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Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon Tells 800 Applicants They’re In, Then Out

Ben Leibowitz called up relatives to tell them he got into Carnegie Mellon University’s prestigious graduate computer science program. He even went out to dinner with his parents to celebrate.

02/18/2015

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Penn State President Endorses New Sexual Misconduct Policies

President Eric Barron said Tuesday the school will hire a new coordinator and set up an office to address sexual misconduct and related issues.

02/17/2015

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Richard Stockton College In New Jersey Upgrading To University Status

A New Jersey college is being upgraded to university status this week.

02/16/2015

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Dozens Fall Ill At Pa. University

More than one hundred students at a Pennsylvania school have become ill.

02/12/2015

From left: DelVal Student Government Board President Rebecca Jones '16, Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Cynthia Keler, Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley, Susan Ward, M.D., '80, chair of DelVal's Board of Trustees and DelVal President Dr. Joseph Brosnan at the meeting where DelVal announced it has received approval to become a university April 8. (credit: Delaware Valley College)

Delaware Valley College Granted University Status

KYW’s Dan Wing has more on what the change means for the school.

12/05/2014

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How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our Servicemembers

From providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.

11/10/2014

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Penn Course Requires Students ‘Waste Time’ Online To Earn College Credit

Aptly-named “Wasting time on the Internet,” the real-life course will be offered by the Ivy League school’s English department during the upcoming spring 2015 semester.

10/28/2014

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For College Students, Four Years Is No Longer The Norm

Many freshmen starting school this year say they have a plan to make sure they graduate before 2020.

09/23/2014

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Starbucks To Give Workers Shot At College Degree

The coffee chain is partnering with Arizona State University to make an undergraduate degree available at a steep discount to 135,000 U.S. employees who work at least 20 hours a week.

06/16/2014

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Study: Graduating From A Top College Won’t Make You Any Happier In Work Or Life

More than 30,000 students nationwide were surveyed for the poll, which is set to be released annually for the next five years.

05/07/2014

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Princeton University Reopens 11 Buildings Following Gas Leak

Five hundred people were evacuated in the immediate area of Princeton University due to a gas leak.

12/02/2013

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Penn State’s Costs Related To Sandusky Scandal Near $52 Million

Penn State’s costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal are nearing $52 million.

11/18/2013

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A History Of Slavery At Ivy League Schools

A new book, Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities, explores a somewhat shameful topic.

10/30/2013

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Forty Pounds Of Drug-Laced Candy Found At West Chester University

Campus police say they’ve found 40 pounds of drug-laced candy at state-owned West Chester University.

10/28/2013

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Debate Over Property-Tax Exempt Colleges Renewed

Philadelphia’s school funding crisis has renewed a debate over whether local colleges and universities that are property-tax-exempt should help out more. Those universities responded this past week with a report laying out how much they already contribute.

10/20/2013

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