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U of I Dance Marathon Honored For Influence

The University of Iowa’s Dance Marathon tops a list of college-based charitable organizations in the Midwest.

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Austin Community College Completes Acquisition Of Highland Mall

Austin Community College has completed its acquisition of Highland Mall for $1.7 million, clearing the way for the college to move ahead with plans to revitalize the site, officials announced today.

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N.D. Higher Ed Can't Afford Any More Scandals (Opinion)

A month hardly goes by without some scandal at a North Dakota institution of higher learning appearing on the front pages of the state’s newspapers. And, after the roughing-up in the last session of the Legislature, higher education can’t afford any more scandals.

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College Town Built on Football Fears Fallout From a Scandal

In the scattered towns of central Pennsylvania, Penn State football is as much an industry as a devotion, fueled by the hundreds of thousands of fans who converge here on fall weekends and spend on hotels, meals, drinks and a mind-boggling array of Nittany Lions memorabilia.

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Thomas College Offers Workforce Discounts

Thomas College and the Maine Development Foundation are announcing a partnership that will provide workers in some Maine businesses with special rates to apply to the Waterville school and discounts for its courses.

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Jackson Lab's Progress At UConn 'On Track,' Officials Say

Last fall, when Gov. Dannel P. Malloyannounced his intention to have Jackson Laboratory build a genetics research lab on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus, the proposal moved swiftly, despite objections from some elected officials.

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Public Boarding School Plans Get Nod From Va. Tech

Virginia Tech has given a boost to plans to open a public science and math boarding school in Hampton Roads.

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ISU Gets Ok To Drill For Oil

Zoning board approves special use permit for campus

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To Attract Residents, Killington Board Mulls Free Tuition Offer

A select board member in Killington has proposed giving free tuition to families who relocate to the resort community and send their children to college in the town.

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