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Colleges and Universities

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  • Georgia university cancels classes in flap over flag protest

    Student demonstrators who walked on an American flag to protest racism sparked a countermovement, prompting a south Georgia university to cancel classes Friday ahead of a rally that drew a large crowd to Valdosta. Valdosta State University found itself...
  • Tufts students end 55-hour occupation of president's office

    A group of Tufts University students has ended an occupation of the school president's office after 55 hours of protesting Tufts' investments in fossil fuel companies. Students in the group Tufts Climate Action say they left President Anthony Monaco's...
  • Changes ahead at Palm Beach State College

    Changes ahead at Palm Beach State College
    Change doesn't usually come quickly at Palm Beach State College, but it's about to happen in a big way. Ava Parker, a lawyer and university administrator, has been selected as the first female president of the 41,000-student community college, starting...
  • BYOB: It's brew your own beer at some colleges

    A bachelor's in beer? A master's in malt? Not quite. But these days some colleges are teaching students to make beer as part of their studies. When California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, fired up its gleaming new stainless steel brewery in...
  • Weather Service: Tornado touched down near Penn State's main campus

    Weather Service: Tornado touched down near Penn State's main campus
    SPRING MILLS (AP) — Weather officials say a tornado traveling at 65 miles per hour touched down this week about 11 miles east of Penn State University's main campus. The Centre Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1FjYj6r ) the twister moved through...
  • Letters to the editor

    College tuition waivers should end In a recent letter to the editor, Linda Brookhart, the executive director of the State Universities Annuitants Association, a lobbyist group that advocates for the preservation and protection of the pensions, health...
  • Biden tells U. of I. students to stand up against sexual violence

    Biden tells U. of I. students to stand up against sexual violence
    Vice President Joe Biden stood in front of a room of University of Illinois students Thursday and talked candidly about a subject that has long been taboo on college campuses. His message was clear: It is up to them — particularly young men...
  • Group blasts University of Illinois for yanking Steven Salaita job offer

    Group blasts University of Illinois for yanking Steven Salaita job offer
    A report by a national group of professors says the University of Illinois violated the principles of academic freedom when it withdrew an offer of a tenured faculty appointment to Steven Salaita in 2014, shortly before he was to start teaching American...
  • Correction: Columbia University-Gender Bias Suit story

    In a story April 23 about a gender bias lawsuit, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Columbia University spokesman. He is Robert Hornsby, not Roger Hornsby. A corrected version of the story is below: Columbia student alleges gender...
  • Ohio university removes posters for 'straight pride' week

    Posters promoting a "straight pride" week at a northeast Ohio university were removed this week after student leaders determined that the message went beyond free speech. Youngstown State University student government leaders told WKBN-TV they decided to...
  • US hostage killed in drone strike was former NY professor

    The American aid worker killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan was a former professor at a state college in upstate New York. Officials at the State University of New York at Oswego said in a statement Thursday that Warren Weinstein was a political...