- Research: Fawns born in city have better chance of surviving Updated: Feb-12-16 5:05 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - City living agrees with young deer, according to research from Ball State University.
- UA College of Medicine moves closer to full accreditation Updated: Feb-12-16 5:00 am
PHOENIX - The University of Arizona's College of Medicine in Phoenix is one step closer to getting full accreditation.
- Police: Grad student found dead in college dorm Updated: Feb-12-16 4:23 am
COLCHESTER, Vermont - Police in Vermont are investigating the death of a St. Michael's College student who was found dead in his dorm room.
- Ky. Community college system president picked for new board Updated: Feb-12-16 4:06 am
VERSAILLES, Kentucky - The president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System has been picked for a new board that will advocate for community colleges at the federal level.
- SAT to replace ACT as college entrance exam in Illinois Updated: Feb-12-16 4:05 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A new college entrance exam is coming to Illinois. The test known as the SAT is replacing the ACT.
- Eastern Michigan board to pick school's next president Updated: Feb-12-16 2:40 am
YPSILANTI, Michigan - Eastern Michigan University's board is holding a special meeting to choose the Ypsilanti school's next president.
- Indonesia warns messaging apps to drop same-sex emoticons Updated: Feb-12-16 12:14 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to protect gay and lesbian rights, a day after his government told instant messaging apps to remove stickers featuring same-sex couples in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.
- TOPS payments stalled because of La. budget uncertainty Updated: Feb-11-16 8:57 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Payments to Louisiana's colleges from the TOPS free college tuition program were put on hold Thursday because of uncertainties about the state's budget and questions about whether the popular program could be on the chopping block.
- An urgent call for action made during university rally Updated: Feb-11-16 8:33 pm
DEKALB, Illinois - The head of Northern Illinois University says the school won't layoff anyone for now despite the lack of state funding due to a budget impasse.
- Washington keeps moving toward new college savings plan Updated: Feb-11-16 8:23 pm
SEATTLE - While Washington's prepaid tuition program remains on hold, the state took small steps toward opening a second college savings plan this week.
- Kansas State reports 2nd case of mumps Updated: Feb-11-16 7:01 pm
MANHATTAN, Kansas - A second case of mumps has been reported at Kansas State University.
- The Latest: Kansas governor decries 'activist' court ruling Updated: Feb-11-16 6:24 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court decision to toss the state's stopgap school funding law (all times local):
- Ex-president's lawsuits target Penn State, Sandusky report Updated: Feb-11-16 5:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Penn State's ex-president has sued the university, saying it reneged on an agreement they struck when he stepped down in 2011, and filed another claiming former FBI director Louis Freeh defamed him through a blisteringly critical report about how the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal was handled.
- Former Iowa Wesleyan University nursing students win lawsuit Updated: Feb-11-16 5:55 pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa - A southeast Iowa jury has awarded seven former nursing students of Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant $75,000 each after the nursing program lost national accreditation just prior to their graduation in the spring of 2013.
- University leader in Lincoln addresses racism in community Updated: Feb-11-16 5:37 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A leader at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says the school is taking steps to address issues of racism on campus and in the community.
- Michigan Tech researchers determine cause of crack in earth Updated: Feb-11-16 5:14 pm
MENOMINEE, Michigan - Faculty and student researchers from Michigan Technological University believe they have figured out how a large crack opened in the ground more five years ago near the Michigan-Wisconsin border.
- UW-Madison researchers to study Zika virus in monkeys Updated: Feb-11-16 5:09 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison plan to use monkeys to study the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
- Open-source textbooks gain in push for college affordability Updated: Feb-11-16 3:37 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero.
- Augusta education board approves medical marijuana policy Updated: Feb-11-16 3:22 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Augusta Board of Education has approved a policy that would allow students to use medical marijuana to manage various medical conditions.
- OSU-Cascades students will live in former college dorm Updated: Feb-11-16 1:57 pm
BEND, Oregon - Oregon State University's Cascades campus plans to house incoming freshmen at Central Oregon Community College's former residence hall.
- Measure would deny University of Missouri system funds boost Updated: Feb-11-16 1:01 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The University of Missouri system's budget would be frozen under a spending plan passed by in a House committee, whose chairwoman blamed the system for not properly handling of recent race-related protests.
- NMSU settles class action lawsuit over family leave Updated: Feb-11-16 12:14 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - New Mexico State University has agreed to pay more than $700,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing the university of denying or discouraging faculty members from taking time off for family leave.
- Missouri professor calls her protest actions embarrassing Updated: Feb-11-16 11:26 am
COLUMBIA, Missouri - A suspended University of Missouri assistant professor says she's embarrassed about her run-ins with student journalists during race-related student protests in November.
- Harvard faculty member named Wellesley's 1st black president Updated: Feb-11-16 11:04 am
WELLESLEY, Massachusetts - Wellesley College has named a Harvard Medical School faculty member as its next president.
- Group backs off $5M request for Browns' facility in Columbus Updated: Feb-11-16 10:49 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A Columbus development group plans to stop pushing a request for the state to help pay $5 million to build a practice facility for the Cleveland Browns at Ohio State University so the team can move its summer training camp.