| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return.
More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
CANTON, Ohio If bad weather blows in this fall, commuter students at Malone University won't have to fret.
They can snuggle down in what appears to be a first at any college or university in the state: a commuter hostel at a thrifty $30 a night.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:53 PM
George W. Hilton, a retired college professor, author and transportation economist whose works on railroads and shipping included the seminal history of Maryland's Ma & Pa Railroad, died Aug. 4 of heart failure at Lorien Health Park in Columbia. He was...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
INDIANAPOLIS Far from today's near-militarized U.S.-Mexico border, rural southwest Indiana recently was ground zero for undocumented children from Mexico and Central America.
From 2004 to 2010, the federal government contracted with a privately owned...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Virtuoso violinist and Brazilian music pioneer and expert Ted Falcon has had several music mentors in his life, but none has a more special place in his heart than his father, Allentown guitarist Marvin Falcon.
"I grew up listening to my dad give guitar...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Baltimore City Community College has hired the former head of a Michigan community college campus as its next president, officials announced Thursday, nearly two years after its last leader was forced out of her job.
Gordon F. May, who formerly served as...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A family, a sense of anticipation that?s been building all week, a car packed with kids ? and you don't get back home until dark. Your destination: a fun-filled amusement park where everyone spends the entire day being thrilled, getting splashed on,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:41 PM
An Indiana University student from Amsterdam was among those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in Ukraine, killing all on board, the school said in a statement.
Karlijn Keijzer, 25, was a doctoral student in the chemistry department of the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
It's time to stop trashing this nation's crop of college graduates for not knowing common facts -- the name of the U.S. Supreme Court's chief justice for example -- and start applauding them for what they did learn after four years of academia....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Almost as fun as reading "Don't Put That In There! And 69 Other Sex Myths Debunked" (St. Martin's Griffin) is catching the glances of your fellow commuters as you devour it on the El.
With chapter titles that include "Nobody Has Pubic Hair These Days,"...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Addison Trail High School's football team was on the verge of a comeback victory over Wheaton Warrenville South when one of its receivers made a tricky catch, only to fall just short of the goal line as the final seconds ticked away.
It was a tough...