Archive | January, 2010

Moot Court successful in nationals

Most Wooster students were busy readjusting to the idea of second semester college life the first weekend back after winter break.† However, the Collegeís Moot Court team members were busy fighting tooth and nail in Miami, Florida at the 2009-2010 American Collegiate Moot Court Association (ACMA) National Tournament, where they once again distinguished themselves with […]

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Senior class learns etiquette behavior at yearly dinner

As seniors prepare to leave the Wooster bubble and embark on their journey in the real world, the last thing on their mind is the appropriate way to eat a bowl of soup. Although that may seem trivial, the value of learning proper etiquette could be the deciding factor for countless opportunities in their future.

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Ohio Five schools awarded generous grant

The Five Colleges of Ohio received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to digitize curricular resources. Wooster, along with Denison University, Kenyon College, Oberlin College and Ohio Wesleyan University, was graciously awarded the ìNext Steps in the Next-Generation Library: Integrating Digital Collections into the Liberal Arts Curriculum” from the Mellon foundation.

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Wellness series continues through February

Since its creation three years ago, the Wellness Series has brought prominent speakers to the Wooster campus with the goal of informing the students and faculty and Wooster community about diverse aspects of health and wellness. All of the speakers this year have national credibility and recognition as researchers, authors or spokespeople.

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Local

Study shows lower cancer rates for Amish Researchers at The Ohio State University have discovered that cancer rates amongst Holmes County Amish families are lower than expected. They were surprised to discover such low rates of cancer given the fact that the ancestral pool is made up of around 100 people. Ninety-two Amish families were […]

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National

New ban placed on texting while driving President Barack Obama’s Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood banned truckers and commercial bus drivers from sending and receiving text messages on Tuesday. ìToday we’re sending a strong message,” LaHood told The Dallas Morning News. ìWe don’t merely expect you to share the road responsibly with other travelers ó we […]

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