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Before First Class, Freshmen Kick Off College Career With Volunteer Work

For incoming freshmen, summer orientation used to be focused on meeting roommates, buying books and finding the way to the dining hall.

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Hopkins Students Get Walking 101

Johns Hopkins University students are brainy about many things. University officials are the first to admit that walking isn't one of them.

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Community Service Day Helps Calvin College Students Get Out Of Their 'Comfort Zone'

Inside the Cook Library Center on Grand Rapids’ southwest side Thursday afternoon, Elizabeth Austin followed along as 10-year-old Estelita Chajal handily made her way through several children’s books.

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Texas State Planning $10 Million Water-Research Center

Texas State University will expand its research and teaching related to drought, rivers, springs and other water matters under a $10 million plan to be announced today.

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A College Town Emerges In Storrs

New Restaurants, Shops And Apartments At UCONN

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Calhoun Community College Gets State Board Approval For Expanding Huntsville Campus

The state board of education unanimously voted today to approve plans by Calhoun Community College to expand and refurbish its Huntsville campus on Wynn Drive.

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Postal Service Refuses To Deliver Mail To Campus Quarters Complex Near USA

Alison Collins, property manager at Campus Quarters, said the United States Postal Service has “determined we are transient housing and refused to deliver our mail.”

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Net Installation To Begin On Campus-Area Bridges

After three-and-a-half years of committee meetings, city negotiations, community outreach efforts, temporary patches, and much public and private debate, Cornell University will begin to install nets on the gorge bridges next week in an effort to deter suicide attempts.

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Hope College Will Pay $952,000 To Buy Holland Municipal Stadium

With Hope College’s first home football game on the new artificial surface of Holland Municipal Stadium a little more than two weeks away, the Holland City Council on Wednesday approved an agreement to sell the stadium to the college.

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Board Member: U.Va. Conflict 'Brought Embarrassment'

One of the most senior members of the University of Virginia’s board said today that the forced resignation and subsequent rehiring of the school’s president “brought embarrassment to the university."

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