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  • CSCU President Reverses Plan To Shut Down Meriden Campus

    CSCU President Reverses Plan To Shut Down Meriden Campus
    WILLIMANTIC — Pressured by action at the state Capitol, the president of the Board of Regents said Wednesday that the Meriden campus of Middlesex Community College will remain open. "Because of the faith that I'm putting in the legislators and the...
  • Students, teachers say AP summer program cut would mean lost opportunity

    Students, teachers say AP summer program cut would mean lost opportunity
    For the past three years, while their peers were sleeping in or on vacation, teenagers from across Baltimore have converged on Digital Harbor High School with a common goal: to challenge themselves. The students, members of the Advanced Placement...
  • Student charged with sexual abuse waives court date

    A Bridgewater State University student charged with sexually abusing two young boys at the campus child care center returns to court in June after his attorney waived a dangerousness hearing Monday. Twenty-one-year-old Kyle Loughlin has been held without...
  • The outrageous perks of the public sector

    The outrageous perks of the public sector
    If you crossed C-SPAN with "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," you'd wind up with something resembling the state of Illinois. First there's Aaron Schock, the former congressman from Peoria who cataloged his globe-trotting adventures on Instagram and...
  • Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense

    Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense
    Many high school seniors and their parents are in the throes of deciding which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it. The biggest question for those in the freshman applicant pool is where to enroll, not whether to go at all. Yet behind...
  • FAU nursing school soars ahead in U.S. News rankings

    FAU nursing school soars ahead in U.S. News rankings
    Florida Atlantic University's nursing school is getting some respect from U.S. News & World Report. The Christine Lynn College of Nursing was ranked the 72nd best in the country this year, zooming ahead from its previous ranking of 193 in 2011. A...
  • Family destinations: Visitors go buggy over Spring Fest at Purdue

    Family destinations: Visitors go buggy over Spring Fest at Purdue
    Each year thousands of visitors go a little buggy over Spring Fest at Purdue University. From engineering a pair of ears, touching tide-pool creatures and sampling smoked Asian carp, to taking a behind-the-scenes tour (Saturday only) of one of the nation'...
  • 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...
  • With UF students' help, Bert the Oak lives another day

    With UF students' help, Bert the Oak lives another day
    GAINESVILLE — A social media campaign begun by University of Florida students has succeeded — for now — in stopping the axe from falling on a massive tree they have named Bert. An advisory committee that reviews the removal of trees...
  • State university system claims its economic impact is $6.7B

    Pennsylvania's state-owned university system is releasing a study that says its statewide economic impact totals $6.7 billion. Chancellor Frank Brogan released the report by the Baker Tilly accounting firm Wednesday. Meanwhile, dozens of students and...
  • Today is 'Fox Day' at Rollins College

    Today is 'Fox Day' at Rollins College
    It's no school for Rollins College students as officials announced today is the annual Fox Day. Fox Day was started by the school's 10th president, Hugh McKean, in 1956, according to a college news release. "Each spring, on a day deemed 'too pretty to...