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  • Lawsuit challenges college rules for in-state tuition

    Aspiring college students who are legal U.S. citizens but can't prove their parents are in the country legally have sued South Carolina officials, saying the state is unconstitutionally denying college scholarships and forcing them to pay out of state-...
  • Embry-Riddle researchers get NASA grant for kite-surfing idea in space

    Embry-Riddle researchers get NASA grant for kite-surfing idea in space
    NASA is giving $100,000 to aerospace engineering researchers in Daytona Beach to apply concepts from kite-surfing to a solar-powered project in space. A team of professors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University got the grant to develop a communications...
  • UC may add only a few hundred students this fall, Napolitano says

    UC may add only a few hundred students this fall, Napolitano says
    Even if the state Legislature provides money for additional enrollment, the University of California system probably will be able to add only a few hundred extra students this fall, UC President Janet Napolitano said Friday. "We'd like to add 10,000...
  • At Claremont, more resources sought for migrant graduate students

    At Claremont, more resources sought for migrant graduate students
    Finding a way to pay for college wasn't easy for Iliana Perez when she applied in 2004. She came to the United States when she was 8 on a tourist visa and because she never became a citizen, she was ineligible for scholarships and government grants. The...
  • Michelle Obama honors Chicago grads, slain classmate Hadiya Pendleton

    Michelle Obama honors Chicago grads, slain classmate Hadiya Pendleton
    An empty chair in the third row, adorned with a lavender cloth, purple ribbon and fresh flowers, marked the spot where Hadiya Pendleton would have sat at her high school graduation Tuesday night. The chair was one of the ways former classmates...
  • Former UConn President Makes $250,000 Bequest For Scholarships To School Of Education

    Former UConn President Makes $250,000 Bequest For Scholarships To School Of Education
    Former University of Connecticut President Harry Hartley is making a $250,000 gift for scholarships to UConn's Neag School of Education. The gift is part of the UConn Foundation’s campaign to raise $150 million for student scholarships and...
  • On the Town: Oakmont League grants financial awards

    On the Town: Oakmont League grants financial awards
    Scholarship-giving season is in full swing. The Oakmont League was no exception. On May 27, the league put on a classy, three-ring circus in the Oakmont Country Club’s Garden Room. The awarding of eight scholarships was book-ended by an officers&...
  • Warren: GOP, Dems must work together on higher education

    U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is renewing calls for sweeping changes she says will make the country's higher education system more affordable and accountable. The Massachusetts Democrat said Republicans need to acknowledge the country will never have...
  • Carole Weil all-star event put the spotlight on area softball's best young people

    Carole Weil all-star event put the spotlight on area softball's best young people
    It has been a week full of celebrations in Lehigh Valley softball. On Monday, Parkland beat Daniel Boone to earn a trip to the PIAA Class 4A championship game. On Tuesday, Bethlehem Catholic punched its ticket for Penn State and the 3A state finals by...
  • Researchers to wade into stream restoration debate

    Researchers to wade into stream restoration debate
    Researchers are suiting up to wade into a roiling debate over the effectiveness of costly stream restoration projects in restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. The Chesapeake Bay Trust, a state-funded nonprofit organization, has...
  • Guerin Prep celebrates 10 years

    Guerin Prep celebrates 10 years
    Guerin College Prep High School ended its yearlong celebration of its 10th anniversary with a Derby Day celebration at Arlington Race Track in Arlington Heights on May 16. About 120 friends, family members, parents and alumni partook in the day's...