- St. Clair County nonprofit seeks to bring back college grads Updated: Oct-07-15 1:34 am
PORT HURON, Michigan - A nonprofit serving St. Clair County hopes offering financial incentives will attract college graduates who have moved out of the area.
- 2nd football player removed from team after fight Updated: Oct-06-15 8:29 pm
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - A second University of Rhode Island football player has been dismissed from the team after a fight at a campus fraternity.
- Schlissel: Risky behavior trouble for Greeks at Michigan Updated: Oct-06-15 8:20 pm
DETROIT - Fraternities and sororities need to reduce alcohol consumption or they "may naturally wither" at the University of Michigan, the school's president said Tuesday.
- Accreditation pending for U of M human research program Updated: Oct-06-15 6:07 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Accreditation for the University of Minnesota's human research program is pending while the school makes some policy changes.
- Wisconsin students criticize plan to lift out-of-state cap Updated: Oct-06-15 5:12 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison students ripped a plan to lift the school's cap on out-of-state undergraduates Tuesday, saying the move will lead to larger classes and justifying the change as a way to pump new talent into state's workforce makes no sense.
- Tesla, UNLV to partner on battery research Updated: Oct-06-15 2:10 pm
LAS VEGAS - Electric car company Tesla is planning to unveil a formal research partnership with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- Fraternity member sentenced to probation in resort vandalism Updated: Oct-06-15 11:55 am
GAYLORD, Michigan - A member of a now-closed University of Michigan fraternity has been sentenced to two years of probation for a misdemeanor charge connected to vandalism at a ski resort.
- Lab at University of Michigan aims to boost battery research Updated: Oct-06-15 9:12 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A new lab at the University of Michigan aims to expand battery research and manufacturing across the Midwest as part of a broader effort to improve power for electric vehicles and consumer products as well as energy storage.
- Bid awarded for Greek housing project at SEMO Updated: Oct-06-15 8:52 am
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri - Regents at Southeast Missouri State University have approved awarding a $7.7 million contract for first-phase construction of a Greek housing project.
- Vermont Law School awarded grant of over $728K Updated: Oct-06-15 6:59 am
SOUTH ROYALTON, Vermont - Officials say The Vermont law School is receiving more than $728,000 to support innovative legal resources for farmers, food entrepreneurs, researchers and policymakers
- Suburban college recognized for campus safety efforts Updated: Oct-06-15 4:45 am
ELGIN, Illinois - A suburban Chicago community college has been recognized by state officials for completing a campus safety initiative.
- Purdue researcher gets $1.4M to study women in engineering Updated: Oct-06-15 3:56 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A Purdue University researcher has landed a $1.4 million federal grant for her study of the barriers women often face in the engineering field.
- DePauw University starting search for new president Updated: Oct-06-15 3:50 am
GREENCASTLE, Indiana - DePauw University is starting its search for a new president to lead the private liberal arts college in western Indiana.
- Colorado college sued for denying Bible-themed donor plaque Updated: Oct-05-15 7:19 pm
DENVER - A graduate of a Colorado university who wanted to cite the names of Bible verses on a donor nameplate in a football locker room sued his alma mater for rejecting the request.
- University of Oklahoma to move baboons from closing facility Updated: Oct-05-15 5:17 pm
EL RENO, Oklahoma - Hundreds of baboons will be removed from a University of Oklahoma facility as it closes within three to four years.
- UW law student sues CIA over Salvadoran civil war documents Updated: Oct-05-15 3:56 pm
SEATTLE - A University of Washington law student is suing the CIA over documents related to the El Salvadoran civil war.
- 2 URI football players arrested for alleged assault Updated: Oct-05-15 2:48 pm
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - Two University of Rhode Island football players have been arrested for an alleged assault on several campus fraternity members.
- Duke University receives $25M gift to build $50M arts center Updated: Oct-05-15 2:38 pm
DURHAM, North Carolina - Duke University has received a $25 million gift to help build a new $50 million performing arts center.
- A multigenerational hit: Student debt traps parents and kids Updated: Oct-05-15 2:33 pm
WASHINGTON - A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre's ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he's still paying the price of admission.
- 3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs Updated: Oct-05-15 1:47 pm
STOCKHOLM - The Nobel prize in medicine went Monday to three scientists hailed as "heroes in the truest sense of the word" for saving millions of lives with the creation of the world's leading malaria-fighting drug and another that has nearly wiped out two devastating tropical diseases.
- Branstad says he can't remove regents board after UI hiring Updated: Oct-05-15 1:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad says he wants to dispel the notion that he has any authority to remove members of a state board that oversees Iowa's three public universities, following criticism over its hiring of a new University of Iowa president.
- Princeton's endowment grows 12.7 percent, hits $22.7 billion Updated: Oct-05-15 11:03 am
PRINCETON, New Jersey - Princeton University says its endowment grew 12.7 percent in the past fiscal year, a rate of growth higher than Harvard's or Yale's during the same time period.
- Raises in limbo for Kansas University employees Updated: Oct-05-15 8:30 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The University of Kansas won't give out employee raises while there's still a chance for last-minute state budget cuts.
- Purdue student simulates NASA mission to Mars Updated: Oct-05-15 8:27 am
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - As Jocelyn Dunn drove closer to the top of the volcano, she noticed that plant life started to recede. Animal life was no where to be found. Civilization faded into the rear-view mirror.
- University of Minnesota summarizes gender equity findings Updated: Oct-03-15 3:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota has released a summary report that hints at a consultant's findings about gender equity in its athletics department.