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  • Down on the farm: Pierce College ag program slowly changes direction

    Down on the farm: Pierce College ag program slowly changes direction
    To Leland Shapiro, a tour of the Pierce College campus is heavy on memories. "This is where the 6,000 chickens used to be," he says, pointing at what is now a parking lot. "This is where the flowers were," he says as he passes an abandoned building....
  • Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library

    Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library
    The University of Chicago's bid for the Obama presidential library was delivered in December in two big binders about 31/2 inches thick, tucked inside a gray box. But just in case President Barack Obama still isn't sure how much the U. of C. wants to...
  • December a critical time for university donations

    December a critical time for university donations
    Late December has a special meaning for colleges and universities, beyond the relief of winter vacation and the deadlines for final grades. This is the most important time of year for fundraising in higher education. Even without Santa's help, some...
  • More transfer degrees OK'd at Glendale Community College

    Glendale Community College officials approved hosting three more associate-transfer-degree programs last week, bringing the total number of programs to 20 after more than a year’s effort to create improved transfer pathways from the Glendale...
  • Details released of alleged rape by Florida State quarterback Winston

    A woman says she pleaded, "please stop, no," as Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston allegedly raped her, according to transcripts from a university hearing released on Monday by her attorneys after he was cleared in the proceeding. More...
  • Cosmic achievement? He earns a Ph.D. in physics at 22

    DALLAS Austin Howard earned a bachelor's degree before he could drive. A master's before he could vote. Now all of 22, Howard just snagged his third big credential: a Ph.D. in physics, from the University of Texas at Dallas. On a recent Thursday, as the...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 28, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015: Poinsetta...
  • Florida State announces extension for Fisher

    The Sports Xchange Florida State announces extension for Fisher Florida State reached agreement on Tuesday with coach Jimbo Fisher on an eight-year contract extension that runs through the 2022 season. In making the announcement, the university said...
  • USM names former Towson president Caret as new chancellor

    USM names former Towson president Caret as new chancellor
    The University System of Maryland has named Robert Caret, president of the University of Massachusetts System and a former president of Towson University, as its next chancellor, officials confirmed Wednesday. Caret will succeed William E. Kirwan, who...
  • Buyer beware: Customer shaming has few boundaries

    Nobody who has ever had a customer service dispute wants to experience what happened to Ben Edelman, the Harvard Business School professor whose irate email to a Chinese restaurant went viral on social media and was chronicled by mainstream news outlets....
  • Welcome back, Caret

    Welcome back, Caret
    In selecting University of Massachusetts System President Robert Caret as its next chancellor, the University System of Maryland has kept up a tradition of leadership by those with deep ties to the state and its higher education traditions. Mr. Caret...