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Harvard’s Graduate Theater Program Suspends Admissions

Harvard’s Graduate Theater Program Suspends Admissions

by Associated Press | July 18, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University’s graduate theater program, which is housed within th

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Florida GOP Candidate: Guns Should be Allowed on Campuses

Florida GOP Candidate: Guns Should be Allowed on Campuses

by Associated Press |

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The leading Republican contender for governor says he supports allowing g

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University of Missouri Research Institute Closes Amid Cuts

University of Missouri Research Institute Closes Amid Cuts

by Associated Press |

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri System has closed its $10 million medical research

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Diversity Pacesetter Maryam Mirzakhani Dies

Diversity Pacesetter Maryam Mirzakhani Dies

by Emil Guillermo | July 17, 2017

Stanford professor Maryam Mirzakhani, first and only female winner of prestigious Fields Medal

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Shaw University Names Dillard Interim President

Shaw University Names Dillard Interim President

by Diverse Staff |

Shaw University vice-president for academic affairs, Dr. Paulette Dillard, was announced Monday

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Scholar Defends Chinese-American Researcher Jailed in Iran

Scholar Defends Chinese-American Researcher Jailed in Iran

by Adam Schreck, Associated Press |

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Chinese-American graduate student sentenced to 10 years in pr

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Illinois Budget Gives Temporary Fix for Public Universities

Illinois Budget Gives Temporary Fix for Public Universities

by Associated Press |

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A new Illinois budget will give public universities funding for the 2017-

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Leader of Pennsylvania’s Public University System to Retire

Leader of Pennsylvania’s Public University System to Retire

by Associated Press |

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The head of Pennsylvania’s state-owned university system is leaving after

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Defunct Missouri Academy Can’t Pay Faculty

Defunct Missouri Academy Can’t Pay Faculty

| July 16, 2017

A Missouri military academy and college that dated to 1880 before abruptly shuttering at the en

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More Louisiana Students Applying for Federal College Aid

More Louisiana Students Applying for Federal College Aid

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BATON ROUGE, La.  – A growing number of Louisiana’s high school seniors are applyi

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After Four Decades on the Job, HBCU President has Passed the Mantle

After Four Decades on the Job, HBCU President has Passed the Mantle

by Jamal Eric Watson |

Dr. Luns C. Richardson has the distinct privilege of being one of the nation’s longest-servin

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Women of Color Remain Invisible in Leading College Athletics

Women of Color Remain Invisible in Leading College Athletics

by A.K. Brunini |

Women of color continue to be an invisible minority when it comes to college sports. A recent s

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Bethune-Cookman Appoints Interim President Grimes

Bethune-Cookman Appoints Interim President Grimes

by Gia Savage | July 13, 2017

Bethune-Cookman University has appointed its general counsel, retired judge Hubert Grimes, to t

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Students With Disabilities: We Want Our Fair Chance at College

Students With Disabilities: We Want Our Fair Chance at College

by Ya-Marie Sesay |

Students with disabilities deserve access to higher education to achieve their dreams and goals

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Fight Flares in Arizona Over Tuition for Young Immigrants

Fight Flares in Arizona Over Tuition for Young Immigrants

by Clarice Silber, Associated Press |

PHOENIX — A former Arizona lawmaker known as the driving force behind most of the state’s t

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