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  • Urban Meyer puts Ohio State on cream puff diet, leaves bitter taste

    Urban Meyer puts Ohio State on cream puff diet, leaves bitter taste
    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
  • Proposal would let California's 2-year colleges grant 4-year degrees

     Proposal would let California's 2-year colleges grant 4-year degrees
    California's community college system is considering a controversial effort to offer four-year degrees, a move designed to boost the number of students who graduate and are more prepared for the workforce. The change would require legislation...
  • Michael McManus dies at 60; former chief curator at Laguna Art Museum

    Michael McManus dies at 60; former chief curator at Laguna Art Museum
    Michael McManus, the former chief curator for the Laguna Art Museum and organizer of a major scholarly overview of California Impressionism, has died. He was 60. McManus, who had a heart condition, died Aug. 10 at his home in Seal Beach, said Mike...
  • USC offers measured reaction to Penn State having football scholarships restored

    USC offers measured reaction to Penn State having football scholarships restored
    The NCAA announced Tuesday it would begin to restore some of the scholarships it took from Penn State's football program in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual-abuse scandal, news that brought measured reaction from USC, which is in the midst of...
  • Bill allowing higher fees for high-demand college classes advances

    Bill allowing higher fees for high-demand college classes advances
    As Long Beach City College officials see it, a state plan allowing two-year schools to charge more for high-demand classes would help move students more quickly toward transfer and graduation. Students at the campus, however, argue that such a move...
  • Charles Drew University receives $1.5 million for low-income students

    Charles Drew University receives $1.5 million for low-income students
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science will receive $1.5 million to educate more low-income students who are interested in becoming health professionals, President David Carlisle said Monday. The grant comes from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,...
  • California wins $10.8-million federal grant to pay AP test fees

    Nearly 130,000 California high school students will have most of their test fees paid by the federal government for Advanced Placement and other college-level exams, state education officials announced Monday. State Supt. of Public Instruction Tom...
  • American Film Institute increases scholarship offerings

    American Film Institute increases scholarship offerings
    The American Film Institute has nearly tripled its funding for scholarships in an effort to compete with larger film schools and to help students pay for the institute's $47,000 in annual tuition. In the past, AFI found it was attracting candidates...
  • Obama's college ratings plan could backfire

    Obama's college ratings plan could backfire
    The United States didn't develop its great universities by reducing higher education to equations of graduation rates and job placement. Yet on Thursday, the Obama administration revealed a plan that would push colleges in that very direction and could...
  • Obama proposes college rating system based on cost, job prospects

    Obama proposes college rating system based on cost, job prospects
    As part of his plan to boost economic mobility for the middle class, President Obama unveiled a proposal Thursday that would implement a college rating system based partly on affordability and job prospects after graduation. The new rating system is...
  • Your College Tour Tipsheet

    Your College Tour Tipsheet
    Campus visits are a grand tradition in the American university-shopping experience, and for good reason: They’re crucial to a future freshman’s college selection and application process. College tours offer valuable firsthand insight into...