- Law school may move to former jail Updated: May-24-15 10:23 am
COVINGTON, Kentucky - Law students at Northern Kentucky University may someday study in the place where inmates used to serve time.
- University begins project to help blind students with math Updated: May-24-15 9:31 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Until he was 13, Logan Prickett did everything a normal child did.
- Creekview student's work headed to Paris museum Updated: May-24-15 9:31 am
CANTON, Georgia - A model of an orangutan brain, created by 16-year-old Creekview High School sophomore Joshua McFarlin, will travel across the Atlantic Ocean to be featured in the Paris Musee de l'Homme exhibit on human evolution later this year.
- College of Charleston offers surfing classes at Folly Beach Updated: May-23-15 5:44 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - College of Charleston students can earn college credit while surfing starting this fall.
- Indiana State planning nearly 2 percent tuition increase Updated: May-23-15 4:23 pm
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - Indiana State University officials say they don't think the school can follow other state colleges in freezing student tuition rates.
- Last of 6 brothers gets degree from Bowdoin College Updated: May-23-15 3:08 pm
BOWDOIN, Maine - The last of six brothers has received his degree from Bowdoin College.
- Technical colleges get boost from free tuition program Updated: May-23-15 1:46 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - More than 9,000 Tennessee adults have signed up for free technical college education under a new statewide grant that covers tuition.
- Families of 10 killed in California crash get some answers Updated: May-23-15 11:57 am
LOS ANGELES - Michael Myvett proposed to his college sweetheart on bended knee in front of the Louvre museum in Paris. Four months later, the pair died in a fiery head-on collision between a FedEx semi-truck and a bus that killed eight others in California, including five promising high school students.
- Mentoring program helps W.Va. students prepare for college Updated: May-23-15 11:23 am
BRADSHAW, West Virginia - Rayven Bailey and Emmilea Hatfield have their futures all mapped out after high school: get a college degree and come home to struggling McDowell County to try to make life a little less rough for the next generation.
- Judge orders Texas Tech to restore business professor duties Updated: May-23-15 10:59 am
LUBBOCK, Texas - A judge in Lubbock has ordered Texas Tech University to restore the job responsibilities of a business school professor who has sued the school.
- University of Akron spent $111K on name-change idea Updated: May-23-15 6:49 am
AKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron spent $111,000 in grant money on consultants to rebrand the school and determine if it should change its name.
- Sandoval announces bonuses, scholarships to attract teachers Updated: May-22-15 11:40 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Friday that he wants to launch a teacher training scholarship program and a series of bonuses aimed at tackling Nevada's severe teacher shortage.
- Beckham and University of Miami discuss stadium partnership Updated: May-22-15 8:20 pm
MIAMI - David Beckham and the University of Miami are discussing a possible partnership for a new stadium for both Major League Soccer and college football.
- Rutgers urged to cancel ocean blasting off New Jersey coast Updated: May-22-15 8:08 pm
SHIP BOTTOM, New Jersey - The New Jersey Senate president and a congressman representing the Jersey shore are asking Rutgers University to cancel planned research that involves blasting the ocean floor with sound waves.
- Nevada senators pass need-based college scholarship bill Updated: May-22-15 4:57 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada senators have passed a bill creating a need-based grant program for college students, although lawmakers didn't approve money to go with it.
- De Niro tells NY arts graduates 'You have to keep working' Updated: May-22-15 4:26 pm
NEW YORK - Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.
- Regents approve UM law school name change, tuition freeze Updated: May-22-15 3:18 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - The University of Montana School of Law will be renamed within the next month for a Great Falls attorney who donated $10 million, after the state Board of Regents approved the plan on Friday.
- State report says Illinois college chiefs enjoy lavish perks Updated: May-22-15 3:02 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A report from Illinois lawmakers has found that state university and community college presidents have enjoyed lavish perks, some worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, that aren't always disclosed to taxpayers.
- Biden discusses Asia-Pacific region at Navy graduation Updated: May-22-15 1:16 pm
- Student services hubs to replace co-ops at Oregon State Updated: May-22-15 1:01 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State University is repurposing the housing co-ops it shut down a year ago to serve as hubs for student services.
- Prosecutors: Professor offered China data on US-made device Updated: May-22-15 12:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The chairman of Temple University's physics department schemed to provide U.S. technology secrets to China in exchange for prestigious appointments for himself, federal authorities said in charging him with four counts of wire fraud.
- Distance education widespread, growing at Kansas colleges Updated: May-22-15 11:43 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A new report shows that more than 45 percent of Kansas students at higher learning institutions are taking at least one course from a distance.
- Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police training Updated: May-22-15 11:35 am
BURIEN, Washington - When prosecutor Dan Satterberg used to visit Washington state's police academy, the seas would part before him. Recruits would snap to attention, backs to the walls, and allow him to pass.
- Director named for Confucius Institute at Northern State Updated: May-22-15 10:34 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - Northern State University has named a director for its new Confucius Institute.
- Fort Hays to offer first doctoral degree Updated: May-22-15 9:58 am
HAYS, Kansas - Fort Hays State University plans to offer its first doctoral degree, beginning in September.