The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service is seeking applications for field projects for the 2014-15 academic year. The projects give students working toward their Master of Public Service degrees practical experience in public service while meeting identified needs of partner organizations.
The New Rules of Marathon and Half-Marathon Nutrition by Matt Fitzgerald (Da Capo Press, paperback, February), 290 pages, $17.99 While the term “nutrition rules” may bring to mind a joyless regimen of chalky shakes and cardboard sports bars, Matt Fitzgerald makes a convincing case in this book that most runners training for a long race can benefit from paying closer attention to how they eat while training.
Why brew beer at home? It’s not a quick process ; most beers take four weeks or longer before they’re ready to drink. It’s not cheap; while a batch of beer can cost less per bottle than buying craft beer, it can’t compete on price with mainstream brands. It’s not difficult, but the terminology and technical details can seem daunting to a beginner. What brewing at home does offer is the chance to try beers that can’t be found in stores, like the White House Honey Ale.
Here’s a scary thought for Halloween. Imagine yourself on a 30-pound piece of metal, trying to keep pace with machines that outweigh you by thousands of pounds. Nothing but a bit of foam and plastic on your head for protection.