16 min ago
Akerman Drives STEM Pipeline Program with Community Partners
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 -- In partnership with the United Negro College Fund and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced the continued success and expansion of UNCF's STEM Pipeline Program, aimed at increasing opportunities and presence for minorities ... (more)
3 hrs ago
Area university students begin moving in for new school year
DOWNPOURS, AND A LOT OF LIGHTNING, MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. MORE ON YOUR FORECAST COMING UP.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Chinese actress Lipo Li is entertaining audiences in New Orleans
Chinese actress Lipo Li has been making her mark in New Orleans since making the city her new home in 2012 after marrying Thomas Conrad, president of the New Orleans Motion Picture Studios.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Immigrants won't give up on dream
Immigrants won't give up on dream 6 young people from distant parts of the globe came here for the same reason Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1oPCJ2i Fabiola Arce from Hebron, Ky.
Election decides two Boone County school boarda
Election decides two Boone County school board seats Three of the five Boone County Schools Board of Education seats are on the Nov. 4 ballot.
New Orleans Nyxettes dance troupe will hold auditions Aug. 24
The New Orleans Nyxettes dance troupe will hold auditions Aug. 24 from noon to 5 p.m. at Xavier University's Convocation Center, 1 Drexel Drive, in New Orleans.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Burlington Times News
Ups and Downs: Successful scholars; alcohol action; and some assistants required
THUMBS UP to the report that the class of 2014 graduating from the Alamance-Burlington School System won $16.4 million in scholarships - the most ever.
Paying it forward
George Manos flips a lot of burgers in the run of a summer, usually for family and friends, but he'll be flipping for Pictou County students bound for St. Francis Xavier University next week.
Peace process book launched in Bansha Castle
At the book launch in Bansha Castle were Teresa Russell, Cllr. Michael Fitzgerald, Christine Coman, Martin Quinn, author Professor Tim White, Professor Graley Herren, Guy Jones, Marian Hayes, Minister Tom Hayes, T.D. A new book titled, 'Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process' by Dr. Timothy J White, Professor of Political Science at Xavier ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
New Orleans parents who've lost children make quite a crowd: Jarvis DeBerry
In this Times-Picayune archive photo, Eddie Levert performs at the 2007 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Burlington Times News
Around the Schools
The class of 2014 graduating from the Alamance-Burlington School System won $16.4 million in scholarships - the most ever, according to ABSS.
La. Tech's Leonard to speak at summer commencementLa. Tech's Leonard...
La. Tech's Leonard to speak at summer commencement Pauline Leonard will be the keynote speaker at La.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Fiber magician M. Katherine Uetz shows at XavierFiber magician M....
Some of M. Katherine Uetz's most beautiful work is done on velvet. But don't go to her solo show at Xavier University expecting to see Elvis done in Day-Glo colors Fiber magician M. Katherine Uetz shows at Xavier Some of M. Katherine Uetz's most beautiful work is done on velvet.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
River Forest Collegiate Invitational Men's D-1 Tennis, Sept. 12 - 14
Exciting Division 1 men's tennis returns to River Forest with eight talented teams participating in the 5th annual River Forest Collegiate Invitational coming Friday - Sunday, Sept.
Four Avon Lake grads devise new computer tray for busy students
Four former members of the Avon Lake High School robotics club have come together again to create a product to help college students like themselves.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
College students awarded scholarships
A number of scholarships administered by the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation have been awarded to current college students to help them further their education.
The Chronicle Herald
St. F.X. head cherishes ring to remember
Kent D. MacDonald, the new president and vice-chancellor of St. Francis Xavier University, says it's an "extraordinary gift" to return to his alma mater as leader.
The Columbus Dispatch
After week of bad press, FitzGerald assures supporters his kid is still cancer-free
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald and his wife Shannon sent an email to supporters this morning announcing that their eldest son, a cancer survivor of about four years, had periodic tests this week with results that have come back "fine."
Jefferson Parish students close out the summer with camps, talent show
STEM NOLA assistant Tracy Mackie works with Jefferson Parish summer camp students as they launch rockets they created.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Worst food and best parties: How Cincinnati colleges stack up in new rankings
All three major universities in Greater Cincinnati made it onto the Princeton Review's list of "The Best 379 Colleges," which came out Aug. 5, and some even took home honors for worst campus food and best parties.