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Hoping to take advantage of new technologies to expand online education, 10 additional public universities and state college systems around the country are affiliating with Coursera, one of the leading providers of online education. But the schools&...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Julie Hermann is not resigning as Rutgers' incoming athletic director following a report that 16 years ago she humiliated and emotionally abused players while coaching the women's volleyball team at Tennessee. And the...
James M. Buchanan, the U.S. economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, has died. He was 93. He died Wednesday at a hospital in Blacksburg, Va., according to...
With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn. She found it in a small advertisement...
The thought of kicking off summer vacation by waking up early and heading to a five-hour high school government class might seem unappealing to some sleep-loving teenagers, but 16-year-old Krista Musgrave of Des Plaines can't wait. This week, she will...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Rutgers University dean who took part in the search for a new athletic director said Tuesday that she is "mystified" and "dumbfounded" that a search firm didn't find red flags about the woman who was chosen for the job. The...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University's president, a neuroscientist, was brought in last year to turn the school into a medical sciences powerhouse, but he has quickly become a target of criticism from some lawmakers who question his ability to...
Philadelphia Daily NewsPerception can often become reality, and the problem with Rutgers athletic department is that it seems no one has any idea of what they are doing. The last several months in New Brunswick are a lesson in how not to properly manage a crisis situation....
The Hartford CourantSome members of the Rutgers University search committee that recommended the hiring of new athletic director Julie Hermann have expressed dissatisfaction with the hiring process, according to an ESPN.com story. Kate Sweeney and Richard Edwards, who co-...
The Philadelphia InquirerPISCATAWAY, N.J. Julie Hermann, Rutgers University's incoming and already embattled athletic director, made a public visit to the school Wednesday. She shed little new light on the controversy that has clouded her arrival but told reporters that she is...
Embattled incoming Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann was on the Piscataway, N.J., campus Wednesday to discuss assuming her new position, which will take place on June 17. Hermann defended her record as an administrator and dismissed accusations...
AP Education WriterThe movement of "Massive Open Online Courses," which began with elite universities making their courses available online to the masses, is rapidly moving into the trenches of public higher education. On Thursday, 10 large public university systems ...
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