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Miami-Dade To Pilot New College Capstone Program

About 18 schools in the United States and abroad will pilot the capstone program, meant to equip students with more research skills, writing, teamwork and critical thinking.

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Ham, Holidays And Other Puzzles As Medical College Shifts Its Religious Affiliation

Institutions of higher education switch religious affiliations, as New York Medical College did nine months ago, so rarely that there really is no playbook to follow.

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Budget Cuts Force U Of Wisconsin To Cancel Several Phys-Ed Courses, Including Popular Triathlon Class

Faced with historic budget cuts, officials say they decided to cut 29 physical education classes viewed as non-essential, including triathlon training, in order to preserve core classes needed for graduation.

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U Of Minnesota President Suggests Year-Round Academic Calendar

That "remarkably revised" calendar might include three terms of equal length, making it possible for a full-time student to earn the 120 credits needed for a bachelor's degree in less than three years, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler said in his first State of the University address.

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How To Stop Starving Public Colleges And Shrinking The Middle Class (Opinion)

America is making it harder and harder for young people of modest means to attend college. But affordable public higher education is essential to preserving the middle class.

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College Credit May Cost Utah High School Students

Utah high school students and their families would have to pay for college-level credits, long offered for free, under a bill headed to the Senate floor.

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12 Central Kentucky Colleges Launch Higher Education Consortium

Presidents of 12 Central Kentucky colleges universities have formed the Bluegrass Higher Education Consortium to work to improve college readiness, work-force needs, lifelong learning and economic development opportunities in the region.

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Dead Serious: Michigan State U Offers New Course On 'Surviving The Coming Zombie Apocalypse'

You've seen the movies and TV shows, and you've read the books and graphic novels. And you've probably wondered to yourself, "How would I make it in a post-zombie-apocalyptic world?"

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Mount Mary College to become Mount Mary University

When Mount Mary College marks its 100th anniversary in fall 2013, it will officially change its name to Mount Mary University.

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