U announces new American Indian studies degree, first in the Midwest

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A TRUTH Project report released last year called on the U leaders to repair their relationships with tribes and atone for centuries of abuses. One of the recommendations was to create a new PhD program.
Despite being one of the world's finest swimmers, Regan Smith felt those expectations weighing her down. A mental and geographical reset will enable h
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Despite being one of the world's finest swimmers, Regan Smith felt those expectations weighing her down. A mental and geographical reset will enable her to chase Olympic dreams in Paris.

Once a prisoner of pressure, Regan Smith is swimming free at last

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The Lakeville swimmer, now 22, takes aim at the Paris Games at U.S. trials, competing without fear after expectations wore down her confidence during the last Olympic cycle.
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Kirk Cousins speaks during a news conference in mid-March.
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