Latest Undergraduate education News

Homegrown Husker Stille excited to be part resurgence

Aug. 20, 2019 9:51 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ben Stille was born in 1997, the year Nebraska won its most recent national championship, and he grew up a half-hour from Memorial Stadium. His earliest football memory — sitting in the rain wrapped in a giant black trash bag watching the Cornhuskers beat Nicholls State in 2006...

The Latest: California university stabbing victim identified

Aug. 19, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on campus killing at California State University, Fullerton (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Police have identified a retired college administrator who was stabbed to death in his car at California State University, Fullerton. He's 57-year-old Steven Shek Keung Chan of...

AP NewsAlert

Aug. 19, 2019 2:40 PM EDT
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Police: Victim in fatal stabbing at California State University, Fullerton was targeted, worked in admissions.

Washington St may go with another graduate transfer at QB

Aug. 14, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

There's a good chance Washington State coach Mike Leach will once again turn the Cougars' Air Raid offense over to a graduate transfer quarterback. The conventional wisdom is that former Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud is likely to succeed Gardner Minshew. Gubrud has a big edge on experience over...

Dartmouth announces new sexual misconduct policy

Aug. 13, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College on Tuesday announced a new unified policy on sexual misconduct aimed at providing clarity and consistency for faculty, students and staff across the Ivy League campus. The new policy, effective Sept. 1, is part of the school's broader effort launched more than a year...

Focus for Syracuse's Dino Babers: prove last year no fluke

Aug. 13, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Dino Babers begins his fourth season at Syracuse with a big goal — to prove that last season was no fluke. Syracuse finished 10-3 in 2018 and was No. 15 in the AP's final poll. It was only the Orange's fourth season above .500 since 2001 and came after three consecutive...

Students protesting Hawaii telescope can study remotely

Aug. 13, 2019 9:30 AM EDT

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — University of Hawaii students protesting the construction of a $1.4 billion telescope are expected to have class options allowing them to remain on the mountain, a report said. The plan to start construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on the Big Island has been thwarted for more than...

Bribe or donation? Parent's defense questions the difference

Aug. 9, 2019 11:12 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Robert Zangrillo is accused of paying $250,000 to get his daughter into college as a fake athlete. Prosecutors call it a bribe. But his lawyers say Zangrillo isn't much different from parents who make formal donations to try to give their children an advantage in the admissions process....

HOF Preview: Ty Law's path to greatness guided by big dreams

Aug. 1, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ty Law was a wide-eyed youngster with big dreams when he started making summer visits to his Uncle Tony's home in Texas. They fueled his passion for football. And, they guided his journey to greatness. Tony Dorsett was forging his own path to the Pro Football Hall of Fame long before his...

Loophole allows families to get aid meant for needy students

Jul. 30, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

The U.S. Education Department is being urged to close a loophole that has allowed some wealthy families to get federal, state and university funding that's meant to help needy students. Federal authorities were notified last year that some parents in Illinois were transferring custody of their children to friends...