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  • Funeral for Hesburgh to be held Wednesday at Notre Dame

    The funeral for the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, the University of Notre Dame's president for 35 years, will be held Wednesday. Hesburgh died Thursday night. A university spokesman says the funeral conducted by the Congregation of Holy Cross will be a simple...
  • Jenkins recalls Hesburgh as moral force, model, mentor

    University of Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins is remembering the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh as a model and mentor and a moral force in all major social issues of his day. Jenkins says the most important thing anyone can say about "Father Ted" is...
  • NC public universities raise tuition, fees for next year

    Students at North Carolina's public universities will see tuition and fees rise by an average of $266 next year and another $241 the following year after the state governing board ended a one-year tuition freeze on Friday. The governing board of the 16-...
  • Buffalo engineers seek to build better NFL schedule

    Two industrial engineering students at the University at Buffalo decided to see if they could build a fairer NFL schedule. It added up to a tougher challenge than anticipated. After more than year of coding, number-crunching and a few failures along...
  • High-ranking Bank of America executive visits with Hampton University students

    High-ranking Bank of America executive visits with Hampton University students
    Hampton University School of Business alumna Finale Norton, now a Bank of America senior vice president, visited with groups of students recently as part of the school's Leadership Application Program. Click here for the full story.  
  • Rauner appoints board of trustee members at 3 state colleges

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has announced several appointments at three Illinois colleges. John Gilbert, Joel Sambursky and Amy Sholar will serve on the board of trustees at Southern Illinois University. Gilbert and Sambursky live in Carbondale, where the school...
  • UConn Foundation says open records would hurt fundraising

    The University of Connecticut Foundation has told state lawmakers any law forcing records to be opened to the public would make it harder to raise money. Representatives of the fundraising organization of the state's flagship university said at a...
  • New Jersey college sends 3K acceptance notices in error

    UNION, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Kean University sent acceptance notices to nearly 3,000 students in error. Some of the students had never even applied to Kean. Kean says most of the students who received emails had either incomplete applications...
  • Next UCF Foundation leader could be hired by this summer

    Next UCF Foundation leader could be hired by this summer
    The search is already under way to find the next chief executive officer of the University of Central Florida Foundation. Last week, current leader Bob Holmes announced plans to retire as soon as his replacement is found. Holmes has faced public...
  • Water supply slowly coming on line in Bradford, Pennsylvania

    Water service was slowing returning to residents of a northwestern Pennsylvania city where a water main break drained 5 million gallons from its storage tanks. Kim Benjamin, executive director of the Bradford City Water Authority, tells The Bradford...
  • Hospital treats nursing stress with 'mindfulness' workshops

    PITTSBURGH Caring for patients can be "organized chaos," nurses say. As the foot soldiers of health care, they function at the pressure point, the front lines of the war zone, where "you have to be flawless." "You can't make one mistake," said Daniel...