Tab Bamford, December 23, 2013

Since the beginning of November, we?ve been sharing the inspiring stories of Big Ten students, faculty and alumni who are making a difference in the world through innovations in research, education and community service. In an effort to shine a light on even more wonderful Big Ten happenings, we?ll be serving up positive headlines every Monday morning, right here on the BTN LiveB1G blog.

In USA Today?s first-ever ?Ad Meter: Year in Sports? awards, Jack Hoffman scoring a touchdown during Nebraska?s spring game was named the ?Best Emotional Moment.? We won?t argue!

International Human Rights Day was Dec. 10, and the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center celebrated its 25th anniversary! Be sure to check out the center?s Facebook page.

After 43 incredible years, Professor Harold Scheub is retiring from the University of Wisconsin. Read more about Scheub?s legacy here.

Northwestern University undergraduate Rhaina Cohen and alumna Chelsea Glenn recently earned Marshall Scholarships. Read more about their prestigious honors here.

The University of Iowa produced a stunning interactive year-in-review last week. See all of the biggest stories impacting the Hawkeyes here.

Michigan State is getting $45 million to support 185 scholars. Learn more here.