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{FD} New Mexico professor seeks to save moon-landing sites

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A New Mexico State University anthropology professor is on a mission to save moon-landing sites. Continue reading

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{FD} Two years after University of Missouri protests, college can’t shake negative image

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It’s been nearly two years since racially fueled protests on the campus of the University of Missouri drew national attention – and the school still hasn’t fully recovered. Continue reading

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{FD} Columbia settles lawsuit with student accused of raping ‘mattress girl’

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Columbia University has reached a settlement with a former student who had been accused of raping a fellow classmate who became known as “mattress girl,” according to a report. Continue reading

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{FD} Harvard proposal would ban fraternities and sororities

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A Harvard University faculty committee is proposing a ban on all student fraternities, sororities and single-gender clubs. Continue reading

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{FD} Lockdown lifted at Washington state Capitol

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The Washington State Patrol says troopers and other officers are responding to an incident at the state Capitol campus in Olympia. Continue reading

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{FD} Alumni couple gives $40M to Minnesota liberal arts school

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A southern Minnesota liberal arts school is receiving its largest ever donation — $40 million. Continue reading

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{FD} Preliminary hearing in Penn State frat pledge death resumes

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The second day of a preliminary hearing is underway in the case of a Penn State fraternity and 18 members who face charges in connection with the February death of a pledge after a night of drinking. Continue reading

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{FD} American tourist, 22, beaten to death on Greek island, eight suspects arrested

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An American tourist on a Greek island vacation after graduating from college was beaten to death by a mob and police said Saturday they have made eight arrests in the case. Continue reading

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{FD} San Diego school board approves legal action over AP exams

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San Diego’s school board has voted unanimously to take legal action after the Advanced Placement tests of more than 500 of the city’s high school students were declared invalid because their seats were too close together. Continue reading

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{FD} Ole Miss to recognize slave labor on pre-Civil War buildings

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The University of Mississippi will post signs acknowledging that slaves built some structures on the main campus founded before the Civil War. Continue reading

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{FD} Illinois man suspected of kidnapping Chinese scholar was recorded explaining his ‘ideal victim’ at vigil, prosecutors say

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The suspect in the abduction of a Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois was reportedly recorded explaining his “ideal victim” to an unnamed person at a vigil, prosecutors said. Continue reading

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{FD} Ivy League historian returns prize after citations questions

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A Columbia University professor who specializes in modern Korean and East Asian history has returned a 2014 prize he received from the American Historical Association after some sources in the winning book were questioned. Continue reading

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{FD} Evergreen State College threats: NJ man arrested

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A New Jersey man was arrested after he allegedly called in threats to a Washington State university that closed the campus for two days. Continue reading

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{FD} EPA-funded lab faked research results on respiratory illnesses, whistleblower lawsuit claims

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Duke University has admitted that a research lab technician falsified or fabricated research data, some of which went into successful applications for major grants from the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as other government agencies. Continue reading

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{FD} Oh, Mr. Faulkner, do you spend? Money is conference topic

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Finances were a constant worry for William Faulkner during his early years as a writer. Continue reading

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{FD} Revolutionary War musket ball discovered by South Carolina students

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Archeological evidence of the Revolutionary War has been found for the first time in a major South Carolina city. Continue reading

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{FD} 500 California high school students must retake AP tests

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More than 500 San Diego high school students have been told they must retake Advanced Placement tests that have been declared invalid. Continue reading

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{FD} Arizona regents to offer in-state tuition to some immigrants

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The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting Thursday about a court decision involving the state’s largest community college district. Continue reading

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{FD} AP PHOTOS: Students soar at rigorous dance school

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Wednesday is the last day of School for New York City public school students, but students in the rigorous Ballet Tech dance program will be back for a four-week summer session July 10. Continue reading

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{FD} Penn State forms Greek advisory group after pledge death

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Penn State has developed an advisory group that includes students, faculty and university trustees to address issues within its Greek system following the February death of a pledge. Continue reading

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{FD} College board to appeal ruling on immigrant student tuition

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The state’s largest community college district will ask the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling saying young immigrants granted deferred deportation status are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition. Continue reading

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{FD} FBI locates car related to missing University of Illinois scholar

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The FBI said Tuesday it located the car that a missing Chinese scholar studying at the University of Illinois was last seen getting into earlier this month. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale sues Connecticut over gender-neutral restrooms

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Yale University is suing Connecticut over its plan to turn single-user restrooms into gender-neutral bathrooms at its law school. Continue reading

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{FD} Seth Thomas, missing USC medical student, found dead in Peru

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A University of South Carolina Medical School student is believed to have died due to a hiking accident in the Andes Mountains. Continue reading

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{FD} Adjunct who posted about N. Korea detainee won’t be rehired

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The University of Delaware won’t rehire a professor who said a college student who died after being held by North Korea “got exactly what he deserved.” Continue reading

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{FD} College prof who said Otto Warmbier ‘got what he deserved’ will not return to school

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An adjunct anthropology professor at the University of Delaware who drew anger by criticizing the American college student who died being held captive in North Korea will not be returning to teach. Continue reading

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{FD} College professor fired following remarks on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’

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A New Jersey professor who appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to defend a black-only Black Lives Matter event has been fired after the college’s president said her remarks on the show were racially insensitive. Continue reading

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{FD} Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he ‘deserved’

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The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea “got exactly what he deserved.” Continue reading

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{FD} University of Missouri revokes Cosby’s honorary degree

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The University of Missouri’s Board of Curators has voted unanimously to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby. Continue reading

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{FD} Father of missing Chinese scholar: ‘Give my daughter back’

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University of Illinois police representatives and a campus counseling center will meet with students to discuss the search for a visiting scholar from China. Continue reading

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{FD} World University Games staff touring Adirondacks

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New York’s Lake Placid is vying to host the winter version of the World University Games. Continue reading

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{FD} Yale dean on leave over offensive Yelp reviews leaves post

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Yale University says a dean who was placed on leave over offensive reviews she posted on Yelp has left her position. Continue reading

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{FD} Critics rip University of California for favoring illegal immigrants over out-of-state Americans

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A California university’s decision to put a limit on the number of American citizens it enrolls — while placing no such restrictions on illegal immigrants who want to attend the school — is drawing sharp criticism from education activists. Continue reading

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{FD} Arizona court overturns in-state tuition for DREAMers

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The Arizona Court of Appeals says young immigrants granted deferred deportation status under a program started by former President Barack Obama are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition. Continue reading

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{FD} Illinois student missing: $40G reward offered

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The family of a 26-year-old Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois has joined officials offering $40,000 for information leading to an arrest in the disappearance of Yingying Zhang. Continue reading

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{FD} University at Albany students get probation for falsifying hate crime incident

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Two former University of Albany students who falsely reported a hate crime on a bus was sentenced on Friday to three years of probation. Continue reading

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{FD} Commission urges Title IX reforms at University of Tennessee

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An independent commission appointed after the settlement of a Title IX lawsuit last year issued recommendations on Saturday for how the University of Tennessee’s campuses can improve Title IX compliance. Continue reading

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{FD} Resilience survey developed to help Syrian refugee children

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University researchers have unveiled a new survey aimed at helping humanitarian groups better serve scores of children who have been displaced by the civil war in Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Dalai Lama: Modern education needs to focus on compassion

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The Dalai Lama says modern education is falling short on its responsibility to teach compassion. Continue reading

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{FD} Fraternity suspended at UNC Charlotte for hazing allegations

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A fraternity at UNC Charlotte has been suspended for four years because of hazing allegations. Continue reading

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{FD} Legislature, Catholic group organize Scalise blood drives

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A fraternity brother of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise from Louisiana State University has organized a blood drive for the House majority whip through a Catholic charitable fraternity. Continue reading

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{FD} Fraternity wins jury decision in lawsuit over co-ed rule

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A fraternity has won a jury verdict in its lawsuit against a private liberal arts college in Connecticut that closed the frat house after announcing a requirement that residential fraternities accept women. Continue reading

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{FD} Higher prices squeezing both renters and would-be homeowners

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A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Miami to Los Angeles, squeezing out would-be buyers and pushing up rents as more people are forced to remain tenants. Continue reading

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{FD} Nevada fraternity death: Sigma Nu chapter sued by parents

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The parents of an 18-year-old who died after a night of hazing while pledging a fraternity are suing the Sigma Nu chapter at the University of Nevada, Reno. Continue reading

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{FD} The end of the valedictorian? Schools rethink class rankings

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At many American high schools, the graduation-day tradition of crowning a valedictorian is becoming a thing of the past. Continue reading

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{FD} Rolling Stone settles with UVA fraternity in defamation case, chapter says

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Rolling Stone will pay a University of Virginia fraternity $1.65 million, settling the lawsuit over a 2014 discredited story about a campus rape, a report said. Continue reading

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{FD} Chinese scholar missing from University of Illinois for days

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Police say a Chinese scholar visiting the University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign campus has been missing for days. Continue reading

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{FD} Rolling Stone settles with UVA fraternity in defamation case, report says

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Rolling Stone will pay a University of Virginia fraternity $1.65 million, settling the lawsuit over a 2014 discredited story about a campus rape, a report said. Continue reading

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{FD} Video expected to be shown in Penn State pledge’s death case

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Security camera footage of the night a Penn State pledge was fatally injured at a fraternity event is expected to be at the center of a court hearing. Continue reading

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{FD} Fraternity brothers due in court in pledge’s fatal fall

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Members of a Penn State fraternity facing charges related to the death earlier this year of a pledge after a night of heavy drinking are due in court Monday for a hearing about whether there’s enough evidence to head to trial. Continue reading

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