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  • Boughton named interim VP for TCC Workforce Solutions

    Boughton named interim VP for TCC Workforce Solutions
    Leslie K. Boughton has been named interim vice president for Workforce Solutions at Tidewater Community College. Boughton steps in following the departure of Theresa Bryant, vice president for Workforce Solutions, who joined the Community College of...
  • Researchers discover mutation that spreads breast cancer

    A team of Pittsburgh researchers has discovered a genetic mutation that aided the spread of breast cancer in a patient, an exciting discovery that may provide guidance for how to treat women with the disease in the future, according to a study announced...
  • Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline

    Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline
    With a Thursday deadline looming for submitting their official proposals, two Chicago universities hoping to host the Obama presidential library are lining up support from across the city, seeking to build coalitions that would strengthen their bids....
  • Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good

    Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good
    Once she gets her MBA degree from UC Berkeley in May, Leigh Madeira's dream is to help find funding for young companies devoted to improving the lives of the world's poor. That isn't quite what her family had in mind. When she told her 90-year-old...
  • Lacrosse brand STX flagged competitor flaws, launches new helmet

    Lacrosse brand STX flagged competitor flaws, launches new helmet
    Just days after lacrosse brand STX unveiled its first helmets for the fast-growing sport, the helmets of two bigger rivals in the category were deemed unsafe. The turn of events for STX wasn't a fluke. The Baltimore company tipped off the organization...
  • JLARC blasts Virginia's workforce training efforts

    JLARC blasts Virginia's workforce training efforts
    General Assembly researchers presented a withering analysis of Virginia's workforce development system Monday, describing a clunky collection of players that often fail to meet the needs of local businesses. Employers surveyed for the report described...
  • Schmidts' $16 mil donation to FAU latest in long relationship

    If there's one family that's become synonymous with Florida Atlantic University, it's the Schmidts. Their names are everywhere on campus: the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, the Charles E. Schmidt Biomedical Center, the Charles E. Schmidt College...
  • 36 private-college presidents make more than $1 million

    36 private-college presidents make more than $1 million
    Thirty-six private-college presidents in the U.S. earned more than $1 million in 2012, as compared to only two of their public-school counterparts, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Shirley Ann Jackson,...
  • UCF students donate 1,300 pounds of food

    UCF students donate 1,300 pounds of food
    Over the past few days, college students packed quiet spots on campus with their books and lamented about their final exam schedule on social media. But some University of Central Florida students took a study break and participated in community...
  • What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note

    What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note
    Low fat? Low carb? Vegan? Crash diets? Diet soda? Exercise? What’s the most effective way to lose weight? Here’s a look at what 2014’s weight loss studies showed us, including one cautionary tale for all dieters. The diet battle of the...
  • L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation

    L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation
    Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will be required for the first time to take ethnic studies classes as part of an effort to encourage stronger cultural understanding. The idea, brought forward by Board of Education members Bennett...