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Charlie Stubbs is resigning as head football coach at Nicholls State University, citing "major health reasons" that a university spokesman isn't elaborating on. A longtime assistant at a number of colleges, Nicholls State was the first collegiate head coaching job for the 59-year-old Stubbs.
A 2012 financial aid system glitch at Washington State University that delayed the disbursement of millions of dollars in grants and loans also revealed just how needy some students really are. Many of the same students who relied on that money to pay for tuition and other expenses told school officials about being forced to make some very hard choices.
The parents of a college freshman are desperate to find their 18-year-old daughter who was last seen nearly two weeks ago. Anna Marie Smith, a student at Appalachian State University, was last seen on campus by her roommate on September 2, according to police.
PHILANTHROPY AT WORK: The Walmart logo would be a fitting addition to the display of the UA Education Reform Department, heavily financed by and attuned to the education agenda of Walton billionaires. The billionaire Koch brothers' effort to buy influence through the political system is well-known.
The top court in Arkansas has ordered the immediate dismissal of a judge who leaked confidential details about an adoption involving Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, according to court documents. Faulkner County Circuit Judge Michael Maggio admitted posting details from Theron's closed-record adoption of a child in 2012 on "tigerdroppings.com," a Louisiana State University fan site, using the online name "geauxjudge," according to documents that a judicial commission submitted to the state Supreme Court.
JONESBORO, AR - According to an article from the Huffington Post, 1 in 5 women have been raped in the United States. Cpl. Traci Simpson with Arkansas State University Police said teaching women defense skills can benefit them not only on a college campus but in everyday life situations.
Dr. Robin E. Bowen, new president of Arkansas Tech University, made Little Rock media rounds today and she had some news to brag about - Tech has risen to 3rd in enrollment among Arkansas colleges and universities, behind only the University of Arkansas and Arkansas State University. Tech said it has 12,003 students, counting on-line enrollees - with 9,831 at Russellville and 2,172 at the Ozark Campus.
Website: eULM ranked as best online college in Louisiana Honor is second of the month for school's online program. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tH8MQs TheBestSchools.org - an online resource for campus and online education - has nationally ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online platform, eULM, for the second time in less than a month.
An organization focused on what it calls religious liberties issues, urged Arkansas State University on Thursday to restore a cross decal on football helmets. JONESBORO, AR - An organization focused on what it calls religious liberties issues, urged Arkansas State University on Thursday to restore a cross decal on football helmets.
A weed that has devastated cotton and soybean crops in the southern U.S. has crept into South Dakota, 500 kilometres from the Canadian border.a © North Dakota State University weed scientists reported this summer that Palmer amaranth, which can grow to four metres in height and can have a stem the diameter of a baseball bat, is moving into the Northern Plains.
In the race to find more effective ways to treat cancer, Boise State University biophysicist Daniel Fologea is working outside the rules of general mathematics that say one plus one equals two. In his world, one plus one adds up to a whole lot more.
Arkansas' highest court ordered the immediate removal of a judge on Thursday for disclosing confidential details about an adoption involving actress Charlize Theron's child and making off-color remarks in an online forum. The state Supreme Court accepted the lifetime ban that was agreed to by Faulkner County Circuit Judge Mike Maggio and the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission.
A 14-year-old charged in connection with the killing of a French artist last year netted $50 for his role in the robbery of the shooting victim, according to the teen's confessions read in court Thursday. He said he used his portion of the $300 taken during the beating, robbery and murder of Bilal Berreni to buy junk food and marijuana, according to the statements read by Detroit Police homicide investigator Ira Todd, who is heading up the murder investigation.
Arkansas' highest court ordered the immediate removal of a judge on Thursday for disclosing confidential details about an adoption involving actress Charlize Theron's child and making off-color remarks in an online forum.
Terry Mohajir , the athletic director at Arkansas State University, has not covered himself in glory in response to the matter of Christian crosses being made a part of uniforms of the ASU football team this year. As reported yesterday: Complaints were made and the university legal counsel advised the athletic department that crosses should be removed as helmet decals.
Beth Ferguson graduated with a master's degree in entomology and plant pathology from Oklahoma State University this summer.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:26 pm
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