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RMU - First U.S. University to Offer “League of Legends” Gaming Scholarship

Jun 20, 2014 AM EDT The Robert Morris University has become the first higher educational institution in the United States to add an online sport to its athletic program and to provide scholarships to professional gamers.

College Presidents Oppose Concealed Firearms on Campus, Survey

Jun 06, 2014 AM EDT About 95 percent of college presidents and chancellors are not in favour of allowing concealed handguns on campus, according to a survey conducted by the Ball State University.

British Presenter Advises Young Women to Forget University and Have Babies By the Age of 27 Years (VIDEO)

Jun 03, 2014 AM EDT Kirstie Allsopp, the 42-year-old British television presenter, is facing heavy criticism for advising young women to find a boyfriend instead of attending a University.

University of Illinois Refuses to Renew Teaching Contract; Decision Linked to Association with Radical Group, Professor Says

Apr 23, 2014 AM EDT University of Illinois has refused to renew teaching contract of 66-year-old James Kilgore for unspecified reasons.

Miami University Unveils Bronze Statue of Baltimore Ravens Coach

Apr 21, 2014 AM EDT Miami University has inducted Baltimore Ravens’ coach into the school’s Cradle of Coaches Association to honor his coaching achievements.

Bryant University Bans Graduates from Taking Selfies on Stage with President

Apr 19, 2014 AM EDT In an attempt to avoid any hiccups during graduation ceremony, Bryant University has banned graduates from taking ‘Selfies’ while receiving their diplomas.

Mexican Man Executed in 1997 Killing of Baylor University Professor

Apr 10, 2014 AM EDT Ramiro Hernandez-Llana, a 44-year-old Mexican, was executed in Texas Wednesday for fatally beating a former Baylor University history professor 16 years ago.

Columbia University Dental Student Missing Since April 1

Apr 07, 2014 AM EDT Jiwon Lee, a 29-year-old Columbia University dental student has gone missing since April 1, only weeks from graduating.

Miami University Names Forest Whitaker as Spring Commencement Speaker

Apr 07, 2014 AM EDT Oscar winning actor Forest Whitaker has been chosen as the commencement speaker for Miami University’s spring graduation ceremony, May 17 at Yager stadium.

Nassau County Police Officer who fatally shot Hofstra University Student Found Not Guilty (UPDATE)

Apr 03, 2014 AM EDT Nikolas Budimlic, the Nassau County officer who accidentally shot and killed a 21-year-old Hofstra University student, has been found not guilty Wednesday, according to a 26-page investigative report ...

Northampton University Professor under Attack for Crowd Surfing at Sports Awards Party

Apr 03, 2014 AM EDT A 53-year-old University of Northampton vice-chancellor is under fire for his unprofessional behaviour at a student’s sports awards evening, March 20.

Peshawar University Cancels ‘I am Malala’ Book Launch Amid Security Fears

Jan 29, 2014 AM EST Peshawar University has decided to call off an event that aimed to promote the memoir, 'I am Malala' by Malala Yousufzai, the 16-year-old advocate of women's education, amid security fears and ...

Protestors Force First Nations Chief off Stage; Winnipeg University to Reschedule Speech

Jan 23, 2014 AM EST Phil Fontaine, the former Assembly of First Nations chief, was booed away by the crowd at the University of Winnipeg, Wednesday for taking up a job with TransCanada Pipeline in December. Fontaine was ...

Alcorn State President Resigns amid Investigation into University’s Purchasing Practises

Dec 20, 2013 AM EST M. Christopher Brown II, Alcorn State University (ASU) president, has tendered his resignation following investigation into the school's purchasing irregularities.

Newcastle University to Stop Baboon Experiments Following Public Outcry

Dec 20, 2013 AM EST Following public pressure, Newcastle University has decided to stop conducting 'disturbing' experiments on wild baboons caught in from Kenya.

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