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Drexel Renames Law School in Honor of $50 Million Gift

Sep 24, 2014 AM EDT The Drexel School of Law has been renamed to Thomas R. Kline School of Law as a tribute to the largest single gift ($50 million) in the University's history.

WSU to Establish New Medical School despite UW Doubts

Sep 13, 2014 AM EDT Washington State University Board of Regents approved to establish a new medical school in Spokane to fill the state's demand for more doctors.

High Level of Physical Activity Improves Academic Results in Boys, Study

Sep 12, 2014 AM EDT Extensive physical activity leads to enhanced academic results during the first three years of school, particularly in boys, according to a University of Eastern Finland study.

Harvard School of Public Health Receives $350 million From The Morningside Foundation

Sep 08, 2014 AM EDT The Harvard University has received a $350 million gift, largest in the school's history, to support efforts to combat world's pressing health issues.

South Pasadena Students Arrested Over Plotting High School Shooting Spree

Aug 19, 2014 AM EDT Two South Pasadena High School students were arrested Monday in connection with a mass shooting plot.

More Math and Science Courses trigger Higher Dropout Rates among High School Students, Study

Aug 19, 2014 AM EDT Tougher math and science requirements for high school graduation are increasing student dropout rates, according to a study by the Washington University in St. Louis.

Hand Sanitizers Do Not Improve School Attendance Among Children, Study

Aug 13, 2014 AM EDT Installation of alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispensers in the classrooms does not result in lower rates of school absenteeism in children, according to a study by the University of Otago, New ...

GSU Alumnus Donates $5 Million to Nursing School

Jul 25, 2014 AM EDT Kenneth D. Lewis, a Georgia State University alumnus, has gifted $5 million to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions.

HWS to Change Policies After NYT Disclosed School’s Mishandling of Rape Complaint

Jul 25, 2014 AM EDT The Hobart and William Smith Colleges has decided to modify policies on sexual misconduct cases after a recent New York Times story revealed how the school mishandled a student's rape complaint.

Bridgewater State Receives Donation of $3 Million - Largest Single Gift in School’s History

Jul 15, 2014 AM EDT Bruce and Patricia Bartlett, Bridgewater State University alumni, have made the largest single gift in the history of the institution.

NDMU Alumna Donates $1.5 Million to Fund Endowed Chair in School of Nursing

Jul 14, 2014 AM EDT Alumna Frances Kay Pitts has made a gift of $1.5 million to the Notre Dame of Maryland University to support the establishment of first endowed chair at the School of Nursing. Pitts earned a Bachelor ...

Berklee College of Music Introduces School’s First Graduate Programs at Boston Campus

Jul 14, 2014 AM EDT The Berklee College of Music has launched the school's first graduate programs on its Boston campus, beginning fall 2015.

Students of Higher Socioeconomic Status More Likely To Use Hookah, Study

Jul 07, 2014 AM EDT While cigarette usage has declined among young people, a latest New York University study has found a high prevalence of hookah among high school seniors at the same time.

ISU Students Sue School over Ban on T-Shirts with Pro-Marijuana Logo

Jul 02, 2014 AM EDT Juniors Paul Gerlich and Erin Furleigh, two Iowa State University students, have filed a federal lawsuit after the school's trademark licensing office prohibited a pro-marijuana group from using the ...

Former UNC Advisor Sues School for Unlawful Demotion and Retaliation (UPDATE)

Jul 02, 2014 AM EDT Mary Willingham, a former University of North Carolina advisor and whistleblower, has filed a lawsuit against the school for being subjected to unlawful demotion, isolation and retaliation.

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