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  • In-house pick for provost aims for expanded research role for USC

     In-house pick for provost aims for expanded research role for USC
    As the newly named provost and No. 2 administrator at USC, neuroscientist Michael Quick said Monday he wants to help the university use its brain power and growing financial resources to keep improving the school's reputation and focus high-powered...
  • No-cost 2-year education will maintain U.S. leadership

    No-cost 2-year education will maintain U.S. leadership
    President Obama's proposal for two years of free community college is essential for the United States because it will improve access to higher education for legions of Americans, and because we all benefit from a better-educated citizenry. According...
  • Community news for Windham edition

    Spring symposium at Canterbury Community Center CANTERBURY – On Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal Dr., will have a Spring Symposium about Prudence Crandall, a 19th century schoolteacher, who...
  • For historically black colleges, quiz bowl can mean higher profile

    For historically black colleges, quiz bowl can mean higher profile
    When D'Ondre Swails went to college, he looked for a way to replicate the energy and team spirit he had when he ran varsity track in high school. At the historically black, all-male Morehouse College in Atlanta, he discovered the world of quiz bowl. "It...
  • Mary Washington University rugby team suspended over chant

    The University of Mary Washington has suspended activities for its men's rugby team after officials there said an audio recording captured some team members chanting a song with violent and sexually explicit lyrics. In an email to the university...
  • Consumers Cooperative Association announces student scholarship winners

    Consumers Cooperative Association announces student scholarship winners
    Consumers Credit Union (CCU) held its 85th Annual Meeting on March 18 in conjunction with Consumers Cooperative Association (CCA). A highlight of the meeting was the awarding of $1,500 scholarships to six Lake County students. "Consumers Cooperative...
  • School aid win-win

    With Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed reductions to Maryland's K-12 public schools largely reversed by the General Assembly, it's appropriate for lawmakers to boost opportunities for low-income students in private schools as well. Providing students real...
  • Colleges affirm nondiscrimination policies amid new law

    More and more Indiana colleges and universities are speaking out against Indiana's religious objections law or reaffirming their institutions' own policies on nondiscrimination and commitment to diversity. Hanover College President Sue DeWine released an...
  • Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing

    Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing
    Salisbury University has suspended its Phi Beta Sigma fraternity chapter for hazing, after members were reported to have hit pledges with paddles and held forced workouts at an off-campus house, school officials said. The chapter of fewer than 10...
  • Paterno estate's contract breach lawsuit tossed again

    The family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can't sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a Pennsylvania judge on Monday ruled for a second time. Judge...
  • Bill would remove underage drinking penalty in emergencies

    Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a bill granting amnesty to underage drinkers who report a medical emergency. Several members of the Nevada Youth Legislature presented SB 464 on Monday to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Current law makes it a...