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  • Returning to school? These things might help you succeed

    Returning to school? These things might help you succeed
    (BPT) - The face of the average college student is changing, with more working adults heading back to school to complete degrees and enhance their careers. Being an adult learner means bringing life experience to the table, but it also means juggling more...
  • Feds Freeze Millions In Grants To UConn After Conflict-Of-Interest Probe

    Feds Freeze Millions In Grants To UConn After Conflict-Of-Interest Probe
    The National Science Foundation has suspended millions of dollars in research grants to UConn after revelations that two UConn professors used more than $250,000 in grant money for no-bid purchases of equipment from a company they control. The...
  • NE Pennsylvania man reunited with class ring after 43 years

    A man in northeastern Pennsylvania has been reunited with his class ring after losing it in a flood 43 years ago. State police told the Citizens Voice (http://bit.ly/1c3ePfM ) that Forty Fort resident Roger Stout lost his Wilkes University class ring...
  • St. John's College plans to increase endowment fund

    St. John's College will launch a campaign to double its endowment fund, a reservoir administrators have increasingly been relying on since the recession. In a meeting with the Capital Gazette Communications editorial board, St. John's President...
  • First lady touts academics in Detroit college signing speech

    First lady Michelle Obama told more than 2,000 Detroit students they should commit to getting an education beyond high school and celebrate academics like many do sports during a speech Friday at the city's first college signing day. The speech, part...
  • Guest column: Getting Gary students to and through college

    Guest column: Getting Gary students to and through college
    Next month will mark the sixth month of official activity of the unique partnership between the Gary Community School Corp. and Pathways to College — a partnership designed to expand the number of students attending and graduating from colleges...
  • On campus: Southland students make their marks in college

    On campus: Southland students make their marks in college
    Here's a look at some of the achievements of Southlanders in the collegiate ranks. Monmouth College Molly Weaver, a sophomore at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Ill., is a member of Colorful Voices of Praise, the school's first official gospel choir,...
  • Road to Bright Futures Scholarships gets rougher

    Road to Bright Futures Scholarships gets rougher
    For a growing number of Florida students each year, Bright Futures college scholarships are becoming harder to come by as the state has raised the academic requirements. The most recent numbers show an estimated 116,443 students will receive about...
  • A greedy look at Lake Michigan

    A greedy look at Lake Michigan
    For the foreseeable future, if anyone wants to live, work or invest in a place with a reliable supply of fresh water, it's right here, in Chicago and on the Great Lakes. It's time we started cashing in on this bonanza. Our neighbors in Wisconsin and...
  • To add a major -- such as computer science -- Pepperdine takes long view

     To add a major -- such as computer science -- Pepperdine takes long view
    Some Pepperdine University students and faculty want a computer science major at the Malibu campus, saying that without one, graduates are at a competitive disadvantage during their job search. Administrators say they'd be interested in the idea. But...
  • Posters, Photos At UConn Capture Anti-War Spirit Of Vietnam Era

    Posters, Photos At UConn Capture Anti-War Spirit Of Vietnam Era
    While we ponder the recent sesquicentennial of the Civil War's end, another conflict's anniversary looms. This one nearly touched off a second civil war — on American college campuses, in the streets and on The Mall in Washington, D.C. That...