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  • 'Strange' vs. 'simple old American' names

    'Strange' vs. 'simple old American' names
    Inflammatory Internet comments don't usually become news stories unto themselves. But a Duke University professor recently pulled off that trick. In response to a New York Times editorial about racism in Baltimore, Jerry Hough wrote that African Americans...
  • Maureen Crimmins: Paying for college? Plan early

    The cost of a college education increases every year, largely unbeknownst to you until you confront the bill. The pile of money you must save is staggering. If you have children, plan for college costs as soon as possible. Children are costly even before...
  • George A. Nation III: School grades don't predict which students will be good workers

    We are obsessed with testing and grades, and this harms learning. College students must have a minimum GPA for certain job interviews. In K-12, grades determine yearly progress, college acceptance and now school funding. But, in fact, grades mean very...
  • New Law To Put Sex Assault Nurses At UConn Campus

    New Law To Put Sex Assault Nurses At UConn Campus
    HARTFORD – Legislation signed into law by Gov. Dannel Malloy Tuesday will allow the University of Connecticut to hire specially trained nurses to deal directly with sexual assault victims on the Storrs campus. UConn rape victims are now treated...
  • More than 2,100 graduate from Neuqua, Waubonsie and Metea

     More than 2,100 graduate from Neuqua, Waubonsie and Metea
    More than 2,100 seniors headed to DeKalb Sunday and returned home as District 204 alumni following three commencement ceremonies at Northern Illinois University Convocation Center. On May 24, Neuqua Valley High School kicked off the festivities at 10 a.m....
  • UConn Men's Basketball Scores Perfect 1,000 APR Again

    UConn Men's Basketball Scores Perfect 1,000 APR Again
    As expected, the UConn men's basketball program earned another perfect score in the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate, pushing any academic problems deeper into the past. The Huskies, who were banned from the 2013 postseason due to subpar APR scores from...
  • Penn State cuts ties with fraternity that posted nude photos of women, some passed out

    Penn State cuts ties with fraternity that posted nude photos of women, some passed out
    Pennsylvania State University is cutting ties with a campus fraternity for three years after the fraternity's members uploaded nude and semi-nude photos of women, some of whom appeared to be passed out, on an invitation-only Facebook page. Kappa Delta...
  • Opinion: Decrease in public dollars means Virginia must spend wisely in higher education

    Opinion: Decrease in public dollars means Virginia must spend wisely in higher education
    Virginia's commitment to higher education is as old as the nation itself. Older, really. The College of William and Mary was the second university founded in the colonies — Harvard was the first — and dates to 1693. The University of...
  • University of Florida online program struggles to gain acceptance

    University of Florida online program struggles to gain acceptance
    Fewer than 10 percent of 3,118 high school students invited to sign up for a new online program after their applications were rejected for regular admission to the University of Florida have accepted the offer. The Gainesville Sun reports 256 students...
  • Why universities have common general education courses

    Why universities have common general education courses
    Indiana's college and university faculty and administrators know the tremendous investment of time and money that our students undertake to earn their degrees We understand how important it is for them to graduate in a timely fashion so they can enter...
  • Delray Students First helps teens with homework, life skills

    Delray Students First helps teens with homework, life skills
    Delray Students First is a small after-school support program that reaps big results. Nine teens have earned full-ride scholarships to the college of their choice with its help. In the free program, students get one-on-one mentoring. They can take...