Vigil honors Ga. Southern victims

...of Milton High School in Alpharetta. She was living her dream in the nursing program, said Christy Dubert, an assistant professor."All she ever wanted to be was a nurse," Dubert said. "The joy that she brought to her classmates and her...

Midwest dogs facing canine flu outbreak; owners urged to limit pets' contact with other dogs

...Recent tests from the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory have identified the strain as H3N2. Clinical assistant professor Keith Poulsen says it's not yet known how effective current vaccines are against this strain, which is believed...

Does an apple a day keep doctor away?

...JAMA Internal Medicine showing that the concept might not technically be true.Dr. Matthew Davis, an adjunct assistant professor of family medicine, and colleagues examined data from the 2007-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination...

Democratic republics need religion -- especially the United States

...can't be overlooked.This argument will continue next week. For now, I await your criticism. (The writer is an assistant professor of political science at Georgia Regents University.)

Law enforcement agencies continue to close racial gap

...part of that."Having a minority leader doesn't hurt, said Seth Stoughton, a former police officer and an assistant professor of law at the University of South Carolina.Though hiring minorities likely won't ease tensions in the short...

Regardless of our religious beliefs, surely we all can love one another

...especially to those who will take me to task.And of course: Happy Palm Sunday, and happy Easter. (The writer is an assistant professor of political science at Georgia Regents University.)

A new writers' conference in Augusta

...Weekend at Summerville, now in its third year, will be held April 17-18 on the GRU campus. Anna Harris, a GRU assistant professor and conference director, has grown the event from a modest, single-author lecture to a weekend packed with...

Early research aimed at breeding gluten-free wheat variety funded by Kansas farmers

...simplistic," and fail to identify all the toxic sequences that can trigger a celiac reaction.Armin Alaedini, assistant professor of medical sciences at Columbia University and a researcher at the New York-based school's Celiac Disease...

Religion in society provides desperately needed social control

...for as is the Establishment Clause.We will continue with this line of reasoning next week. (The writer is an assistant professor of political science at Georgia Regents University.)

People should check government's power by better preserving liberty

...Federalist Papers and founding letters, and respond. I look forward to an educated conversation. (The writer is an assistant professor of political science at Georgia Regents University.)