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  • Where have the student fans gone?

    Where have the student fans gone?
    If he weren't set to break Nebraska's all-time receiving record this season, Kenny Bell knows exactly how he'd be enjoying college football games this fall. And it wouldn't be at the stadium. "It's way easier to sit on your couch in your underwear and...
  • Former Project Runway designer Amanda Perna opens studio in Delray Beach

    Former Project Runway designer Amanda Perna opens studio in Delray Beach
    On the fringe of downtown Delray Beach, Project Runway contestant Amanda Perna has set up her first studio, House of Perna. The studio, in an area called Artist's Alley, looks like a typical warehouse — except for the well-dressed mannequin at the...
  • Lockheed's exoskeleton 'Iron Man suit' may fit commercial world

    Lockheed's exoskeleton 'Iron Man suit' may fit commercial world
    Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles group unveiled its latest version of exoskeleton wear last week, a sign that the defense contractor may once again have its eye on the commercial world. Well known for aptly named military weapons such as...
  • Spending jumps during back-to-college season

    Spending jumps during back-to-college season
    At the Target in Baltimore's Mondawmin Mall, megaphone-shaped "college" signs hang over aisles stocked with must-haves for students living on their own, such as mini-refrigerators, desk lamps and six-packs of ramen noodles. "Back to College" is a well-...
  • 2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar

    2 colleges, one location at FIU-Broward College building in Miramar
    Southwest Broward County has two new college campuses, but it might be hard to tell them apart. That's because Florida International University and Broward College are both in the same four-story building at 1930 SW 145th Ave. in Miramar. About 1,200...
  • U. of I. freshmen from China start college with jet lag, culture shock

    U. of I. freshmen from China start college with jet lag, culture shock
    Roommates Hexuan Wang and Yiwei Huang spent their first day on the University of Illinois campus running errands just like other freshmen. The two young men hit Wal-Mart for necessities like hangers, light bulbs and Coca-Cola. They found the bookstore,...
  • Woodbury ushers in 130th year

    Woodbury ushers in 130th year
    Students at Woodbury University began classes on Friday with a "Welcome Week" full of lively activities — but also a focus on the dead. This year, Woodbury plans to partner with Burbank Public Library's "One Book, One Community" program and...
  • S.F. College evaluators proposed probation, not more severe sanctions

    S.F. College evaluators proposed probation, not more severe sanctions
    The private panel that moved last year to revoke the accreditation of City College of San Francisco has admitted in a court filing that all 15 members of its evaluation team recommended a less punitive sanction. In the document, filed earlier this month...
  • FCAT reading exam trips up Chinese student

    FCAT reading exam trips up Chinese student
    Jiaqi Chu arrived in the United States four years ago from China, starting ninth grade as a 14-year-old whose only English was the memorized phrase, "Hi. How are you? I am good." He finished 12th grade in May with a 3.6 grade-point average, cum-laude...
  • Ex-Congressman: Think Twice Before Giving Ph.D. To Controversial School Chief Candidate

     Ex-Congressman: Think Twice Before Giving Ph.D. To Controversial School Chief Candidate
    Terrence P. Carter's embattled quest to become New London's school superintendent took another unexpected turn this week, when a former member of Congress advised Lesley University to think twice before awarding Carter a Ph.D. — as it is scheduled...
  • William and Mary gets $3 million gift from estate

    William and Mary gets $3 million gift from estate
    The College of William and Mary received a $3 million gift from the estate of a former student, Margaret Baxter Vaughan. According to the university, $500,000 of the gift is for the school's Swem Library and the rest is unrestricted funds. Vaughan...