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  • UF President Bernie Machen: "I'm 100 percent confident" in Jeremy Foley's ability to hire a coach

    UF President Bernie Machen: "I'm 100 percent confident" in Jeremy Foley's ability to hire a coach
    GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida's Jeremy Foley is without question one of the top collegiate administrators in the nation. He is the only athletic director in the country who has presided over a program that has won multiple national...
  • March Madness set to return to Orlando in 2017

    March Madness set to return to Orlando in 2017
    March Madness is coming back to Orlando. The Amway Center will host first-and second-round games of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in 2017. The games are scheduled to tip off on March 16 and 18, with the Final Four taking place at the University...
  • L.A. Times names Internet strategist Nicco Mele deputy publisher

    L.A. Times names Internet strategist Nicco Mele deputy publisher
    Nicco Mele, the Internet strategist credited with pushing political campaigns into the digital era, has been named deputy publisher of the Los Angeles Times. "We intend to be one of the great journalism organizations of the 21st century, not just the...
  • Focus on the classroom

    Virginia's public universities represent a tremendous resource for the commonwealth, providing both preparation for the next generation of professionals and the type of research infrastructure that helps generate economic growth. Yet, in order to remain...
  • FAU offers general studies major to curb dropout rate

    FAU offers general studies major to curb dropout rate
    Florida Atlantic University's Board of Trustees on Tuesday was set to formally approve a new major – general studies – aimed at students who have not declared a major and are at risk of dropping out. The new major reflects the university's...
  • Palmerton filmmaker wins Outstanding Young Alumni Award

    Palmerton filmmaker wins Outstanding Young Alumni Award
    Palmerton High School grad Noah Berlow, a rising filmmaker, recently won the 2014 Outstanding Young Alumni Award presented by the Ithaca College Alumni Association. He is part of an impressive club that includes Andy Orgel, who was part of the start-...
  • Brown appoints two new UC regents on eve of tuition debate

    Strengthening opposition to a UC regents vote this week on possible tuition increases, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday appointed two new members to the university’s governing board, including Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Pérez. Brown’s new...
  • Community College Professors, Staff Say No To 'Transform'

    Community College Professors, Staff Say No To 'Transform'
    The state's largest union representing Community College faculty and staff voted Saturday not to endorse the state's "Transform CSCU 2020" plan in its current form. Delegates from the Congress of Connecticut Community Colleges -- known as "The 4C's" --...
  • UCLA's Samueli School gets $9 million from Laguna couple

    Laguna Beach residents B. John and Amelia Garrick have committed $9 million to launch the B. John Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, according to a university release. The Garrick...
  • A battle for UC's soul

    The current tension over proposed tuition hikes at the University of California — as much as 5% each year for the next five years — shouldn't be mistaken for just another debate about how much students can or should pay. It's nothing less than...
  • Tide, Bulldogs show it's time to expand College Football Playoff to six teams

    Tide, Bulldogs show it's time to expand College Football Playoff to six teams
    When is a loss as good as a win? Top-ranked Mississippi State lost to No. 5 Alabama 25-20 Saturday in Tuscaloosa and it didn't take long before some began argue both teams deserved spots in the new four-team College Football Playoff to determine a...