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  • Family of Purdue shooting victim: Simply pray for Andrew

    The family of Andrew Boldt, a student and teaching assistant who was shot to death in an electrical engineering building at Purdue University, asked for prayers for him as police on Wednesday investigated the killing, allegedly by a fellow teaching...
  • 4 sought in South Carolina State shooting; 1 student injured

    Authorities are seeking at least four assailants in the shooting at South Carolina State University in which one student was wounded, officials said on Friday. The assailants are being sought off campus, University Police Chief Mernard Clarkson told...
  • Purdue teaching assistant accused of stabbing, shooting fellow TA

    A 23-year-old Purdue University teaching assistant, charged Thursday with murder, allegedly stabbed and shot a fellow TA to death inside an engineering building, according to court documents.   Cody M. Cousins, is accused of walking into a basement...
  • 5 days of school shootings, lockdowns, scares jolt U.S. campuses

    Every day this week a shooting, lockdown or scare jolted five campuses across the nation.  5) Friday: South Carolina State University was locked down for several hours Friday afternoon after a fatal shooting outside a dormitory left one student dead....
  • SC State student dies after on-campus shooting

    SC State student dies after on-campus shooting
    A student who was shot outside a South Carolina State University dorm Friday has died, officials said. Though university officials did not release the victim's name, Orangeburg County Coroner Samuetta Marshall said the victim was 20-year-old Brandon...
  • Foreign students continue to flock to U.S. colleges

    Foreign students continue to flock to U.S. colleges
    The number of international students studying at U.S. colleges and universities grew to a record high last year and USC remained their most popular destination, according to a new study. The private university had 9,840 international students, about 1,...
  • Purdue launching executive MBA program in Chicago

    Purdue launching executive MBA program in Chicago
    Purdue University is launching an executive MBA program in Chicago aimed at professionals in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math, the Indiana school and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office announced Monday. The 16-month weekend...
  • Stephen M. Ross, Faulkner expert

    Stephen M. Ross, Faulkner expert
    Stephen M. Ross, who devoted years to studying novelist William Faulkner and was a retired National Endowment for the Humanities official, died of a stroke Aug. 21 in Philadelphia. The Catonsville resident was 69. His wife, Carol Kolmerten, said he...
  • Concussion settlement highlights difficulty of proving brain damage

    Thursday's $765-million settlement between the National Football League and 4,500 retired NFL players underscores two key facts about traumatic brain injury: that it is difficult to prove and measure -- especially many years after the fact -- and that its...
  • Aiming high: Students at USC attempt to launch rocket into space

    Aiming high: Students at USC attempt to launch rocket into space
    In the northern Nevada desert, student engineers from the University of Southern California's Rocket Lab in Los Angeles say they are trying to make history Friday evening by sending a student-built rocket into space. By the time the rocket motor burns...
  • Neil Armstrong dies at 82; first person to walk on moon

    When Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon, on July 20, 1969, he uttered a phrase that has been carved in stone and quoted across the planet: "That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind." The grainy black-and-...