Month: September 2021

Is Lamar University a Christian school?

The University of Lamar, the state’s oldest, was founded in 1876 by the late Lamar William Patterson.He is the first African-American man to teach at the school, according to the Lamar History website.In 2012, the school received an award from the National Council of Churches for its “dedication to evangelism.”The school also is one of…



Dixie State University to start ‘bounty’ for college grads who do not graduate

Dixie state University will begin accepting a $1,000 bounty for anyone who completes the university’s online degrees program.The first step in the effort is to recruit a total of 15,000 people, with the rest of the students receiving scholarships.The university is seeking applicants from across the country who will be able to apply by February…



Which of the new Premier League clubs are better for the future?

By Michael O’Sullivan, Football Italiana | 25 January 2016 05:45:30With the introduction of the Premier League in the summer of 2016, many fans and pundits have predicted the arrival of a new era of football in England.The new competition is expected to bring in a new wave of money, improve the quality of the game,…



When Santa Clara University opens its doors to the world, there are plenty of big questions to answer

Now Playing: Santa Clara to open its doors in 2019 Now Playing ‘The End of the World’ will be a film, so what are the odds?Now Playing How ‘Star Wars’ will end and ‘The Force Awakens’ will begin Now Playing Will ‘The Martian’ be a hit?Now Play How to create an unforgettable selfie Now Playing…



A Palestinian man was arrested on suspicion of killing a Palestinian and wounding another on the West Bank campus of the University of California, Berkeley in 2016

A Palestinian woman was arrested Monday for allegedly killing and wounding a man on campus last year and using his car to hit two other pedestrians, authorities said.The Palestinian woman, Aya Hamed al-Shammari, 19, was arrested near the Berkeley campus near the university’s Jewish Center on suspicion that she killed Yael Shams, 28, and injured…



Tulane University to offer $1,000-a-year tuition for first-year students

TULANE, Okla.— Tulane’s $1.4 billion new university is offering $1 a year for first year students, the latest in a wave of tuition hikes and increases at American colleges and universities, including Tulane.The new tuition policy comes just days after a federal judge halted a major increase in tuition at American schools, including the University…



Which Universities Should You Go To?

By Bryant University of Virginia, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University at Buffalo, you’ve got it all: the best research universities, world-class teaching and research, the best professors, the largest campus footprint, and a wide variety of exciting undergraduate programs.But for the most part, you have to choose which universities to attend, and…



Why you shouldn’t drink at the University of Florida’s Universal CityWalk

University of Floridians are warned to avoid the popular Miami-area theme park on Aug. 2, but many people have already done so.U.F.O. officials say the citywalk will be closed at 1 p.m.Friday and reopened at 4 p., but some visitors have already been told to stay away.In a statement issued Friday, U.F., which is part…



How to celebrate a major win with the university of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut (CNN) — The University of Bridgeports is hosting a celebration of its 100th anniversary, including a game against Yale on Saturday.The win is the first by the school since 1929 and marks the school’s first appearance in a BCS bowl game.A win by the University of Connecticut over Yale on Dec. 3, 1931,…



Kerala college dean’s death raises questions about ethics in higher education

By The Associated Press Staff WriterKerala’s college dean, M.N. Krishnan, who was widely known as the godfather of Kerala’s new “civic education” model, has died, the state government said Sunday.He was 69.Krishnan was the head of the Kerala University of Education, which was established in 2005 and is one of India’s fastest growing universities.The university’s…