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New Mexico education official seeks $6M budget increase

Nov. 16, 2021 18:42 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Public Education Department is asking state lawmakers for a $6.7 million budget increase, citing the need to address an ongoing lawsuit that centers on accusations that the state is failing to meet constitutional obligations to provide essential...

Augmented reality project brings Olympics birthplace to life

Nov. 10, 2021 10:18 AM EST

OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — What would it be like to walk around the ancient religious sanctuary of Olympia when the Olympic Games were held? An unusual partnership between Microsoft and Greece’s Ministry of Culture and Sport is offering visitors the answer, launching an...

Belmont University names ballroom after Brad Paisley, wife

Nov. 09, 2021 04:13 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Belmont University is naming a ballroom at its new performing arts center after country music star Brad Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley. The private Nashville school says the ballroom at the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts...

Japan to ease border controls Monday as coronavirus slows

Nov. 05, 2021 08:26 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan announced it will ease border controls beginning Monday for fully vaccinated travelers excluding tourists, responding to requests from the business community following a rapid decline in infections. Everyone entering Japan must be fully inoculated...

Waste Management commits $300K for research, scholarships

Nov. 03, 2021 04:14 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Environmental services company Waste Management has announced a three-year commitment of $300,000 for environmental sustainability research at Tennessee State University and scholarships and internships for the school's students. Construction and...

$250,000 donated for Grambling students in Tech grad program

Oct. 27, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

RUSTON, La. (AP) — An international tax firm has created a $250,000 scholarship fund to help students at a historically Black Louisiana university get a master’s degree in accounting from a nearby school, officials announced Wednesday. All of the money donated by...

Plymouth State eases pathway from community colleges

Oct. 18, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Plymouth State University is expanding its commitment to helping students transfer from the community college system. Starting next fall, anyone who earns an associate degree in business from any of the 11 Community College System of New Hampshire...

How to benefit from corporate pledges to minority businesses

Sep. 30, 2021 07:01 AM EDT

Since the start of 2020, companies from Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase to Google and Twitter have pledged billions of dollars to support entrepreneurs of color. All those dollars don’t go directly into business owners’ pockets, however. Many are being invested in...

Northwestern getting record gift of $480M from Ryan family

Sep. 22, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University announced its largest donation ever Wednesday, a $480 million gift that will be used for many priorities, from biomedicine to the campus football stadium. The money is coming from alumni Patrick and Shirley Ryan and family,...