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  • USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students

    USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students
    For the first time in 13 years, USC has lost its title as the leader in recruiting lucrative foreign students, according to a new report. USC enrolled about 10,900 students from outside the country in the last academic year, according to a survey of U....
  • 11th Congressional District race overview

    Bill Foster Current job: Congressman Age: 59 Born in: Madison, Wis. Lives in: Naperville Personal: Married to Aesook Byon; two adult children from previous marriage Education: Bachelor's degree, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1975); doctorate...
  • Football: One Hit Too Many

    Football: One Hit Too Many
    Last month, UConn quarterback Casey Cochran stunned fans by announcing that he was quitting football after suffering a concussion, the last of several he absorbed playing the game he loved. The son of legendary high school coach Jack Cochran, Casey...
  • Purdue University shooter found dead in Indiana prison

    Purdue University shooter found dead in Indiana prison
    A former Purdue University student who admitted killing a fellow student on campus in January has been found dead in prison of an apparent suicide, a state prison official said on Wednesday. Cody Cousins, 24, was found unresponsive Tuesday night in...
  • UF, FSU presidents approved by state board

    UF, FSU presidents approved by state board
    New leaders have been approved at Florida's top two public universities. Former Florida House Speaker John Thrasher will lead Florida State University while Cornell University Provost W. Kent Fuchs will lead the University of Florida. The State...
  • Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents

    Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents
    The University of Florida hired Cornell Provost Kent Fuchs as its 12th president on Wednesday. There were no protesters. No screaming matches. No idle threats. No naked attempt to undercut the public and open process. In short, it was a very...
  • Computers get new lease on life

    Computers get new lease on life
    Rahadi Lohman's challenge was to replace a worn track pad button on a five-year-old Hewlett-Packard laptop. But first he had to carefully remove a foot-long panel and safely put aside a collection of tiny screws. "The left click button is worn away so...
  • New plants man all about bringing more gardens to Virginia Zoo experience

    The Virginia Zoo is all about animals – and, increasingly, all about plants. There are more 10 themed gardens that make up the zoo's 53-acre experience. There's the White Garden with its cooling ambiance of pale flowers. There's the fiery...
  • Purdue University shooter gets 65 years, shows no remorse

    Purdue University shooter gets 65 years, shows no remorse
    A former Purdue University student was sentenced on Friday to 65 years in prison for shooting and stabbing to death a fellow engineering senior that he envied, in front of about a dozen students in a lab class in January. Cody Cousins, 24, of Warsaw,...
  • Times may be tough, but that's no reason not to study what you love

    Times may be tough, but that's no reason not to study what you love
    During periods of economic hardship, worries about post-graduation jobs can lead students to play it safe, choosing the most marketable major they can find. So it's no coincidence that practical fields of study like engineering and business are booming....
  • EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites

    EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites
    Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. Using a plane that was...