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  • Purdue unveils technology park focused on aerospace industry

    Purdue University has unveiled plans to establish an aerospace technology park that will allow it to partner with private companies to research and design new technology. Purdue officials who announced the new park Tuesday in Indianapolis say it will...
  • No to beer at Byrd

    No to beer at Byrd
    Here's what happens at University of Maryland football games now: Many students pre-game (a term used generically for getting drunk before going to a party or event that in this case takes on a literal cast) outside the stadium. Some are over 21, some...
  • In this family, college 'choice' was already a given, and it was free

    As National College Decision Day looms May 1, and thousands of high-school students anxiously await acceptance letters, I know one college-bound senior who's not watching the mailbox. My son. Like boys in other cultures whose brides are chosen for them,...
  • Group asks court to halt Sweet Briar College's closure

    Another legal complaint has been filed seeking to halt the closure of Sweet Briar College. The complaint alleges breach of contract against the private women's college and President James Jones. The complaint also alleges interference by Jones. A...
  • Airlines are getting worse -- no, wait; they're getting better

    Airlines are getting worse -- no, wait; they're getting better
    Better or worse depends on which recent report you read. One says airlines were worse in 2014 than 2013; the other says they were 2.9 percent better. Which is right? The answer is, "Both," because the reports used different measures. When consumers think...
  • Eastern Illinois plans to talk ideas with community college

    Eastern Illinois University's Board of Trustees plans to meet this week with its counterparts from a local community college about current and future collaborations. Eastern Illinois' board says it will meet with the board from Lake Land College in...
  • Seven Penn State trustees threaten lawsuit over Louis Freeh report materials

    Seven Penn State trustees threaten lawsuit over Louis Freeh report materials
    Another internal battle is brewing on Penn State University's board of trustees, and this time it could lead to legal action. Seven alumni-elected trustees on the 32-member board have reiterated their demand to have access to materials used in...
  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 1: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • College Notes: An options fair for high school, college students with disabilities set

    College festival, fair, awards, honors and more. College of Lake County Festival: Discover nanoscale science and engineering applications with hands-on activities at the Nanotechnology Family Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. April 30 at CLC Southlake Campus,...
  • Students, campuses in state add saving water to college life

    Students, campuses in state add saving water to college life
    In a residence hall at UCLA, 84 students share a floor dedicated to cutting waste and preserving the environment: They take five-minute showers, they compost and recycle, they goad each other to turn out the lights and, through a grant, they purchased...
  • Voices of Legacy: The historic importance of Payne Memorial

    On Sept. 19, 1891, the same year in which 113 blacks are known to have been lynched, land was donated in the City of Jessup, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, to a group of blacks. In the climate that prompted then President Benjamin Harris to acknowledge...