Like the Superfriends of Saturday morning cartoon fame, the Nursing, Communication Arts and Sciences, and Engineering colleges at Michigan State University are combining their respective powers for the common goal of improving the lives of the people around the world. The colleges are collaborating on a research initiative that’s focused on creating and improving technologies and techniques that enhance health services everywhere. The program is called Trifecta, and it’s led by Shelia Cotten, a professor in the department of media and information at Michigan State. “Our goal is to increase interdisciplinary research, get people to talk to each other across
Illinois student manager Ryan Schmidt was officially added to the men's basketball roster today. Get all the details on this great story inside this post!
With the sports world still buzzing about the New England Patriots and the inflation rates of NFL footballs, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart spoke with a few Big Ten coordinators about how they use their college footballs. Here's what he learned.
In honor of the big game against the Badgers, Michigan will be handing out free t-shirts 2,500 fans in attendance. The t-shirt is sponsored by Adidas and features the Michigan block "M" standing above a cheese grater.
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer posted a must-see photo of Ezekiel Elliott and LeBron James doing the same celebration. Check it out inside this post!
Maryland football coach Randy Edsall has some key players to replace to keep competing in the uber-competitive Big Ten East, including wideout Deon Long and linebacker L.A. Goree. Here are the five Terrapins that will be most difficult to replace.
In Friday's Big Ten links we take a look at Indiana's big win, a story on Braxton Miller's status at Ohio State, and an interesting look at the NCAA's procedure for checking the inflation of college football. Dive on in and get up to speed.
In this week’s web-only “BTN Wrestling Report,” BTN’s Kara Lentz is joined by BTN wrestling analyst Shane Sparks to talk about the strength of the Big Ten, with 11 ranked teams in the top 25. Sparks also gives his take on a big weekend ahead, highlighted by Wisconsin visiting Michigan on Friday night at 7 p.m. ET. That match which will broadcast live on BTN/BTN2Go. On Twitter? Interact with us at @BTNWrestling and follow Kara at @KaraLentz.
During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. From a military standpoint, one of the most significant features of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has been the impact of advances in things like body armor, medical treatment, and logistic and communication technologies. Thousands of soldiers today survive combat injuries that would have been fatal just a generation or two before. However, this creates a new set of challenges, according
Ohio State freshman D'Angelo Russell had an incredible pass in the Buckeyes' game against Northwestern on Thursday night. Check it out in this post!