- The Latest: Feds say threat a response to police shooting Updated: Nov-30-15 3:53 pm
CHICAGO - The latest about an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local):
- UNLV president says keep Rebel name; no ties to Confederacy Updated: Nov-30-15 3:50 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - UNLV President Len Jessup said the school needs to keep "Rebels" as its nickname in spite of calls for its removal, citing newly released historical research that concluded the moniker is not a reference to the Confederacy.
- University of Kansas chancellor addresses diversity issues Updated: Nov-30-15 3:15 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The University of Kansas' chancellor says hiring a new provost and addressing campus concerns about race are among her top priorities.
- Suspect arrested in connection with university online threat Updated: Nov-30-15 3:10 pm
CHICAGO - A suspect was arrested Monday in connection with an online threat of gun violence at the University of Chicago that prompted the school to cancel all classes and activities.
- Angela McLean stepping down as Montana's lieutenant governor Updated: Nov-30-15 3:09 pm
HELENA, Montana - Angela McLean plans to step down as Montana's lieutenant governor to take a job with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, leaving Gov. Steve Bullock to find a new No. 2 for his re-election bid next year, state officials said Monday.
- Audit: Millions in equipment missing from LSU hospitals Updated: Nov-30-15 2:20 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Nearly $6 million in state-owned hospital equipment can't be located, and millions more bought for the recently-opened New Orleans public hospital hasn't been tracked properly, according to an audit released Monday.
- Oregon State strengthens transfer policy Updated: Nov-30-15 2:14 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State will require all prospective transfer students to disclose whether they are ineligible to re-enroll at a previous school because of conduct.
- UNM announces major marketing campaign aimed at new students Updated: Nov-30-15 1:45 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The University of New Mexico is launching a major marketing campaign in hopes of attracting more students.
- WVSU receives $600K for security improvements Updated: Nov-30-15 12:45 pm
INSTITUTE, West Virginia - The West Virginia State University Foundation has received a $600,000 contribution from Bayer CropScience.
- Giving and getting grief: For the rich, increasingly common Updated: Nov-30-15 12:30 pm
To give is to gain a heap of grief if you're a mega-rich donor these days.
- The Latest: Police say speed was a factor in bus crash Updated: Nov-30-15 12:01 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest about a bus crash that injured about 36 people, most of them college students returning to school at the close of the holiday weekend. All times local.
- Muslim students seek permanent prayer space at Iowa colleges Updated: Nov-30-15 11:39 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Muslim students at Iowa's three public universities are seeking permanent spaces for daily and weekly religious observances.
- Topeka Korean School keeps heritage alive Updated: Nov-30-15 9:47 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A longstanding school that is the subject of a recent documentary works to maintain traditions and culture for second-generation Korean-Americans.
- Oakland University, Wayne State mark law school partnership Updated: Nov-30-15 9:14 am
ROCHESTER HILLS, Michigan - Oakland University and Wayne State University are celebrating a new law school partnership.
- Idaho lawmakers call for in-state medical school Updated: Nov-30-15 8:11 am
POCATELLO, Idaho - While the plan to open a new medical school at Washington State University in Spokane, Washington, has been praised, some Idaho lawmakers say that does not affect the need for a medical program in the Gem State.
- Tulane researchers to study oil's effects on Gulf of Mexico Updated: Nov-30-15 7:34 am
NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University researchers have been awarded $4 million to study oil's effects on the Gulf of Mexico.
- Researchers study gopher tortoises on Georgia island Updated: Nov-30-15 7:20 am
SAVANNAH, Georgia - They're castaways, isolated for decades on an island off the Georgia coast. Their ancestors were probably captured and taken there to be lunch and dinner for the earlier, more powerful residents of the island.
- Colleges grapple with best ways to address race incidents Updated: Nov-30-15 3:58 am
WASHINGTON - Officials were slow to handle racial incidents at the University of Missouri, and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by the football team and ultimately, the resignations of two administrators.
- UF researchers finding ways to put urine to work Updated: Nov-30-15 3:50 am
GAINESVILLE, Florida - A University of Florida researcher and his team of students have come up with a novel approach to water conservation that turns urine into fertilizer and takes pharmaceuticals out of the environment.
- Purdue University offering new engineering degrees Updated: Nov-30-15 3:43 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Purdue University will begin offering new types of engineering degrees to students on the West Lafayette campus.
- Results of Ithaca College no confidence vote expected Updated: Nov-30-15 3:05 am
ITHACA, New York - Student leaders at Ithaca College are expected to release the results of a no confidence vote in President Tom Rochon.
- Bus overturns: 1 serious injury, dozens of minor injuries Updated: Nov-29-15 11:44 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A charter bus carrying college students to three Virginia campuses near the close of the holiday weekend overturned Sunday evening, leaving one person seriously injured and 35 others aboard with minor injuries, police said.
- Univ. of California joins Bill Gates' clean energy coalition Updated: Nov-29-15 9:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The University of California announced Sunday it is joining a coalition led by Microsoft founder Bill Gates that will invest in the research and development of clean energy technology to fight climate change.
- Rutgers fires coach Flood and AD Hermann after 4-8 failure Updated: Nov-29-15 8:25 pm
PISCATAWAY, New Jersey - Rutgers fired football coach Kyle Flood and athletic director Julie Hermann on Sunday, stripping the athletic department of its most prominent employees after a season that was a failure on and off the field.
- UVa looks to private donors to fund student financial aid Updated: Nov-29-15 4:50 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - The University of Virginia is increasingly looking to private donors to cover tuition costs for low-income students amid shrinking state funding.