The idea was to take a sprawling desert suburb, better known for senior-living trailer parks than for schools, and retrofit it with the kinds of colleges that sprang up in America's older regions, decades or even centuries ago.
Florida International University’s medical school — which has touted itself as an ally to the medically-underserved — is being criticized for not yet accepting Medicaid at its recently-opened physicians’ office.
When Rutgers University announced last month it planned a $295 million makeover of the heart of the New Brunswick campus, school officials said the historic project could not be built without an Urban Transit Hub tax credit from the state.
After a vicious assault on a Trinity College sophomore a few months ago, suspicions turned toward neighborhoods near its Hartford campus. Hundreds of students rallied for tighter security. Police stepped up patrols. And the chairman of the college's board of trustees pledged to address safety concerns.