- OU president orders review of baboon breeding facility Updated: Aug-02-15 1:20 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A scientist involved with a baboon breeding facility in El Reno says University of Oklahoma president David Boren has ordered an internal review of the program after several deaths of young baboons at the facility.
- New college head faces lowest graduation rate for SC campus Updated: Aug-02-15 12:40 pm
BEAUFORT, South Carolina - A graduation rate that by one measure is the worst for a South Carolina public college is one of the top challenges confronting the incoming chancellor at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.
- New Hampshire, Washington schools offer political course Updated: Aug-02-15 12:14 pm
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - A new course being offered by George Washington University and Saint Anselm College promises to provide insight into both the national political establishment and the day-to-day grassroots campaigning in New Hampshire.
- Gearhart leaves after 7 years leading University of Arkansas Updated: Aug-02-15 11:11 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - G. David Gearhart wrapped up a seven-year tenure as chancellor of the University of Arkansas hopeful that a state with few college graduates will push more of its children into higher education.
- Nonprofit buys 2 historic movie theaters in Vermillion Updated: Aug-02-15 10:10 am
VERMILLION, South Dakota - A nonprofit trying to improve Vermillion's downtown cultural attractions has acquired two historic movie theaters with help from the University of South Dakota and other groups.
- Bilingual Lakewood youth helps smooth way for other kids Updated: Aug-02-15 9:27 am
TACOMA, Washington - Spanish was Carolina Robles' first language.
- Utah regents approve outdoor products degree program Updated: Aug-01-15 8:41 pm
LOGAN, Utah - Students at Utah State University who love the great outdoors will have a unique opportunity to turn that passion into a career starting this fall.
- North Idaho College offers new aerospace program Updated: Aug-01-15 5:43 pm
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Officials with North Idaho College say they are expanding their aerospace program to include aircraft maintenance, an option that hasn't been offered at the college since it trained pilots, aircraft mechanics and aviation technicians during WWII.
- Saint Mary's College accepting male graduate students Updated: Aug-01-15 4:23 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Saint Mary's College, a 171-year-old Roman Catholic women's college, is opening its doors to men as it starts enrolling graduate students for the first time in more than 40 years.
- Work begins on University of Illinois solar farm Updated: Aug-01-15 4:04 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A long-awaited solar farm is under construction at the University of Illinois and a campus official says it should be producing power by Christmas.
- Arkansas education board may let lagging colleges keep funds Updated: Aug-01-15 3:14 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A plan that would allow Arkansas colleges and universities whose students aren't progressing toward graduation to keep state funds they are at risk of losing has been adopted by the state's Higher Education Coordinating Board.
- No FBI cold-case inquiry for missing civil rights pioneer Updated: Aug-01-15 11:16 am
ST. LOUIS - Descendants of a man who vanished after winning a historic legal fight to become the first black student at the University of Missouri's law school had hoped an FBI cold-case initiative focusing on possible racially motivated deaths from the civil rights era would unearth clues about his disappearance.
- 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.