13 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Education digest: Online AP instruction; Prince George's AP tests, SAT results
Educators are exploring a way to help students across the country and around the world master the difficult concepts of Advanced Placement courses in physics, macroeconomics and calculus through online lessons posted on a Web site that specializes in delivering college-level courses for free.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize accepts submissions through Jan. 30
The 2014 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize is now open for submissions. And for the first time ever, entrants may submit their short stories electronically through Submittable.com.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Daily round-up: Enrollment dips at community colleges, AP classes go virtual
Recovering economy means lower enrollment for community colleges : Today's slowly improving economy means more people are heading back to work.
Davidson College, edX and College Board Launch Collaboration to...
December 5, 2013 - Davidson, NC - Davidson College, edX and the College Board announced today a new collaboration to provide Advanced Placement teachers and their students with access to a suite of online instructional modules to improve educational outcomes in calculus, physics and macroeconomics.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
BRIEF: World Bank envoy to speak at Davidson College
Dec. 04 --Mahmoud Mouhieldin, special envoy for the president of the World Bank , will give a free talk at Davidson College on Thursday called "Turning Ideas into Action: Financing the Post-2015 Agenda."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
6 reviews and investigations have looked into UNC African studies department
The State Bureau of Investigation’s probe that led to Julius E. Nyang’oro’s indictment Monday is one of at least six official reviews or investigations into the long-standing academic fraud within UNC-Chapel Hill’s Department of African and Afro-American Studies.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Generation Next: 5 Young Creatives on the Verge
By March 2012, Dirty South was playing says. "It was crazy. It was the most people I had ever seen in one place, and the reaction was so good.
Confederate prison staffed by Lincoln County guards
History fans of all ages will be able to catch a glimpse of North Carolina's past, thanks to the Salisbury Confederate Prison Association.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Indigenous Muslims in America
A not so widely known fact about the practice of Islam in America is that there is a segment of the African American community that has been living within the United States and practicing Islam for over 60 years, and not just immigrant Muslims from African countries but indigenous African American Muslims descended from slaves and entrenched within ... (more)
Gaithersburg High School to host financial aid seminars
Gaithersburg High School will present a seminar on college financial aid at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the school's Performing Arts Center, 314 S. Frederick Ave. Guest speaker Chad Spencer, associate dean of admission and financial aid at Davidson College in North Carolina, will discuss financial aid for students applying to colleges and vocational schools.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Sandy Springs Neighbor
Seat 8 at-large Atlanta Board of Education candidates Q&A
Editor's note: Cynthia Briscoe Brown and incumbent Reuben McDaniel are battling for the Seat 8 at-large Atlanta Board of Education position in Tuesday's nonpartisan runoff election.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Myrtle Beach Online
Reading Corner | Debut novel for South Carolina author and for publisher
Woodson will be the guest author at the Moveable Feast on Nov. 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Pawleys Plantation.
Osmolyte Effects on the Self-Association of Concanavalin A: Testing Theoretical Models
The authors wish to acknowledge Davidson College for funding of this project through its Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Chemistry Department, and Faculty Study and Research Grants.
Despite concerns, COD makes room for Chick-fil-A
Despite objections from several students and concerns from some trustees, Chick-fil-A could be serving food by January on the College of DuPage's Glen Ellyn campus.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
A Career as a College Science Teacher
When , sometime in the 1990s, Malcolm Campbell told his doctoral adviser at Johns Hopkins University that he planned to teach biology after his Ph.D., his adviser said, "don't do it, you'll go brain dead."
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Lawmakers at Davidson College to talk about NC
Four Charlotte-area lawmakers are scheduled to talk about "The Changing State of North Carolina" at a forum at Davidson College.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
The Sampson Independent
School systems look forward to College Application Week
Lauren Williams/Sampson IndependentScholars Coordinators Rosemary Simpson , Bambi Dove , and Toni Blount are enc... Both Clinton City Schools and Sampson County Schools are set to participate in the upcoming North Carolina College Application Week , held this Monday through Friday, Nov. 18-22.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Davidson College announces $4M challenge grant
Davidson College on Saturday announced a $4 million challenge grant by Samuel and Ann Vance Ginn of Hillsborough, Calif., to help build the college's planned athletic center expansion.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Study: Many choose major not aligned to interests
Nearly one-third of this year's freshmen class plans to major in something that doesn't match their interests, according to a study released this month.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Library program focuses on - The Magic of Reading'
New Bern-Craven County Public Library presents special programing Monday and Tuesday.