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  • Low-income Baltimoreans can get help with energy bills at Saturday expo

    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...
  • Goya offers $20,000 culinary arts scholarship to students nationwide

    Goya offers $20,000 culinary arts scholarship to students nationwide
    Goya offers $20,000 culinary arts scholarship to students nationwide. America's largest Hispanic-owned food company will offer the grants to four students entering their freshman year of college to obtain their first undergraduate degree in culinary...
  • Lehigh professor charged with fraud in NASA project

    When Lehigh University professor Yujie Ding and his wife proposed to develop technology for NASA in 2010, the $600,000 project was supposed to be carried out by their small Center Valley company in conjunction with Ding's lab at Lehigh. In reality,...
  • Water awareness mini-grants awarded to 23 teachers

    To help promote freshwater-resource education, awareness and projects, the Lake County Water Authority has awarded $22,627.70 in mini grants to 23 public- and private-school teachers. Some of the annual "Drop-by-Drop: You Make a Difference" mini-...
  • How do you spell free college money? Try 'FAFSA'

    "You should write about college aid and the FAFSA," my brother said. FAFSA? Why would I write about a little-used, totally made-up universal language? "That's not FAFSA, that's Esperanto." Right, right. FAFSA is one of those yappy long-haired dogs that...
  • Big university business: Students calling alumni for money

    Big university business: Students calling alumni for money
    The calls always come at the worst times. I'll be rushing around trying to make dinner. Or giving the kids a bath. Or settling in to watch "Homeland," which is the best show on television. And the phone rings. It's a student from the University of...
  • When calculating U.S. college costs, proceed with caution

    By Liz Weston LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. colleges have started, however reluctantly, to share more information about what students might actually pay to attend - the so-called net price. But the calculators that Congress has forced schools to provide...
  • Enlace helps Little Village students achieve college dreams

     Enlace helps Little Village students achieve college dreams
    Brian Cruz was only 12 when he came to Chicago's Little Village neighborhood from Mexico four years ago. He knew practically no English, but through hard work gained near-native fluency. Now he's a junior at World Language High School and it's time to...
  • Texas Tenors to perform at concert

    Texas Tenors to perform at concert
    In their first public performance in the Los Angeles area since their recent Emmy award-winning PBS special, the Texas Tenors will be performing a holiday concert, “Deep in the Heart of Christmas,” at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena,...
  • Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster

    Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster
    Growing up in West Hartford, going to college was my dream. I worked hard as an involved honors student and varsity athlete to reach my dream. The reality of my dream, however, became a nightmare. I didn't have family support and put myself through...
  • Would UC be better off as a private university?

    To the editor: The University of California system needs a secure and predictable funding stream. The approved 5% annual tuition increases each of the next five years would meet that need. ("In widely opposed move, UC regents set to hike tuition up to 5%...