- Anonymous donor gives University of SC nearly $4 million Updated: Nov-25-15 9:05 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - An anonymous donor has given the University of South Carolina nearly $4 million for scholarship and educational programs.
- As Rhodes scholar, Harvard student to explore Syrian roots Updated: Nov-24-15 3:43 pm
BOSTON - The honor of winning a Rhodes scholarship carries extra weight for Neil Alacha. It will help connect him to his Middle Eastern roots.
- Massachusetts Attorney General creates student loan unit Updated: Nov-24-15 3:22 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says her office wants to do more for students and families who face mountains of student loan debt.
- 'School choice' community wary of new governor Edwards Updated: Nov-23-15 5:31 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards' alliances with education unions and traditional public school leaders are drawing concern that Louisiana's next governor will seek to revisit legislative battles over charter schools and the state's voucher program.
- UConn to offer scholarships to community college transfers Updated: Nov-23-15 2:39 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut plans to offer scholarships to help community college students who transfer to the flagship university complete their bachelor's degree.
- UW-Madison student: Winning Rhodes scholarship 'surreal' Updated: Nov-22-15 6:01 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A University of Wisconsin-Madison student said Sunday he plans to use his Rhodes scholarship to study how governments can better focus their environmental policies on meeting people's needs.
- Rhodes scholars for Class of 2016 announced Updated: Nov-22-15 4:48 pm
WASHINGTON - The 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes scholars include a member of the U.S. National Rowing Team, an Alzheimer's disease social activist and a Harvard University student who holds a Guinness World Record for balancing on an exercise ball.
- Georgia college students chosen as Rhodes scholars Updated: Nov-22-15 4:41 pm
ATLANTA - Two college students from Georgia are among 32 in the United States who have been named Rhodes scholars.
- University of Iowa student wins Rhodes scholarship to Oxford Updated: Nov-22-15 4:20 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An Iowa man studying economics and international relations, with a focus on finding ways to promote environmental cooperation between the U.S. and China, has been named a 2016 Rhodes scholar.
- Princeton student from Missouri among latest Rhodes scholars Updated: Nov-22-15 3:51 pm
ST. LOUIS - A Princeton University student from suburban St. Louis researching nerve regeneration potential and vaccine production and distribution barriers in Africa has been selected as a Rhodes scholar.
- Higher education officials cutting costs as shortfall looms Updated: Nov-22-15 3:41 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Higher education officials across Oklahoma are reducing costs as they anticipate a massive budget deficit next year, including by cutting down on travel, partnering with other schools to offer joint-degree programs and making purchases off the same contract.
- Duke University student from Dallas named Rhodes scholar Updated: Nov-22-15 3:18 pm
DALLAS - A Dallas native studying the role of women in the English Reformation has won a prestigious Rhodes scholarship, joining 31 other students who will study at Oxford University.
- Wisconsin Legislature focuses on reporting school crime data Updated: Nov-22-15 2:55 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Momentum is growing in the Wisconsin Legislature to require that data about crimes committed on school grounds be more readily available for parents and others to view alongside test scores and graduation rates.
- Yale senior Isaac Stanley-Becker wins Rhodes scholarship Updated: Nov-22-15 2:53 pm
WASHINGTON - Yale University senior Isaac Stanley-Becker has been awarded a 2016 Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University, where he'll study economics and social history.
- Duke student from Indianapolis selected as Rhodes scholar Updated: Nov-22-15 2:41 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A Duke University political science major from Indianapolis working to help marginalized populations has been selected as a Rhodes scholar.
- 3 Californians win prestigious Rhodes scholarships Updated: Nov-22-15 2:32 pm
LOS ANGELES - Three college students from California are among the 32 new Rhodes scholars who have been chosen to pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University in England.
- Georgetown alumna Hannah Schneider wins Rhodes scholarship Updated: Nov-22-15 2:31 pm
WASHINGTON - Georgetown University alumna Hanna Schneider has won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University, where she will study music and composition.
- New Jersey man among 4 Princeton Rhodes scholars Updated: Nov-22-15 1:53 pm
A Princeton University student from New Jersey who quickly went from launching his own blog on economics to writing for the Washington Post is among 32 Rhodes scholars who have been chosen to pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University.
- 4 from New England among 32 selected as Rhodes scholars Updated: Nov-22-15 12:49 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Four students from New England are among 32 Americans named as Rhodes scholars for the 2016 academic year.
- Arizona man selected as Rhodes scholar Updated: Nov-22-15 11:50 am
PHOENIX - An Arizona man studying oncology and the humanities is one of 32 American students who have been selected as the newest Rhodes Scholars and will pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University.
- UNH offering $5M scholarship for future business leaders Updated: Nov-22-15 11:34 am
DURHAM, New Hampshire - A University of New Hampshire alumnus, whose generosity funded an entire business program at the school, has donated $5 million for a scholarship fund to help business students.
- Ohio PTA plans online book fair beginning on Black Friday Updated: Nov-22-15 4:31 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio PTA will offer children's books in an online book fair that begins on the big Black Friday shopping day.
- Following a dream Updated: Nov-22-15 2:03 am
BURLINGTON, Washington - While growing up in Mexico, Berenice Rodriguez would often play a game with her young cousins: They would be the students and she the teacher.
- Millsaps College says senior wins Rhodes scholarship Updated: Nov-21-15 9:49 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Millsaps College says one of its seniors, and the first African American woman from Mississippi, has been named a Rhodes Scholar.
- Millsaps College says senior wins Rhodes scholarship Updated: Nov-21-15 9:16 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Millsaps College announced Saturday that senior Ericka M. Wheeler has been named a Rhodes Scholar, becoming the first African-American woman from Mississippi to claim the prestigious honor.