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  • Loxahatchee Groves campus coming to Palm Beach State College

    Palm Beach State College recently had a groundbreaking ceremony for its long-planned Loxahatchee Groves campus. More than 100 locals, community leaders and officials attended. Dave Browning, mayor of Loxahatchee Groves, said he looks forward to the...
  • 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...
  • Notre Dame 104, Coppin State 67

    The Sports Xchange Notre Dame 104, Coppin State 67 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...
  • Community colleges stop hiring retired teachers over 'double dip' trouble

    Community colleges stop hiring retired teachers over 'double dip' trouble
    A state law meant to crack down on college administrators "double dipping" by retiring and then returning to work is having ripple effects farther down the economic ladder, with community colleges deciding not to hire retired teachers for fear of...
  • 80 semiretired Oakton college teachers could lose jobs

    80 semiretired Oakton college teachers could lose jobs
    Oakton Community College will stop hiring semiretired instructors to teach classes part time, a move that could affect as many as 80 teachers and prompted an overflow crowd to show up at a college board meeting in protest Tuesday night. Officials at the...
  • Harvard, UNC sued over use of race in admissions decisions

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A nonprofit legal defense group sued Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Monday, alleging the schools' admission practices discriminate against Asian-American and white applicants....
  • UC leaders tone-deaf in their reliance on tuition hikes

    After years of cuts to higher education, recent state budgets have included a substantial reinvestment in public universities. But that increased funding has done little to cure the tone-deafness of the University of California's leaders. Their...
  • HLEF distributes documentary about 'White Rose'

    HLEF distributes documentary about 'White Rose'
    The Weston-based Holocaust Learning and Education Fund (HLEF), Inc. — an organization formed by Craig and Barbara Weiner in 2013 to encourage the expansion of Holocaust education in America's schools — has sponsored the distribution of a new...