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Students learn, celebrate Native American cultures

Nov. 28, 2021 00:13 AM EST

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — The Southern Oaks Elementary School leadership and education team did not want students to miss out on an opportunity to learn about the indigenous people of the United States before celebrating Native American Heritage Day on Friday, Nov. 26. That...

University researchers trying to make up for lost time

Nov. 20, 2021 01:06 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — First came the 2019 flood. Then COVID-19 hit. And this summer, maintenance and construction problems closed most of the Chemistry Building, a shutdown that spanned nearly 90 days. The two affected wings just reopened on the...

Foreign students returning to US, but below pre-COVID levels

Nov. 15, 2021 11:03 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — International students are returning to U.S. colleges in stronger numbers this year, but the rebound has yet to make up for last year’s historic declines as COVID-19 continues to disrupt academic exchange, according to a new survey. Nationwide, American...

Protests pay off: Students win long climate change campaign

Oct. 18, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After years of pressure from student groups and numerous resolutions passed within the University of Minnesota’s Minnesota Student Association (MSA), the University recently announced plans to fully divest from fossil fuels in the next five to seven years. ...

WVU students finish 2nd year running concert series

Sep. 25, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — An idea that started as a way to take advantage of Palatine Park’s beauty has become a multi-faceted boon for several parties. It started when Marion County Administrator Kris Cinalli began looking into ways to provide entertainment at the park...

Black man inducted into Maine Franco-American Hall of Fame

Sep. 07, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The late founder of The Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center has become the first Black Mainer to be inducted in the state's Franco-American Hall of Fame. Alain Jean Claude Nahimana, who died at age 49 last year, was one of three people to be...

Students with disabilities hope for 'new normal' in class

Sep. 05, 2021 08:01 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Anna Stephens is a physics and astronomy student at the University of Utah. At first, she hated the idea of attending class remotely last school year. Stephens deals with chronic pain and fatigue. She’s also autistic and has ADHD. ...