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  • HU interested in former Catholic retreat in Hampton

    HU interested in former Catholic retreat in Hampton
    Hampton University is in talks to purchase the former Holy Family Retreat House at 1414 N. Mallory St. The former Catholic retreat center closed its doors in 2010. The nearly 11-acre property is valued at $2.8 million, according to public records....
  • USM policy would deny coaches bonuses if academic performance is poor

    A Board of Regents committee approved a "fairly unique" policy on Tuesday that would deny University System of Maryland coaches lucrative performance bonuses if their players fail to meet academic benchmarks. The policy, endorsed unanimously by the...
  • Our picks for Legislature, part 2: Editorial

    Last week we offered our recommendations in four Central Florida races for seats in the Florida Legislature. Here are the other four legislative races in which we're making endorsements for the November election: House District 29 Democrat Mike...
  • U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals

    U. of I. revamping admissions date after record deferrals
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look. In an effort to make students from...
  • Cheaper Prepaid college plans go on sale Wednesday

    Florida Prepaid College plans go on sale again Wednesday, and this time it may really seem like a sale. After six years of rapidly increasing prices which made Prepaid unaffordable for most families, this year's prices are the lowest since 2007. The...
  • Better, greener batteries can power U.S. to greener future: New Voices

    In 2012, George Crabtree's team at the Joint Center for Energy Storage was awarded $120 million to reach the goal of the 5-5-5 plan: Offer five times the performance of today's batteries at a fifth of today's cost within five years. The batteries are...
  • Texas health department may probe handling of Dallas Ebola case

    DALLAS The state health department may investigate a Dallas hospital's handling of the nation's first Ebola case as medical records released Friday raise more troubling questions about the Liberian patient's initial treatment. Thomas Eric Duncan had...
  • In Wisconsin, Democrats try moderation in fight with Scott Walker

    Two years ago, politics here burned with a white-hot intensity. Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican elected in 2010, had pushed a bill through the Legislature eliminating most collective bargaining rights for state workers. Unions and their Democratic...
  • Love of coffee at least partly genetic: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Need that cup of joe to get going in the morning? Or avoid it because java tends to make you strung out? Either way, the reasons may be written in your genes. A new analysis of tens of thousands of human genomes identified...
  • Ann Miller, Longtime Academic Administrator, Dies At 83

    SIMSBURY — Ann Kanze Miller, an academic administrator at several colleges around the country who retired to Simsbury, died Sept. 17. She was 83. Miller was born in 1931 in Minneapolis, Minn., and grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Miller's daughter,...
  • Women fall back in tech industry, and the reasons aren't entirely clear

    SEATTLE When Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said last week that women needn't ask for raises but should trust in the system to get the pay they deserved, a firestorm of reaction ignited around the issues of unequal pay for men and women and the...