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  • Looking to Fund Your Business? Ask Your Classmates

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Claude Burns, who just earned a degree from MIT's Sloan School of Management, hatched what he thought was a great startup idea: a subscription business peddling craft beers. The problem was how to come up with the half-a-...
  • Plank giving $25 million for UM athletic, academic project

    Plank giving $25 million for UM athletic, academic project
    Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank promised to contribute $25 million to the University of Maryland to help pay for a planned $155 million athletics and academic complex — a project that was unanimously endorsed Thursday by a Board of Regents committee....
  • Public policy schools more relevant than ever

    Public policy schools more relevant than ever
    Voters who went to the polls on Nov. 4 considerably changed the landscape of American government and politics. The shift from a somewhat divided government in Washington to one in which the legislative branch is in the hands of conservatives and the...
  • UCLA student government votes for divestment in Israel

    UCLA student government votes for divestment in Israel
    The UCLA undergraduate student government has voted to support a measure that urges the UC system to sell off stock in companies that do business with the Israeli military and profit from Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. The issue...
  • FAU offers general studies major to curb dropout rate

    FAU offers general studies major to curb dropout rate
    Florida Atlantic University's Board of Trustees on Tuesday was set to formally approve a new major – general studies – aimed at students who have not declared a major and are at risk of dropping out. The new major reflects the university's...
  • Notre Dame cruises to 104-67 win over Coppin State

    Notre Dame opened with 14 straight points and never looked back on the way to a 104-67 nonconference victory over Coppin State on Wednesday night at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind. Forward Zach Auguste scored a game-high 21 points for the Irish (3-...
  • Space scientist gets U. of I. keys

    Space scientist gets U. of I. keys
    For more than a decade, space scientist Timothy Killeen has tracked one of his satellite instruments as it circled the planet and passed over Illinois to collect data on wind in Earth's upper atmosphere. So it seemed somewhat poetic Wednesday that he...
  • UCF student's road trip opens eyes, doors

    UCF student's road trip opens eyes, doors
    UCF student Johnathan Allen spent the summer in a big green RV, traveling the country with three other students and a television crew. The goal was to help the participants — and, later, viewers of a public television show — answer that age-...
  • UCF cabaret benefits Broadway Cares-Equity Fights AIDS

    UCF cabaret benefits Broadway Cares-Equity Fights AIDS
        "Fools Rush In" is the name of a one-night cabaret being staged by University of Central Florida students this Friday, Nov. 21. The show will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in its campaign to help those affected by HIV and AIDS while...
  • Rauner adds 37 to transition team

    Rauner adds 37 to transition team
    Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner continued his transition to the state’s top job Wednesday by naming 37 people to serve on 10 policy committees, from agriculture to economic development to veterans affairs. Among those selected by Rauner to...
  • Florida's college grads have lower student loans

    Florida's college grads have lower student loans
    Graduates of Florida colleges are less likely to be saddled with student loans when they graduate, a new study shows. Slightly more than half of Florida's students leave school with loans compared with seven of 10 nationally, reported the nonprofit...