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  • With social media tease, Wisconsin's Walker jumps into 2016

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said on Thursday. Having spent the past several months traveling...
  • Tuition up this fall at 9 Mississippi community colleges

    Nine of Mississippi's 15 community and junior colleges will raise charges on students this fall, with the average price of tuition and fees rising by 4 percent statewide. On average, a student will pay $2,577 for two semesters of full-time classes, up...
  • 16-year-old with master's degree sets sights on doctorate, pilot's license

    16-year-old with master's degree sets sights on doctorate, pilot's license
    While most 16 year olds have yet to begin researching undergraduate college programs, Thessalonika Arzu-Embry is already looking into doctoral programs. The Great Lakes teen wants to pursue a Ph.D. in aviation to accompany her master's degree in...
  • Sen. Mikulski, HCC celebrate national recognition of college's cyber security programs

    Sen. Mikulski, HCC celebrate national recognition of college's cyber security programs
    American citizens, businesses and government agencies must deal with the daily threat of a cyber attack, but to Sen. Barbara Mikulski and the leaders of Harford Community College, that threat also creates opportunities for education and jobs. "Where...
  • We are all Californians now

    California keeps reminding us what has gone astray with America in recent years. The state is in the midst of a crippling four-year-old drought. Yet California has built almost no major northern or central mountain reservoirs since the New Melones Dam of...
  • U of Illinois freezes administration hiring over budget

    University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen on Thursday froze hiring in the school's administration until the state's budget situation is resolved. Killeen said in a memo to university administrators obtained by The Associated Press that the...
  • Fraternity tied to racist chant hires diversity director

    The fraternity connected to a racist video featuring University of Oklahoma students that surfaced this spring announced Thursday that it has hired a director of diversity and inclusion. Sigma Alpha Epsilon said it has appointed Ashlee Canty, who has...
  • Fewer Californians got into UC, while offers to foreign students rose

    Fewer Californians got into UC, while offers to foreign students rose
    With the number of UC applicants at a new high, California residents faced tougher odds of gaining acceptance into next fall's freshman classes. A record number of students from other countries and states, meanwhile, received offers of admission. About...
  • Lew Rome, Prominent In Politics, At UConn, Dies At 81

    Lew Rome, Prominent In Politics, At UConn, Dies At 81
    Lewis B. Rome, a prominent figure in government and education, died Wednesday evening after a long illness. He was 81. A former Bloomfield mayor, state senator and chairman of the board of trustees at UConn, "Lew," as he was known, will be remembered...
  • With social media tease, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker enters 2016 race

    With social media tease, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker enters 2016 race
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said on Thursday. Having spent the past several months traveling...
  • Lawmakers pass bills helping students with tuition costs

    Oregon lawmakers in both chambers are making it easier for a large cohort of students to pay for their higher education under two bills they passed Thursday, despite criticism the programs could be too costly or unfairly favor some students over others....