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ETSU students learn centuries-old ceramic-making techniques in Italy trip

ETSU students learn centuries-old ceramic-making techniques in Italy trip

July 16th, 2013 8:00 am by Rex Barber

Lauren Rutherford and Whitney Disher were way out of their comfort zones when they traveled to Italy a few weeks ago to study how Etruscans made ceramics centuries ago.

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$21 M in ETSU projects approved by State Building Commission

$21 M in ETSU projects approved by State Building Commission

July 14th, 2013 8:00 am by Rex Barber

Much attention was placed this past week on members of the State Building Commission approving a plan to construct a new football stadium at East Tennessee State University, but that body also approved other university projects totaling around $21 million

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Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

July 11th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Christopher Bowen, an eighth-grade science teacher at Liberty Bell Middle School, was recently named one of nine statewide finalists for the 2013-14 Tennessee Teacher of the Year Award.

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Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

July 11th, 2013 4:30 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The Washington County Board of Education announced at Tuesday night’s meeting that they had trimmed down the $3.4 million the school system is out of balance by $1 million, according to Director of Schools Ron Dykes.

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Update: New ETSU football stadium concept approved by State Building Commission

Update: New ETSU football stadium concept approved by State Building Commission

July 11th, 2013 11:46 am by Rex Barber

An $18 million football stadium for East Tennessee State University has been approved by the Tennessee State Building Commission, according to Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey.

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New ETSU football stadium could be approved Thursday in Nashville

New ETSU football stadium could be approved Thursday in Nashville

July 10th, 2013 5:10 pm by Rex Barber

A proposal for a new $18 million East Tennessee State University football stadium will likely be approved today by the State Building Commission, according to Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey.

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Glass on: ETSU professor one of few to receive new Google Glass device for testing

Glass on: ETSU professor one of few to receive new Google Glass device for testing - VIDEO

July 10th, 2013 3:30 pm by Rex Barber

Google Glass is a wearable computer with an optical, head-mounted display. It was demonstrated by Dr. Martin Olsen at ETSU Wednesday morning. This is one of only 8,000 such devices available for testing right now.

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Haslam defends education commissioner under fire over teacher pay

Haslam defends education commissioner under fire over teacher pay

July 10th, 2013 7:30 am by Associated Press

At least two Facebook pages have been created calling for Kevin Huffman's ouster as well as an online petition that has garnered hundreds of signatures.

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Reducing drug abuse: ETSU researchers get $2.2 million grant to learn how communication between doctors affects prescription abuse

Reducing drug abuse: ETSU researchers get $2.2 million grant to learn how communication between doctors affects prescription abuse premium content

July 7th, 2013 10:00 am by Rex Barber

"We want this place to be the place that people think about when they think about prescription drug abuse research and prevention,” said Dr. Nick Hagemeier in reference to ETSU.

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