RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Colleges and Universities

A collection of news and information related to Colleges and Universities published by this site and its partners.

Top Colleges and Universities Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • What's in a name for Wofford College? Another NCAA tournament trip

    What's in a name for Wofford College? Another NCAA tournament trip
    Not so long ago, Wofford College men’s basketball Coach Mike Young had to spell out his school’s name when calling high school guidance counselors for academic information on recruits. Wofford, as in the Spartanburg, S.C., school with a...
  • Long-serving Cal State University trustee dies

    Long-serving Cal State University trustee dies
    William Hauck, a prominent business and political figure who served longer than any other member of the California State University Board of Trustees, has died after a long battle with brain cancer, officials said Tuesday. Hauck, a resident of St. Helena...
  • Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'

    Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'
    WASHINGTON — Working as a Jack in the Box cashier, Marissa Cruz Santos breathed a sigh of relief last year when she qualified for an Obama administration program that defers deportation of young immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children....
  • Welcome, Professor Bieber

     Welcome, Professor Bieber
    Justin Bieber has been lowering the behavior bar lately (against stiff competition) in the struggle for top slot in the Annoying Celebrity Act-Out stakes. He's been accused by a next-door neighbor of egging a house in Calabasas, arrested on DUI charges in...
  • 'Success fees' fail students

    'Success fees' fail students
    Let's start by calling "student success fees" what they really are — thinly disguised tuition increases charged to students for basic educational services. These fees, which are being levied at many California State University campuses, can cost...
  • Holding for-profit colleges accountable

    Holding for-profit colleges accountable
    For-profit colleges that wildly exaggerate their graduates' success and talk prospective attendees into taking on extraordinary debt are not only harming their students but costing taxpayers billions of dollars on wasted Pell grants and defaulted...
  • Think taking the SAT is hard? Try taking it now.

     Think taking the SAT is hard? Try taking it now.
    Two Saturdays ago, I, along with tens of thousands of other high school juniors, awoke with butterflies in my stomach, reviewed the definitions of "lachrymose" and "inchoate" as I choked down a power breakfast, and double-checked the batteries in my...
  • Two versions of Cesar Chavez come to light in new film, book

    Two versions of Cesar Chavez come to light in new film, book
    At least 25 streets and 46 schools are named in his honor, but many young people know little about Cesar Chavez, who in life was a polarizing figure, most famous for the successful series of marches, fasts and strikes he led on behalf of mostly...
  • Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court

    Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear 90 minutes of oral arguments in a case that will determine whether bosses who have religious objections to birth control can deny their female employees the contraceptive coverage to which they are...
  • In China, Michelle Obama gently broaches free speech

     In China, Michelle Obama gently broaches free speech
    BEIJING — Michelle Obama strayed into taboo territory during a speech Saturday at China's Peking University in which she called the rights of free speech and worship "the birthright of every person on this planet." The first lady dropped her...
  • Letters: Occidental college coverage

    The Times published a retraction on March 15 acknowledging that a front-page story on Dec. 7 falsely accused Occidental College of covering up 27 cases of sexual assault in 2012. We appreciate the paper setting the record straight. But the falsehood...