Undergraduate education

April 21, 2017 - 1:26 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A 10-year-old girl born with no left hand is playing the violin, thanks to a specially designed prosthetic built by undergraduates at George Mason University. Isabella Nicola tested out the final version of her prosthetic Thursday. A team of bioengineering students teamed up...
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April 21, 2017 - 5:52 am
JAMESTOWN, N.C. (AP) — Guilford Technical Community College will take part in a federal pilot program to help college students manage their student loans. The News & Record reports ( http://bit.ly/2oQtowk ) that college officials announced Thursday that the school is the only North Carolina...
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April 19, 2017 - 5:09 am
STONECREST, Ga. (AP) — A 19-year-old candidate for a council seat in a newly formed city in Georgia has lost the runoff election. News outlets report that Mary-Pat Hector, a sophomore at Spelman College, narrowly lost Tuesday to George Turner Jr., a retired MARTA manager. Turner received 867 votes...
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April 17, 2017 - 7:09 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis has signed forward Kyvon Davenport out of Georgia Highlands College as the Tigers continue restocking their roster after losing their top three scorers from this season to transfers. Davenport, who is 6-foot-8, averaged 16.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3 blocks for...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Brooklyn College students walk between classes on campus in New York. The New York state Legislature approved a budget on April 9, 2017, that includes funding for Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to offer free tuition for middle class students at state universities. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
April 10, 2017 - 5:21 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There's a big string attached to New York's free middle-class college tuition initiative: Students must stay in the state after graduation or else pay back the benefit. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that the requirement was added to protect the state's investment in a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Brooklyn College students walk between classes on campus in New York. The New York state Legislature approved a budget on April 9, 2017, that includes funding for Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to offer free tuition for middle class students at state universities. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
April 10, 2017 - 3:06 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There's a big string attached to New York's free middle-class college tuition initiative: Students must stay in the state after graduation or else pay back the benefit. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that the requirement was added to protect the state's investment in a...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2015, file photo, supporters of a bill to extend in-state tuition to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally signal their position on a motion from the well of the House chamber in Nashville, Tenn. From right are Reps. Mark White, R-Memphis; Joe Towns, D-Memphis, and Harry Brooks, R-Knoxville. A deeply conservative state, Tennessee voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump and his tough stance on immigration. And yet, Republican lawmakers are pushing a proposal that would allow public colleges to offer in-state tuition rates to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, File)
April 04, 2017 - 9:13 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A push to offer in-state college tuition rates to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally is picking up unlikely momentum from some Republicans in Tennessee, a deeply conservative state that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump and his tough...
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March 22, 2017 - 4:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A 19-year-old candidate seeking a city council seat in the newly formed city of Stonecrest is headed to a runoff election next month. News outlets report that Mary-Pat Hector, a sophomore at Spellman College, finished second Tuesday to George Turner Jr. in a five-way race in the...
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