Higher education

This Dec. 9, 2007 photo released by Yale University shows J.D. McClatchy, a longtime editor of The Yale Review, one of the world's oldest literary publications, in New Haven, Conn. McClatchy, a prize winning poet and librettist, said he is leaving The Yale Review, effective at the end of this month. (Yale University via AP)
June 27, 2017 - 10:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime editor of one of the world's oldest literary publications is stepping down. J.D. McClatchy, a prize-winning poet and librettist, told The Associated Press he is leaving The Yale Review, effective at the end of this month. Harold Augenbraum, a visiting Fellow at Yale...
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FILE--In this July 28, 2016 file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. and his wife Jane walk through downtown in Philadelphia during the final day of the Democratic National Convention. Sanders and his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders have hired lawyers in the face of federal investigations into the finances of the now-defunct Burlington College, which closed last year due, many feel, to debts incurred when Jane Sanders entered into an ill-advised real estate deal. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
June 26, 2017 - 7:44 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into the finances behind a real estate deal for a now-defunct college put together by the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, and she has hired a lawyer to look after her interests, a family spokesman confirmed on Monday. The investigation,...
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This undated photo provided by the University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang. Police said the FBI is investigating the disappearance of Zhang, a Chinese woman from a central Illinois university town, as a kidnapping. Zhang was about a month into a yearlong appointment at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign when she disappeared June 9, 2017. (Courtesy of the University of Illinois Police Department via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 5:08 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents...
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This undated photo provided by the University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang. Police said the FBI is investigating the disappearance of Zhang, a Chinese woman from a central Illinois university town, as a kidnapping. Zhang was about a month into a yearlong appointment at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign when she disappeared June 9, 2017. (Courtesy of the University of Illinois Police Department via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 4:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as millions of other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents...
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June 26, 2017 - 7:14 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — University of South Carolina officials say a medical student has died in an apparent hiking accident while on a medical outreach mission trip in Peru. USC spokesman Wes Hickman told news outlets on Saturday that Seth Thomas, a second-year medical student, is believed to have...
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June 26, 2017 - 7:00 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — University of South Carolina officials say a medical student has died in an apparent hiking accident while on a medical outreach mission trip in Peru. USC spokesman Wes Hickman told local media on Saturday that Seth Thomas, a second-year medical student, is believed to have...
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June 23, 2017 - 4:25 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina is raising tuition again, with its president saying the system needs more money from lawmakers to stop driving up the cost of college on families. Trustees on Friday approved the increase of 3 percent or more across all of the university's...
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President Donald Trump walks on stage to speaks at Kirkwood Community College, which is recognized by the White House as a major center of agricultural innovation, during a visit to the campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. This is Trump's first visit to Iowa since the election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 21, 2017 - 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trumps' trip to Iowa (all times EDT): 7:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is getting a tour of the agricultural technology being developed at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa. Among the machines he saw was a "combine simulator" — a virtual way to...
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President Donald Trump talks with former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Ambassador to China as they walk off of Air Force One at Eastern Iowa Airport, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Trump is visiting Iowa for the first time since the election. He will visit Kirkwood Community College which is recognized by the White House as a major center of agricultural innovation and speak at a rally. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 21, 2017 - 7:09 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump arrived in the Midwest on Wednesday in search of his supporters' warm embrace and to celebrate a Republican congressional victory in an election viewed as an early referendum on his presidency. Trump...
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June 20, 2017 - 9:23 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The nation's largest servicer of federal student loans has lobbied against states' efforts to license student loan servicers in Maine and elsewhere this year as it seeks to become the nation's single servicer of student loans under a plan backed by U.S. Education Secretary...
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