Three Indiana University students were named 2014 Tillman Military Scholars. We discussed IU’s relationship with the Tillman Military Scholars earlier this year. The University of Nebraska has announced the second annual Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race will be in July. Last year’s inaugural event saw 700 runners raise approximately $15,000. The University of Minnesota’s utilization of active learning was recently featured on Here & Now on Boston’s NPR network. The University of Iowa recently placed a new, state-of-the-art MRI instrument on campus. Finally, learn more about how Ability Athletics is making an impact at Penn State.
Tonight, the 2014 LiveBIG season continues with the Penn State episode premier after the Nittany Lions skate against the Golden Gophers from Minnesota in Big Ten hockey action. The success of Penn State’s Ability Athletics program is undeniable. Its athletes have competed for national championships and represented the United States at both the Paralympic Games and Parapan American Games. Teri Jordan, the Disability Recreation Programs Coordinator at Penn State, along with a team of interns and volunteers, offer disabled students and wounded warriors the opportunity to train and compete internationally in track-and-field and weightlifting events or to participate in recreational sports, such as