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  • Former Eagle Vince Young hired by University of Texas

    Vince Young is going back to work, but the paid gig is with the University of Texas, not in the NFL. Young accepted a position that will pay him $100,000 annually with a start date of Sept. 1 in which he will assist UT's Division of Diversity and...
  • UC online applications available 3 months earlier this year

    UC online applications available 3 months earlier this year
    Russia to the United States, character dancing to folk dancing, competitive ballroom to jazz, hip-hop and ballet — these are the themes that 16-year-old Annie Novikov hopes to weave into the life narrative she's writing for applications to the...
  • Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian

     Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian
    Charles Payne, President Barack Obama's great-uncle, worked for more than 30 years at the University of Chicago Library, where he brought an engineer's methodical approach to analyzing library systems and helping to develop library automation....
  • Students are victims of their own ambitions

    It’s telling that Princeton’s students worry more about poor grades hurting their job and internship chances than they do about why they might get poor grades in the first place. The concern seems to be about getting a credential, not...
  • College sports programs do nothing to help educate young adults

    The NCAA announcement of its “need” to appeal the college athlete compensation case simply accents the depth of the hypocrisy about college football and basketball: A small minority of student-athletes receive a tiny slice of the money to...
  • Five questions for Sharon Hrynkow, president of the Global Virus Network

    Five questions for Sharon Hrynkow, president of the Global Virus Network
    Faced with the threats of viruses like H1N1 influenza and SARS in recent years, scientists including the University of Maryland's Dr. Robert Gallo sought a way to prepare for future outbreaks — founding the Baltimore-based Global Virus Network in...
  • Notre Dame suspects four football players of academic cheating

    Aug 15 (Reuters) - The University of Notre Dame's storied football team will hold four key players out of games and practice because of suspected academic fraud that could force the school to vacate past wins, the university said on Friday. The South...
  • The Advanced Placement numbers racket

    The Advanced Placement numbers racket
    When The Times reported that the number of Advanced Placement exams taken in the Los Angeles Unified School District had hit an all-time high, I couldn't help but wonder: Is that a good thing? AP courses help high school students gain admission to...
  • Myron Barnstone: An art career in perspective

    To Myron Barnstone, artistic skill is not genetic or a divine gift, nor is it learned through faithful copying. To be a master artist is not to be simply "creative." Skill, no matter what medium, is based on years of rigorous training, mastered...
  • Hillel rabbi takes on challenge to reach Jewish students

    The fall semester is beginning at area colleges and universities and incoming Jewish students soon will meet new Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach rabbi Glenn Ettman. "He's exactly what Hillel was looking for," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, Hillel board chair....
  • Starbucks will test mobile stores on college campuses

    Starbucks is kicking the tires of the food truck business, with plans for mobile Starbucks stores to hit three college campuses this fall. The trucks, run by longtime Starbucks partner and food services giant Aramark, will circulate around Arizona...