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  • Justin Amann: Celebrating tuition freeze at Pa. state universities may be premature

    Many students, and maybe their parents, might have rejoiced following the announcement that the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Board of Governors voted to freeze tuition for the 2015-16 academic year — a celebration that may prove...
  • Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

    A blanket of fog lifts, exposing a band of rainbow sheen that stretches for miles off the coast of Louisiana. From the vantage point of an airplane, it's easy to see gas bubbles in the slick that mark the spot where an oil platform toppled during a 2004...
  • College of DuPage under federal investigation

    College of DuPage under federal investigation
    In a sign of intensifying scrutiny of the College of DuPage, federal prosecutors have opened a wide-ranging criminal investigation at the embattled community college, issuing two subpoenas this week that seek documents tied to spending and other matters,...
  • Colleges start public street art exhibition

    Colleges start public street art exhibition
    When artist Charlotte Maloney served as a caregiver to her ill husband, she discovered solace and inspiration walking through nature preserves. "It became a survival technique and gave me the energy I needed to care for my husband," said Maloney, an...
  • Walker's Wisconsin budget shows his conservative ideals

    Best known nationally for his struggle with unions, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is staking out conservative ground in broader ways as he prepares for a likely run for the Republican presidential nomination. These ways are stuffed into his recent budget...
  • Colleges trample adjunct professors with unfair pay

    The Tribune’s article “‘Fight for 15’ stirs part-time professors,” pointed out the institutional exploitation of adjuncts. As an adjunct for 40 years, I have witnessed the increased use of adjunct labor as a means of...
  • Fans of UCF Celebrates the Arts: Kate Mulgrew, Brian Greene and me

     Fans of UCF Celebrates the Arts: Kate Mulgrew, Brian Greene and me
    In the past week I've followed a professor onto a battlefield, seen paintings pop into life, heard world-premiere jazz and circled the rim of a black hole. So how has your week been? My stretch of incredibly diverse and entertaining experiences was...
  • Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer receives lucrative contract extension

    Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer receives lucrative contract extension
    Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer sealed his long-term future with the Buckeyes in January after guiding the program to its first college football national title in more than a decade. On Monday, he was rewarded by the university. Ohio State signed Meyer...
  • Binghamton University taking over stewardship of ex-asylum

    A state college in upstate New York is taking over stewardship of a Victorian-era landmark that was the nation's first facility developed for alcoholism treatment. Officials at Binghamton University say the college will serve as steward of the former New...
  • 'Our country has always been about the future,' Rubio says as he launches presidential campaign

    'Our country has always been about the future,' Rubio says as he launches presidential campaign
    MIAMI — Marco Rubio confirmed Monday that he's running for president, formally setting out on a course he's been navigating for months as he assembled a campaign infrastructure. Now he begins a new, much more public endeavor: introducing, and...
  • UCF moves closer to starting pilot program for disabled students

    UCF moves closer to starting pilot program for disabled students
    The University of Central Florida is moving forward with a new pilot program to invite students with disabilities to live and learn on campus. The university announced this week it will begin accepting applications Friday for the five openings when...