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  • HU receives $3.5 million grant from U.S. Department of Education for STEM

    Hampton University received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to promote learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. The university received the federal funds for STEM education under a new initiative...
  • FIU gets $2.3 million for Latin America, African studies

    FIU gets $2.3 million for Latin America, African studies
    Three new grants will focus on the international part of Florida International University. FIU has received $2.3 million to pay for programs in the United States, Latin America and Africa. "The U.S. Department of Education awards these grants in an...
  • Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement

    Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign paid more than $77,000 to a student who accused campus officials of minimizing her sexual assault and harassment complaints even after photographs and a video of the incident were passed around a fraternity...
  • Gators QB Treon Harris back on football team after accuser withdraws sexual battery complaint

    Gators quarterback Treon Harris is back on the UF football team after his accuser withdrew her sexual battery complaint Friday. “We have been notified that the university and legal process is complete,” UF coach Will Muschamp said in a...
  • A few options for student loan forgiveness

    A few options for student loan forgiveness
    Dear Liz: I have a rather ugly student loan predicament. You mentioned "the possibility of forgiveness" in a recent column. I feel very strongly that I am deserving (if I dare use that word) of partial or full forgiveness of my undergraduate loans,...
  • Hampton Roads college safety advocates say communication is key

    In the three years David Glover has been chief of police at Hampton University, he's striven to develop relationships with students. He visits them in the dorms, warning them to stay away from situations that can put them in danger that are sometimes...
  • Jameis Winston's attorney intentionally delaying hearing, accuser's lawyer claims

    Jameis Winston's attorney intentionally delaying hearing, accuser's lawyer claims
    An attorney for Jameis Winston’s accuser is arguing the star FSU quarterback’s lawyer is intentionally delaying a sexual assault conduct hearing.  In three months, Winston has the option of leaving school following his sophomore football...
  • FSU defends response to Jameis Winston sexual assault allegation

    FSU defends response to Jameis Winston sexual assault allegation
    Florida State University is defending its response to allegations star quarterback Jameis Winston was involved in the sexual assault of a former student, arguing in a letter sent to supporters Friday that it remained silent during the past 10 months to...
  • Jameis Winston's attorney sends letter to FSU, says school not protecting QB's interests

    Jameis Winston's attorney sent a letter to FSU Tuesday arguing the school is failing to protect the quarterback’s interests. David Cornwell, Winston’s attorney, criticized Florida State’s Title IX investigation into a sexual assault...
  • USC quarterback Cody Kessler might take more chances

    USC quarterback Cody Kessler might take more chances
    USC Coach Steve Sarkisian, in search of what he describes as more "explosive" passing plays, said this week that he wants quarterback Cody Kessler to "let it rip" on deeper routes. Asked Wednesday if he was hesitant to throw long passes, Kessler did not...
  • Find a better balance

    Jesse L. Matthew, the man charged in the disappearance of University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, briefly attended Christopher Newport University in 2003. Enrolled from January to Oct. 15 of that year, Mr. Matthew faced a sexual assault...