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Michigan State U Pitches Urban Farm Plan In Detroit

Michigan State University is pitching a $100 million plan to Detroit leaders to transform blighted land, abandoned structures and vacant parking lots into an urban farm and research hub.

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Florida International U Doctors Now Taking Patients

More than 2 1/2 years after Florida International University’s medical school first began offering classes, school administrators on Tuesday announced they were opening their doors once again — this time to the public.

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Proof Is in: Public Universities Are Economic Powerhouses for States (Opinion)

For two centuries, public research universities such as Indiana University have helped shape the fortunes of the United States.

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Huntsville Fire, Alabama A&M Officials Resolve Water Gun Fight

Huntsville Fire & Rescue Chief Mike Sublett says he believes an incident a week ago when Alabama A&M University students threw water balloons and used water guns on firefighters answering a false alarm was probably a prank that got out of hand.

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Key Official Would Trim N.Y.U. Plan to Expand

New York University is having a hard time selling its ambitious plan to expand its Greenwich Village campus to Scott M. Stringer, the Manhattan borough president, who is expected in the next two weeks to make a pivotal recommendation on the project’s future.

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GenTX Day To Promote Higher Education

In an effort to promote a college-going culture, higher education officials have designated May 4 as Generation Texas Day.

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Matters At Hand: Oil, Higher Ed Could Mix Well (Opinion)

It seems pretty clear that the issues of the decade in North Dakota are oil and higher education.

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