| Nov 30, 2014
Christopher Newport University's explosive growth has come at a price: It has the highest net attendance cost of any university in Virginia's public system.
That's $21,672 a year, based on a calculation that takes total costs and backs out financial...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college.
On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
| Nov 29, 2014
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Foundation recently awarded $65,000 in flight training scholarships to prospective pilots from eight states as part of its program to expand the pilot community and support flight training. Sarah DeRemer of...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:57 AM
New College of Florida enrolls a bigger percentage of students from well-off families than any other state university while Florida A & M University enrolls the biggest percentage from low-income families. This data on student-family wealth is among the...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Chapman University's American Celebration has become over its 15-year run Orange County's premiere charitable gala focused on higher education. The black-tie crowd approaching 1,000 patrons in number represents a legitimate "who's who" of the business and...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Young researchers at Pennsylvania's top universities are turning to the public to fund science experiments.
Using a crowdfunding platform called experiment.com, four researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have raised nearly $12,000, and three...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 9:05 AM
CHICAGO It was a shoulder injury during his junior year of high school that ended Derek Micheau's dreams of being a pitcher. Later that season, a knee injury ended his hopes of playing catcher.
Turns out he didn't need healthy shoulders or knees for a...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 7:26 PM
It's college application season, which means Christian Lloyd is busy. The Sullivan High School senior has completed his Common Application but is hard at work on the 12th draft of his personal statement and is prepping for additional college visits this...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:14 PM
A couple of scholarships awarded to a young woman named Jill Benone sent her on a theatrical career path.
The Little Theatre of the Verdugos was on its second life when Benone received her scholarships in the late 1950s.
The theater group was first...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:22 PM
The Center for Contemporary Dance is accepting entries from Orange and Seminole County students in grades K-12 for its 'Dance Matters' Essay Contest, intended to inspire imaginative thinking about how dance can make a positive impact in families and...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Low-income Baltimore residents can get help in applying for energy assistance grants from Baltimore Gas and Electric representatives at an expo on Saturday.
The expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coppin State University's Talon Center, 500...