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  • Liberal arts teach critical thought

    Liberal arts teach critical thought
    Liberal arts schools are enduring an unrelenting attack in the public media. Critics of higher education rail against the excessive cost of a college education and the high rate of student debt and default. In linking college completion with potential...
  • U.Va. board member resigns, governor appoints replacement

    University of Virginia Board of Visitors member Dr. Edward D. Miller has resigned with a year of his term remaining, saying he is concerned about rising tuition and declining funding for research. "I just felt there were issues I'd been advocating for...
  • Community news for Manchester edition

    Bolton Scholarship Fund seeking contributions BOLTON - The Bolton Scholarship Fund is seeking contributions for the upcoming scholarship season. The deadline is May 1. All contributions received by that date will be listed in the Bolton High School...
  • College pushes for more STEM teachers

    College pushes for more STEM teachers
    A local university is doing its part to help reduce the nationwide shortage of chemistry teachers. Benedictine University is hoping that extra grant money for students will help boost the number of educators who are teaching science and math to students...
  • AP Interview: UNCF president seeks new generation of donors

    Michael Lomax, head of the United Negro College Fund, isn't shy about ruffling feathers for his cause. Lomax made headlines last year when he unapologetically announced a $25 million grant from Koch Industries Inc. and the Charles Koch Foundation —...
  • Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 receive William Penn Foundation Grant

    Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 receive William Penn Foundation Grant
    Local organizations receive William Penn Foundation Grant The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 recently received a $225,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation to conduct a Delaware Canal Vision Study in...
  • College Park Rotary helps Orlando student become a peace scholar

    College Park Rotary helps Orlando student become a peace scholar
    Kari Williams was a student at the University of Central Florida, pursuing her students, when she developed an interest in exploring the world. “I started getting the bug to see the world, and for international travel,” she said. Eventually...
  • For historically black colleges, quiz bowl can mean higher profile

    For historically black colleges, quiz bowl can mean higher profile
    When D'Ondre Swails went to college, he looked for a way to replicate the energy and team spirit he had when he ran varsity track in high school. At the historically black, all-male Morehouse College in Atlanta, he discovered the world of quiz bowl. "It...
  • Ford named prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholar

    Ford named prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholar
    UC Davis men's soccer senior Brian Ford, a Corona del Mar High alumnus, has been named one of 29 recipients of the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the collegiate governing body recently announced. Ford, a defender for the Aggies who wrapped...
  • Colleges getting out of health insurance business

    The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health care reform...
  • Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings

    Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings
    Consumers are busy with their daily lives, making it difficult to keep abreast of all the trends and issues that affect their wallets — household savings, fine print in contracts they sign with companies and insurance shopping, for example. Here...