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Bordeaux Family Files Lawsuit

Bordeaux Family Files Lawsuit | The Student Body | Scoop.it
The parents of a University of Rochester student stabbed to death last year during a fraternity party have filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the university.
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Why universities are under attack by hackers

Why universities are under attack by hackers | The Student Body | Scoop.it
Reports of university data breaches are becoming almost commonplace.
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Pitzer College to Take Fossil-Fuel Divestment a Few Steps Further

Pitzer College to Take Fossil-Fuel Divestment a Few Steps Further | The Student Body | Scoop.it
Trustees voted to sell the endowment’s fossil-fuel investments this year and to trim 25 percent from the college’s carbon footprint by 2016.
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UNC Presses Attack on Whistle-Blower in Fake Classes Scandal

UNC Presses Attack on Whistle-Blower in Fake Classes Scandal | The Student Body | Scoop.it
More questions are raised by reports from outside experts commissioned by UNC to rebut findings on freshman athlete reading levels
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The Dangers Of Defaulting On Student Loans

The Dangers Of Defaulting On Student Loans | The Student Body | Scoop.it
Loans allow many students to attend college, but they also leave graduates with big debt. The Urban Institute's Sandy Baum explains how skipping a loan payment could be more trouble than it's worth.
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Somebody should have thought of this before the worthless millionaires in Congress sat on their political hands and let student loan rates double.

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2 of 3 local college campuses plan little or no tuition rise

2 of 3 local college campuses plan little or no tuition rise | The Student Body | Scoop.it

As the college and universities in Rio Rancho aim to enroll more students in the fall, with several offering new programs, it appears tuition may hold steady on each campus.

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UC Tuition Increase

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University of Cincinnati to increase tuition rates by 2 percent.
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UO carefully tends to out-of-state tuition | News | The Register-Guard

UO carefully tends to out-of-state tuition | News | The Register-Guard | The Student Body | Scoop.it
University of Oregon administrator Brad Shelton recently had to explain to the new UO Board of Trustees a delicate fact about university financing. He put a pie chart on a screen and revealed that most of the pie was colored red. “This is the, kind of, scary graph,” he said. “Can you see the number in the really big red (slice)? It says 59 percent — 59 percent of all our tuition revenue is (from) nonresident undergraduates.” The UO is dependent on outside money.
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Cornell Students Firmly Reject Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution

Cornell Students Firmly Reject Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution | The Student Body | Scoop.it
Another failed anti-Israel Divestment measure. This one at Cornell University.
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Momentum on Fossil Fuel Divestment Grows as Harvard Professors, Desmond Tutu Call for Action

Momentum on Fossil Fuel Divestment Grows as Harvard Professors, Desmond Tutu Call for Action | The Student Body | Scoop.it

Momentum is growing in the movement to divest from fossil fuel companies. On Thursday, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu called for an anti-apartheid-style boycott and disinvestment campaign against the industry for its role in driving climate change. Meanwhile, nearly 100 members of the faculty at Harvard University released an open letter calling on the Ivy League school to sell off its interests in oil, gas and coal companies. 

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VCU seeks 3.5 percent tuition increase

VCU seeks 3.5 percent tuition increase | The Student Body | Scoop.it
Virginia Commonwealth University students likely will pay 3.5 percent more in tuition for the next academic year and a new $50 annual library charge, but no increase in mandatory fees is included in the administration’s budget proposal.
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Arizona Board of Regents approves guaranteed tuition

Arizona Board of Regents approves guaranteed tuition | The Student Body | Scoop.it
Current UA students will have the option to pay guaranteed tuition, a set tuition for eight consecutive semesters, starting this fall.
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Dartmouth Gets $100 Million Anonymous Donation, Biggest Ever

Dartmouth Gets $100 Million Anonymous Donation, Biggest Ever | The Student Body | Scoop.it
Dartmouth College received an anonymous gift of $100 million, the largest single outright donation in the Ivy League school’s history.
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At least 19 stabbed at Pa. school; suspect arrested

At least 19 stabbed at Pa. school; suspect arrested | The Student Body | Scoop.it
One person is in custody after at least 20 people injured in stabbings at a high school near Pittsburgh.
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Post-9/11 GI Bill Beneficiaries: Estimate Your Education Benefits in Just a Few Clicks | The White House

Post-9/11 GI Bill Beneficiaries: Estimate Your Education Benefits in Just a Few Clicks | The White House | The Student Body | Scoop.it

Three years ago this month, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden launched Joining Forces, a national initiative to support America’s service members and military families – before, during and after deployment.

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Teacher charged with sexual exploitation of children

Teacher charged with sexual exploitation of children | The Student Body | Scoop.it
The Dougherty County Sheriff's Department has arrested an 8th grade teacher in a case that involves child pornography.
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Student Loan Repayment Plans Could Actually Cost Borrowers More Money - US News

Student Loan Repayment Plans Could Actually Cost Borrowers More Money - US News | The Student Body | Scoop.it
There's a trade-off between flexibility and overall cost for student borrowers, experts argue.
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Virginia high school suffers 6 suicides in 3 years

Virginia high school suffers 6 suicides in 3 years | The Student Body | Scoop.it
A high school in Virginia is looking for answers after a sixth student committed suicide in three years.
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Corrected: UT tuition may see 4-6 percent increase for 2015 | The Daily Beacon

Corrected: UT tuition may see 4-6 percent increase for 2015 | The Daily Beacon | The Student Body | Scoop.it

Tuition for UT-Knoxville may increase between 4 and 6 percent for fiscal year 2015, according to Chris Cimino, vice-chancellor for finance and administration. For students who entered UT under the new 15-in-4 tuition model, the increase will remain locked at 3 percent. Cimino's office is still finalizing the change,...

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UMW weighs tuition increase - The News Desk

UMW weighs tuition increase - The News Desk | The Student Body | Scoop.it

The University of Mary Washington could face a 6 percent tuition increase for the next academic year.

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UNC fake class scandal and NCAA's response wind their way to Washington

UNC fake class scandal and NCAA's response wind their way to Washington | The Student Body | Scoop.it
A U.S. congressman is questioning whether the NCAA failed to hold the University of North Carolina accountable during a 2012 academic fraud investigation.
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MSU students march to protest tuition increases, lack of student voice

MSU students march to protest tuition increases, lack of student voice | The Student Body | Scoop.it
On the marchers' list of demands were a tuition freeze and a return to the funding levels for higher education that prevailed before Gov. Rick Snyder took office. They want that funding tied to minority enrollment and retention rates and 50 percent student representation on the university's Board of Trustees.
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Brookings sit-in urges WU to cut ties with Peabody

Brookings sit-in urges WU to cut ties with Peabody | The Student Body | Scoop.it
Cradling bowls of homemade chili in their laps as the sun set behind Ridgley Hall, about two dozen students seated in a circle took turns explaining why they were fighting to dissolve Washington University’s ties with Peabody Energy.
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Students protest as U of G approves tuition increase

Students protest as U of G approves tuition increase | The Student Body | Scoop.it
An 11th-hour student protest against a proposed tuition hike failed Thursday as the University of Guelph board of governors approved an increase of about three per cent per student.
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How UVU Tuition Will Change - UVU Review

How UVU Tuition Will Change - UVU Review | The Student Body | Scoop.it

Graphic by Trevor Robertson Last month, the Utah State Board of Regents gathered at Dixie State University to discuss and set tuition rates for the upcoming year for the eight public colleges and universities that make up The Utah System of Higher Education. The decisions made at the Utah State Board of Regents recent meeting…

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Mother sues Milton Hershey School over daughter’s strip search

Mother sues Milton Hershey School over daughter’s strip search | The Student Body | Scoop.it

The mother of a boarding school student claims in a civil filing that the child was subjected to a strip search without her consent, what the plaintiff maintains amounted to a violation of her daughter’s civil rights.

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