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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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2nd phase of common core training for Tennessee teachers starts July 9

2nd phase of common core training for Tennessee teachers starts July 9

July 5th, 2013 7:49 am by Associated Press

State education officials are kicking off the second phase of training teachers on how to implement a new set of common core benchmarks for math and reading.

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ETSU fosters research via internal grants

ETSU fosters research via internal grants

July 1st, 2013 5:02 pm by Rex Barber

A culture of research and discovery is maintained at East Tennessee State University via internal grants intended to foster faculty projects.

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Hobby lands doctor spot in Hall of Fame

Hobby lands doctor spot in Hall of Fame

June 28th, 2013 9:51 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Starting off his tennis career with no formal instruction, just knocking the tennis balls around with neighborhood friends, Dr. William T. Mathes has always thought of his involvement with the sport as somewhat of a hobby.

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Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy announces dean’s list for spring semester

Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy announces dean’s list for spring semester

June 28th, 2013 12:13 pm by Staff report

Students who qualified for the dean’s list were enrolled in no fewer than 12 credit hours and achieved a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, with no grade lower than a B-minus.

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Unwanted phones removed from ETSU dorms

Unwanted phones removed from ETSU dorms

June 28th, 2013 11:28 am by Rex Barber

Less than 1 percent of the roughly 1,800 phones in student dormitories at East Tennessee State University were in use this past school year, and those unwanted land lines have been removed, according to the school’s housing director.

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Northeast State on brink of largest capital project in Tenn. community college history

Northeast State on brink of largest capital project in Tenn. community college history

June 27th, 2013 9:15 am by RICK WAGNER - Kingsport Times-News

BLOUNTVILLE — Northeast State Community College is about to embark on a historic $35 million construction project.

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