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  • Medical career program helps revive North Chicago schools

    Medical career program helps revive North Chicago schools
    Known for the black scrubs they wear as they walk the halls of North Chicago Community High School, students in the Healthcare Careers Pathway Academy can offer testimony about how their participation in the new program has helped sharpen both their...
  • College of DuPage puts president on administrative leave

    Two days after a suburban Chicago community college announced its president was going on medical leave trustees placed him on paid administrative leave. College of DuPage trustees Thursday voted 4-3 to tell 70-year-old school president Robert Breuder...
  • Hampton University professor chosen to head NASA planet project

     Hampton University professor chosen to head NASA planet project
    The director of planetary science at NASA believes in the power of fear to fuel the search for alien life. "Our science community is making enormous progress in various ways that I couldn't even conceive of — and that might be because I scared the...
  • U. of I. to honor first American Indian graduate

    U. of I. to honor first American Indian graduate
    The University of Illinois will honor its first American Indian graduate by naming a dormitory after him. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Renee Romano says the new Urbana-Champaign campus dorm will be named Wassaja Hall when it opens in August 2016....
  • Ball State students prepare rail transportation documentary

    Ball State University students are preparing a new documentary film as part of a campaign to raise awareness about rail transportation. Telecommunications instructor Chris Flook says "Indiana Crossrails: A Transit Choice" aims to explore what impact...
  • Hocking College hires interim president for long-term post

    A small southeast Ohio college has chosen its interim president for the long-term position. The Athens Messenger reports (http://bit.ly/1Jds1t0 ) the Hocking College Board of Trustees on Thursday chose Betty Young as its new president. Young will be...
  • St. John's College plans to increase endowment fund

    St. John's College will launch a campaign to double its endowment fund, a reservoir administrators have increasingly been relying on since the recession. In a meeting with the Capital Gazette Communications editorial board, St. John's President...
  • UConn Engineering Students Show Their Research

    UConn Engineering Students Show Their Research
    STORRS — Samantha Brantley of Newington can explain in exacting scientific terms how a very hot fire can affect copper wiring in an emergency sprinkler or lighting system. It turns out the purity of copper has a great deal to do with how well an...
  • CNU increases tuition for upcoming school year

    CNU increases tuition for upcoming school year
    Christopher Newport University's Board of Visitors unanimously voted Friday to raise the total cost of attendance by 5.37 percent for in-state undergraduate students and 6.66 percent for out-of-state students for the 2015-2016 school year —...
  • Auditors: National Science Foundation suspends UConn grants

    The National Science Foundation has frozen more than $2 million in grants to the University of Connecticut after a foundation investigation found two professors used grant money to buy products from their own company, Connecticut state auditors...
  • Learning Matters: May Day can mark an emotional time for students

    Learning Matters: May Day can mark an emotional time for students
    For much of the world, the first day of May, or May Day, has one of three connotations: a celebration of spring, with pictures of children dancing around a maypole; a political holiday or demonstration in support of organized labor and the struggle of...