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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."


Related Topix: Columbia University, Yale University, University of Missouri

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Guilford County, NC

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.


Related Topix: Davidson, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

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.


Related Topix: Deland, FL, Florida State University, Palatka, FL, University of Florida

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.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, South Carolina, World News

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.


Related Topix: Cornelius, NC, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Charlotte, NC, River Road, NC

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.


Related Topix: Catawba College, Catawba, NC, Duke University, Wake Forest University

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.


Business Wire

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.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Davidson, NC

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)


Related Topix: North Carolina, Tar Heel, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Durham, NC

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.


Related Topix: Madison, NJ, Family, Kids, American University, University of Delaware, Bucknell University