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  • Utah senior guard Delon Wright honed skills against brother Dorell

    Utah senior guard Delon Wright honed skills against brother Dorell
    Delon Wright spent a childhood laboring, and learning, in his brother's shadow. Dorell Wright was six years older, bigger, and a better basketball player. "He caught a lot of losses growing up," Dorell said of his younger brother. Dorell has...
  • University of Florida may end midwifery, 2 other nursing programs

    University of Florida may end midwifery, 2 other nursing programs
    GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida College of Nursing is not accepting admissions to three doctoral programs and may eliminate them. The Gainesville Sun┬áreports the school announced that it will not accept applications for the fall term in...
  • Sundance Quick Quote: Spike Lee discovers crowd funding with the help of his students at NYU

    "I'm a professor of film in the graduate film school NYU and my students were the ones who introduced me to crowdfunding, crowd sourcing. I had never heard of Indiegogo. I'd never heard of Kickstarter until they told me this is how they were financing...
  • Specialized library programs help autistic kids fit in

    Specialized library programs help autistic kids fit in
    Derek Alexander looks forward to story time at the East Lake County Library because he fits in with the other kids. The 9-year-old has autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and a noncancerous brain tumor that hinders his ability to control...
  • Penn State president would like to make it easier for students to graduate in 4 years

    Penn State president would like to make it easier for students to graduate in 4 years
    Look at the cost of a degree at Penn State and it can make you a little dizzy, kind of like writing a check for a big-ticket item like a sleek, shiny sports car. President Eric Barron has used that analogy before, exhorting students to get the most...
  • How far is UCF willing to take alcohol sales in stadium?

    UCF made a splash this week when athletics officials announced plans for a new stadium bar as tickets went on sale for next football season. The East Side Club, as it's being called, will sell beer and frozen cocktails on a beach-themed sun deck...
  • 150th anniversary of the Hampton Roads Conference

    On Feb. 3, 1865, a steamboat floating in the waters of Hampton Roads was the setting of a meeting between Union and Confederate officials to discuss a peaceful end to the Civil War. An accord was not reached, although the meeting became a signal from...
  • The Rev. Richard McBrien dies at 78; liberal Catholic theologian

    The Rev. Richard McBrien dies at 78; liberal Catholic theologian
    The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashedly liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on Catholicism, died Sunday in his native Connecticut after a lengthy illness, according to the...
  • Using private funds for Cal State execs' pay creates its own problems

     Using private funds for Cal State execs' pay creates its own problems
    A policy that permitted salaries of new executives to be boosted with private rather than state funds seemed like a savvy move when California State University leaders adopted it at the height of the recession. Trustees were attempting to fend off...
  • Cal State chancellor sets goals for improved graduation rates

    Cal State chancellor sets goals for improved graduation rates
    California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White on Tuesday announced an aggressive plan to substantially increase graduation rates over the next decade while again calling for more state funding to help achieve those goals. In a "state of the...
  • Spellers add $13,000 to QVCC Foundation coffers

    In the closing minutes of the sixth annual QVCC Foundation's Spelling Bee at the Putnam Elks Lodge on Jan. 22, only three teams remained. The Money Mavens of Putnam Bank, the Hyde Wolf Pack and the QVCC student team went back and forth for a few difficult...