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6 Weeks After Trinity Attack, Investigation 'Progressing Slowly'

In the six weeks since Trinity College student Chris Kenny was severely beaten on the edge of campus, the original premise that the attackers were thugs from the Barry Square neighborhood has faded.

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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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