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Performance-Based Funding in Community Colleges May Hinder Success of at Risk Students

Jan 16, 2015 PM EST Performance-based funding (PBF) for Texas community colleges could disproportionately penalize colleges that predominately serve students, according to a recent study. ...

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'League of Legends’: University of Pikeville to Offer Athletic Scholarship to Gamers

Jan 16, 2015 PM EST A private liberal arts college in Kentucky will begin offering athletic scholarships to gamers this fall. ...

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Xavier University Receives $750,000 Grant for Campus Renovation

Jan 12, 2015 PM EST Xavier University of Louisiana has received a generous grant from the Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation for capital renovations to a campus building, Xavier announced Tuesday. ...

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University of Central Arkansas Receives $3 Million Gift to Renovate Science Center

Dec 22, 2014 PM EST The University of Central Arkansas has received a $3 million donation from Conway Corporation to renovate their science center, school officials announced. ...

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Fashion Trends Could Someday Be Predicted By Data, Technology

Dec 19, 2014 AM EST Big data is set to become a huge asset to the fashion industry, according to a recent study. ...

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Vehicles Powered By Electricity Could Save Lives

Dec 16, 2014 AM EST Switching to vehicles that use electricity from renewable energy could significantly reduce deaths caused by air pollution, according to a recent study. ...

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Training Elderly in Social Media May Improve Well-being and Combat Isolation

Dec 12, 2014 AM EST Training older people how to use social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and well-being, according to ...

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AT&T Donates $50,000 to Fresno State's Tablet Program

Dec 11, 2014 PM EST Fresno State in California received at $50,000 donation from AT&T to assist in the expansion of its tablet program, school officials announced. ...

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MacBook Air Retina Release Date: 2014 Highly Unlikely, Spring 2015 More Realistic

Nov 25, 2014 AM EST Anyone hoping to add a MacBook Air with Retina display to their Christmas list is all but certainly out of luck. ...

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Chilean Engineering Students Design Prototype for an 'Unstealable Bike'

Nov 17, 2014 PM EST Chilean engineering students have designed a prototype bicycle that they say cannot be stolen, which in theory would quickly become a must-have for incoming freshmen. ...

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Yale Students Create Party-Locating App Huddlr: 'Like Foursquare, but More Social-Oriented'

Nov 05, 2014 PM EST Students at Yale University have developed an app to help their peers find out where their friends are partying on a given night. ...

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Virginia Tech to Host Series of 'Hacking' Workshops

Oct 29, 2014 PM EDT Virginia Tech is hosting a series of "hacking" workshops next month for Innovative computer engineering, computer science and electrical engineering students, school officials announced. ...

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