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  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • Morgan State player fell ill during a non-contact conditioning session, school says

    Morgan State player fell ill during a non-contact conditioning session, school says
    The Aug. 10 workout at which Morgan State football player Marquese Meadow fell ill was a one-hour, non-contact session geared toward conditioning, a university spokesman said Wednesday. Meadow, a freshman on the Bears' football team, died Sunday of heat...
  • FAU chooses to be smaller, more selective

    FAU chooses to be smaller, more selective
    Florida Atlantic University has decided it's time to get better rather than bigger. For the first time in eight-years, the historically fast-growing university will be a little smaller, down 457 students from last year. But the average GPA for incoming...
  • A censure for speaking out

    A censure for speaking out
    If you serve on the College of DuPage board of trustees, your responsibilities include overseeing the finances and guiding the future of the Glen Ellyn-based community college. You're also expected to sit down and shut up. The COD board recently...
  • Arch Venture partners raises $400 million fund

    Arch Venture partners raises $400 million fund
    Chicago-based Arch Venture Partners raised a $400 million fund to invest in early stage companies, the firm announced Wednesday, underscoring renewed investor confidence in the once moribund life sciences sector. The firm will deploy the cash in...
  • State panel OKs U. of C. Medicine's south suburban expansion plan

    State panel OKs U. of C. Medicine's south suburban expansion plan
    The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board granted approval this afternoon for University of Chicago Medicine’s $67 million outpatient medical center planned for Orland Park’s downtown. The six board members present voted...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 18th Annual Venture Smith Day

    The 18th annual Venture Smith Day festivities will be held in the cemetery at the First Church of Christ, 499 Town St. (RT. 151), East Haddam on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 1-4 p.m. as part of the Connecticut Freedom Trail events. Son of an African king,...
  • State Audit: UConn Spent $902,000 On Software Licensing Fees It Didn't Use

    State Audit: UConn Spent $902,000 On Software Licensing Fees It Didn't Use
    The University of Connecticut paid more than $900,000 in licensing fees on SciQuest software for three years, but did not use the software for most of that time, according to a state auditors' report released Wednesday. "It's glaring in the sense that...
  • Colleges find teachers need teaching, too � on how to teach

    KENNESAW, Ga. Michele DiPietro had his listeners in stitches with his impressions of dumb things college students say in class. Then he sobered them up with advice about how they could do their own jobs better, how to handle such recurring classroom...
  • College students given the opportunity to text it out

    FORT WORTH Students at Texas Wesleyan University who don't like their roommates don't have to hold it in and resort to passive-aggressive tactics or worse this year, with the addition of a new app designed to prevent conflict. Roompact, launched this...
  • Washington state man seeks his gay partner's federal benefits

    WASHINGTON The ceremony was meticulously planned, befitting a wedding where one of the grooms is a self-professed Virgo with obsessive-compulsive leanings. A roving Austin Powers impersonator posed for photos with guests as a pair of dolphin ice...