It’s Sunday morning at Beulahland Bible Church in Macon, Ga. , and the man in the pulpit is preaching to the choir. With 76 members, it’s larger than some congregations. Also during the school year, the Boyden Gallery and the Department of Educational Studios at St. Mary College of Maryland invited all county schools to participate in their third annual art exhibition. The exhibition was juried by Clare Nichols, a Baltimore based artist and museum educator at Maryland Science Center.
After preliminary review of the data, it was determined that more specific detail was needed to better quantify the type of information provided for all recommendations. Two new reviewers (CC, CF) independently watched the same randomly selected episodes and focused on the recommendations to identify if a benefit was described (such as “heart healthy”), if the benefit was specific (such as “reduces heart attacks”), if a magnitude of benefit was given (such as “reduced 5%”), if costs were mentioned (such as “this supplement costs $5 a month”), and if potential risks or harms were mentioned. In addition, the observers recorded any mention of potential conflict of interest with each recommendation or acknowledgement of potential conflicts of interest at any point during the show.
Improving Our Facilities Over the summer and into the fall, we are working to bring several of our facilities closer to Big Ten standards. This includes upgraded locker rooms, weight rooms, and offices, as well as additional restrooms at High Point Solutions Stadium. Many of you helped make this possible through your generous contributions and unrestricted program support..
The university had tried to ease tensions by reducing the number of trees to be felled from 21 to 18, then to five. Officials also proposed adding 15 new trees. But the neighbors balked at those ideas and earlier proposals to replant the trees on campus (it wasn’t certain the trees would survive)..