The University of Mary Washington makes quality lists
The University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, recently made the list for Great Value Colleges and the Fiske Guide to Colleges .
Dale Trusheim Named Associate VP for Institutional Effectiveness at USciences
With more than four decades of higher education experience, Dale Trusheim, PhD, has been named associate vice president for institutional effectiveness at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
US News & World Report
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Greatest Hits
Ruth Bader Ginsburg may be considered the most likely to retire of the Supreme Court Justices, but she's still the queen of the dissent.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
George W. Hynd named the sixth president of Oakland University
George W. Hynd has been named the sixth president of Oakland University , succeeding Betty J. Youngblood, interim president since July 2013.
Goldey-Beacom College trustees select Wirt as next president
Dr. Gary L. Wirt was selected as the 13th president of Goldey-Beacom College by its Board of Trustees at their June meeting.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Morning reception: Lee welcomes Civil War's end
As president of Washington College in Virginia, Gen. Robert E. Lee said he no longer had to send soldiers into harm's way and no longer was awakened at 4 a.m. to look at a piece of paper listing casualties.
How Washington's Football Team Creates A 'Hostile' Environment For Native American Students
Much of the debate over whether to keep the Washington football team's name has centered around whether it's actually offensive to Native Americans.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Palermo Community Library has new board member
At a recent Board of Directors meeting, Holly Flowers was elected to join the Board of Directors of the Palermo Community Library.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Media Matters for America
Limbaugh Claims He Hasn't "Spoken In Favor Of Impeachment" Just Weeks ...
Just weeks after saying President Obama "needs to be impeached," Rush Limbaugh now claims to have never "spoken in favor of impeachment."
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Joseph P. Pokrzywka
Joseph P. Pokrzywka, 86, of Dunkirk, died Tuesday morning July 15, 2014, at the Chautauqua County Home.He was born Dec. 6, 1927 in Dunkirk, the son of the late Joseph I. and Genevieve Pokrzywka.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Russell J. O'Bier, retired Cape teacher
Mr. O'Bier was born Jan. 19, 1935, in Milford, the son of the late William Joseph and Beatrice O'Bier.
Washington College names Jay Griswold as interim president
Washington College on Monday named Baltimore businessman Jack S. "Jay" Griswold as interim president.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Fernald honored for observing weather for 40 years
One thing Kenneth Fernald can tell you for sure about the weather, is that it never rains on the third Saturday in July.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Virginia university to remove Confederate flags from chapel
Washington and Lee University cited slavery's "regrettable" role in the Virginia school's history and announced that it will remove Confederate battle flags from a chapel that serves as a major meeting place.
Mount Washington College to close 2 campuses
The closures will take effect before Sept. 9, the start of the 2014-15 school year, according to Stephen White, a spokesperson for Mount Washington College and the Kaplan Education group, which purchased Hesser in 2000.
Round-up: Record number sign up for free college, NYC fears preschool teacher drain
Record number of students make pledge for free college : A record-breaking 96 percent of eligible students in South King County signed up this year for the Washington College Bound Scholarship, a program that guarantees free in-state, public college tuition to students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and avoid getting into trouble with the law ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Los Angeles Times
The science of fireworks explained: Chemical reactions at 1,000 feet
All across the country, Americans will wrap up their Fourth of July celebrations by watching the sky light up with fireworks.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Silver Spring student teaching at secondary school in Tanzania
Mariel Shilling of Silver Spring is nearly done with a six-week trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania, through America's Unofficial Ambassadors program.