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  • U. of I. freshmen from China start college with jet lag, culture shock

    U. of I. freshmen from China start college with jet lag, culture shock
    Roommates Hexuan Wang and Yiwei Huang spent their first day on the University of Illinois campus running errands just like other freshmen. The two young men hit Wal-Mart for necessities like hangers, light bulbs and Coca-Cola. They found the bookstore,...
  • Woodbury ushers in 130th year

    Woodbury ushers in 130th year
    Students at Woodbury University began classes on Friday with a "Welcome Week" full of lively activities — but also a focus on the dead. This year, Woodbury plans to partner with Burbank Public Library's "One Book, One Community" program and...
  • S.F. College evaluators proposed probation, not more severe sanctions

    S.F. College evaluators proposed probation, not more severe sanctions
    The private panel that moved last year to revoke the accreditation of City College of San Francisco has admitted in a court filing that all 15 members of its evaluation team recommended a less punitive sanction. In the document, filed earlier this month...
  • FCAT reading exam trips up Chinese student

    FCAT reading exam trips up Chinese student
    Jiaqi Chu arrived in the United States four years ago from China, starting ninth grade as a 14-year-old whose only English was the memorized phrase, "Hi. How are you? I am good." He finished 12th grade in May with a 3.6 grade-point average, cum-laude...
  • UConn, Middlesex Hospital Receive Grant For Geriatric Care Study

    MIDDLETOWN — The University of Connecticut School of Nursing and Middlesex Hospital are beginning a three-year geriatric care and research program in Middlesex County with a $1.4 million federal grant. Through outreach to the aging population in...
  • William and Mary gets $3 million gift from estate

    William and Mary gets $3 million gift from estate
    The College of William and Mary received a $3 million gift from the estate of a former student, Margaret Baxter Vaughan. According to the university, $500,000 of the gift is for the school's Swem Library and the rest is unrestricted funds. Vaughan...
  • Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...
  • Florida Opera Theatre's Opera in the Park begins

     Florida Opera Theatre's Opera in the Park begins
    Florida Opera Theatre's Opera in the Park begins this Sunday, Aug. 24, with a performance by lyric baritone Sean Christopher Stork. The Opera in the Park series gives audiences a chance to hear trained vocalists sing a variety of music, accompanied by...
  • Barbara DeGenevieve, provocative artist, dies

    Artist Barbara DeGenevieve was daring in her work, deliberately pursuing subjects grounded in questions of power, class, gender and sexuality, and consistently eliciting controversy and political criticism. She sought to promote public discussion of...
  • Vouchers Would Make Colleges Compete

    If you're an American paying private college costs, you're paying twice: once to your private college, and once to your state's tax collector to support public colleges. It's worse than unfair. It's counterproductive. State colleges have a captive...
  • Ex-Congressman: Think Twice Before Giving Ph.D. To Controversial School Chief Candidate

     Ex-Congressman: Think Twice Before Giving Ph.D. To Controversial School Chief Candidate
    Terrence P. Carter's embattled quest to become New London's school superintendent took another unexpected turn this week, when a former member of Congress advised Lesley University to think twice before awarding Carter a Ph.D. — as it is scheduled...