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  • 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...
  • Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships

    Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships
    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced about 2,200 recipients of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the...
  • Stevenson graduates: 'We fought for this moment'

    Stevenson graduates: 'We fought for this moment'
    "You guys really do know how to throw a 50th birthday party." Every year, during his speech to the new graduating class, Stevenson High School superintendent Eric Twadell always rolls through a list of that group's academic, charitable and athletic...
  • Predatory college: Student loans for Corinthian rate forgiveness

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, June 11: Students who amassed more than $744 million in debt while attending a now defunct college accused of predatory practices may be able to have their loans forgiven...
  • Grant program funds research for restoration effectiveness

    Grant program funds research for restoration effectiveness
    A state agency put forth half a million dollars to fund research projects that it hopes will provide insight into how restoration techniques and technologies affect the environment. The Department of Natural Resources' Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal...
  • Christie blasts teachers unions, colleges 'drunk on cash'

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday proposed withholding federal aid to colleges that refuse to provide more transparency in their finances and endorsed letting students pay down their loans with community service. Speaking at Iowa State...
  • 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...
  • Scholarship carries on 'Tracey's dream'

    Scholarship carries on 'Tracey's dream'
    When Joshua Mendelson leaves Deerfield in August to attend Vanderbilt University, he'll be doing so partly in memory of someone he has never met — Tracey Beth Rumick. Like Mendelson, Tracey Beth Rumick graduated from Deerfield High School and...
  • College Notes: CLC Foundation's golf classic fundraiser raises $60,000

    College Notes: CLC Foundation's golf classic fundraiser raises $60,000
    College fair, fundraiser and more. College of Lake County, Grayslake Fair: The Adult Education College and Career Program Fair sponsored by the CLC Adult Basic Education, GED and ESL division will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 17 in a tent...