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Ivy Tech Project May Help Business

Leaders of a Central Indiana city are looking for an Ivy Tech Community College expansion project to help attract companies to its new business park.

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Protesters Not Welcome To Camp At Seattle Central Community College

Officials with Seattle Central Community College have pulled up the welcome mat for Occupy Seattle activists. In an open letter to the movement on Wednesday, the college said protesters are not welcome to camp on its property.

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Mich. State U Aids In Transformation, Growth Of Michigan Wine Industry

The state of Michigan has established itself as a wine destination, with Michigan State University playing a pivotal role in the industry’s growth.

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Business Incubator For Entrepreneurs Launches At Oakland University

Oakland University announced a new business incubator designed to foster entrepreneurship and other development among OU students.

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Institutions Need To Collaborate To Turn Research Into Jobs, Report Says

Institutions must work together to transfer technologies from academic research laboratories to those who will use them to create businesses and jobs, and ultimately boost southeast Wisconsin's economy, says a report released Monday by the Public Policy Forum.

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NH Bills Would Require New Voters To Be Residents

Legislation that would require residency for people who register to vote in New Hampshire could affect millions of dollars in nonresident tuition that students pay to the state's public colleges.

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Baltimore Leaders Speak Against Merger Of UMB And College Park

Mayor, others say university's role in city could be diminished if its leadership is moved out of town

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Lansing Community College Launches New Website Designed To Help Local Business

Lansing Community College has launched a new, interactive website to link local businesses and entrepreneurs with services at the college and elsewhere.

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Michigan State U To Create Michigan's First University-Based Economic Development Center

Michigan State University is creating an economic development center focusing on new ways of generating businesses and jobs as Michigan tries to revitalize and reinvent its manufacturing industry.

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Tulane University Neighbors Fired Up After Fraternity House Burns

When fire devastated the Zeta Psi house on Broadway early Sunday, it marked the fifth time a fraternity house had gone up in flames in the university area since Hurricane Katrina. Even though fire officials say the blazes appear unrelated and don't signal a larger problem, the president of the local neighborhood association has had enough.

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