- University campus in southwestern Ohio to ban tobacco Updated: Aug-01-15 6:14 am
ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio University is banning tobacco on campus.
- Stories, storytellers link family to author Norman Maclean Updated: Aug-01-15 5:05 am
BILLINGS, Montana - As a 25-year-old college graduate working three part-time jobs to afford living in Chicago in 1980, Jane Moses received an unusual offer for a fourth part-time task -- to help author Norman Maclean type his handwritten notes for his book "Young Men and Fire."
- Georgetown track coach resigns following investigations Updated: Jul-31-15 6:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Georgetown has announced the resignation of the director of its track and field and cross country programs following investigations of reports of hazing and sexual misconduct.
- Tony Bennett honored by DC university for commitment to arts Updated: Jul-31-15 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON - George Washington University is honoring singer Tony Bennett and his wife with the university president's medal for their commitment to the arts.
- Tony Bennett honored by DC university for commitment to arts Updated: Jul-31-15 5:05 pm
WASHINGTON - George Washington University is honoring Tony Bennett and his wife with the university president's medal for their commitment to the arts.
- UConn: Engineering School computer breach was 'criminal' Updated: Jul-31-15 4:31 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - University of Connecticut officials say a data breach discovered in March at the School of Engineering was criminal in nature.
- Drop in number of new teachers could get state review Updated: Jul-31-15 4:19 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Two leading sponsors of many recent Indiana education overhaul measures now want the Legislature to consider steps for possibly stemming the state's declining number of new teachers.
- Fitch tries to hold off GOP primary challenge from McRae Updated: Jul-31-15 4:12 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - First-term Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch is trying to fend off a Republican primary challenge from a fellow attorney who used to work in the Unclaimed Property division of her office.
- Purdue program flags nearly 100 student behavior reports Updated: Jul-31-15 3:02 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Purdue University has received nearly 100 reports under a program launched last summer that's aimed at flagging potentially harmful or strange student behavior, according to the school's Office of the Dean of Students.
- State representative gives $500,000 to UGA law school Updated: Jul-31-15 1:53 pm
ATHENS, Georgia - The University of Georgia's law school says it has received a $500,000 gift from a state legislator to create a scholarship.
- Bradley University presidential search down to 4 candidates Updated: Jul-31-15 11:10 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Bradley University trustees say they have four finalists who they will interview to be the private Peoria school's next president.
- Chimps denied legal personhood will be retired from research Updated: Jul-31-15 10:34 am
STONY BROOK, New York - Two chimpanzees that inspired an unsuccessful lawsuit to grant them personhood rights will be retired from research at a New York state university.
- Feds say UO researcher faked data in brain science papers Updated: Jul-31-15 6:16 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal officials say a University of Oregon graduate student falsified data in four published paper on brain science.
- Auburn University signs Space Act Agreement with NASA Updated: Jul-31-15 4:19 am
AUBURN, Alabama - Auburn University has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA to explore and advance the applications of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing.
- New Plymouth State president takes office Updated: Jul-31-15 4:11 am
PLYMOUTH, New Hampshire - Plymouth State University's 15th president is getting to work.
- Marshall, 2-year college agree on partnership Updated: Jul-31-15 3:21 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Students at New River Community and Technical College can apply credits toward earning a four-year degree at Marshall University.
- UCO gets Vet Center grant to upgrade campus veteran spaces Updated: Jul-31-15 3:19 am
EDMOND, Oklahoma - Veterans at the University of Central Oklahoma will soon have an upgraded space to relax, study and socialize, thanks to a Vet Center Initiative grant.
- Dakota College at Bottineau names new Campus Dean Updated: Jul-30-15 5:34 pm
BOTTINEAU, North Dakota - An administrator of Colorado's community college system has been named the next leader of Dakota College at Bottineau.
- Interim U. Iowa president hopes for short, smooth transition Updated: Jul-30-15 5:20 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Veteran University of Iowa administrator Jean Robillard said Thursday that he hopes his term as interim school president will be short and free of controversy.
- University of New Mexico revamps its new student orientation Updated: Jul-30-15 5:18 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The University of New Mexico has revamped its new student orientation to better reach students with a message about sexual misconduct.
- Hospital manager offers rebuttal to LSU mismanagement claims Updated: Jul-30-15 4:59 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The foundation that manages LSU's Shreveport and Monroe hospitals under a privatization deal says it has sought to bring in an outside mediator to work out disputes with LSU, but the university has rejected the effort.
- University removes 'bias-free language guide' from website Updated: Jul-30-15 4:50 pm
DURHAM, New Hampshire - The University of New Hampshire has removed from its website a "bias-free language guide" that warned against using the word "American" because it fails to recognize South America.
- Texas A&M announces land deal for expanded student housing Updated: Jul-30-15 2:14 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Texas A&M University System has announced a public-private project for more student housing serving the flagship campus in College Station.
- Alaska Editorials Updated: Jul-30-15 1:38 pm
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- Ex-lawmaker, university official tapped for Chickasaw post Updated: Jul-30-15 11:40 am
ADA, Oklahoma - A former Oklahoma state representative and legislative liaison for the University of Oklahoma has been named to an executive position with the Chickasaw Nation.