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  • The dean of the USC art school with only one MFA student responds to her critics

    The dean of the USC art school with only one MFA student responds to her critics
    Can a major university art school program continue if it has only one student? Ever since the entire 2016 class of seven studio arts MFA students withdrew from USC's Roski School of Art and Design in May over changes to faculty, curriculum and funding,...
  • Highlights of $71B state budget heading to Ohio governor

    A look at some of the highlights contained in the state's $71.2 billion, two-year operating budget headed to the desk of Ohio Gov. John Kasich: TAXES: — Exempts first $250,000 in small business income from the state income tax and imposes 3...
  • Maravene Loeschke, former Towson U. president, dies

    Maravene Loeschke, former Towson U. president, dies
    Maravene Loeschke, the former Towson University president who was recalled for her years in theater and as a mentor to students, died Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 68 and had been diagnosed with adrenal cancer last year. Dr. Loeschke...
  • Letters to the editor: Don't reduce Amtrak funding

    Letters to the editor: Don't reduce Amtrak funding
    Don't reduce Amtrak funding Pension and health care benefits are vitally important for the public university and college workers and retirees that the State Universities Annuitants Associatio represents in Springfield. But in this period of great...
  • Q&A: Where Texas stands after same-sex marriage legalized

    How same-sex marriage is reverberating across Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to wed: ___ Q: WHERE ARE TEXANS MARRYING? Mostly in urban and liberal pockets of Texas — or, in other words, the...
  • School Notes: Academic achievements for Annapolis and southern Anne Arundel County

    David Zuehlke and Matthew Zuehlke of Millersville were named to the president's list for the spring semester at Bob Jones University. David is a sophomore engineering major and Matthew is a senior history major. The following students were named to...
  • U.S. government halts veterans' enrollment at five more helicopter schools

    U.S. government halts veterans' enrollment at five more helicopter schools
    The government has ordered at least five additional helicopter training programs to stop enrolling more veterans, part of a continuing crackdown to end GI Bill abuses that have cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. The latest restrictions have...
  • Ivy Tech at risk of losing workforce training money

    Ivy Tech Community College is facing an Aug. 1 deadline to show progress in student success as state officials weigh whether to continue using the college system as a provider for workforce training and education programs. The state funnels millions in...
  • Southland pols rally against 'Rauner Hood'

    Southland pols rally against 'Rauner Hood'
    A Southland mayor referred to the governor as "Rauner Hood" because he's the opposite of Robin Hood, "he steals from the poor and gives to the rich." Also Thursday, State Sen. Michael Hastings, D-Tinley Park, called on the head of the Illinois...
  • Washington lawmakers race clock to finalize budget deal

    As they adjourned a second overtime session and prepare to start a third one, House and Senate leaders worked Saturday to finalize details on a new two-year state operating budget that must be adopted within the next few days in order to avoid a partial...
  • From Dropout To Dean, Hartford Educator A Study in Hard Work

    From Dropout To Dean, Hartford Educator A Study in Hard Work
    HARTFORD — The salve of hard work flowed like a river for Iris Ramos, trying to drown the decades-old shame that rippled in her life. "It's like, you feel so bad about yourself," Ramos said in her sunlit office at M.D. Fox Elementary School. "Oh...