANAPOLIS | Mark Emmert is trying to make common sense a common practice in college sports.
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