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  • University of Oregon urged to scale back fraternities, sororities

    PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - A task force formed in response to sexual violence at the University of Oregon is urging the school's leaders to suspend plans to expand the number of sororities and fraternities, citing their outsized involvement in these...
  • States seek to protect student athletes from heat stroke and other maladies

    ATHENS, Ga. When Georgia public high schools were asked several years ago to devise a policy to govern sports activities during periods of high heat and humidity, one school's proposal stood out: It pledged to scale back workouts when the heat index...
  • Report: Man who plunged to death on cruise ship wanted to see Miami sunrise

    MIAMI Police identified the man who fell to his death from a cruise ship mast earlier this week and are continuing the investigation into his death, which appears so far to be accidental. Miami-Dade police named Kendall Wernet, 20, as the man who climbed...
  • James T. Lanier, electrical engineer

    James T. Lanier, electrical engineer
    James T. Lanier, an electrical engineer and devoted Clemson University football fan, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of brain cancer. He was 60. James Taylor Lanier was born in Sylacauga, Ala., and was raised in Copperhill, Tenn., where he...
  • Clemson University halts fraternity activities after student death

    CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - Clemson University has suspended activities for its 24 fraternities following the death of a student and recent reports of inappropriate behavior, school officials said. The body of Tucker Hipps, 19, was found on Monday...
  • FAU's new president sees promising future

    FAU's new president sees promising future
    Against a black backdrop with a large screen, a man in a headset microphone extolled the virtues of the organization he oversaw. He paused occasionally as videos played on the screen, highlighting the parts of his speech that were to come –...
  • Clemson suspends course over sex survey

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Clemson University tried to learn about the sex habits of its undergraduates in a course designed to prevent sexual assault, but the college decided Thursday to suspend the online program after complaints. The survey questions in the...
  • FAU chooses to be smaller, more selective

    FAU chooses to be smaller, more selective
    Florida Atlantic University has decided it's time to get better rather than bigger. For the first time in eight-years, the historically fast-growing university will be a little smaller, down 457 students from last year. But the average GPA for incoming...
  • UIC reviews dissertation by Chicago State University official amid allegations of plagiarism

     UIC reviews dissertation by Chicago State University official amid allegations of plagiarism
    University of Illinois at Chicago officials are reviewing the dissertation of a high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University amid allegations that parts of it were plagiarized. Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson, who took over in...
  • Galaxy's first pick in MLS SuperDraft is defender Kyle Venter

    The Galaxy chose defender Kyle Venter of the University of New Mexico on Thursday as the team's first selection in this year's Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Venter, 22, was the 23rd pick overall in the second round of the 76-player SuperDraft held...
  • Review: 'This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage' by Ann Patchett

    Review: 'This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage' by Ann Patchett
    "This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage" is not the story of a happy marriage. Not just one happy marriage, anyway. In her latest release, PEN/Faulker award winner Ann Patchett, best-selling author, co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tenn., and...