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Universities seek alternatives to expensive textbooks

Many students skip purchasing textbooks to cut costs, risking poor academic performances.

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Mitt Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: 'Get a life, have a life, live your life in full'

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life. Read more »

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Public boarding school — the way to solve educational ills?

Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such... Read more »

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The rise and fall of the University of Phoenix

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Q&A with co-founder John Murphy on why the model worked, and how it was abandoned in the pursuit of stock prices Read more »

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Pittsburgh hires Scott Barnes as athletic director

Longtime Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes is now the man in charge at Pittsburgh. Read more »

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Former wrestlers charged, assistant coach disciplined in Bountiful High hazing case

Two former Bountiful High School wrestlers have been charged in 2nd District Court and an assistant wrestling coach reprimanded by the school after an allegedly violent case of hazing on a team bus... Read more »

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Why college matters more today than 20 years ago

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There's been a big switch in where low-income Americans are working, and education is huge factor as to why. Read more »

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Utah State University seniors present plans for Granary District development

After a full semester of hard work, Utah State University students presented detailed development ideas Thursday to build upon the Granary District’s unique industrial character. Read more »

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Utah students honored in environmental contest

Students from Olympus Junior High School are among first-place winners in a nationwide environment challenge. Read more »

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Why is BYU honoring Robby George, and who is he?

BYU will grant two honorary degrees at graduation on Thursday, one to Elder Cecil O. Samuelson, well-known in LDS and BYU circles for serving in church leadership and as the university's president... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Partnership gives Utah students a look inside hospitals, operating rooms

High schoolers from across the state witnessed a taped recording of babies born via traditional routes and Cesarean section. Virtual Healthcare Interactive is a partnership between the Utah State... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Report finds few colleges have a Shakespeare requirement

As Shakespeare would say, "We have seen better days." Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Sexual assaults are trending down, but still under-reported

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A new Council on Contemporary Families symposium says the number of rapes and other sexual assaults has dropped, though they're still under-counted. The group notes a good news/bad news mix to... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: How one community in Oregon is changing the discussion on campus sexual assault

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While colleges across America roil with complaints of Title IX violations, mishandling of campus rape cases and unwillingness to change, Southern Oregon University is turning into a bright spot in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Photos: Sharing birthday wishes

Indy and Willa DeBirk are awarded the Granite Gives Back award Wednesday, April 22, 2015, by Granite Education Foundation CEO Brent Severe at an assembly at Oakridge Elementary in Salt Lake City.... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Water ban issued, schools closed in small Cache County city

Nibley residents are being asked not to use water from the city after a city spring was contaminated by a diesel fuel spill. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Why read a book when you can just hold one?

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There's more to books than just words on a page, digital or otherwise. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Utah high school students unprepared for college, new state report says

Although a majority of Utah high school students expect to attend college, most aren't prepared to earn a degree, a new state report shows. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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This week in history: Allied forces land at Gallipoli

On April 25, 1915, 100 years ago this week, British and Allied forces landed along the Gallipoli Peninsula in the Aegean Sea with the goal of capturing Constantinople. The campaign ultimately went... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan praises Senate's effort to reimagine No Child Left Behind

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U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan points to personal experiences that galvanized his career and focus on assessing performance. . Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Photos: Boeing employees help students celebrate Earth Day

Oquirrh Hills Middle School got a boost for its greenhouse program on Earth Day with dozens of volunteers from Boeing Co. and the Utah Society for Environmental Education. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Davis County hosting Safe Kids Day

Davis County will host its 15th annual Safe Kids Day to promote safety and offer fun activities for children. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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SLCC student wins scholarship

Salt Lake Community College student and Venezuela native David Godoy has been named a Coca-Cola New Century Scholar. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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A better model for legal education

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Advocates argue that law school and bar exams burden low income would-be lawyers and have little to do with serving clients. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Why children with ADHD need to wiggle during class

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According to research from the University of Central Florida, kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are more likely to learn if they’re allowed to let their wiggles out. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Photos: U. students rally against sexual assault

University of Utah students on Tuesday held a rally and walked together to protest sexual assault, rape culture, blaming victims of assault, and shaming of women. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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