19 hrs ago
Christian Science Monitor
'Excellent Sheep' calls for colleges to reform their admissions process
William Deresiewicz, a former university professor, self-identifies as a "cultural critic."
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Hagan takes on Tillis for NC Senate debate comment
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan suggested Tuesday that state House Speaker Thom Tillis would work to cut public school jobs and student aid if he replaces her on Capitol Hill, citing his remarks during a debate in April.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Davidson Education Scholars program finishes second year
But a group of Davidson College students who spent the summer embedded with Charlotte students and educators said they came away with the feeling that raw figures aren't the important part of schooling.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
FSU: No record of college degree for DeLand mayoral candidate DELAND...
Mayoral candidate Pat Johnson says he graduated from "FSU with a degree in Radiological Sciences," but a Florida State University spokesman said his name doesn't appear in college records and the college doesn't offer that degree.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The Washington Post
Republicans have little reason to act on immigration -- both today,...
Any idea that the Republican Party would vote on and pass reforms to immigration law apparently evaporated when voters in Virginia ousted then-Majority Leader Eric Cantor in early June.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Davidson College may build solar farm
Cornelius solar energy developer O2 Energies would own the 3-megawatt installation on land off Grey Road that it would lease from the college, according to papers filed last week.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
A big honor for Catawba College from Forbes
For the fourth consecutive year, Catawba College is included in Forbes' "America's Top Colleges," according to a press release provided to WBTV.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Mountain Times
Form and Mystery'
Mention Herb Jackson, and the image of his vibrant textural canvases leaps to mind, as does his impact on the art program at Davidson College, where he taught for more than four decades.
Fitch Affirms The Pines at Davidson (NC) Revs at 'A-'; Outlook Stable
In addition, The Pines has $14,645,000 outstanding in series 2013 bonds privately placed with STI Institutional & Government, Inc. , which is not rated by Fitch.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Retire Here, Not There: Retire Here, Not There: North Carolina
Back in 1895, the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains, a comfortable climate and relatively low land prices inspired the Vanderbilts to buy up 125,000 acres of North Carolina wilderness near Asheville and build the Biltmore House, the largest estate in the U.S. The same factors that attracted this wealthy family continue to make the Asheville area ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
High School Aides at F.M. Kirby Children's Center Head to College
The F.M. Kirby Children's Center will miss 11 student aides as they head off to college in the fall.