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University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer's patients

University students design therapeutic stuffed animal to help Alzheimer's patients

By Senait Gebregiorgis

June 27, 2015


Filed under News

Six University students designed a therapeutic stuffed fox to help people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In addition to using the prototype to help others, the group submitted it for the 2015 James Dyson Award. The submission, called "TherapAlz," stands for ther...

How college athletics deal with social media

By Sam Sherman

August 25, 2014


Filed under Sports

It doesn’t take much investigation to know that almost everyone is on social media. This certainly does not exclude college football players. The question is whether or not all of this access is good or bad for the sport, and the players involved. Nebraska wide receiver Kenny Bell joked at Big Ten ...