The only thing more difficult than getting kids to make healthy dietary choices is holding their attention in a classroom. The new “Food for Thought” app, a project developed at the University of Illinois, might help children do both. Emma Mercier, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction at Illinois, designed “Food for Thought” with a team of researchers. The technology aims to help kids make more environmentally friendly decisions with what they eat, as well as provide a window into how today’s youth analyze data. “Over the course of nine months, we really tried to look at what would be
The Ohio State vs. Michigan Big Ten Baseball Tournament game on Friday night was suspended due to inclement weather. The game will resume at 2 p.m. ET Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park and can be seen live on BTN/BTN2Go.
TERPS WIN!!! No. 1 #Terps beat No. 4 Syracuse, 19-9, to advance to Sunday's NCAA title game! #FearTheTurtle pic.twitter.com/IaPGQnZwi9 — Maryland Women's Lax (@MarylandWLax) May 28, 2016 Maryland’s women’s lacrosse team is moving on to the NCAA championship. Taylor Cummings, Taylor Hensh and Megan Whittle each scored four goals as the Terps defeated Syracuse 19-9 in a NCAA semifinal matchup on Friday night. Zoe Stukenberg added three goals, while goalie Megan Taylor had seven saves in the win. With the victory, No.1-ranked Maryland will take on No. 2 North Carolina at noon ET on Sunday in the NCAA championship game.
Iowa’s Mason McCoy had his biggest hit of the season on the biggest stage. The Hawkeyes’ junior outfielder hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning to lead Iowa to a 5-4 comeback victory over Ohio State in Friday’s Big Ten Baseball Tournament. Iowa trailed OSU 4-0 heading into the bottom of the ninth, but the Hawkeyes put four runs on the board in the inning, highlighted by Devin Pickett’s pinch hit single to tie the game. It was Pickett’s first RBI of the season. After holding the Buckeyes scoreless in the top of the 10th, Iowa
After his team was eliminated from the Big Ten Baseball Tournament, Minnesota Gophers baseball coach John Anderson spoke with the media about the passing of Gophers pitching baseball coach Todd Oakes, who died Thursday after battle with leukemia. Anderson gave an eloquent statement about Oakes and followed it with more perspective on Thursday’s baseball game loss. Watch the video above. “He’s made our program better. He’s made me a better person, better coach, better husband, better father,” Anderson said. “He’ll be missed.” Oakes joined Minnesota in 1998 and had 26 of his pitchers drafted into Major League Baseball during his 18
The third day of the 2016 Big Ten Baseball Tournament is complete. Check out the results from Friday inside.
Four and a half billion years. That’s how old most scientists believe the Earth to be. And according to a recent discovery by Maryland professor Richard Walker and his team of researchers, there are materials inside Earth’s mantle that have survived for almost the entirety of that four and a half billion years. Walker’s team measured rocks from Baffin Bay in northern Canada and the Ontong Java Plateau in the Pacific Ocean, and they found an isotopic signature — an overabundance of 182-tungsten decayed from 182-hanfium. Without getting into the science too much, that’s characteristic of processes that occurred during
Due to the inclement weather, Thursday night's Big Ten Baseball Tournament games between Maryland and Michigan State and Iowa and Ohio State have been postponed until Friday, May 27.
How good could the Huskers football team be? Is this the year Michigan knocks out Michigan State? Which team is in a transition year but still has hope? Your emails landed in Tom Dienhart's inbox, and he answers them once again in his weekly mailbag.
Ohio State at Oklahoma. Michigan State at Notre Dame. Oregon at Nebraska. Week 3 of the 2016 football season is packed with a lot of great games. Tom Dienhart breaks it down in his latest schedule analysis.