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Ohio State gets approval to trademark 'The' for merchandise

Jun. 22, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has won its fight to trademark the word “The.” The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office approved the university’s request Tuesday. The school says it allows Ohio State to control use of “The” on branded products associated with and...

Dartmouth to eliminate loans for undergraduate students

Jun. 20, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College is removing all federal and institutional loans from its undergraduate financial aid awards and replacing them with expanded scholarship grants, beginning with the current summer term, the school's president said. Currently, Dartmouth...

Town creates scholarship in memory of slave family it sold

Jun. 16, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

JAMESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island town has created a scholarship fund and will fly the Juneteenth flag to recognize and begin atoning for its role in the slave trade. The Jamestown Town Council approved a resolution this week in memory of the family of Betty Martin and “all...

Alabama student wins scholarship to aid in overcoming loss

Jun. 12, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Mixed martial artist Cat Zingano is known for her toughness as a fighter. But she has a soft side as well that comes from being a survivor, not just in the ring but in her personal life. When Cat was in college, her mother was diagnosed with and eventually died of brain...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Jun. 09, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

Frankort State Journal. June 3, 2022. Editorial: Partnership between KSU, hospital is a win-win for both parties With all the dire news coming out of Kentucky State University in recent months, last week’s announcement of a partnership between the school and CHI...

Making music accessible the goal of Pearl scholarship winner

Jun. 07, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

A musician who wants to make classical music more accessible to more diverse performers and audience members has been named this year's recipient of a college scholarship founded in honor of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. Joseph Weinberg, who graduated from...

Bill makes coding an alternative to language for scholarship

Jun. 06, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High school students working to earn free college tuition through Louisiana's TOPS state scholarship program could take computer coding instead of a foreign language under a bill passed Monday amid complaints efforts to revive the French language could be undermined. ...

Weekend event for HBCU graduates slated in Alabama

May. 28, 2022 11:10 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An event to bring together graduates of historically black colleges and universities is being held in Alabama this weekend. HBCU SpringComing opened on Friday in Birmingham and continues through Sunday. The event has been in New York the past seven years...

House kills Reynolds' plan to send $55M to private schools

May. 23, 2022 13:21 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds' proposal to divert about $55 million from public schools to private school scholarships will not pass in the Iowa House because of a lack of Republican support, House Speaker Pat Grassley said Monday. Reynolds' plan to provide...

Tennessee State starts scholarship for public school grads

May. 20, 2022 04:15 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University has announced a new full scholarship program for 100 Nashville public school graduates to study business, education, engineering and heath sciences. The Nashville university says the "Trailblazing to TSU” scholarships will begin...