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Indy’s gigantic and funky yard sale | Indianapolis Star

It will surely be the largest and funkiest yard sale of the summer, a three-day event to clear out the numerous and wide-ranging belongings of artists Linda Adele Goodine and Mark Stevan Richardson. Richardson and Goodine, who are husband and wife and have taught at Herron School of Art and Design since the 1980s, are moving to Greenville, N.C., where she’ll teach at East Carolina University.

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Massachusetts man plotted terror attack on university, FBI says | WCVB-Boston

An Adams man arrested in an FBI sting and accused of plotting to commit terrorist acts in support ISIS is expected to appear before a federal judge in Springfield Tuesday. Alexander Ciccolo is accused of plotting to set off pressure-cooker bombs at an unidentified university and to slaughter students live online.

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Former East Carolina Linebacker Creates Software For College Athletes |

George Koonce, Jr. is a former East Carolina and NFL linebacker who played with the Green Bay Packers from 1992-1999 and played his final season in 2000 with the Seattle Seahawks. Koonce may seem like a busy man but he has also had time to start developing a career-based software to help college athletes at all levels.

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Universities Are Trying To Teach Faculty How To Spot Microaggressions | Huffington Post

Earlier this year, University of California President Janet Napolitano invited deans and department heads to a seminar on inclusivity on campus. A large theme was how the university could better address microaggressions, the subtle comments, “slights” or “snubs” that signal bias against someone’s race, background or identity.

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Not ‘college material’? Minnesota’s Bethel University begs to disagree | Christian Science Monitor

For people with disabilities, college can seem a distant dream. But a new program at a Minnesota university hopes to change that, at least for some young people, this fall. purplearrowSome programs, such as the University of Arizona’s Strategic Alternative Learning Technique Center and East Carolina University’s STEPP program, urge students with disabilities to report any existing conditions …

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