The fourth annual Camp ENRGY, a free, five-day event for youth with physical disabilities, is slated for July 23-27 at Middle Tennessee State University.
“The camp’s mission is to promote physical activity in a population that is at risk for sedentary behavior,” said Dr. Sandy Stevens, camp co-director with doctoral student Jenny Hutchens. “Participation in this camp increases the level of activity in these children year-round.”
For the third consecutive year, MTSU can lay claim to multiple winners of allocations from the U.S. Student Fulbright Program, one of the world’s most prestigious scholars’ programs.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Fulbright grants help the country’s most talented scholars promote understanding between the United States and other nations.
Before its removal from outside the school's football stadium on Sunday, a statue of former football coach Joe Paterno was covered. An independent report concluded he was among top university officials who failed to act when they learned that Jerry Sandusky might be sexually abusing young boys.
Saying that the punishment is "warranted by the conspiracy of silence" among Penn State University's top leadership that turned a blind eye to former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse of young boys, the NCAA just announced sanctions on the school that include:
-- A $60 million fine. The money will go into an endowment fund to support programs around the nation that assist victims of sexual abuse, NCAA President Mark Emmert said.
Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 10:25 am
President Obama and Mitt Romney this week will be courting military veterans and raising more money. Romney also will be taking his campaign overseas.
Both speak at the annual convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Reno, Nev. Obama will address the group today. Romney speaks to the group tomorrow, before heading to London for opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics.
Ten years ago, Romney ran the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.
In Baghdad's Sadr City district, the view through a vehicle that was destroyed in one of today's attacks.
Credit Karim Kadim / AP
The death toll keeps rising and is now said to be around 100 after a series of bombings and shootings today in Iraq. More than 200 people were wounded in what appear to have been coordinated attacks in at least 13 cities. According to The Associated Press, it has been that nation's "deadliest day so far this year."
A pickup truck overloaded with 23 men, women and children who authorities suspect were in the country illegally crashed Sunday in south Texas. There are reports now, from KSAT-TV in San Antonio and other local news outlets, that 13 people are dead and 10 injured.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS) -- In case you haven’t noticed, it’s an election year, and if there’s one thing we’ve come to expect, it’s conflicting statements by candidates on almost every issue imaginable. But it isn’t just the candidates who seem dazed and often confused. On the subject of political advertising, the public seems as mystified as well.