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  • Luke DeCock: UNC experience raises old questions about compatibility of college athletics and academics

    The morning after facing up to an investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina that was considerably less than flattering, Tom Ross and Carol Folt sat in a boardroom at The News & Observer and faced the uncomfortable question that...
  • Tying college coaches' contracts to academic progress gets mixed reviews

    Tying college coaches' contracts to academic progress gets mixed reviews
    A proposed policy that would require teams to reach academic benchmarks before their coaches and athletic directors can cash in on performance-based bonuses has drawn mixed reviews. The University System of Maryland's Board of Regents is expected to...
  • Viral meningitis cases at UM College Park

    Viral meningitis cases at UM College Park
    University of Maryland, College Park has identified cases of viral meningitis and viral syndromes on campus, according to an email school officials sent to students this week. The email sent Wednesday by Dr. David McBride, director of the University...
  • Reducing student debt requires a national commitment

    Reducing student debt requires a national commitment
    Tonight, as families of high school students across the country sit down to eat dinner, talk will likely turn to college applications. For those in the midst of the process, the conversation will almost definitely touch on affordability. And for those...
  • New journal focuses on Midwest history

    New journal focuses on Midwest history
    Can Jon Lauck put the Midwest back on the map as a field of academic study? Lauck, a historian and former professor at South Dakota State University, made a persuasive case for Midwestern history, a once-thriving field, with his book "The Lost Region,"...
  • Connections: Former TFA standout excels at Liberty

    Connections: Former TFA standout excels at Liberty
    Gabrielle Shipe is on fire. Liberty University, nicknamed the Flames, is on an 11-match winning streak in volleyball. Shipe, a 5-foot-5 senior defensive specialist and libero from First Academy, is a big reason for that success. In the past week,...
  • At Pac-12 men's basketball media day, Arizona faces two real questions

    At Pac-12 men's basketball media day, Arizona faces two real questions
    The last question during the Pac-12 Conference's men's basketball media day came from a woman sitting at the back of the room. "I'm Brandon Ashley's mom," the woman said. Ashley, the Arizona forward whose foot injury knocked him out near the end of last...
  • IIT offers another major architecture award

    IIT offers another major architecture award
    By virtue of its jaw-dropping stock of landmark buildings, Chicago is a global architecture capital. Now it's becoming an architecture awards capital. On Wednesday night, the Illinois Institute of Technology announced the first winners of its new...
  • Sean Moore: Reconsider pre-paid college plans

    Sean Moore: Reconsider pre-paid  college plans
    As parents, there's no question we get sweaty palms and suffer anxiety when thinking about financial obligations. And, there is perhaps no greater stress point than trying to figure out how to pay for our children's college educations. In June, our...
  • Probe: Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina

    RALEIGH N.C. (Reuters) - More than 3,000 students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received credit for fake classes over an 18-year period as part of a program that allowed many of them to remain eligible to play sports, according to a...
  • In Ebola czar, Obama again looks outside his government for help

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama welcomed his new Ebola czar to the job Wednesday, the latest example of looking outside his own government for someone to help run a major government initiative. Obama met Wednesday in the Oval Office with Ron Klain, the...