- $20 million to fund academic clusters at Dartmouth Updated: Nov-27-15 5:01 am
HANOVER, New Hampshire - Dartmouth College is using alumni and anonymous gifts totaling $20 million to create two academic clusters focused on neuroscience and digital humanities.
- Freshman Smith is Stanford's first international recruit Updated: Nov-27-15 2:24 am
STANFORD, California - Alanna Smith had already left for her flight across the world to join Stanford's basketball team, so she never saw her mother's tears as the freshman departed Australia by herself.
- Miss Supreme Court OKs more student work for poor Updated: Nov-26-15 7:13 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Law students will be able to do more legal work for poor Mississippi residents under a rule recently approved by the state Supreme Court.
- Orphan told education out for girl started legacy of law Updated: Nov-26-15 4:53 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - She was an orphan by the age of 3 and passed around by family members for years from one house to another.
- No CU freshmen sought med pot housing exemption this year Updated: Nov-26-15 1:56 pm
BOULDER, Colorado - The University of Colorado in Boulder says no freshmen are using a housing exemption because they use medical marijuana.
- Nevada researchers trying to turn roadside weed into biofuel Updated: Nov-26-15 10:47 am
RENO, Nevada - Three decades ago, a University of Nevada researcher who obtained one of the first U.S. Energy Department grants to study the potential to turn plants into biofuels became convinced that a roadside weed - curly top gumweed - was growing along the road to the future.
- Official: College's enrollment drop due to stronger economy Updated: Nov-26-15 9:42 am
PERRYSBURG, Ohio - Enrollment at a community college in northwestern Ohio has fallen to less than half what it was in 2009.
- Benjamin scores 25 as No. 21 Oregon beats Arkansas State Updated: Nov-25-15 11:32 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - This time, it was Dwayne Benjamin leading the way for No. 21 Oregon.
- FSU official details favorable treatment of players Updated: Nov-25-15 11:04 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida State University official once in charge of the office that counsels campus rape victims told lawyers suing the school that football players receive special treatment, and that most of the 20 victims who alleged sexual assaults by team members during the past nine years declined to press student conduct charges.
- Man charged after fatal shooting on Wind River Reservation Updated: Nov-25-15 10:45 pm
RIVERTON, Wyoming - Investigators say a man accused of shooting his wife to death in front of the couple's children on the Wind River Indian Reservation was upset over an argument about painkillers.
- Student leader: Washington college unsafe for women of color Updated: Nov-25-15 7:12 pm
SEATTLE - The student body president of Western Washington University said Wednesday she has received death threats involving her race and no longer feels safe on the Bellingham campus.
- UT report lays out options for boosting road funding Updated: Nov-25-15 4:34 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A University of Tennessee study released Wednesday is laying out some options for the state to boost its funding for road projects, ranging from charging drivers by the mile to tapping the state's general fund.
- Student sues Ga. Tech after expulsion for sexual misconduct Updated: Nov-25-15 4:06 pm
ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student expelled in April after a sexual misconduct investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging that the review was unfair and violated his rights.
- 4 UC Santa Cruz students attacked, robbed on campus Updated: Nov-25-15 2:29 pm
SANTA CRUZ, California - Four University of California, Santa Cruz students were robbed and assaulted in a campus dorm room.
- UNLV regents to vote on future of student-run radio Updated: Nov-25-15 1:13 pm
LAS VEGAS - Officials at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas are considering handing over the school's student-run radio station to Nevada Public Radio.
- Faculty differ on opinions of Rhode Island College president Updated: Nov-25-15 12:37 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A group of faculty at Rhode Island College has written a letter to support the school's president, in response to a scathing letter from another group criticizing her.
- Sioux City-area families host students for the holidays Updated: Nov-25-15 12:12 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Several northwest Iowa colleges have turned to their communities to find families offering seats at their dinner tables for international students who can't make it home for the holidays.
- University of Kansas residence hall imploded as planned Updated: Nov-25-15 12:11 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A massive 50-year-old landmark residence hall at the University of Kansas has been imploded as planned.
- Daniels creates Purdue safety panel after student protest Updated: Nov-25-15 11:28 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Purdue University is forming a campus safety relations committee following a student demonstration to protest problems with racism at the school's main campus.
- Another $48M taken from roadwork, steered to plug deficit Updated: Nov-25-15 10:25 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Despite criticism, Gov. Bobby Jindal has taken $48 million that would have been used on roads and bridges and used it instead to plug this year's budget deficit.
- Gretna working with Tulane to improve city's downtown Updated: Nov-25-15 8:03 am
GRETNA, Louisiana - Gretna officials are working with the Tulane University School of Architecture on a plan that will guide the evolution and development of the city's downtown area for decades to come.
- Rock repainted that featured pro-Islamic State messages Updated: Nov-25-15 6:51 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Students at Youngstown State University painted the American flag and other patriotic messages and symbols on a large rock after it was found Monday morning covered in messages extolling the Islamic State group.
- U of Illinois group looking for chancellor led by professor Updated: Nov-25-15 4:11 am
URBANA, Illinois - A committee led by a history professor will help University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen in the search for a new chancellor for the flagship campus.
- Eastern Michigan to expand Ypsilanti program with grant Updated: Nov-25-15 4:02 am
YPSILANTI, Michigan - Eastern Michigan University has received a $361,000 Kresge Foundation grant to expand programs for low-income families in Ypsilanti housing projects.
- University of Tennessee mistakenly sends acceptance to 22 Updated: Nov-25-15 4:02 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The University of Tennessee has mistakenly sent acceptance letters to 22 students.