STUART APPOINTED DEAN OF THE FRANK BATTEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY AT OLD DOMINION …

Norfolk, Va., Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following an extensive national search, Old Dominion University announced that Ben Stuart has been named the eighth dean of the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology.

Stuart, who has served as interim dean since June of 2019, will start his new appointment on Oct. 25. Under his leadership, while facing the challenges of the pandemic, the College has continued to build its research enterprise and revamped its academic programs to better serve the needs of students. The College also celebrated the appointment of five faculty as Fellows in their respective professional societies, and for the first time in the history of the College, the promotion of two women to the rank of professor.

“Ben Stuart is a thoughtful leader and distinguished scholar who cares deeply about engineering students,” President John R. Broderick said. “Under his leadership, I am confident that the

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College football scores, NCAA top 25 rankings, schedule, games today: LSU, North Carolina vs. Virginia Tech on

Five of the seven top-10 teams in action on Saturday will be battling ranked foes as the college football season rolls on with some crucial conference matchups dotting the Week 6 slate. In total, 16 of the 19 ranked teams who have started their seasons will be in action during what figures to be another hectic day in the sport. The headliners are No. 1 Miami hosting No. 7 Clemson in the evening and No. 3 Georgia hosting No. 14 Tennessee for the SEC on CBS Game of the Week in the afternoon. 

But the morning wave of games is loaded, too. No. 4 Florida plays at No. 21 Texas A&M in a critical game for a pair of third-year coaches looking to make a mark on the national scene. The ACC will also have a pair of ranked teams dueling in the early time slot as No. 8 North

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North Carolina vs. Virginia Tech odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from model on 20-3 run

The No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels will host the No. 19 Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday at noon ET in an ACC battle at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Both programs are off to 2-0 starts on the season by are 1-1 against the spread in those two games. This is the 42nd all-time meeting between the two teams and Virginia Tech has a comfortable 24-11-6 edge in the series.

However, the Tar Heels appear to be turning the corner in their second season under Mack Brown and these teams put on a show in 2019 with Virginia Tech winning a 43-41 shootout. This time around, the Tar Heels are four-point favorites with the over-under for total points at 58.5 in the latest North Carolina vs. Virginia Tech odds from William Hill. Before making any Virginia Tech vs. North Carolina picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection

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UTEP vs. Louisiana Tech odds, line: 2020 college football picks, Week 6 predictions from advanced model

A Conference USA battle is on tap between the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the UTEP Miners at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium. Louisiana Tech is 2-1 overall and 1-0 at home, while UTEP is 3-1 overall and 1-1 on the road. Louisiana Tech enters Saturday’s showdown with a 12-3 record in its last 15 games. UTEP, meanwhile, is just 2-18 in its last 20 games on the road.

The Bulldogs are favored by 14-points in the latest Louisiana Tech vs. UTEP odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 53.5. Before entering any UTEP vs. Louisiana Tech picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.

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Louisville vs. Georgia Tech odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from proven model on 20-3 run

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets aim to snap a two-game losing skid when they host the Louisville Cardinals on Friday evening. Georgia Tech opened the season with a strong win over Florida State, but the Yellow Jackets suffered back-to-back losses before an open date last week. Louisville’s journey has been similar, with a season-opening win over Western Kentucky before losses to Miami (FL) and Pittsburgh in ACC play. 

Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. William Hill lists the Cardinals as five-point road favorites in Atlanta, down half a point from the opener, in the latest Louisville vs. Georgia Tech odds. The over-under is set at 65. Before making any Georgia Tech vs. Louisville picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

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Louisville vs. Georgia Tech odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from model on 20-3 run

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will host the Louisville Cardinals in an ACC matchup on Friday evening. Both teams enjoyed open dates last week, setting the stage for a matchup of well-rested clubs. Georgia Tech is 1-2 on the young season, toppling Florida State and losing to UCF and Syracuse. Louisville won its season opener over Western Kentucky before losing to Miami (FL) and Pittsburgh.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET in Atlanta. William Hill lists the Cardinals as 4.5-point road favorites, down a point from the opener, while the over-under is set at 64 in the latest Louisville vs. Georgia Tech odds. Before making any Georgia Tech vs. Louisville picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

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Tech worker pleads guilty in death of Utah college student

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FILE – In this July 1, 2019, file photo, Ashley Fine speaks during a vigil for Mackenzie Lueck at the university in Salt Lake City. A tech worker pleaded guilty Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in the death of Lueck, more than a year after her disappearance sparked a large-scale search that ended with the discovery of her charred remains in his backyard. Ayoola A. Ajayi is expected to be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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A tech worker pleaded guilty on Wednesday to strangling a Utah college student whose disappearance over a year ago sparked a search that ended with the discovery of her charred remains in his backyard.

Ayoola A. Ajayi acknowledged he planned the death of 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck, whom he met on a dating app and arranged to meet in a park. After they returned to his

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Virginia Tech vs. Duke odds: 2020 college football picks, predictions from proven computer model

An ACC battle is on tap Saturday between the Duke Blue Devils and the Virginia Tech Hokies at 4 p.m. ET at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium. Duke is 0-3 overall and 0-1 at home, while Virginia Tech is 1-0 overall and playing its first road game of the season. The Hokies are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games. 

The Blue Devils, meanwhile, are 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven home games against a team with a winning road record. The Hokies are favored by 10.5-points in the latest Duke vs. Virginia Tech odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 54. Before you make any Virginia Tech vs. Duke picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

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Texas Tech vs. Kansas State odds: 2020 college football picks, Week 5 predictions from proven model

A Big 12 battle is on tap Saturday between the Kansas State Wildcats and the Texas Tech Red Raiders at 3:30 p.m. ET at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Kansas State is 1-1 overall and 0-1 at home, while Texas Tech is 1-1 and on the road for the first time. The Red Raiders are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games as an underdog, while the Wildcats are 7-1 against the spread in their last eight conference games.

The over is 4-0 in Texas Tech’s last four games as a road underdog, while the under is 4-1-1 in Kansas State’s last six conference games. The Wildcats are favored by 2.5-points in the latest Kansas State vs. Texas Tech odds from William Hill, while the over-under is set at 64. Before you make any Texas Tech vs. Kansas State picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine

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Jacksonville Jaguars Tap Trailblazing College to Help Athletic Trainers Leverage New Ultrasound Technology

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and MILWAUKEE, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI), a division of The College of Health Care Professions, announced a partnership with the Jacksonville Jaguars to provide musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound training to athletic trainers, allowing them to conduct quick medical assessments to inform game-time decisions on player health. MTMI also announced that it has been approved by the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC-AT) to expand its training with athletic teams on how to operate MSK ultrasound technology.

“As athletic trainers in the NFL, we strive to provide the best and most innovative care for our athletes. As medical technology advances, we must continue to learn and utilize the best available resources in the assessment and treatment of our players,” said Cassie Ettel, associate athletic trainer for the Jacksonville Jaguars. “This partnership will further advance our day-to-day treatment and evaluation techniques for our

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