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  • Students challenge free-speech rules on college campuses

    Students challenge free-speech rules on college campuses
    College students in California and three other states filed lawsuits against their campuses Tuesday in what is thought to be the first-ever coordinated legal attack on free speech restrictions in higher education. Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle, a 20-year-old...
  • Project Concern: A School Busing Experiment That Changed Lives

    Project Concern: A School Busing Experiment That Changed Lives
    The voluntary busing program was pitched in 1966 as a two-year experiment for the underprivileged elementary school children of Hartford. "The initial reaction was fast and negative," the associate dean of the school of education at the University of...
  • Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time

     Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time
    I've been following the trial meant to determine whether players should get a piece of the billions of dollars generated by big-time college athletics, and all I can say is that if intellectual gymnastics were a sport, defenders of the status quo would...
  • 2 professors sue CSU in blog case

    2 professors sue CSU in blog case
    Two Chicago State University professors sued campus administrators in federal court Tuesday, alleging that campus policies illegally targeted a controversial faculty-led blog. Phillip Beverly and Robert Bionaz are CSU professors and, they say in their...
  • Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher

    Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher
    When Sarah Suskind, 18, stopped by Long Reach High School with her mother, Shelly, on Thursday morning, she thought they were there to pick up a copy of her high school transcript. Instead, a secretary directed Suskind, a recent graduate, down the...
  • Many California community college students need 4 years to graduate

    Many California community college students need 4 years to graduate
    About half the students enrolled in California's community colleges take more than four years to graduate, double the traditional two-year commitment, a study released Tuesday found. Of the nearly 64,000 who received a single associate degree in the...
  • Umd.'s 'big' move [Commentary]

    Umd.'s 'big' move [Commentary]
    Tuesday, the University of Maryland officially joins the Big Ten athletic conference. This is a winning moment for both athletics and academics at Maryland. In stadiums, arenas and on the Big Ten Network, new and challenging match-ups will excite...
  • A new generation performs at Summer Strings

    On the front row, a little boy in a green T-shirt jiggled in his seat, occasionally throwing his hands in the air in time with the classical music. For one hour he didn't budge, just the rapt audience attention Timolin and Casey Cole were looking for...
  • HU president receives mentorship award

    HU president receives mentorship award
    Hampton University President William R. Harvey recently received the 2014 Chairman's Award in mentoring from the 100 Black Men of America Inc. Harvey received the award at the group's 28th annual conference last month in Hollywood, Fla. Harvey, who...
  • STEM skills boost wages, Brookings Institution says

    Nearly 37 percent of the job listings in South Florida are seeking workers with skills in science, technology, engineering or math — jobs that pay better than average, according to a report Tuesday from the Brookings Institution. Knowledge in...
  • UC system aiming to reduce world hunger, improve food research

    UC system aiming to reduce world hunger, improve food research
    The University of California system is launching an effort to expand and focus research to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change. UC President Janet Napolitano, in comments to be delivered Tuesday...